February 13, 2014 Gulf Shores (GSA) and Orange Beach, AL (OBA) – For guests visiting Gulf Shores.com or Orange Beach.com, they see a whole different state of destination information thanks to the launch of the convention and visitors bureau’s redesigned website, which was unveiled in early January and features the “it’s a whole different state” branding.
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The first Mardi Gras parade in South Baldwin County doesn’t roll until Feb. 28th, but Gulf Shores and Orange Beach are already in the carnival spirit.
Revelers will see new floats in some of the seven, scheduled parades, including a pirate-themed ship.
Mobile sidewalks stretch from here to St. Louis, but Coastal Alabama residents still find availability lacking | AL.comThursday, February 13th, 2014
The hundreds of miles of sidewalks maintained by cities and Mobile and Baldwin counties serve as a primary path to connect hundreds of citizens to their hometowns’ best features.
“It’s truly trying to get you out of the traffic and in a safer environment for those that chose to not just recreate but try to use it for transportation,” said Ken Grimes, Orange Beach City administrator.
ORANGE BEACH, Alabama — Craig Stephenson, a fire marshal at the Orange Beach Fire Department and an Orange Beach resident, has qualified to run for the District 5 slot on the Baldwin County school board.
GULF SHORES, Alabama – Angie Swiger has announced her re-election campaign for District 5 on the Baldwin County school board.
She is seeking her second term to represent the district, which includes Orange Beach, Gulf Shores and Fort Morgan, as well as parts of Elberta, Magnolia Springs, Perdido Beach and Lillian.
MOBILE, Alabama — Local investors recently purchased 55 acres on the north side of Perdido Beach Boulevard, across the street from the Phoenix condominiums, according to Jay O’Brien of J. L. O’Brien & Associates who represented the sellers.
ORANGE BEACH, Alabama -
Rescue crews in Orange Beach can get to most emergencies in three to five minutes, but transport time to the closest, hospital emergency room 15 miles away in Foley can take as long as 25 minutes.
A program described as a college for firefighters is finally underway after two years of planning in Orange Beach.
Tuesday, February 11, was only day two of 730 days of living, learning, and working at the Orange Beach Fire Department for nine young men from across the U.S.
Washington, DC – U.S. Representative Bradley Byrne (AL-Dist. 1) released his public schedule for the week of February 18-21. Congressman Byrne will travel to rural areas in Mobile, Baldwin, Washington, Monroe, and Escambia Counties to hold town hall meetings with constituents.
GULF SHORES, Alabama – Food, fun and fundraising are anticipated for the 16th annual Snowbird Brat Fest, which is scheduled to begin at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 15, in the parking lot behind the Erie Meyer Civic Center.
Ten snowbird clubs will unite for the annual festivities in an effort to raise money for the Gulf Shores, Fort Morgan and Orange Beach fire and rescue departments, Brat Fest volunteer Bob Much said.
February 11, 2014 – Orange Beach, AL (OBA) – For 40 years, the Festival of Art has been Orange Beach’s first rite of spring — and this year, you can expect even more artistic wonders, stunning performances and family fun.
The Orange Beach Festival of Art is set for March 8 and 9, and will feature more than 100 local and regional fine artists of visual, performing and culinary arts.
ORANGE BEACH, AL — With more than 50 arts and crafts vendors featuring local and regional artisans and an impressive Car Show including classic cars, hot rods and newer models, the 22nd Annual Seafood Festival promises to be a delight for young and old.
February 10, 2014 – Orange Beach, AL (OBA) – Orange Beach IT Director Rauf Bolden issued the following statement Monday regarding upgrades to the osprey camera on a nest at the recreation center:
On Tuesday, Feb. 11, we will be working to upgrade the Osprey Camera with better optics, night vision and sound. The timeline is to go live on Wednesday, Feb. 12, at the URL below and wait for our couple to show up, lay eggs and raise their family.
ORANGE BEACH, AL – Laura Thomas was both surprised and happy after a second public discussion and meeting by the Committee for Orange Beach Education Excellence.
The local group has a schedule planned of twice-weekly meetings in the City Council chambers that will continue likely through March or as long as there is public interest.
ORANGE BEACH, AL – An overflow crowd turned out under the tent at the Flora-Bama on Feb. 8 to raise money to help Zak Mazzullo’s battle against leukemia.
via Zak Mazzullo day at the Flora-Bama – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: News.
ORANGE BEACH, Alabama — Ryan Moss, assistant principal of Foley Middle school, has been named as the interim principal of Orange Beach Elementary.
Baldwin County schools Superintendent Alan Lee made the announcement Friday afternoon. Moss will start work at the school on Monday.
ORANGE BEACH, Alabama — Fans of Jason Aldean and Florida Georgia Line who didn’t grab up tickets to their March performance at the Amphitheater at The Wharf will have another chance.
BAY MINETTE, AL – Child sex abuse suspect Shaun Cassidy was in court for a preliminary hearing on Feb. 6 and his bond was raised on the two most serious charges by $800,000 each.
ORANGE BEACH, Alabama -
Members with the group Orange Beach Educational Excellence want to cut ties with the county school district and form an independent, city operated system.
But is operating a city managed system financially realistic?
The City of Orange Beach is considering splitting away from the Baldwin County School System to create a school district of its own.
After a second of many community meetings was held Thursday morning, February 6, many parents said they’re excited about a possible new future for their kids.