ORANGE BEACH, Alabama – The Committee for Orange Beach Educational Excellence continued to bolster its campaign for an independent, city-run school system during a community meeting Monday featuring inspirational author and Orange Beach resident Andy Andrews.
ORANGE BEACH, AL – The Sea, Sand and Stars Nature Center has announced its summer program, “Gulf Coast Adventure,” in the second week of June. This is the third year for summer programs at the center. There will be speakers in the museum as well as movies in the planetarium.
GULF SHORES, Alabama — Officials with Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo are preparing to kick-start stalled efforts to move the facility and its roughly 600 animals to a new location north of the Intracoastal Waterway.
FOLEY, Ala. — Rain and mud didn’t keep more than two dozen people away from Graham Creek Nature Preserve’ Outdoor Classroom grand opening Friday morning.
GULF SHORES, Ala. (WALA) -From the outside, there’s a model home in Gulf Shores that doesn’t look much different than any other nice home. But unlike a traditional wood home which uses about 9000 pounds of materials in the outside walls, this home is built a good bit sturdier.
FOLEY, Ala. (WPMI) As new businesses continue to open their doors in Foley, employees are needed to keep them running. In the next several months, construction of nearly half a dozen businesses is supposed to be finished.
More people wear them on their heads than eat them. But here in Northwest Florida, we look at the much-maligned mullet a little differently. We’re talking the fish, not the haircut. The haircut is much-maligned for good reason.
via Mullet Toss.
FAIRHOPE, Ala. (WPMI) A Fairhope doctor has now pleaded guilty to three federal drug charges for prescribing drugs for sex and money. Prosecutors with the U.S. Attorney’s Office say Dr. Joseph Ndolo was running a pill mill out of his private clinic from 2008 to 2013.
When Flora-Bama musician Jimmy Louis first proposed the idea of Mullet Toss 30 years ago, he probably didn’t imagine it would grow into an event that would draw tens of thousands of people (and millions of dollars) every year to the beaches on the Alabama-Florida state line.
GULF SH0RES — One of the fastest growing markets on Pleasure Island is the business of sports as evidenced by the yearlong schedule of events brought to Gulf Shores and Orange Beach and managed by the tourism board’s Sports Commission.
GULF SHORES, Alabama — Students from Gulf Shores and Orange Beach gathered at the field at Gulf Shores High School for the high school’s 2nd annual Earth Day Extravaganza. Students from grade four to the twelfth grade listened to naturalists and representatives from Gulf State Park, Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge, and the Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo.
FOLEY, Alabama – They came to say goodbye and to honor the life of a man whose life was cut tragically short. About 75 people attended a memorial service for Ronald Ealey. Ealey’s family and friends gathered in a quiet pasture behind the Chevron station on County Road 65 where Ealey used to work.
via Emotional Memorial Service Held For Foley Accident Victim.
Purpose, a value most search a lifetime to find, serves as a lifeline for Gulf Shores and Orange Beach volleyball coach Shawn Weaver, a local force behind the upcoming American Volleyball Coaches Association’s (AVCA) Collegiate Sand Volleyball National Championships on May 2-4.
“There’s no such thing as no one can make it through college,” says Jerald Johnson, owner of Emerald Coast Memorabilia and UA Grads, a mentoring program for high school juniors and seniors.
FAIRHOPE, Ala. — The City of Fairhope will once again be partnering with coaches from Fairhope High School to offer summer activities for children in Fairhope. Camp will be at Volanta Park and the Fairhope Municipal Pool from 7:30 a.m. -3:30 p.m. each day beginning the week of June 2. Camp will run through the week of July 28, ending on August 1.
FOLEY, Ala. — The Forward City is one step closer to establishing its first dog park, The city of Foley held a public-involvement meeting Thursday evening at City Hall to gather input on the pending project, with several canine enthusiast weighing in.
Alabama Department of Transportation contractors will be completing utility work near Little Lagoon Pass between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Wednesday, April 23. During this time, there will be a temporary water disruption for residents of Sand Dune Drive and Gulf Court.
BALDWIN COUNTY, Alabama — The Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public its eighth opportunity in three years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 26 anyone can bring pills for disposal to various drop off locations.
BAY MINETTE, Alabama — After a nearly hour long debate during a work session Tuesday, the Baldwin County Commission decided not to take a portion of the money earmarked for mental health care in the county to fund a probation officer’s salary.
ORANGE BEACH, Alabama – Sarah Palin, one of the biggest draws in Republican politics, will speak Friday at The Wharf.