MOBILE, Alabama — Forty-five years after its light was extinguished, Middle Bay Lighthouse is looking good. That was the basic assessment of the Alabama Historical Commission’s annual inspection of the structure, after a $270,000 restoration project that began in 2010. Commission architect Mae Washington inspected improvements and replacements to the 1885 lighthouse in mid-July. The [...]
Collegiate ministry switches into overdrive for start of new school year Aug 22, 2012 by BARBARA DENMAN Florida Baptist Convention TEXT OR CALL Florida Baptist campus ministers are ready to hear from this fall’s college freshmen. front row, from left, Brad Crawford, Orlando; Lance Beauchamp, Tallahassee; Connie Ricks, ministry assistant; second row from left, Matt [...]
New Orleans may see six to 12 inches of rain, and is gearing up to be one of the worse blows to hit the city since Katrina. Weather Channel meteorologist Jim Cantore reports. By Miguel Llanos, NBC News Updated at 2 a.m. ET: Unprotected, low-lying areas outside New Orleans were evacuated Monday as Tropical Storm Isaac [...]
Communities from new Orleans to Pensacola are being put on high alert for a direct landfall from future Category 2 Hurricane Isaac around Tuesday night. Residents, including those in Gulfport, Miss., and Mobile, Ala., should start making preparations now for Isaac's arrival. Ironically, Isaac is expected to threaten lives and property along the northern Gulf [...]
Church activities: Aug. 25, 2012 – Advisories – The Charleston Gazette – West Virginia News and Sports -
Anniversaries/homecomings: Providence Baptist Church,: Rocky Step Road, Scott Depot, will have its homecoming services Sunday at the church. Sunday school will be held at 10 a.m. and the Sunday worship starts at 11 a.m. Dinner will be served at noon. Bring a covered dish. Singing will be held at 1:30 p.m. Sunday featuring Clarence Lewis. [...]
PENSACOLA, Fla. (WALA) – The City of Pensacola said it will suspend non-essential operations on Tuesday ahead of Tropical Storm Isaac’s projected landfall. Officials said all city facilities, including City Hall, City of Pensacola neighborhood resource centers, West Florida Public Library branches, and all other city offices will close on August 28. Sanitation collection on [...]
Updated 5:55 a.m. EDT (CBS/AP) CHAUVIN, La. — Isaac was on the verge of becoming a full-blown hurricane Tuesday as it rolled over the Gulf of Mexico toward Louisiana, where residents of the low-lying coast left boarded-up homes for inland shelter, while people in New Orleans waited behind levees fortified after Katrina. Forecasters predicted the [...]
By MATT SEDENSKYAssociated Press KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) – Tropical Storm Isaac barely stirred Florida Keys residents from their fabled nonchalance Sunday, while the Gulf Coast braced for the possibility that the sprawling storm will strengthen into a dangerous hurricane by the time it makes landfall there. It was on course to strike land on [...]
(CBS/AP) MIAMI – Tropical Storm Isaac is gaining strength as it gets closer to predicted landfall along the northern Gulf Coast. At 5 p.m. Monday, the National Hurricane Center reported that Isaac’s top sustained winds had reached 70 mph, up from about 65 mph the evening before. A tropical system becomes a Category 1 hurricane [...]
Zimmern Mayor Beverly Zimmern has filed to seek re-election as Mayor of the City of Gulf Breeze. Zimmern focuses her life on serving her community, whether she’s advising a youth group, providing health care, working with senior citizens, promoting education, or helping to oversee a $17 million municipal budget as mayor of Gulf Breeze. Zimmern’s [...]
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