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…Read More
Orange Beach Elementary was one of five schools in Alabama recognized as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2021 by the U.S. Department of Education, GulfCoastNewsToday.com reported. The recognition is based on schools’ overall academic performance or progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups. Up to 420 schools may be nominated each year. The department…Read More
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…Read More
The Mystical Order of Aurora Mardi Gras krewe is holding its 2021 “Swanky Gala,” a benefit for Youth-Reach Gulf Coast, a Baldwin County faith-based residential program for young men struggling with addiction and other challenges, on August 21 at The Port at The Wharf at Orange Beach, the Mullet Wrapper reported. Themed on “creative and…Read More
According to AL.com, a local developer paid $6 million for 2.35 acres of gulf-front property at 26026 Perdido Beach Boulevard in Orange Beach, just east of Cotton Bayou State Park. David Milstead of Bellator Commercial Real Estate represented the seller. Caribe Realty worked for the buyer, who plans to develop Caribe Seaside. Also in Orange…Read More
Mobile native Jimmy Buffett will bring his “Life on the Flip Side” tour to Orange Beach on September 19, with tickets going on sale July 23, AL.com reports. Prices are $49.75, $89.75 and $139.50 through Ticketmaster with a limit of eight per customer. The tour title refers to Life on the Flip Side, a collection…Read More
Work on Baldwin County’s first fiber broadband internet service should start within two weeks in Fairhope and Orange Beach, GulfCoastNewsToday.com reported. C Spire Fiber is to start construction on the Eastern Shore, what Fairhope Mayor Sherry Sullivan called one of the fastest-growing areas in the U.S. “This fiber network is going to be a huge…Read More
The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) Mobile Section is hosting the 53rd Annual Bonanza Day Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo and Golf Tournament on August 13 and 14. Considered by many as the premier deep sea fishing rodeo and golf tournament of the construction industry in the Mobile/Pensacola area, Bonanza Day will take place at…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
Orange Beach Elementary School students will have a new principal upon their return from summer break, according to GulfCoastNewsToday.com. Mary Catherine Law comes to Orange Beach Elementary from Robertsdale Elementary, where she served as assistant principal for three years. Law received her undergraduate degree in communications from Auburn University and a master’s degree in elementary…Read More
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