The original Souvenir City in Gulf Shores celebrated 65 years in business on July 1 with a ribbon cutting in its iconic shark’s mouth entrance, GulfCoastNewsToday.com recently reported. The Coastal Alabama Business Chamber presented a proclamation proclaiming July 1 as Souvenir City Day. Owner Clyde Weir and members of the Weir family joined guests including…Read More
The Southern Christmas Tree Association Annual Meeting is to be held at The Lodge at Gulf State Park in Gulf Shores on August 13-15. As part of the event, a Sunday Farm Tour will also take place at Fish River Trees near Summerdale. Attendees may register using this form. For more information, contact Michael Buchart…Read More
According to AL.com, Servpro of Mobile County paid $1 million for a 14,875-ft2 warehouse on 3 acres at 2781 MacMae Drive in Mobile, according to Robert Cook of Vallas Realty, who handled the transaction. Also in Mobile, investors paid $290,000 for a 7,700-ft2 commercial building at 6414 Hillcrest Park Court, according to John M. Delchamps…Read More
According to AL.com, investors paid $782,000 for the Dollar General store off Highway 98 in the Barnwell community outside Fairhope city limits, according to Pratt Thomas of Merrill P. Thomas Co., who represented the buyers. The 9,014-ft2 store was built in 2005 and will continue to operate at that location. Andrew Chason of Marcus &…Read More
According to Business Alabama, four chefs from across the state will put their seafood cooking skills to the test in Gulf Shores on June 21 during the sixth annual Alabama Seafood Cook-Off. Michael Andrzejewski of Fisher’s in Orange Beach and his team will compete for the chance to represent Alabama in the 17th annual Great…Read More
EG Group, one of the fastest-growing convenience store retailers in the U.S., is expanding in Alabama with a new Tom Thumb store in Gulf Shores, according to a recent announcement. Plans feature the company’s latest design, equipment and menu, all of which were created to expand food choices and enhance customer experience. The location also…Read More
Legendary Marine is celebrating its 20th anniversary at all of its locations. Its branch in Gulf Shores will hold the event on June 19 at 11 a.m.-2 p.m. The event will include food, including members of the Mudbug Mafia Catering making jambalaya. A raffle for a Yeti bucket stocked with items will also take place.…Read More
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has awarded $12.28 million to Alabama airports for infrastructure upgrades, safety advances, equipment and land acquisition, Business Alabama reports. Beneficiaries include Foley Municipal Airport getting $472,222 to seal runway and taxiway surface and pavement joints and Jack Edwards National Airport in Gulf Shores getting $166,666 to seal apron and taxiway…Read More
Regular flights will be offered between Baton Rouge Metro Airport and Gulf Shores starting June 3, The Advocate reports. Ultimate Air Shuttle will operate the flights, called “Southeast Beach Express,” which it said will depart Baton Rouge, Atlanta and Nashville daily between Thursday and Sunday. Passengers will travel on 30-seat executive jets for quick access…Read More
Kaiser Sotheby’s International Realty recently celebrated the successes of its real estate sales associates for 2020. “Top Overall Sales Agent of the Year,” “Top Buyer’s Agent” and “Top Sales and Listing Agent” for Gulf Shores was Sandy Davenport. “Top Listing Agent of the Year” and “Top Listing Agent” for Orange Beach was Erin Kaiser. “Top…Read More
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