Dauphin Island

Dauphin Island Hosting Bike Ride for ARF

Dauphin Island Hosting Bike Ride for ARF

October 15, 2021
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The nonprofit Animal Rescue Foundation (ARF) is holding the 5th Annual Massacre Island Haunted Bike Ride beginning at Green Park on Dauphin Island on October 30 at 6 p.m. Halloween costumes and bicycle decorations are encouraged for the 5-mi. ride. Afterward, there will be prizes for costumes and bicycle decorations at Dority’s Bar & Grill,…

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Mobile Pops Sets Dauphin Island Concert For October

Mobile Pops Sets Dauphin Island Concert For October

September 10, 2021
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The Mobile Symphonic Pops Band is holding a concert at Water Tower Plaza on Dauphin Island on October 3 at 5 p.m., Mayor Jeff Collier announced via The Connection. The theme is “Space,” including favorites such as “Stardust,” “Beyond the Horizon” and “When You Wish Upon the Star.” Admission is free due to the support…

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Artificial Reef Program Gains 110 Mi.2

Artificial Reef Program Gains 110 Mi.2

August 20, 2021
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The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources has commenced with an $8.135-million expansion of the Alabama Artificial Reef Program. One of the largest collections in the world, Alabama’s artificial reef zones recently got even larger with the addition of 110 mi.2 along the Gulf of Mexico bottom. The work is being funded by grants…

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Dauphin Island Hosting Another Job Fair

Dauphin Island Hosting Another Job Fair

July 9, 2021
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The Town of Dauphin Island and the Dauphin Island Chamber of Commerce are sponsoring a job fair on August 2 at 10 a.m.-noon at the Dauphin Island Town Hall, Mayor Jeff Collier wrote in The Connection. Positions available include public works, the food service industry, housekeeping, administrative and clerical and more. Owners and managers from…

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Dauphin Island Reggae Weekend Set For August

Dauphin Island Reggae Weekend Set For August

July 9, 2021
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Alabama Coasting and the Town of Dauphin Island are holding the Fifth Annual  Reggae Weekend beginning on August 13 at 5:30 p.m. at Pirates Bar & Grill and ending with a sunset concert on August 15 at West End Beach. Food and drink specials and crafts will join Reggae music at venues including Green Park,…

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South Alabama Land Trust Hires Coordinator, To Add Easements

June 25, 2021
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The South Alabama Land Trust (SALT) of Fairhope has announced that Katherine Kuhnhas accepted the position of outreach and volunteer coordinator for the nonprofit, which supports the Weeks Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. Kuhnhas said she lived in multiple states growing up but later found herself wanting to live close to the coast. She attended…

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Dauphin Island Opens West End Beach

Dauphin Island Opens West End Beach

June 11, 2021
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Dauphin Island has opened its popular West End Beach after it was closed for more than seven months, Mayor Jeff Collier wrote in The Connection. Upgrades have been made, including an expansion of the parking lot, which can now accommodate more than 200 vehicles. Additionally, a new portable restroom trailer and a variety of vendors…

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Dauphin Island Job Fair Coming Up

June 4, 2021
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The Town of Dauphin Island and the Dauphin Island Chamber of Commerce are sponsoring a job fair on June 7 at the Dauphin Island Town Hall at 10 a.m.-noon, Mayor Jeff Collier wrote in The Connection. Positions available include restaurant food servers and kitchen staff, administrative and clerical positions, public works, and housekeeping. Owners and…

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State Buys Dauphin Island West End For Conservation

State Buys Dauphin Island West End For Conservation

February 12, 2021
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Alabama Newscenter recently reported on the purchase of 838 acres on the west end of Dauphin Island state that conservation officials said would “help protect a diverse coastal habitat frequented by endangered birds and sea turtles.” Funds from Alabama’s portion of the US$8.8-billion BP Deepwater Horizon settlement were used to buy the land that had…

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Aloe Bay Public Discussion Next Week

Aloe Bay Public Discussion Next Week

January 15, 2021
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A weeklong series of virtual and in-person events next week offers the public a chance to help shape the work to be done around Dauphin Island’s Aloe Bay, AL.com reported. Part of the $315 million for projects along the coast announced in 2018 (mostly from settlements related to the Deepwater Horizon disaster), there is more…

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