Pursuant to Section 9-12-28, Code of Alabama 1975 as stated by Rule 220-3-.02, the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources’ Marine Resources Division (MRD) announced that all public water bottoms will close to the harvest of oysters at 2 p.m. today. Alabama’s public oyster reefs opened for harvest on October 4. During the 80…Read More
MOBILE, Ala. — 3 Echoes Content Studio, producers of the Mobile-based national home improvement TV show Today’s Homeowner with Danny Lipford, is scouting locations and homeowners in Mobile and Baldwin counties to be featured on the show in 2022. In its 24th season, Today’s Homeowner shoots 80% of its episodes in South Alabama and will…Read More
South Baldwin County’s Gateway Initiative intends to build a 150-acre campus at a cost of $214 million at an undetermined location in the county, Business Alabama reports. The organization aims to boost workforce development to deal with staffing problems affecting the growth of the local hospitality industry. It hopes federal and state funding, not new…Read More
Baldwin County broke ground on a $65-million expansion to its jail in Bay Minette on January 4, WKRG reported. Plans, in response to the continued growth of Baldwin County, have been in the works for a while. When complete, the new tower, docket room and control room will increase the capacity of the jail from…Read More
The merger of Tupelo, Mississippi-based BancorpSouth Bank, with three branches each in Mobile and Baldwin counties, and Atlanta-based Cadence Bank has concluded, WLTX reports. Now a $6-billion institution operating under the Cadence name, the bank will have dual headquarters in Houston and Tupelo, with operations centers in Tupelo and Birmingham (BBN #37). BancorpSouth Bank will…Read More
The Baldwin County Commission has voted to sell the Baldwin County Coliseum on Fairgrounds Road to the City of Robertsdale for $2.2 million, GulfCoastNewsToday.com reports. Robertsdale Mayor Charles Murphy said city officials plan to increase the use of the property by the public use. Under the agreement, the county can still use the facility several…Read More
September saw increases across the board in Baldwin County for average sales price, new listings and total sales. Baldwin REALTORS Multiple Listing Service reports a year-over-year increase of 78.9% in total sales revenue from September 2020 and an increase of 69% in new listings. Average days on market (DOM) also continue to be at record…Read More
Bryant Bank recently announced via the Eastern Shore Chamber of Commerce that Charlesne McCurdy has joined the Baldwin County team as vice president and relationship manager. McCurdy is a Baldwin County native who grew up in Robertsdale. She comes to Bryant Bank from Regions Bank, where she served as vice president and branch manager for…Read More
SmartAsset recently ranked the top 10 counties in Alabama in “Incoming Investment,” “Business Growth,” “Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Growth” and “New Building Permits.” The financial technology firm ranked Baldwin County second in the first category with 7.8% business growth, $501 million in GDP growth and 31.7 new building permits per every 1,000 homes over the…Read More
The South Baldwin Chamber Foundation is holding its Casino Night Fundraiser to support local schools on September 25 at The Port at The Wharf in Orange Beach beginning at 7 p.m. Six to eight casino-like table games will be set up to “play for fun,” and guests with a remaining predetermined amount of play chips…Read More
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