Gulf Shores

Business Financing Seminar Announced

Business Financing Seminar Announced

October 21, 2022
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GULF SHORES, Ala. — The Alabama Small Business Development Center, Hand-in-Hand Business Center and Coastal Alabama Business Chamber are hosting a free seminar, “A Hand up to Business Financing,” on November 10 at 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church of Gulf Shores. Lunch is provided, and registration is required. It is intended for any…

Gulf Shores Named One Of The Best Places To Buy A Vacation Home

Gulf Shores Named One Of The Best Places To Buy A Vacation Home

October 7, 2022
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GULF SHORES, Ala. — Recently, Portland, Oregon-based Vacasa, an international vacation rental management platform, released its “2022 Top 25 Best Places to Buy a Vacation Home list,” with Gulf Shores being on it at No. 10 with an average rate of return at 7.5% and area media home sale price of $437,250, Gulf Coast Media…

Shrimp Festival Details Announced

Shrimp Festival Details Announced

September 23, 2022
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GULF SHORES, Ala. — The Coastal Alabama Business Chamber has announced further details for the Shrimp Festival, which is returning after two years of cancellations on October 6-9 at the intersection of Highway 59 and East Beach Boulevard in Gulf Shores. Country singer/songwriter Trent Tomlinson is headlining the event with a free concert on October…

Turtle Fest This Weekend

Turtle Fest This Weekend

September 9, 2022
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GULF SHORES, Ala. — Gulf State Park is presenting Turtle Fest at the park’s pier on September 10 at 10 a.m.-2 p.m. and September 11 at 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Admission, which includes sightseeing from the pier, is $3. Experts will share knowledge about Gulf of Mexico sea turtles, and games and a scavenger hunt will…

Music At Meyer Park To Kick Off

Music At Meyer Park To Kick Off

June 10, 2022
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GULF SHORES, Ala. — The City of Gulf Shores has announced the schedule for its free Music at Meyer Park concerts. Shows begin at 6 p.m. at Meyer Park. In the event of rain, the backup location will be at Big Beach Brewery. June 16 will feature Johnny Hayes, who sang on The Voice and…

Gulf Shores Named To List Of Best Beaches

Gulf Shores Named To List Of Best Beaches

May 6, 2022
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GULF SHORES, Ala. — Travel magazine Travel + Leisure has listed Gulf Shores Public Beach on its rundown of the 25 Best Beaches in the U.S., AL.com reports. Travel + Leisure considered the sand, waves, level of seclusion, public transportation and accessible parking, boardwalk, activities and amount of foliage when deciding on its list of…

Hangout Fest Details Announced

Hangout Fest Details Announced

April 29, 2022
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GULF SHORES, Ala. — Hangout Fest has released its daily schedules for the May 20-22 music festival taking place in Gulf Shores after two straight years of cancellations, AL.com announced. The earliest acts start at noon each day, with headline sets between 9:45 and 11 p.m. These are Post Malone, Halsey and Tame Impala May…

Gulf Shores Airport: Tower Wins Award

Gulf Shores Airport: Tower Wins Award, New Terminal Planned

April 22, 2022
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GULF SHORES, Ala. — Mobile’s White-Spunner Construction, LLC (WSC), recently announced that the newly constructed air traffic control tower at Gulf Shores International Airport at Jack Edwards Field has been awarded the General Aviation Project of the Year Award by the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE). The award was presented at the AAAE Southeast…

Gulf Shores Approves $1.6 Million For Schools

Gulf Shores Approves $1.6 Million For Schools

April 1, 2022
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GULF SHORES, Ala. — Gulf Shores is planning a new high school on 200 acres of city-owned property near the Foley Beach Express called “The Next Wave,” AL.com reports. The Gulf Shores City Council approved two contracts totaling nearly $1.3 million for design and cost estimates for the project: $650,000 to Volkert, Inc., for project…

Gulf Shores Named Top Place To Buy A Beach House By Vacasa

Gulf Shores Named Top Place To Buy A Beach House By Vacasa

March 18, 2022
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GULF SHORES, Ala. — Portland, Oregon-based international vacation rental management company Vacasa has listed Gulf Shores as No. 1 in its most recent list of the “The 10 Best Places to Buy a Beach House in 2022,” released in March. The report notes that a Gulf Shores vacation home or condo will cost around $400,000…

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