Baldwin County

Foley Opens New Park

Foley Opens New Park

January 20, 2023
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Foley recently held a ribbon cutting for its newest park, located at 300 West Laurel Avenue. Pine Street Park is adjacent to Foley’s Historic Downtown and Foley Middle School. The city park is located on property leased from the Baldwin County Board of Education. Its theme is music, and it is home to an amphitheater…

68 Ventures Companies Donate To BCSO Foundation

68 Ventures Companies Donate To BCSO Foundation

January 6, 2023
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Several 68 Ventures companies recently supported the Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office (BSCO) Foundation. The companies donated a total of $6,000 in conjunction with the foundation’s annual Family Day and Pheasant Hunt. The funds are to be used to support law enforcement officers during the holiday season and to fund other initiatives throughout the year. Led…

Applications Open For Greene & Phillips Scholarship Program

Applications Open For Greene & Phillips Scholarship Program

January 6, 2023
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The Greene & Phillips Scholarship Program is now live, with an application deadline of January 31. In it, five $2,000 scholarships are available to all high school seniors in Mobile and Baldwin counties and can be used at accredited colleges, universities, community colleges and trade schools. Students of all grade point averages and abilities are…

Aid For Community Services, Salvation Army, Penelope House

Aid For Community Services, Salvation Army, Penelope House

January 6, 2023
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Gov. Kay Ivey, through the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs with funds made available by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, has awarded $3.3 million for programs that help low-income residents become economically self-sufficient and alleviate poverty. The Community Services Block Grants will be distributed to 18 community action agencies to…

Grant For More EV Charging Stations In Baldwin County

Grant For More EV Charging Stations In Baldwin County

December 2, 2022
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Robertsdale, Orange Beach and Fairhope are among 18 Alabama cities selected to share a $2.4-million-plus grant to receive new electric vehicle (EV) charging stations, Gulf Coast Media reported. The money comes from the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs through the Baldwin County Economic Development Alliance. In Robertsdale, $198,267 will be used to install…

State Arts Grants Announced

State Arts Grants Announced

November 18, 2022
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BALDWIN, MOBILE COUNTY, Ala — Arts organizations in Baldwin and Mobile counties received grants from the state, AL.com was among outlets to report. Among the 200 grants let from the $3.6 million awarded were to the Alabama Contemporary Art Center ($14,200); Alabama Folklife Association ($65,000); Azalea City Center for the Arts ($13,700); Clotilda Descendants Association…

Infirmary Therapy Services Opens Ninth Location

Infirmary Therapy Services Opens Ninth Location

October 28, 2022
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DAPHNE, Ala. — Infirmary Therapy Services recently celebrated the opening of its newest outpatient physical therapy clinic. This ninth location for the therapy practice across Mobile and Baldwin counties is located at 28691 Highway 98 in Daphne. At each location, it is emphasized that a team of licensed therapists treats each patient with a customized…

Local Governments Team Up For Hurricane Grants

Local Governments Team Up For Hurricane Grants

October 21, 2022
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BALDWIN COUNTY, Ala. — Baldwin County and local municipalities have agreed to work together on federal grants for hurricane recovery that could total more than $43 million, Gulf Coast Media reported. County commissioners and Baldwin County mayors agreed to ask the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA) to oversee the program to provide…

Alabama Retail Association Honors Foley Fish Co

Alabama Retail Association Honors Foley Fish Co

October 2, 2022
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 In a recent in-store presentation, the Alabama Retail Association presented Foley Fish Co. with an Alabama Centennial Retailer award as the company celebrates 101 years in 2022. The business received a bronze plaque to place outside its store and a framed certificate for display inside. Baldwin County’s longest operating fresh seafood market, it was founded…

Elberta Elementary Named Blue Ribbon School

Elberta Elementary Named Blue Ribbon School

September 23, 2022
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ELBERTA, Ala. — Elberta Elementary School in Baldwin County was among only five Alabama schools that won the nationwide 2022 National Blue Ribbon for exemplary performance on state assessments, AL.com reported. The award is the highest national honor given by the U.S. Department of Education to a school. As a Title I school, more than…

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