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There is less and less warning. The winds and waves are stronger. The paths are sometimes even less predictable. When Hurricane Sally meandered across the Gulf of Mexico last year it took its … more
The last year has been difficult for many on the Alabama Gulf Coast. In addition to the continued pandemic, Hurricane Sally and Hurricane Zeta hit the region, affecting lives, property, and … more
Visitors to Baldwin County’s beaches are here for one thing, to get into the water. We agree, Alabama’s Gulf Coast is lovely, beautiful and still surprisingly, a bit of a hidden gem. … more
Last week, the Baldwin County Legislative Delegation presented a $100,000 grant from its Community Capital Fund to immediately create a Mental Health Court in Baldwin County. The grant was presented … more
Baldwin County’s school year ended on a note of optimism. Crowds could once again fill stadium seats to watch their loved ones graduate. The year before, masked graduates had been socially … more
Sometimes ocean waves are gentle and lap at your ankles. They might cause you to lose your balance and trip, but never fall. Other times, those waves will slam against you, slap you to the rough … more
We would like to take this opportunity to congratulate the city of Robertsdale on the celebration of its 100th anniversary this year. The City of Robertsdale kicked off its Centennial celebration, … more
Some of you didn’t listen. And now, you are back where you started. Not us, you. The entire planet spent a year, largely inside, avoiding spreading and catching COVID-19. For 4.04 million … more
The Alabama Teacher of the Year is recognized every spring because of the work he did to create the award. Veterans in Baldwin County have a safe, comfortable place to retire at the William F. … more
If the weather cooperates, a new playground will be in use in Daphne before the end of the summer. Playgrounds and parks are not new in Baldwin County, but this one, like its intended users, is … more
Hurricane season is here and this year is predicted to be another active time. As many as 20 named storms are forecast for the Atlantic and Gulf before the season ends on Nov. 30. Keep in mind, … more
If we needed reminding of the risk and sacrifice Baldwin-based law enforcement officers face every day to keep us all safe, this week was a stark and tragic reminder. Two Baldwin sheriff deputies … more
When you step into the ballot box this November, do you really have any idea what the Alabama state amendments mean? It can be hard to decipher who is benefitting and who is potentially being written … more
Readers know that this newspaper was a vocal critic of plans presented late last year for a Mobile Bay toll bridge.  The proposed six-dollar toll for each one-way trip, including a new toll … more
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