Spanish Fort

Blakeley State Park Announces Cruises

Blakeley State Park Announces Cruises

July 16, 2021
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Historic Blakeley State Park in Spanish Fort recently announced several cruises to sail throughout the rest of July. Sunset cruises will be held on July 16 at 7:30 p.m. and July 30 at 7 p.m. The “Mobile Bay and the Eastern Shore Cruise” will be July 17 at 9 a.m.-noon, while the “Delta Discovery Tour”…

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Forging A Difference Launching In Baldwin County

Forging A Difference Launching In Baldwin County

July 9, 2021
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Forging a Difference, a new nonprofit using blacksmithing and knife making as a way to serve the active-duty, veteran, law enforcement, and first-responder communities, is hosting a kickoff dinner on July 15 at 6:30-7:30 p.m. The Forging a Difference Fund Raising Dinner w/ JD Drinkard will be held at the gym of the Faith Family…

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Spanish Fort Recognizes Four National Merit Scholars

Spanish Fort Recognizes Four National Merit Scholars

July 9, 2021
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Spanish Fort High School has produced four National Merit Scholars, who were recognized at a recent Baldwin County Board of Education meeting, GulfCoastNewsToday.com reported. Caroline Triboni, Richard Fang, Katherine Clemmons and Bennett Booth were named National Merit Scholars. They have been preceded in the honor by only one Baldwin County public school student, a Fairhope…

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Real Estate Roundup

Real Estate Roundup

June 11, 2021
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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 &…

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Mandina's Restaurant To Open In Spanish Fort

Mandina’s Restaurant To Open In Spanish Fort

February 12, 2021
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According to AL.com, Mandina’s Restaurant, which has operated in New Orleans since 1932, will open its third location (and first outside Louisiana) in Spanish Fort. Stirling Properties and Cypress Equities have announced Mandina’s will join a tenant lineup including Bass Pro Shops, Kohl’s, Cavender’s and The Fort Container Park in Spanish Fort Town Center, off…

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United Bank Donates Van To Library

United Bank Donates Van To Library

January 22, 2021
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United Bank recently donated a 2013 Ford Transit Connect to the Baldwin County Library Cooperative, Inc. to replace an aging vehicle with more than 300,000 miles, The Atmore Advance reported. The cooperative, based in Robertsdale, will use it to transport books and interlibrary mail and materials between 14 locations in Baldwin County. The courier service…

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Spanish Fort High Dedicates New Wing

January 22, 2021
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A new wing and gymnasium were recently dedicated at Spanish Fort High School, The Baldwin Times reports. Educators say its addition of approximately 60,000 ft2 will reduce overcrowding as enrollment grows. Classroom space increased by 33,000 ft2, and the gymnasium adds 27,300 ft2 of athletic and assembly space. Baldwin County Public Schools Superintendent Eddie Tyler…

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Senior Center For Spanish Fort Town Center

January 22, 2021
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Following recent confirmation by Spanish Fort city leaders that Amazon plans to build a $45-million distribution facility on a 24-acre site at the end of Bass Pro Drive in the Spanish Fort Town Center (Amazon Distribution Center For Spanish Fort) is the possibility that a 102,000-ft2 retirement community could be built in the complex, WKRG…

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Amazon Distribution Center For Spanish Fort

Amazon Distribution Center For Spanish Fort

January 8, 2021
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Spanish Fort city leaders recently confirmed Amazon’s plans to build a $45-million distribution facility on a 24-acre site at the end of Bass Pro Drive in the Spanish Fort Center, WPMI reported. Benefits include 115 full-time jobs that pay roughly $15 an hour, plus benefits. “This is what they call a final point of delivery,”…

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Spanish Fort Hotels Win Marriott Awards

December 31, 2020
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The Courtyard and Fairfield Marriott hotels in Spanish Fort have earned Marriott’s top awards for outstanding guest satisfaction scores. Courtyard won Marriott’s Golden Circle Award for the second year in a row, and its sister hotel, Fairfield, won the Silver Circle Award for select service brands. Gold status is designated for hotels scoring in the…

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