Gulf Shores adds overlock to Alabama 59 sidewalk project – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: News

September 19, 2014

GULF SHORES — Dan Bond, recently hired by the City of Gulf Shores as an environmental grants coordinator, has been busy getting a new amenity for the city’s Alabama 59 sidewalk project. Gulf Shores has received numerous matching grants from the state and other agencies in the past few years to upgrade sidewalks and walking paths around town. One of those includes improvements and additions to those along Alabama 59 from the beach to County Road 4.

via Gulf Shores adds overlock to Alabama 59 sidewalk project – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: News.

Building Stronger, Other Lessons from Hurricane Ivan at 10th Anniversary

September 19, 2014

It has been 10 years since Hurricane Ivan roared ashore in Baldwin County, Alabama, changing the lives of Alabamians and causing devastation throughout the state and the Gulf Coast region. Ivan was the worst storm to hit Alabama in 25 years and is in the record books as the seventh most costly hurricane ever to affect the United States.

via Building Stronger, Other Lessons from Hurricane Ivan at 10th Anniversary.

Former Oyster Bar to be demolished, rebuilt

September 19, 2014

The Shrimp Basket on Navy Boulevard, previously the site of the long-standing Oyster Bar, will serve its last plate of seafood Sunday. Then, restaurant officials will shut it down, strip it, bulldoze it and rebuild it from scratch. The Shrimp Basket, which opened on Navy Boulevard in 2007 after the closure of the Oyster Bar, will reopen, tentatively, in December.

via Former Oyster Bar to be demolished, rebuilt.

Foley High students chat with Byrne – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: News

September 19, 2014

FOLEY, Ala. — Approximately 70 Foley High students gathered in the school’s library Wednesday afternoon to take part in a video chat with U.S. Congressman Bradley Byrne. Byrne hosted the 30-minute session for advanced-placement students at FHS, as well as AP students at Baldwin County Baker, Davidson, JU Blacksher and Saraland high schools.

via Foley High students chat with Byrne – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: News.

Indulge your fall fever at the Fairhope Fall Outdoor Farmers Market kicking off Sept. 25 | AL.com

September 19, 2014

The Fairhope Fall Outdoor Farmers Market kicks off Sept. 25 and runs each Thursday afternoon and evening through Nov. 6 behind the Fairhope Public Library on Bancroft Street, bringing the best of local products, local music, and fun to the residents of Fairhope and surrounding areas.

via Indulge your fall fever at the Fairhope Fall Outdoor Farmers Market kicking off Sept. 25 | AL.com.

Judge orders Kenny Stabler’s ex-wife to pay lawyer $200,000 in malpractice counter-suit | AL.com

September 19, 2014

MOBILE, Alabama – A judge on Thursday granted a request by a lawyer to order his former client, retired pro football player Kenny Stabler’s ex-wife, to pay more than $200,000 in damages for harming his reputation with a legal malpractice suit. Mobile County Circuit Judge Sarah Stewart already had ruled in favor of lawyer Jeff Deen on a counter-suit he filed against Rose Burch Stabler.

via Judge orders Kenny Stabler’s ex-wife to pay lawyer $200,000 in malpractice counter-suit | AL.com.

Alabama Coastal Cleanup organizers hoping for good turnout Saturday at state’s largest volunteer event | AL.com

September 18, 2014

MOBILE, Alabama – The Alabama Coastal Cleanup, which began 27 years ago with a few hundred volunteers cleaning up the beaches of Dauphin Island and Gulf State Park, has grown into the state’s largest volunteer event, according to Phillip Hinesley, Coastal Section Chief of the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.

via Alabama Coastal Cleanup organizers hoping for good turnout Saturday at state’s largest volunteer event | AL.com.

Outdoor Alabama Sweepstakes Underway | Outdoor Alabama

September 18, 2014

Lifetime hunting and fishing licenses, Yamaha generators and gift cards to Alabama State Parks are the prizes to be awarded in the Outdoor Alabama Sweepstakes, which runs through February 10, 2015. Entry is available at www.outdooralabama.com and comes automatically with the purchase of a 2014-2015 recreational hunting or fishing license. You may also enter without purchasing a license.

via Outdoor Alabama Sweepstakes Underway | Outdoor Alabama.

Baldwin County interim superintendent talks about new job, Orange Beach and why baby powder and sports don’t mix | AL.com

September 18, 2014

“Whatever the people of Orange Beach decide to do, we’re going to work hand in hand with them,” said Owen, who has met with Orange Beach Mayor Tony Kennon and “had a good conversation.” If the vote leads to a new school system, Baldwin County officials “want to make sure that the transition is smooth,” Owen said, adding that he wants all Baldwin County residents to be pleased with the quality of their educational systems.

via Baldwin County interim superintendent talks about new job, Orange Beach and why baby powder and sports don’t mix | AL.com.

Capt. Mark asks, “Who’s on the Island?” (Meet Rosemary Steele) – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: Features

September 18, 2014

We met upstairs on the second level of the restaurant where Shrimp Festival posters decorated the walls. This is one of my favorite places to eat. It’s a super restaurant where the wait staff makes you feel at home, and where your favorite meal ordered today will still be your favorite meal when you return to order it again be it a week, a month, or a year from now.

via Capt. Mark asks, “Who’s on the Island?” (Meet Rosemary Steele) – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: Features.

Gulf Shores public schools are not as bad as people say: reader opinion | AL.com

September 18, 2014

My name is Ryan McIntosh and I am a senior at Gulf Shores High School. I just want to let the residents of Orange Beach know that most of the myths being said about the schools in Gulf Shores are just that, myths. I lived through the transition of going from Orange Beach Elementary to the middle school and high school in Gulf Shores, and am proud to be called a Gulf Shores Dolphin.

via Gulf Shores public schools are not as bad as people say: reader opinion | AL.com.

Site work under way for big new restaurant for Destin – Local Business News – Northwest Florida Daily News

September 18, 2014

DESTIN — Construction is expected to begin soon on the new LuLu’s Destin, a second location for Lucy Buffett’s popular Gulf Shores, Ala., restaurant and entertainment center. Site clearing and elevation work for LuLu’s Destin is under way on a parcel next to Legendary Marine on Danny Weurfell Way.

via Site work under way for big new restaurant for Destin – Local Business News – Northwest Florida Daily News.

4th Annual 2 Angels Amongst Us Golf Tourney Oct. 16

September 18, 2014

The Fourth Annual 2 Angels Amongst Us Golf Tournament will be held on Thursday, October 16 at a Gulf Shores Golf Club on Clubhouse Drive in Gulf Shores. The tourney begins with a shotgun starat at 1 p.m. And lunch and dinner are included with registration. The post tourney party, which starts at 5 p.m., is open to the public and includes live music, beverages, food in addition to a fantastic silent auction.

via 4th Annual 2 Angels Amongst Us Golf Tourney Oct. 16.

Orange Beach police say ‘go-to’ drug dealer arrested

September 17, 2014

September 17, 2014 – Orange Beach, AL (OBA) -The Orange Beach Police Department began conducted a seven-month investigation into the sale of Cocaine and Marijuana. Early into the investigation, Salvador Cortez became the main focus as a go to dealer in the area. On Sept.16 members of the Orange Beach Police Department arrested Salvador Cortez a 27-year-old Hispanic Male.

via Orange Beach police say ‘go-to’ drug dealer arrested.

27th Coastal Cleanup is Saturday in Baldwin County – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: News

September 17, 2014

ORANGE BEACH, AL — For the second year in a row the city’s Wind and Water Learning Center will be a boating site for the 27th annual Alabama Coastal Cleanup. This year’s event is from 8 a.m.-noon and the site behind the Orange Beach Public Library is one of several Orange Beach and Gulf Shores residents can show up to pick up trash along the coast line.

via 27th Coastal Cleanup is Saturday in Baldwin County – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: News.

Walter Marine has Kinta in Corpus Christi area for Wednesday’s sinking – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: News

September 17, 2014

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – Stewart Walter of Walter Marine has learned to be prepared for just about anything. Walter and crew are in Corpus Christi after pushing the Kinta from Orange Beach where it will become a fishing-diving reef for the Texas Artificial Reef Program. Scheduled deployment is Wednesday, Sept. 17, about eight miles off the Texas coast in about 75 feet of water.

via Walter Marine has Kinta in Corpus Christi area for Wednesday’s sinking – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: News.

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