Gulf Shores

Alabama Beach Tourism Marks Another Record Year

Alabama Beach Tourism Marks Another Record Year

October 8, 2021
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President and CEO of Gulf Shores and Orange Beach Tourism Herb Malone announced another record year for Alabama beaches, WKRG reported. Occupancy rates of condominiums, beach houses and other rental properties in June and July were near 100%, he said. While August numbers were not yet official, Malone said they were trending in the same…

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State Fruit, Vegetable Growers to Convene In Gulf Shores

State Fruit, Vegetable Growers to Convene In Gulf Shores

October 1, 2021
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The 2021 Alabama Fruit and Vegetable Growers Conference and Tradeshow is being held on November 18-19 at The Lodge at Gulf State Park in Gulf Shores. The deadline to register is October 4. Costs are $125 per person or, if multiple people from the same farm are attending, $125 for the first person and $100…

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Fort Morgan Haunted Tours to be Featured on Second Sight Paranormal TV

Fort Morgan Haunted Tours to be Featured on Second Sight Paranormal TV

October 1, 2021
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Fort Morgan will host the “Fort Morgan Ghost Investigation and Historical Haunted Tour” this Halloween, while being featured in a Second Sight Paranormal TV series, WKRG reports. Second Sight TV and Fort Morgan have partnered to host the event, which will include historical background of the site. The public can join Second Sight TV members…

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New Openings

New Openings

September 24, 2021
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The Spruced Up Shoppe recently celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon-cutting event. The shop is owned by interior designer and home stager Stephanie Cunningham and offers furniture, rugs, pillows, local art and more at 20730 State Highway 181, Suite C in Fairhope. In Gulf Shores, Poke Bowl Sushi Burrito & Boba cut the ribbon…

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Shrimp Festival Cancelled

Shrimp Festival Cancelled

September 17, 2021
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The Annual National Shrimp Festival has been cancelled for the second year in a row due to COVID-19. Previously scheduled for October 7-10 (Shrimp Festival Planned For October In Gulf Shores), it expected approximately 250,000 attendees. Organizers stated, “Our mission at the Coastal Alabama Business Chamber, and through the Gateway Initiative, is to support our…

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Gulf Shores Tops Growing Alabama Cities List

Gulf Shores Tops Growing Alabama Cities List

August 20, 2021
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AL.com recently reported that cities across Alabama “are growing like wildfire,” with Gulf Shores tops growing Alabama cities list at No. 1. Baldwin County is the state’s fastest-growing county through 2010-2020 and home to five of the top 11, including three of the top five, fastest-growing cities in Alabama. Gulf Shores grew at 54% and…

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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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Souvenir City Celebrates 65th Anniversary

Souvenir City Celebrates 65th Anniversary

July 9, 2021
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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…

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Christmas Tree Association to Meet In Gulf Shores

Christmas Tree Association to Meet In Gulf Shores

July 9, 2021
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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…

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Real Estate Roundup

Real Estate Roundup

July 2, 2021
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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…

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