Exploring the Culinary Delights of Shrimp Basket in Bay MinetteFlavorful JourneyNewsBreak Contributor
The Vanishing of Diana Avera: A Mystery Spanning DecadesK.D. LewisNewsBreak Contributor
This Place in Bay Minette Offers the Best Shrimp and Grits Experience for Seafood Loverandrew paulNewsBreak Contributor
Saraland, AL: A Model of Safety and Security in the Heart of DixieAlabamaTourNewsBreak Contributor
This place in Saraland offers a nostalgic trip with its mouth-watering Peach Cobbler and shakesandrew paulNewsBreak Contributor
Prichard police investigating homicide
A local man is dead, and the Prichard Police Department is calling it a homicide, News 5 has learned.
The Vanishing of Diana Avera: A Mystery Spanning Decades
MOBILE COUNTY, AL - In the quiet town of Mount Vernon, Alabama, the disappearance of Diana Leigh Avera in August 1982 remains a haunting saga—a puzzle with pieces scattered across time, waiting to be assembled. Diana, a 22-year-old woman battling paranoid schizophrenia, vanished into the ether after escaping from the hospital where she was undergoing treatment, leaving behind a trail of unanswered questions and a family consumed by uncertainty.
Bay Minette man pleads not guilty to trying to bring a pistol on a plane
A Bay Minette man has been charged with trying to check a loaded .380-caliber pistol on to an American Airlines flight in 2022.
Bay Minette Police Department, Municipal Court Magistrate relocate
BALDWIN COUNTY, Ala. (WKRG) — Bay Minette is changing things up. The Bay Minette Police Department and Municipal Court Magistrate have relocated, according to a Facebook post. The Bay Minette Police Department and Municipal Court Magistrate have moved into the new Bay Minette Justice Center at 403 D’Olive Street. The location, located next to Bay […]
City councilman speaks on controversial Vigor girl's basketball loss
MOBILE, Ala. (WPMI) — A local leader is speaking out about the Vigor girl's basketball team's loss this past Saturday. Monday we told you about the semi- final game against Eufaula, where Vigor lost due to a disappearing point. The Wolves scored 39 points, but A point was taken...
Vigor boys punch ticket to Final Four, Johnson named South Regional MVP
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WKRG) — The Vigor boys will be Birmingham bound next week for the final four. The Wolfpack defeated Charles Henderson 63-48 to advance in the Class 5A tournament. Terrell Johnson and Aslan Jones led the way for Vigor with 13 points a piece on their way to all-tournament team honors. Johnson was named […]
5 great Alabama burgers that didn’t make the Southern Living list
You know how it is about lists, people just love to make them. Like recently Southern Living Magazine listed 10 of their favorite burger joints in the South. It was a pretty nifty list, I have to admit. Two of the top 10 were, in fact, in Alabama. Butch Cassidy’s...
Will property taxes increase for Chickasaw residents? We have the results
The Chickasaw tax increase votes are in, which could increase property and city taxes to help improve schools.
Georgia man stopped in Baldwin County with nearly 9 pounds of fentanyl gets 25 years
MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) - A three-time convicted felon from Georgia who admitted to having almost 9 pounds of fentanyl during a traffic stop in Baldwin County will go to prison for 25 years, a federal judge ruled Tuesday. Baldwin County sheriff’s deputies pulled over Howard Labadie Grant’s Chevrolet Silverado pickup...
This Place in Bay Minette Offers the Best Shrimp and Grits Experience for Seafood Lover
At Bay Minette, Shrimp Basket has grown to be a popular destination for seafood lovers, providing a broad selection of mouthwatering meals to suit different palates. Everybody can find something to appreciate, from laid-back eaters to hardcore seafood enthusiasts. The restaurant is a must-visit for anyone in the neighborhood because of its stellar service, welcoming atmosphere, and impeccable cleanliness.
Mobile councilman urges halt to girls ‘Elite 8′ following Vigor-Eufaula controversy
A Mobile city councilman is upset over Saturday’s controversial outcome in the Vigor-Eufaula girls “Sweet 16″ basketball game, and he’s calling for a halt to the Alabama High School Association’s girls’ basketball tournament until a wrong is righted. “To be honest, and I know...
Local Resident Nathan Everest Transforms Life After Successful Bariatric Surgery
Nathan Everest, a 48-year-old man, underwent a major change in his life after a successful bariatric surgery. Everest had several health issues including severe sleep apnea, high blood pressure, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), severe planter fasciitis, and was a daily drinker. He chose bariatric surgery due to his trust in General and Bariatric Surgeon Jeffrey Smith, M.D., who has a good reputation in the field.
Alabama bill seeks harsh penalties for shooting into occupied, unoccupied buildings and vehicles
Grace Carter was attending her Tuesday night Bible study class at Everlasting Life Holiness Church three days after Christmas in 2021 when witnesses said they thought she had gone into cardiac arrest. Instead, the 65-year-old Mobile woman was found shot in the chest from gunfire outside the Prichard church. She...
Powell, No. 1 Jackson rise to the occasion, edge Escambia County for first trip to state tournament in 39 years
MONTGOMERY — Jackson’s Nasir Powell doesn’t have much to say but when he got a basketball in his hands and a mission in front of him Wednesday, he came through loud and clear. The 6-3 Powell grabbed a loose ball and dared challenge Escambia County’s 6-9 center...
Saraland hosts dozens of professionals for its 2024 Career Day
MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) - Saraland High School hosted its 2024 Career Day Wednesday. Here’s how it works, professionals go from classroom to classroom giving presentations and speaking to students about what they do. They then have the opportunity to answer questions about their careers. Those questions can include anything...
This Place in Saraland Offers Quick, Tasty, and Affordable Mexican-Inspired Eats
Beginning with the fundamentals of Taco Bell in Saraland, this eatery has grown to be a go-to for anyone looking for good, quick, and inexpensive Mexican-inspired food. Although there aren't many in-depth reviews, the ones that are accessible describe the establishment as being quick to process orders, keeps its cuisine hot, and provides excellent service. In particular, it serves a broad range of meals, such as breakfast, lunch, and dinner, which makes it a flexible choice for different meal times.
Court-appointed receiver blasts Prichard water board for ‘numerous errors’ in budget, resulting in $5.5 million deficit
The court-appointed receiver in charge of the Prichard water and sewer system blasted the board this week for “numerous errors” that mask just how dire of a financial situation the utility is in.
Scoring error costs Vigor potential Elite 8 berth: “We won the game, but we don’t get the reward”
MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — The Vigor Girls Basketball season ended last week in the Sweet 16 after the Wolves lost to Eufaula 50-49 in overtime. But Vigor head coach Andrea Powell believes the team would be preparing for the Elite 8 right now if not for a scoring error in the fourth quarter. “Fourth quarter, […]
Local WWII Vet inducted in U.S. Veterans Hall of Fame
MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) - “I want to thank you all for coming out to honor an American hero,” said Chaplain Curtis Drafton, Founder U.S. Veterans Hall of Fame. Retired Corporal Robert Curtis Andry needs no introduction. In his hometown of Bucks -- The 99-year-old World War II Veteran and Purple Heart recipient is a living legend.
Mysterious "disappearing" point brings Vigor's winning season to a disappointing end
MOBILE, Ala. (WPMI) — "I was at a loss for words. I didn't know what to say." Vigor girls’ basketball coach Andrea Powell still hasn't had her final team meeting after their disappointing loss to Eufaula in the state semi-finals. She's not sure what she'll say when she...