ORANGE BEACH, AL – Tickets are still available for one show, March 13, but the other two of the Jason Aldean-Florida Georgia Line shows on March 14-15 are sold out.
“If anybody is looking to get tickets they better get them quick,” Wharf Amphitheater General Manager Pete Bryan said. “We do have tickets available for that show.”
via Few tickets still available for Thursday night Aldean show – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: News.
ORANGE BEACH, Alabama — To solve cell phone service problems during concerts at The Wharf’s 10,200-seat amphitheater, the City Council on Tuesday approved a request for a temporary cell phone tower at the entertainment complex.
via Orange Beach OKs temporary cell tower for Wharf concert series, including Jason Aldean’s 3 shows | AL.com.
In the middle of the afternoon a few days after opening parking at the new Acme Oyster House in the Waterway Village district in GulfS Shores was at a premium. Spaces out front were all taken and people were walking from the city’s new parking lot a few steps up the street.
via Business is booming at new Acme Oyster House – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: News.
A deck crowded with spring breakers collapses. Images from last year that are hard to forget. But it wasn’t an isolated incident.
“Last year had a deck collapse, stairs collapse, rails being pushed through, kids falling through it,” says Chief Building Inspector Brandan Franklin.
via Making Sure it’s Safe in Gulf Shores
Jam band Phish will perform this August at The Amphitheater at The Wharf in Orange Beach, according to an announcement from Birmingham-based Red Mountain Entertainment. The show will take place on Aug. 1, a Friday.
via Phish to play Orange Beach, Birmingham in August; tickets on sale March 27 | AL.com.
GULF SHORES, Alabama — Even with the spring-break volume turned up this week with thousands of college students in town, city officials say they haven’t experienced too many out-of-the ordinary problems.
via Spring break rolls into Gulf Shores with few disturbances (photos) | AL.com.
March 12, 2014 – Summerdale, AL – Baldwin EMC officials announced the cooperative has completed the payment of more than $2.7 million in taxes. This includes payroll, property, revenue and city license taxes. The city license tax payments were delivered in person by Baldwin EMC board members and employees this month.
via Baldwin EMC announces tax payments.
Between the general quiet of Lemon Tree Lane and the friendly neighbors, there’s a lot to like in this neighborhood off County Road 6.
But residents to whom Fox10 News spoke said there are some problem spots that are causing them concern.
via Gulf Shores residents worry about unsafe conditions | Mobile, Alabama news and weather, Daphne, AL news & weather.
Officials have arrested 20-year-old Michael Holland and charged him with boating under the influence in connection with the accident.
Offficials also tell Local 15 News the one person who was airlifted to the hospital has been released. They say the other passengers were spring breakers.
via Arrest in Boating Accident – WPMI LOCAL 15 News – Top Stories.
FOLEY, Ala. — Foley inventor Malcolm Perdue just made his first successful business pitch. For his efforts, he received $2,500 from South Baldwin investors. He’ll also get the chance to travel to Rochester, N.Y. to try for a $30,000 investment.
via Entrepreneurial spirit – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: News.
FOLEY, Ala. — Foodies and music lovers might want to head to downtown Foley this weekend as the sixth annual Barbecue and Blues Cook-Off is set for Saturday. Presented by the South Baldwin Chamber Foundation, the event, which is part of the Alabama Barbecue Trail,
via Barbecue and Blues Cook-Off March 15 – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: Arts & Entertainment.
GULF SHORES, AL – The City Council on Monday agreed to allow three beach entry points requested by Hangout owner Shaul Zislin.
Additionally, the council OK’d a request for an increase in the crowd from 35,000 to 40,000 due to increased demand for tickets to the fifth annual Hangout Music and Arts Festival.
via Gulf Shores OKs additional beach access points during Hangout Festival – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: News.
GULF SHORES, AL — The city of Gulf Shores has a new logo, and it is wearing it like a new swimsuit.
It features the town’s new tag line “Small Town, Big Beach,” a concept stemmed from the local, family-friendly community that is proud of its beaches’ ability to attract tourism.
via Gulf Shores opens store selling city gear – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: News.
Ben Fairey, a charter boat captain in Orange Beach, believes the first step that needs to be taken is getting a workable fisheries management plan. He said, “Right now, I feel that the meeting is probably premature.” In other words, count the fish first.
via Local fishermen speak out on snapper limit | Mobile, Alabama news and weather, Daphne, AL news & weather.
ORANGE BEACH, AL — Cirrus Aircraft has joined The Wharf Boat and Yacht Show’s exhibitor lineup to bring an exciting new component to the show.
Cirrus will have a full-scale mockup of a 2014 SR22T aircraft on display at the show’s center stage: Prospective clients will have the opportunity to have an up-close look at the Cirrus SR22T,
via Airplane company to have display at Wharf boat show – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: News.
Baldwin County beaches are filling up again and so are the lifeguard stands.Watching the gulf waters for any signs of danger isn’t as easy as it sounds. The training is intense. Few that try to become beach lifeguards will make it. Starting in the classroom, training then moves to the pool and later to the gulf.
via Lifeguards Back on the Beach
Today the Blue Angels announced a change in their weekly practice schedule. The Blues practice Tuesday and Wednesday aboard NAS Pensacola during the air show season. Now their demonstrations will begin at 11:30am.
via Blues announce practice schedule change – WEAR ABC Channel 3 – Top Stories.
ORANGE BEACH, Alabama – University of South Alabama art teacher Rachel Wright looked like she was having a blast on Saturday afternoon.
Literally, having a blast.
via Alabama artists, art lovers converge for 40th Festival of Art in Orange Beach (photos) | AL.com.
Mary Beth Bentz loves her customers.
“I know every single person that comes in here,” says Mary Beth, a single mom of three and owner of Bentz Pizza Pub and Pittsburgh Room in Daphne. “If I don’t know them, they must be new.”
via Bentz Pizza Pub serves top-notch pizza, caters to families – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: Features.
After 60 years of ministry, Sister Julie Guillot, founder of Eastern Shore Affordable Houses and Sister Julie’s Resale Shop, is retiring.
Guillot grew up in Mobile and felt called to ministry at an early age.
via Sister Julie retires after 60 years in ministry on Eastern Shore – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: Features.