BALDWIN COUNTY, Ala. (WKRG) — The founder of the popular bar, the Flora-Bama, has passed away, according to a Facebook post. Joe Gilchrist took over the Flora-Bama from the Tampary family in 1978. The family posted to the Flora-Bama Facebook page about Gilchrist’s passing. The Flora-Bama’s founding father, Joe Gilchrist, has gone home to be […]
FAIRHOPE, Ala. (WALA) - Thanks to the generosity of dozens of sponsors and two charitable foundations, a Fairhope couple will soon have a brand-new home of their own. The Baldwin County Homebuilders Association Charitable Foundation and the PR Foundation partnered in this first-time project called “Home Sweet Home.”. Johnny...
BALDWIN COUNTY, Ala. (WKRG) — The Superintendent of the Baldwin County School District responded to the mass shooting that occurred in Uvalde, Texas at an elementary school that left 19 students and two teachers dead. Baldwin County Superintendent Eddie Tyler sent out a mass email to parents marking the end of the school year. As […]
The most famous graduate of Robertsdale High School, Apple CEO Tim Cook, has made a huge donation that is music to the ears of members of the Golden Bear Marching Band.
BALDWIN COUNTY, Ala. (WPMI) — Baldwin County's growth is putting more pressure on the coroner's office, resulting in a need for more full-time staff to handle the increase in death cases. From the moment an emergency turns to tragedy, the race begins to determine what led to someone's death...
A Baldwin County woman who allegedly stole money from the person with whom she had been living in Atmore, surrendered to county jail officials May 17 after learning that a warrant had been issued for her arrest. Atmore Police Department Sgt. Darrell McMann reported that 49-year-old Sharell Shivers McGhee of...
BALDWIN COUNTY, Ala. (WKRG) – Osteoporosis is a painful, debilitating bone disease and it can just keep getting worse. “It’s really often referred to as the silent disease, or the silent killer. The reason for that is it’s something that happens over life,” said Dr. Daniel Matthews with Alabama Orthopedic Sports Medicine in Daphne. More […]
The following information was provided by event organizers:. This year’s relay is set to take place on Monday, May 30 @ 7:00AM. Two runs will start simultaneously in two locations. Route 1 will begin at Loxley Municipal Park on HWY 59 @ 7:00AM and travel South bound to the...
Want more state education news? Sign up for The Alabama Education Lab’s free, weekly newsletter, Ed Chat. The notes Apple CEO Tim Cook played on the trombone may be long gone from the halls of Robertsdale High School, but the alumni’s influence is still being felt in Baldwin County.
Leon Scott Carson, 81, was born May 4,1941 in Birmingham, Alabama, reared in Pickens County. Scott passed away on Tuesday, May 10, 2022 at Ascension Sacred Heart Hospital. He made Baldwin County his home. Scott was a graduate of Aliceville High School and a graduate of Auburn University with a degree in Agribusiness.
UPDATE: An update sent by ALEA Saturday evening said the roadway was reopen. MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — Alabama Law Enforcement Agency confirmed a single-vehicle tractor-trailer crash occurred on Saturday morning just before 7 a.m. which closed the right side lane of I-10 West. The crash happened around the 57-mile marker in Baldwin County and is […]