Get in the know with the new issue of Lagniappe, where a special election guide explains 14 statewide amendments on the ballot Nov. 8, as well as five local amendments in Baldwin County and one in Mobile County. Besides casting a ballot for the next president, voters will also be asked to determine funding for state parks, impeachment procedures for some elected officials, and to clear up constitutional language to retroactively approve more than 40 local laws that have been passed since 1984. And if you want to legally drive a golf cart on some roads in Baldwin County, there’s an amendment for that too. Bay Briefs include dispatches from the Eastern Shore, where the mayor of Daphne is mired in an ethical dispute over his autonomous approval of planning decisions and the mayor-elect of Fairhope is seeking a pay raise. Commentary touches on the presidential election, the state parks amendment, and working together as a community to prevent violent crime. Cuisine has a preview of the annual Hangout Oyster Cook-Off and music talks with entertainer Chase Bryant. Arts discusses Mobile Chamber Music welcoming the Orford String Quartet and sports has a preview of the upcoming collegiate basketball season. Boozie spotted Halloween shenanigans, a great Revivalists show and witches on bikes and the calendar of events is chock full of things to do this week! Read all about it in the new issue of Lagniappe, online and on stands now!