Tucked away behind the car wash on Canal Road in Orange Beach, there’s a tiny room where one woman cuts hair, one client at a time. The walls of her single-chair salon are lined with framed, autographed pictures of singers and songwriters along with antique signs. A guitar sits on a chair, waiting to be played by a musician who might trade a haircut for a couple of songs.
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Love for music, friendship found at Moonshine Maggie’s hair ’saloon’ – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: FeaturesTuesday, May 7th, 2013
‘Someplace Better’ branches out across mediums: Book signing to feature author and artist – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: Arts & EntertainmentTuesday, April 30th, 2013
How long will this last? Can it get any worse? How much longer can we hold out? Where is the next mortgage payment, utility bill or car note coming from? These have become all too familiar questions during economically uncertain times…questions that few people thought about prior to 2008.
MAGNOLIA SPRINGS, Alabama — Author, painter, craftsman, historian, re-enactor, graphic designer: all these terms and many more apply to Magnolia Springs resident Steve Boyleston, but his relationship with his rescued rooster Jeremiah Johnson is the story he enjoys sharing the most.
Every year for her birthday, 7-year-old Blakeley Robbins and her family go camping at her favorite place in the world, Blakeley State Park.
But this year, when Blakeley, her parents and her brothers woke up on April 2 in the park, they wondered if their 2,000-acre getaway would always be there for them to enjoy.
BAY MINETTE, Alabama — Whether it's helping out with a political campaign, volunteering with community service groups or working in the family business, Shane Hadley throws in his whole heart.
ORANGE BEACH, Ala. – Members of the Orange Beach Garden Club Ways & Means Committee put the final touches on details for their Feb. 20 fundraising event, Game Day and Salad Luncheon.
I remember sitting in art class as a first grader, making a pottery ashtray that ended up looking more like a turtle. So, it was uplifting for me these many years later, to find a gentleman and his wife living on our Island that have gone way beyond ashtrays,
SUMMERDALE, Alabama — For the past 21 years, John Schnell, pastor of Harvest Church in Summerdale, has been involved in the National Day of Prayer.
United States Surgeon General Regina Benjamin was at the Mobile County Health Department to make a major announcement about the Affordable Care Act.
Alabama native Tim Cook has had a whirlwind year since being named Apple CEO last August, succeeding tech legend Steve Jobs. Now he’s been listed at the top of Out Magazine’s list of most powerful individuals in the LGBT community.
ORANGE BEACH, Alabama — Alabama native Bethany Gounares originally had her sights set on a career in film production but has found a fulfilling life as wife, mother and Internet salesperson on Alabama’s Gulf Coast.
GULF SHORES, Ala. — New York Times best-selling author and internationally known speaker Andy Andrews, will be the keynote speaker at the Baldwin County Republican Party’s summer dinner Thursday, June 14, 7 p.m. at the Robertsdale Coliseum in Robertsdale. Andrews’ books include the New York Times bestsellers The Noticer, The Traveler’s Gift, and his latest book, How Do You Kill 11 Million People?, which addresses the dire consequences of political apathy.
GULF SHORES, Alabama — Walter Chandler has retired as the municipal court judge for the city after more than 25 years on the bench.
Attorney Frank Hollon, who had served as the city prosecutor, will move up to the municipal judge post, according to Ken McKenzie, the clerk of the court. Hollon will preside on the bench starting May 17.
An Inspiration To All Returning Veterans: Curtis Childress, iPhone Guru in Gulf Shores Alabama.
Walking through downtown Gulf Shores or Foley you can tell things are tough. Small businesses are boarded up and some may never return. As the wars in the Far East wind down and our heroes return home to the beautiful Gulf Coast many are wondering what their futures hold. For one it was a tale of frustration, perseverance, and finally, elation.
Motorcyclists took today took part in a benefit ride for Terry Fent, a Summerdale police officer severely injured in a February accident.
Press-Register staff photographer Kate Mercer was there to capture the accompanying pictures this morning, when more than a dozen riders began the run from Battleship Memorial Park on the Causeway.
At RE/MAX of Orange Beach, Leigh McPherson was the individual sales leader for for 2011 and the Daily Team, comprised of Patrick Daily, Gina Daily, Taylor Daily, Lydia Franz, Mark Struthers and Kim Tatum, was the No. 1 Team for 2011.
(ORANGE BEACH, Ala.) – Rick Hermelin is an incredible man, in incredible shape. He's a former Marine who refuses to let his age stand in the way of his goals. He’s fast too, covering about 12 miles per hour. LOCAL 15 News caught up with him, in Orange Beach.
“How Do You Kill 11 Million People?”
That’s the provocative title of the latest book from best-selling author Andy Andrews of Orange Beach. The answer he provides is breathtakingly simple: Lie to them.
GULF SHORES, Alabama — Former Gulf Shores City Councilman Mike Miceli lived on the Alabama Gulf Coast when it was an undeveloped, sparsely populated community and never stopped caring for the region, friends and family said Monday.
Miceli, 70, died Friday after a long illness. A funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Our Lady of the Gulf Catholic Church, his wife, Claudia Miceli, said.
“He left his imprint all over town. He’s a part of Gulf Shores and has been even before there was a Gulf Shores,” she said. “He went through all the hurricanes and he used to tell me all the stories about how it used to be when he was growing up here.”
Gold diggers: Treasure hunters comb Alabama beaches to find junk, booty and diamond-studded gold grills | al.comFriday, August 5th, 2011
GULF SHORES, Alabama — Treasure hunter is the last thought that springs to mind when you see the middle-aged Mobile couple standing neck deep in the Gulf of Mexico wearing big yellow headphones.
But it’s the only description that fits.