Gulf Shores - Orange Beach - Perdido Key News

9/25/2017 1:36:00 PM 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 ...

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
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
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
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
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
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 ...

9/11/2017 6:26:00 AM
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
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
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
"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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 ...

8/8/2017 11:52:00 AM
Oklahoma News
What was it George Costanza said? “The sea was angry that day, my friends.” We spent Monday afternoon on the sands of Orange Beach, not 100 yards from our location the day before, and the difference was mighty. Calm waters one day, torrid waters the next.

8/7/2017 10:04:00 AM
The Alabama Gulf Coast offers something for everyone. Tourists and locals enjoy swimming, sunbathing, surfing and skim boarding on the beaches. Fishing is big there, too. Charter fleets leave every day. The Gulf Shores has a lot of wildlife and nature trails.

8/6/2017 11:16:00 AM
Saturday began as a drencher. The Alabama Gulf Coast got hammered with an August rain storm that dumped about an inch of rain before noon. For those who held tickets to the Kenny Chesney concert on Saturday night at The Amphitheater in Orange Beach likely ...

8/5/2017 12:24:00 PM
Taste of Country
“It’s chill.” Chesney is set to perform at the Wharf Amphitheatre in Orange Beach, Ala., on Aug. 5, followed by two nights at the Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Conn., on Aug. 10 and 11. Those are the only smaller shows on a very limited schedule of ...

8/3/2017 5:36:00 PM
Pensacola News Journal
Gulf Islands welcomes first sea turtle hatchlings of 2017 Gulf Islands National Seashore says the Perdido Key area reported the first successful turtle nest hatching of 2017 for the park. Check out this story on ...

Alabama Wildlife & Freshwater Fisheries
With the late spring and early summer months comes an increased number of bear sightings. This time of year bears begin to travel in search of mates or to find a new home after leaving their mother. More often these bears are just passing through and are not likely to stick around or be seen again. However, some bears may…

8/2/2017 6:43:00 AM
August 2, 2017 – Orange Beach, AL (OBA) – City leaders and law enforcement officials are meeting to discuss possibly enacting a new ordinance to better protect the sea grass beds around Walker Island in Orange Beach. “Are y’all trying to have a ...

8/2/2017 1:41:00 AM
Mullet Wrapper
The Sand Sea and Spirit Retreat will celebrate its 27th year of sharing ways of keeping self and community healthy and balanced from Sept. 9-19 from its headquarters at Phoenix VI and various other venues (including the beach) around Orange Beach.

8/1/2017 3:20:00 PM
open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Perdido Key Entrance Station, open daily from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Opal Beach Entrance Station in the Santa Rosa Area, open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays

8/1/2017 9:17:00 AM
The Gulf Shores City Council unanimously agreed Monday to begin a process of exploring a breakaway from the Baldwin County Schools and launching an independent school system. The council approved a professional services agreement with the Public Affairs ...

8/1/2017 7:35:00 AM
Alabama Public Radio
Gulf Shores High School, Gulf Shores, Ala. The city of Gulf Shores is getting more serious about the potential of forming a separate citywide school system. Last night, Gulf Shores City Council members approved conducting a feasibility study for the project.

7/31/2017 2:16:00 PM
July 31, 2017 - Orange Beach, AL (OBA) - The “About Boating Safely” Class is being presented by Flotilla 3-10 of the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary on Saturday, August 5th, 2017 from 7:45 A. M. to 4:00 P.M. at the Orange Beach Community Center.

7/30/2017 6:54:00 AM
Gulf Shores Elementary School is supported by 11 portable trailers that handle an overflow of students. The Baldwin County School System wants to build onto the school and remove the portables. A group of residents, though, want the city to break away from ...

7/28/2017 11:30:00 PM
and tulip sundaes which are dubbed “an old fun food tradition for Sunday…” Another favorite amongst Alabamans is Matt’s Homemade Ice Cream in Gulf Shores, which also uses Cammie’s ice cream. Seward Highway—127 miles from Anchorage to Seward ...

7/28/2017 11:24:00 AM Bloggers
Orange Beach, Ala. -Big Wave Dave's Kitchen & Beach Bar, a new beachside restaurant featuring eclectic dishes such as craft lobster rolls, baked local oysters, fry baskets, Mexican street food, and southern-style seafood opened its doors in June with a ...

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