What congressional district do you live in?
Tuesday marks the first Alabama election since the congressional maps were redrawn in October. The new maps now separate Mobile County into two districts. FULL STORY: https://trib.al/DKdCpuA.
What did Baldwin County do to clean up schools after norovirus outbreak?
Students were back at Fairhope West Elementary today after being closed last Thursday and Friday due to a norovirus outbreak. While the school was closed, an outside company came to clean every school in the Fairhope feeder pattern, according to Baldwin County Public Schools spokesperson Chasity Riddick. This includes Fairhope West, Fairhope East, Fairhope Middle School, Fairhope High School and J. Larry Newton Public School.
Judge sentences Tillman’s Corner man to life for murder, holds victim’s mother in contempt
MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) - Amid raw emotion, a judge on Monday sentenced a man to life in prison for a fatal shovel attack and briefly held the victim’s mother in contempt of court. After a 30-minute delay, Mobile County Circuit Judge Brandy Hambright ordered the handcuffs removed from the...
Stage set for Super Tuesday: What voters need to know before heading to the polls
MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) - The stage is set for Super Tuesday. Voting precincts are set to open at 7 a.m. and close at 7 p.m. Alabama is among the states holding primaries on Super Tuesday -- better known as a numbers game -- the day when presidential races typically take shape.
Fairhope West attendance starts to stabilize after virus outbreak
Things are returning to normal at Fairhope schools after a virus outbreak last week.
Annie Dixon with Project Prom
FAIRHOPE, Ala. (WALA) - Project Prom is an event sponsored by Junior Auxiliary of the Eastern Shore at Fairhope High School. Annie Dixon sat down to discuss the event and what they provide.
Gulf Shores City Schools receives funding for school bus replacement
BALDWIN COUNTY, Ala. (WKRG) — The Alabama Department of Environmental Management is partnering with Gulf Shores City Schools in a project aimed at reducing the environmental and health impacts of school buses. According to a press release, the project will use funding from the Diesel Emission Reduction Act to help reduce diesel emissions through a […]
Cheryl Ritchie crowned Ms. Senior Gulf Shores delegate, to compete in Ms. Senior Alabama this summer
GULF SHORES, Ala. (WKRG) — The Ms. Senior Alabama Organization, an organization committed to encouraging women over the age of 60 in Alabama, crowned the Ms. Senior Gulf Shores delegate on Friday. According to a press release, Cheryl Ritchie was crowned as the 2024-2025 Ms. Senior Gulf Shores delegate. The ceremony that took place at […]
Pet of the Week: Watson
MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) - Meet our new pet of the week, Watson! Watch is a male, 10 week old lab mix who is ready for a forever home. Watch the clip above for more information.
Fire destroys maintenance building, equipment at Fairhope golf club
FAIRHOPE, Ala. (WKRG) — Fire investigators are trying to determine what sparked a blaze that destroyed a building at a golf club in Fairhope Saturday morning. Firefighters from Fairhope, Daphne, and Silver Hill were dispatched to the Rock Creek Golf Club just before 7 Saturday morning for a fire at a large metal maintenance shed. […]
Fire crews battle blaze at Rock Creek
FAIRHOPE, Ala. (WALA) - The Fairhope Volunteer Fire Department and several other fire departments were called to Rock Creek Golf Course shortly after 6:30 a.m. Saturday for a maintenance shed on fire. According to Fairhope VFD, crews from Fairhope, with help from Daphne and Silverhill fire departments, began battling the...
A new veterinarian hospital, Taco Mama and a 95-unit Marriott hotel all planned for Mobile area
The owner of Langston Animal Hospital paid $1.06 million for 4.13 acres on Ala. 59 in Gulf Shores and plans to develop a veterinarian hospital on the site, according to court records. David Milstead of Bellator Commercial represented the seller, Leonard Farina. The buyer, Dr. Adam Langston, was represented by Burt Arthur of Dodson Real Estate Group, Healthcare Real Estate division.