GULF SHORES, Ala. (WALA) - The third day of the Hangout Festival in Gulf Shores officially kicked off Saturday, May 18, giving music lovers a beautiful venue to enjoy a variety of bands.
Thousands of festival goers lined the roads and beaches flocking from one stage to the next.
Dozens of bands are scheduled to show up on the five stages including: The Black Crowes, Gov't Mule, Public Enemy,The Roots and headliners Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers.
Festival goers who have been all four years say the event keeps getting better and better.
Newcomers tell FOX10 they are impressed and plan to come again next year.
One thing is for sure, the Hangout Festival has something special that keeps drawing crowds.
In a move intended to persuade Creola residents not to annex into Saraland, the Satsuma City School board considers offering free tuition.
A Mobile County Commissioner traveled to Germany to meet with suppliers for Airbus, which is building an assembly facility in Mobile.
Florida State's Jameis Winston, Northern Illinois' Jordan Lynch, Texas A&M's Johnny Manziel, Alabama's AJ McCarron, Auburn's Tre Mason and Boston College's Andre Williams are the finalists for the Heisman Trophy.
According to authorities, a man suspected of firing a shot that missed a 6-year-old and 8-year-old sitting in the backseat of a car Saturday, November 30, has been arrested.
Robertsdale police say 23 year old William Sikora was struck at the intersection of Milwaukee Street and Hammond Street around 6 p.m. by Leonard Starke, who was allegedly fled the scene and was later arrested at a home in Summerdale.
On Friday, December 6 members of Homeowners Hurricane Insurance Initiative (HHII) met with members of the Alabama Legislature and Baldwin County officials to voice their concern over just released Clarity Law data.