The public will have another opportunity to voice its opinion concerning the future of The Hangout Music Festival at Gulf Shores Pubic Beach during a public hearing on Sept. 22 at 4 p.m. at City Council Chambers at Gulf Shores City Hall.
IN THE GULF OF MEXICO – The Walter Marine crew aboard the tug Maranatha endured some tense moments with equipment malfunctions, but still managed to get the Kinta retired cargo ship to the bottom where she was intended to go.
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.
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.
“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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
ORANGE BEACH, Ala. (WPMI) Next week residents in Orange Beach will decide if they want to separate from the Baldwin County School System. Both the support and the opposition groups are trying to get their message out ahead of next week’s vote. As time is ticking down, things are heating up.
GULF SHORES, Alabama - Gulf State Park was devastated when Hurricane Ivan made landfall in Gulf Shores ten years ago. Campgrounds were submerged, roads flooded, forests were damaged and cabins were destroyed. But the storm’s biggest impact was at the fishing pier and at the state park lodge. Both structures were leveled.
via Gulf State Park: 10 Years After Hurricane Ivan.
ORANGE BEACH, Ala. (WALA) – When you look back at the destruction left in Hurricane Ivan’s wake, it’s hard to believe it’s already been 10 years. But if you ask Liberty Linen Warehouse Manager James Eldred, he still vividly recalls the damage left behind.
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As of 3:45 p.m., 5,231 Baldwin EMC customers were without power in 25 different areas, ranging from Weeks Bay to Gulf Shores to Orange Beach, according to the electric cooperative’s spokeswoman Karen Moore.
GULF SHORES, AL — Saturday Gulf State Park is going to the dogs. Hosted by Gulf State Park in conjunction with the American Kennel Club’s Responsible Dog Owner Days, this celebration will feature a full day of fun on Saturday from 10 a.m.–4 p.m.. Pups and pup parents are all invited to come down.
FAIRHOPE, Ala. — The city council and Mayor Tim Kant will discuss the city’s budget for the 2014-15 fiscal year Monday at a special meeting at 3 p.m. in the Delchamps Room at City Hall. The budget proposed by Kant includes more than $61 million in total revenue with $56 million in expenses and a $5 million surplus
Another, much larger waterspout formed this morning about 11:30 a.m. in the Santa Rosa Sound near Navarre, on the heels of last night’s waterspout along Pensacola Beach.
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GULF SHORES, Alabama – With a specially equipped patrol car, the city’s police department is trying out new license-plate reading technology this month. Through an agreement with California-based Vigilant Solutions, the police department started a free 30-day trial of the company’s Automated License Plate Recognition product on Aug. 26.
Hurricane Ivan was a high category 3 at landfall with winds between 120 and 130 mph. It made landfall around 1 am on Thursday, September 16, 2004 along the Fort Morgan Peninsula, near Gulf Shores. Ivan was the strongest Hurricane from Baldwin to Santa Rosa Counties in more than 100 years.
via Hurricane Ivan’s Impact on the Gulf Coast.
This is a beach trip like none other, “Got my “If it fits, it ships” box?” It started 20 years ago. ”Brings back memories of us walking out on the beach as a family.” Tammy and Steve Hall, along with their three children, vacationed in Gulf Shores and decided to take part of it home with them.
via Beach Sand Returned after 20 Years.
ORANGE BEACH, Alabama– Katherine Webb and AJ McCarron tied the knot early in July, but pictures of the wedding have not been revealed until now, when the couple chose to release them via entertainment show Extra.
ORANGE BEACH, Ala. The Wharf Uncorked Wine & Culinary Event, a tantalizing three-day event, will combine delicious food, wines and live entertainment with a pinch of Southern flair and a dash of Gulf Coast hospitality.
LOXLEY, Ala. — Just over a year ago, Terry Ray Pollard, then a resident of Texas, set out on a mission to take that calling literally, carrying a cross through all 50 states. In April of 2013, Pollard, an ordained minister, had a street ministry in Fort Worth when a personal crisis forced him to turn to God for direction.
SILVERHILL, Ala. — The Town of Silverhill will celebrate its 31st Heritage Day Festival on Saturday, Sept. 20 celebrating the town’s cultural heritage with arts and crafts, family entertainment and historic talks centered on honoring our past and present mayors.
ROBERTSDALE, Ala. — Rains held off and there was a good turnout on Saturday, Sept. 13 at the PZK Civic Center in Robertsdale for the Cool Wheels, Hot Wings and Pretty Things fundraiser for Under His Wings. The event featured a car and motorcycle show hosted by the Gear Jammers and Mardi Gras MG British car clubs, along with a hot wing eating contest and arts and crafts festival.
FOLEY, Ala. — September is a busy month at the Foley Public Library with activities of interest for the entire family. The fun begins Thursday with the first installment of the Foley Public Library’s Fall Film Series.
FAIRHOPE, Ala. (WALA) – An abandoned and dilapidated Fairhope home may soon be destroyed to the delight of neighbors. It’s what’s commonly referred to in real estate as a “zombie home” where there’s a discrepancy between the mortgage holder and the owner of record as to who owns the property. The property is on South Ingleside Street about a block from Thomas Hospital. It’s surrounded by weeds and half of a dead tree has fallen across the roof.
via Fairhope eyesore may soon come down | FOX10 News.