Gulf Shores - Orange Beach - Perdido Key News

12/10/2017
Roger Griffeth
Weiss Lake has a lot of property that touches the shoreline in Cherokee County. Are there restrictions on the use of this property? Who controls the land mass around the lake? When do you need a permit? All these questions are answered in my latest blog: "Weiss Lake Recreational Property".

11/18/2017
Cathy Griffeth
Weiss Lake is getting a face lift. Read my blog at LakeWeissAlabama.com Real Estate Services

11/14/2017
Cathy Griffeth
Pelicans arrive at Weiss Lake, by LakeWeissAlabama.com Real Estate Services. Take a minute to view the amazing video of American Pelicans stopping for a snack at Weiss Lake. Pelicans at Weiss Lake

11/12/2017 7:02:00 PM
Fox 10
Hundreds of chefs from around the world gathered in Orange Beach for a huge competition. The World Food Championships wrapped up Sunday at The Wharf. Organizers said 460 teams from 45 states and 14 countries competed for a share of $300,000 in prize money.

11/5/2017 6:51:00 PM
5 News
ORANGE BEACH, Ala.(KFSM)– After eight days of working their way to the SEC Soccer Tournament Championship game, No. 8 seeded Arkansas fell to No. 2 Texas A&M in the title game. The Aggies got an 88th minute goal from Emily Bates to edge the Razorbacks 2 ...

11/5/2017 8:08:00 AM
Al.com
Thousands of people came out for the 10th annual Oyster Cook-Off at The Hangout in Gulf Shores on Saturday afternoon, Nov. 4. The outdoor oyster festival at the edge of the Gulf of Mexico pits dozens of restaurants against each other for the best oyster in ...

10/31/2017 10:00:00 PM
AU
ORANGE BEACH, Ala.-- The Auburn soccer team (7-6-5) suffered a hard-fought 1-0 loss to Florida (14-5-0) in the quarterfinal round of the SEC Tournament at the Orange Beach Sportsplex Tuesday afternoon. "It was a hard-fought match," said head coach Karen Hoppa.

10/27/2017 1:00:00 AM
CMT
The live “Dust on the Bottle” duet was recorded when Chesney was playing the Flora-Bama club in Perdido Key, Florida. “I brought David Lee Murphy up there to sing ‘Dust On The Bottle,’ which is probably one of the biggest anthems of our ...

10/22/2017 6:25:00 AM
Al.com
For the second time this month, a city in Baldwin County could determine whether to move forward with an independent city school system. This time, Daphne city leaders will decide whether it's prudent to continue with a process that has already cost its ...

10/9/2017 7:18:00 PM
Al.com
With a unanimous vote and a standing applause, The Gulf Shores City Council moved forward Monday on an "epic situation" by deciding to form its own city school system. "Our kids deserve the best we can give them," Mayor Robert Craft said before the council ...

10/7/2017 11:59:00 PM
ABC 33/40 News
A Hurricane Warning is in effect for… * Grand Isle Louisiana to the Alabama/Florida border (including all of the Alabama Gulf Coast) * West of Grand Isle to Morgan City Louisiana * East of the Alabama/Florida border to the Okaloosa/Walton County Line.

10/6/2017 7:36:00 PM
Al.com
A mandatory curfew will begin at 8 p.m. Saturday in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach and last until 6 a.m. Sunday. The curfew prohibits any vehicle from being on roadways, and is focused on driving restrictions for the safety of residents who encounter strong ...

10/6/2017 5:27:00 AM
Digital Journal
Held in November, the festival has been a celebration of music for decades, with stars coming from across Gulf Shores, Orange Beach, Perdido Key, and Pensacola, Florida. While visiting, spend an evening at the Flora-Bama Lounge, where the singers and ...

10/5/2017 1:11:21 PM
9 WTVM
A Tropical Storm Watch has been issued for coastal South Alabama and some Northwest Florida counties. There is a hurricane watch in effect for part of Mississippi and Louisiana. We can expect Tropical Storm Nate will keep the weather active through early ...

9/25/2017 1:36:00 PM
AL.com Bloggers
MOBILE, ALABAMA ---- (September 25, 2017) Stirling Properties commercial real estate company is pleased to announce that Red or White Wine & Gourmet Center is coming to The Wharf in Orange Beach, Alabama. Jeff Barnes, CCIM, Stirling Properties' Broker ...

9/25/2017
Donna Pate
With roots in rural Alabama, Perry Austin has a passion for the landscape both as a painter and a fisherman. Beginning art at the age of 13. Perry began formal training in the aerospace industry as a technical illustrator and worked for companies from California to Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, AL. After…

9/22/2017 6:14:00 AM
Al.com
Orange Beach and Bay Minette will get new schools under a program approved Thursday by the Baldwin County School Board. In a 5-2 vote, the board endorsed a change to its capital budget to add $8.7 million to build a new $14.9 million middle school on Canal ...

9/20/2017 8:19:00 PM
Al.com
Washington State football coach Mike Leach gave an unusual answer to a seemingly innocuous question at his Wednesday press briefing. That's nothing new, but this one relates to the state of Alabama and some of its most famous institutions. After a reporter ...

9/17/2017 9:41:00 AM
Al.com
Local developers are seeking city approval to redevelop Sunset Park, a mobile home and RV park on Canal Road in Orange Beach, into a 60-unit single-family subdivision. Stacey Ryals of Hosteeva Realty and Eddie Spence, who co-owns The Shrimp Basket ...

9/13/2017 1:41:00 PM
Al.com
Alabama is showing how this can be done. In recent years, traffic over the Intracoastal Waterway to Gulf Shores and Orange Beach, on both the public I-59 and the private toll bridge Foley Beach Express, has stretched the limits of existing capacity.

9/12/2017 12:24:00 PM
Al.com
Hurricane Irma and its shifting forecasts became a main topic of discussion at the Gulf Shores city staff meeting on Monday. The question at play was this: What if a storm that appeared to be headed elsewhere suddenly veered toward Alabama's coast ...

9/12/2017 8:06:00 AM
Equipment World
The Foley Beach Express Bridge to Orange Beach, Alabama, will continue to charge a reduced toll to try to ease traffic congestion on Route 59, according to WKRG TV news. The toll was reduced from $3.50 to $2.75 on June 28. And American Roads, a private ...

9/11/2017 6:26:00 AM
abritandasoutherner.com
Las Vegas and New York City are always going to be popular suggestions but I bet you didn’t think of Gulf Shores and Orange Beach, Alabama. Well, you’re in luck because I am going to share why this part of Alabama is the best girls getaway destination.

9/7/2017 3:27:00 PM
Al.com
And while Hurricane Erma isn't expected to slam into the Alabama Gulf Coast, the facility will finally serve as a shelter during a hurricane-related event. The Baldwin County Commission voted Thursday to open up the Coliseum's doors for Florida residents ...

9/6/2017 12:02:00 PM
Al.com
With little public money to build new roads, Gulf Shores and Orange Beach city officials are looking at a rare tax increase. Within the next month, both coastal cities could hike lodging taxes by 2 percentage points, to 13 percent. The action, if approved ...

9/6/2017 8:39:00 AM
Business Insider
The tiny towns along Alabama's Gulf Coast are arguably the most beautiful in the state, and Orange Beach, home to Gulf State Park, is one of the highlights. The idyllic white sand beaches and turquoise water are every bit the Gulf Coast postcard you'd ...

9/5/2017 1:02:00 PM
Al.com
"After continued discussions with Orange Beach Mayor Tony Kennon, we have decided that we will be maintaining the current bridge tolls after Labor Day, while working with the state and local governments on a long-term program to provide an efficient and ...

9/5/2017 9:20:00 AM
Business Insider
Most of the area will be uninhabitable for weeks or months. Two 2004 storms were Category 4: Hurricane Ivan, which made landfall near Gulf Shores, Alabama, and Hurricane Charley, which hit the Florida Gulf Coast near Fort Myers. Charley killed at least 21 ...

9/4/2017 9:43:00 AM
Al.com
All Alabama ABC stores are closed except Store 69 in Guntersville; Stores 130 and 132 in Orange Beach; Store 137 in Gulf Shores; and Store 239 in Orange Beach. Rite Aid - Most stores open normal hours, 8 a.m.-9 p.m. with pharmacy hours 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Sam's ...

8/30/2017 1:11:00 PM
Al.com
A few Alabama counties were added to a tornado watch just before 1 p.m.: A flash flood warning is in effect until 10:45 a.m. for areas including Orange Beach. Flash Flood Warning including Foley AL, Gulf Shores AL, Orange Beach AL until 10:45 AM CDT ...

8/30/2017 6:31:00 AM
Al.com
Ivan produced flood waters that inundated areas along Alabama 59, approaching the Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo. The latest contract approval is the focal point of a multi-year project. The new improvements are slated on an area described as an "iconic" welcoming ...

8/29/2017 12:15:00 AM
abritandasoutherner.com
Gulf Shores and Orange Beach is an awesome destination to visit year-round but having spent some time along this stretch of Alabama coastline during the fall season, we can well and truly attest that we consider this to be the best time to visit.

8/28/2017 7:18:00 AM
ABC 7 News
Visit historic Fort Pickens, explore the National Naval Aviation Museum or sift through artifacts from a sunken Spanish ship! Whatever your interests, you can find fascinating experiences alongside the sparkling sands of Pensacola and Perdido Key.

8/24/2017 1:43:00 PM
Country Living on MSN.com
Love seafood? The Annual National Shrimp Festival takes place in Gulf Shores the second full weekend of each October. Average High Temperature in October: 57°F Why We Love It: Its famous cherry season is over by the time autumn hits, but this Lake ...

8/23/2017 11:52:00 AM
Al.com
Now that she's back home in Beaumont, Texas, Alyssa Baker keeps imagining the young boy on the beach in Alabama, playing in the water and practicing with his new GoPro. He reminds her of her own older brother. "All I can think about is if that was my ...

8/20/2017 10:14:00 AM
Al.com
The city of Gulf Shores is considering ways to enhance the use of the Intracoastal Waterway by adding a public park, a double boat launch, boat and trailer parking, restroom facilities, pedestrian trails and connecting walkways. The city council will look ...

8/15/2017 12:38:00 AM
abritandasoutherner.com
Are you getting tired of the searing hot summer temperatures? Do you look forward to the fall season arriving and having the opportunity to head outdoors? This is undoubtedly the best time of the year to enjoy new adventures and for us, there is always one ...

8/9/2017 2:02:00 PM
All Access Music Group
Blue Chair/Columbia Nashville’s Kenny Chesney played a show in Orange Beach, AL this past weekend. Before taking the stage, Chesney caught up with radio friends from across the country. Pictured L-R: (back) iHeartMedia/Nashville SVPP Steve Powers ...

8/9/2017 12:15:00 AM
thefishingwire.com
They offer a way to kickstart habitat for vulnerable species, such as the goliath grouper." The Alabama Gulf Coast Reef and Restoration Foundation raised the money to sink the LuLu as well as the Capt. Shirley Brown. It also played a role in Poseidon's ...

8/8/2017 7:26:00 PM
Courier Journal
ORANGE BEACH – Winners of the 2017 Alabama Press Association Better Newspaper Contest and APA’s Advertising Contest were announced recently at the APA’s 146th Annual Summer Convention in Orange Beach. Seventy-four newspapers submitted 2,753 entries ...





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