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
Mark Hudspeth, former head coach of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, Tennessee, and associate head coach at Mississippi State, was recently named head football coach at Gulf Shores High School, GulfCoastNewsToday.com reported. Hudspeth’s 26 years of coaching experience include 15 years as a collegiate head coach. His…Read More
Local firm Crow Shields Bailey PC recently announced that Caroline Soltys, CPA, will be joining its Gulf Shores office as a tax supervisor. Soltys is a University of West Florida graduate who specializes in corporate, partnership and individual taxation. She will compile and review business and personal financial statements, and train and support small businesses…Read More
The Gulf Shores Lady Dolphins softball team welcomes Haley Hopkins-Steege as new head coach, according to a recent report from The Islander. Hopkins-Steege is a third-year history teacher at Gulf Shores High and served as associate head coach in the softball program the last two years. She is also a Gulf Shores High School alumna…Read More
According to Al.com, U-Haul paid $2.4 million for St. Francis Plaza, a 73,771-ft2 neighborhood retail center at 2501 Government Street in Mobile, according to Amanda Goldman of Stirling Properties, who represented the seller. Also in Mobile, investors paid $1.8 million for a 4,700-ft2 commercial center at 5167 Rangeline Service Road North, according to Andrew Chason…Read More
With the longtime CEO of Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Tourism Herb Malone set to retire next year, the board of directors recently voted to name Beth Gendler, current vice president of sales & sports commission, as the next CEO. Gendler will become the organization’s second president and CEO in its 27-year history. She has…Read More
According to a recent email from Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Tourism, Gulf Shores and Orange Beach have recently welcomed the following eateries to the area: Brookman’s Smokehouse provides smoked fish and meats, and everything is made-to-order from scratch in-house; OSO Early, a sister restaurant to OSO at Bear Point, focuses on breakfast, brunch, coffees…Read More
Crow Shields Bailey PC recently hired Georgiana Patrasc as accounting services associate and Carianne Wright as staff accountant. Patrasc holds a master’s degree in industrial/organizational psychology from Valdosta State University in Valdosta, Georgia, and an undergraduate degree from Mississippi State University. She also volunteers at several animal shelters. Wright is a graduate of the University…Read More
Gulf State Park received a 2020 Phoenix Award from the Society of American Travel Writers (SATW), the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced. SATW called it “an international showcase for environmental and economic sustainability, as it demonstrates best practices for outdoor recreation, education and hospitable accommodations.” Given annually since 1969 to destinations showcasing responsible,…Read More
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