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Attempted kidnapping suspect released from jail on bond
The girl, who was with a group of other students from Silverhill Elementary School in Baldwin County, told Mobile police that a man grabbed her legs while she ...
18 Dec 2003  (, AL)

Baldwin County hospitals expand along with population
Thomas Hospital opened Baldwin County's first open-heart surgery center 13 months ago, expecting to perform about 220 procedures in its first year. ...
Dec 14, 2003  (, AL)

Baldwin County receives strong bond ratings
BAY MINETTE -- Citing a thriving tourism industry and adequate financial reserves, a national agency has upgraded Baldwin County's bond rating for the second ...
Dec 7, 2003  (, AL)

Aquaculture growing in Baldwin County
Baldwin County has high school aquaculture programs at Fairhope and, most recently, at Baldwin County High School in Bay Minette. ...
Nov 26, 2003  (, AL)

Davis retires from Baldwin public schools
BAY MINETTE -- State Rep. Randy Davis, R-Daphne, is retiring from Baldwin County Schools after 27 years in education. Davis, 51, said ...
Dec 17, 2003  (, AL)

That's the word from Baldwin County judges responsible for picking a replacement for Circuit Court Clerk Jackie Calhoun, who announced last week that she plans ...
Dec 16, 2003  (, AL)

Purcell Corp. sells 714 lots in Lake Forest subdivision
...on all the just-purchased lots, more than 2,000 new residents could be brought into the subdivision and into Daphne, already the largest city in Baldwin County ...
Dec 17, 2003  (, AL)

Man accused of more sex charges
BAY MINETTE -- Baldwin County authorities say two teen boys also were victims of a Robertsdale-area man already accused of molestation, and have added ...
Dec 16, 2003  (, AL)

CBL & Associates Properties Announces Land Purchased and Initial ...
The MGHerring Group currently has a joint venture project, Eastern Shore Centre (575,274-square-feet) in Baldwin County, Alabama, on the Eastern Shore of the ...
Dec 17, 2003  (Business Wire (press release))

Alabama officials could track Perdido Bay pollution
Baldwin County, Ala., officials say they will track the environmental impact on Perdido Bay from a proposed $86 million project to reduce water pollution from ...
Dec 12, 2003  (Pensacola News Journal, FL)

Baldwin clerk Calhoun to retire
BAY MINETTE -- Baldwin County Circuit Court Clerk Jackie Calhoun announced Wednesday that she intends to leave office in February, a month past the halfway ...
Dec 11, 2003  (, AL)

Charges: Internet scheme defrauded investors in Baldwin
John Eric Wade convinced at least 13 Baldwin County residents to plunk down about $8.7 million in a Tampa com pany called Attractions Plus, which hoped to sell ...
Dec 11, 2003  (, AL)

Holly Creek Road to stay open for now
In November, a landowner with property around the Tensaw route stood before the Baldwin County Planning and Zoning Commission, requesting the county close the ...
Dec 16, 2003  (, AL)

Moore's court
Jr. of Baldwin County; retired Circuit Judge Braxton Kittrell of Mobile; and retired Circuit Judge J. Richmond Pearson of Leroy. ...
Dec 17, 2003  (, AL)

Deputies charge sex offender with sodomy
By BRENDAN KIRBY. BAY MINETTE -- Baldwin County sheriff's deputies on Wednesday night charged an Elsanor man with sexually abusing a pair of young boys. ...
Dec 12, 2003  (, AL)

Woman charged with embezzling
Deputies with the Baldwin County Sheriff's Department arrested Michelle C. Lankford, a 53-year-old mother, at her home at 7 pm Wednesday and charged her with ...
Dec 12, 2003  (, AL)

Lawsuit halts bluff project
...on Nov. 13 in the Baldwin County Circuit Court against the city of Daphne and the Olde Towne Daphne West Association. At question ...
Dec 17, 2003  (, AL)

Scenic loop would create path to south Alabama attractions
By PENELOPE DEESE. In an age when many travelers seek the fastest path from point A to point B, a Baldwin County group is looking to slow down the pace. ...
Dec 11, 2003  (, AL)

Baldwin superintendent contract extended two years
Hollinger, a graduate of Baldwin County High School, worked as a teacher and deputy superintendent in the Baldwin school system for more than 20 years before ...
Dec 14, 2003  (, AL)

Seven retired judges named to hear Moore's appeal
The other replacement judges are retired Franklin County Circuit Judge John D. Jolly, retired civil appeals Judge William E. Robertson, retired Baldwin County ...
Dec 15, 2003  (Sarasota Herald-Tribune, FL)

Sheriffs' program helps find missing children
It gives us eyes and ears of a caring public helping us search," said Baldwin County Sheriff Bill Massee. "And we just can't beat that.". ...
Dec 12, 2003  (Macon Telegraph, GA)

Registered sex offender accused of molesting two boys
Malec, charged with first-degree sexual abuse and first-degree sodomy, was held Thursday night at the Baldwin County Corrections Center pending a bond hearing ...
Dec 11, 2003  (, AL)

Four men arrested after chase
WHITE HOUSE FORK -- Four men were arrested Thursday after the break-in of a home in rural Baldwin County triggered a manhunt involving sheriff's deputies and ...
Dec 12, 2003  (, AL)

Man to regain home for now in dog dispute
A Baldwin County Superior Court judge Friday set aside default judgments totaling $182,000 that had cost Joe Vincent his home and $45,000. ...
Dec 13, 2003  (Atlanta Journal Constitution, GA)

Attorney faces accused stalker
Pilgrim's heart. When he and his wife were married, Pilgrim said, Jones filed papers in Baldwin County to have the marriage annulled. In ...
Dec 16, 2003  (, AL)

Will early paroles lead to 'anarchy'?
Baldwin County Circuit Judge Robert Wilters offered James Edward Foster as Exhibit A. Wilters sentenced the 30-year-old Foley man to life in prison in October ...
Dec 8, 2003  (, AL)

Deputies identify 4 arrested in manhunt
Daphne, said Capt. Huey "Hoss" Mack Jr., chief investigator for the Baldwin County Sheriff's Department. Deputies charged McCryndle ...
Dec 13, 2003  (, AL)

Silverhill offices prepare for move
When work is completed on the new center later next year, all town offices will move back to the hall site west of the intersection of Baldwin County 55 and ...
Dec 15, 2003  (, AL)

Two men die in Baldwin wrecks
Two Baldwin County men died and one was injured Monday night in accidents on Interstate 65 and Fort Morgan Road, authorities said. ...
Dec 10, 2003  (, AL)

Childress farmland to be zoned for business
...voted unanimously, with one member absent, to approve the first reading of a request by Burke to rezone the site near the northeast corner of Baldwin County 10 ...
Dec 4, 2003  (, AL)

Anarchy looms, officials warn
Robert Wilters, a circuit judge in Baldwin County, noted that a man he sentenced to life in prison in October 2000 has a parole hearing next week. ...
Dec 13, 2003  (Montgomery Advertiser, AL)

Silverhill cop resigns
A Silverhill police officer resigned Wednesday following allegations that he tried to break into a house in neighboring Robertsdale in Baldwin County. ...
Dec 12, 2003  (, AL)

Farewell to Fairhope
...together about $112,000 to invest in the business -- much of it borrowed from family and friends -- and there was a $150,000 loan from the Baldwin County ...
Dec 9, 2003  (, AL)

The subject is 'I;' the object is 'me'
Melba Newton of Baldwin County read a sentence in the Swampscum Daily Ooze about something that was "symbolic for my mother and I.". ...
Dec 11, 2003  (, AL)

Early release can be useful corrections tool
One of the more vocal critics is Baldwin County Circuit Judge Robert Wilters, who said recently that if the parole board cuts sentences too short, you're going ...
Dec 12, 2003  (, AL)

Schwartz still faces theft trial
...trial. Baldwin County prosecutors said they intend to move forward with that case and also plan to add a bail-jumping charge. Schwartz ...
Dec 13, 2003  (, AL)

Fred Hollywood' can live at Hearin's home
He registered with both the Baldwin County Sheriff's Department and the Fairhope Police Department, listing his address as 14715 Scenic 98. ...
Dec 9, 2003  (, AL)

Murray is one of numerous Baldwin County residents working third shift at Byrne's Lake landing, braving recent temperature drops to help film a movie about a ...
Dec 10, 2003  (, AL)

New, current phone companies prepare for competition
Representatives for both the partnership and GulfTel said that with the growth of south Baldwin County, competition for telecommunications services is ...
Dec 9, 2003  (, AL)

Flu vaccines dwindling in Mobile area
The Baldwin County Health Department is already out of flu vaccines, and Mobile only has a few hundred left, meaning that in just a few days anyone who wants ...
Dec 9, 2003  (, AL)

AU's Walker: Been there, done that
Baldwin County Circuit Judge Robert Wilters has offered a solution to shift at least some DOT funds to corrections: Put inmates to work building roads. ...
Dec 8, 2003  (, AL)

Christmas Fest opens Friday in Bay Minette
BAY MINETTE -- The hustle and bustle of the holiday season will kick into full gear on Friday as Christmas Fest begins in north Baldwin County. ...
Dec 4, 2003  (, AL)

Huey "Hoss" Mack Jr., the chief investigator for the Baldwin County Sheriff's Department, testified that Schwartz did not suffer a fractured skull; instead, he ...
Dec 10, 2003  (, AL)

Funding delays work on Gulf State Park
...selling bonds. Work at Gulf State Park, located in Baldwin County, is slated to use about $38 million of those bond funds. But a ...
Dec 3, 2003  (Tuscaloosa News, AL)

Perdue holds off on closing prisons, hospitals
Bostick State Prison and Scott Probation and Detention Center, both in Hardwick in Baldwin County, as well as Central Detention Center, in Cadwell in southern ...
Dec 5, 2003  (Macon Telegraph, GA)

'Oscar' for education's gifted stu dents. Fletcher organizes math competitions in which Mobile and Baldwin county students participate. He is the ...
Dec 13, 2003  (, AL)

The company was approved for a low-interest, $150,000 loan through the Baldwin County Economic Development Alliance, which had previously turned Smith and ...
Dec 8, 2003  (, AL)

'Fred Hollywood,' Hearin marry again
In April 2002, Baldwin County District Attorney David Whetstone agreed not to prosecute a handful of charges pending against Barkley if he agreed not to appeal ...
Dec 6, 2003  (, AL)

Courtesy US Fish & Wildlife Service
The maps have ruffled public and economic leaders in south Baldwin County who fear that if this entire area is one day deemed habitat critical to the mouse's ...
Dec 5, 2003  (, AL)

Sewer company appeals zoning violation ruling
The ruling neither imposes fines nor seeks a halt in current operations, but officials from Spanish Fort Sewer LLC and the affiliated Baldwin County Sewer ...
Nov 30, 2003  (, AL)

Child ID program set Friday in Foley
FOLEY -- Baldwin EMC, in partnership with The Riviera Centre and the Community Relations Department of the Baldwin County Sheriff's Department, will offer free ...
Dec 3, 2003  (, AL)

Faded Glory . . .
But a quick drive around Baldwin County suggests that some of us may be letting our Star-Spangled Banners wave just a little too long. ...
Dec 7, 2003  (, AL)

New telephone service moving to Baldwin
The new company's investment total was not available Monday. Ellison said growth in Baldwin County makes the region a prime target for expanded services. ...
Dec 3, 2003  (, AL)

Job program for disabled receives state award
...was one of the first people placed in a job through Supported Employment Program of the Mental RetardatioDevelopmental Disabilities Board of Baldwin County. ...
Dec 1, 2003  (, AL)

Holiday accidents start early
Two people died following a head-on collision Tuesday night in Baldwin County, and another man was injured in a Wednesday wreck, according to authorities. ...
Nov 27, 2003  (, AL)

Lights, camera, action: from Perdido Pass to Bay Minette and other celebrations to include concerts, festivals and even snow, Christmas celebrations come to Baldwin County in ...
Dec 5, 2003  (, AL)

Metro Briefing
The agency is doing the study for the city of Mobile. The Baldwin County Satellite Courthouse in Foley, 201 East Section St., 3 pm to 4:30 pm. ...
Dec 9, 2003  (, AL)

No more smoking around some area hospitals
...hospitals. Three Mobile County hospitals and one Baldwin County hospital will make their campuses completely tobacco-free as of Jan. ...
Dec 10, 2003  (, AL)

Troopers release names of Baldwin wreck victims
State Troopers released the names of two people fatally injured in a Baldwin County wreck earlier this week. Troy Kelley, 38, and ...
Nov 28, 2003  (, AL)

Yesterday's News
..."Yesterday a lemon raised by Mrs. JF Davis, of Tensaw, Baldwin county, was brought to The Register office. The lemon is 13 inches in circumference. ...
Dec 9, 2003  (, AL)

U-10 Boys finish second in state finals
...began their road to the Championship Game with a nail-biter, going to a sudden death shootout after the game against District 6 Representative Baldwin County ...
Dec 9, 2003  (Dublin Courier Herald, GA)

Cool weather adds atmosphere to Christmas parades
River. In Baldwin County, parades wound through Robertsdale, Bay Minette and Foley, while a boat parade was held in Orange Beach. ...
Dec 7, 2003  (, AL)

Schools awarded grant money
Baldwin County's Loxley Elementary School will get a new a program, as will Conecuh County's Conecuh County Junior High and Lyeffion Junior High and Wilcox ...
Nov 29, 2003  (, AL)

Voted 5-0 to allow the privately owned Baldwin County Sewer Service to use an abandoned water line along the Causeway to provide sewerage service to properties ...
Dec 3, 2003  (, AL)

Marine joins Mossy Oak Properties
Logan Land Co. Mossy Oak Properties Logan Land Co. also opened an additional office in Baldwin County, Alabama. Jim Logan is the ...
Dec 5, 2003  (Pickens County Herald, AL)

Hoover 22, Daphne 17 a year earlier. Hoover, from suburban Birmingham, has four state titles in all. Daphne is near the coast in Baldwin County.
Dec 6, 2003  (Times Daily, AL)

A vision on wheels - first of a 4-day series
...relations between the two inventors, and frustration peaked when the company's best prospect for financing -- a low-interest loan from the Baldwin County ...
Dec 7, 2003  (, AL)

Slasher leaves Frosty the Snowman deflated
...assistant principal. A background check revealed that the vehicle had been stolen from a construction site in Baldwin County. The ...
Dec 10, 2003  (Atlanta Journal Constitution, GA)

Yesterday's News
..."Judge OC Hall, a member of the Mobile Bay Quarantine Board, and probate judge of Baldwin county, was in the city yesterday from his home at Bay Minette.". ...
Dec 4, 2003  (, AL)

Water board in middle of dispute over catering for party Mobile. "If Naman's was moving to Baldwin County or Clarke County, I would have the same issue with them," he said. Members of ...
Dec 5, 2003  (, AL)

A holiday treat returns
...and advocate. Warden is one of a band of Mobile and Baldwin County farmers trying to revive what was once a thriving industry. In ...
Dec 8, 2003  (, AL)

A short history of our water quality
Unlike Mobile County, where residents receive much of their tap water from Big Creek Lake, 100 percent of our drinking water in Baldwin County comes from ...
Nov 25, 2003  (, AL)

Baldwin EMC bylaw changes on the ballot
Founded in 1937, the EMC has about 54,000 meters and provides electricity to much of Baldwin County and parts of Monroe County.
Nov 24, 2003  (, AL)

ORANGE BEACH at the Gulf State Park delayed indefinitely, Chiang said his project is essential to drawing the business conference set to south Baldwin County. ...
Dec 9, 2003  (, AL)

Speaking their language: Children visit signing Santa
Students from the Regional School, the Learning Tree, the Preschool for the Sensory Impaired and the Baldwin County School System were invited to see Santa on ...
Dec 4, 2003  (, AL)

20-year-old man pleads guilty to fatal shooting police, prosecutors said. Farias was the son of Buzz Farias, a real estate agent in south Baldwin County. The elder Farias described ...
Dec 1, 2003  (, AL)

Shelby numbers expected to surge
Shelby's median household income of $64,105 places it well-ahead of second-ranked Baldwin County, where the median household income is $47,028. ...
Nov 24, 2003  (, AL)

Corrections and Clarifications
...follows: first, Shelby County, $64,105; second, Madison County, $54,360; third, Autauga County, $48,458; fourth, Elmore County, $47,155; fifth, Baldwin County ...
Nov 25, 2003  (, AL)

3 killed in separate Thanksgiving traffic accidents in Alabama
...a one-vehicle wreck at 3:45 am. in Gulf Shores, said Baldwin County Coroner Huey Mack Sr. Disinger was driving west on Canal Road ...
Nov 27, 2003  (Times Daily, AL)

Wrecks in area kill 3
...year-old from Rochester Hills, Mich., died instantly from blunt-force injuries sustained in a one-vehicle wreck at 3:45 am in Gulf Shores, said Baldwin County ...
Nov 28, 2003  (, AL)

Council talks of creating position
DAPHNE --Council members on Monday night discussed hiring a city administrator to handle the day-to-day operations of Baldwin County's largest city. ...
Nov 25, 2003  (, AL)

Ararat community home to hills and hunters
Not many hunters stay in the house, though they all pitch in to keep up the lawn and campground near the house, said Baldwin County resident Buddy Trawick. ...
Dec 1, 2003  (, AL)

Separate area wrecks kill two
...wife said. The retired Thompson was born in Bay Minette and graduated from Baldwin County High School, Flo Thompson said. He attended ...
Nov 24, 2003  (, AL)

Beleaguered Frisco City looks for jobs and renewal
Moye, who moved here from Baldwin County years ago, said many changes are needed to help the city grow, but as a starting point, the town has to look good. ...
Dec 1, 2003  (, AL)

Man gets 25 years in slaying
After the pre-trial hearing Monday, Siderius said that Farias, a member of a prominent Baldwin County family, met up with Davis as a result of a chance ...
Dec 2, 2003  (, AL)

Teacher loves singing praises of her school and students
She's also a board member of the League. In Baldwin County, she coordinates The Very Special Arts, a project to promote the talent of those with special needs. ...
Dec 1, 2003  (, AL)

Poll shows support for statewide constitutional reform
...said. "People are tired of voting for a local issue in Baldwin County or Houston County that doesn't apply to them," he said. "They ...
Nov 24, 2003  (Times Daily, AL)

'Four Angels' looked after her
Weston-Pinzone, a retired teacher, said she was able to retire on disability because so many other teachers around Baldwin County donated their sick days and ...
Nov 26, 2003  (, AL)

MIKE MARSHAL Mobile Register
...thankful to be able to attend the church of their choice." Rudolph said he wanted to especially thank Joe Birindelli, the first president of the Baldwin County ...
Nov 27, 2003  (, AL)

Fairhope still a Southern utopia
They offer delicious seafood served with fresh vegetables grown on Baldwin County's farmlands, another staple of the Fairhope diet. ...
Nov 26, 2003  (University of South Alabama News)

Alabama Area Codes:
205 AL Central Time Zone Central Alabama (including Birmingham; excludes the southeastern corner of Alabama and the deep south; see splits 256 and 334)
251 AL Central Time Zone S Alabama: Mobile and coastal areas, Jackson, Evergreen, Monroeville (split from 334, eff 6/18/01; see also 205, 256)
256 AL Central Time Zone E and N Alabama (Huntsville, Florence, Gadsden; split from 205; see also 334)
334 AL Central Time Zone S Alabama: Auburn/Opelika, Montgomery and coastal areas (part of what used to be 205; see also 256, split 251)

Baldwin County Zip Codes: 147,932 [July 1, 2002 Population Estimate]

Alabama Population Statistics: Alabama Population Statistics


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