Orange Beach

Auburn To Build Research Center In Orange Beach

Auburn To Build Research Center In Orange Beach

September 23, 2022
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ORANGE BEACH, Ala. — Auburn University plans to establish a coastal engineering research center in Orange Beach on land provided by the city, Business Alabama reports. Broadly, the center will focus on water quality, habitat protection and enhancing coastal community sustainability and resilience. “The project will provide dedicated space for research of coastal environments and…

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…

Columbia Southern Wins International Award

Columbia Southern Wins International Award

August 26, 2022
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ORANGE BEACH, Ala. — Columbia Southern University in Orange Beach has won two of the 43 awards given to an international collection of higher education institutions, Gulf Coast Media reported. The 2022 Exemplary Course Program Awards from Blackboard Inc. are for excellent course design. Dr. Jim Marion and instructional designer Cheryl Kula were awarded for…

Cumberland Farms Comes To Orange Beach

Cumberland Farms Comes To Orange Beach

June 24, 2022
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ORANGE BEACH, Ala. — U.K.-based convenience store and fuel retailer EG Group announced the first of two Cumberland Farm stores in the region in Orange Beach, according to CSP. Both stores will feature the chain’s latest design with the newest equipment and menu. The new Cumberland Farms in Orange Beach is 7,700 ft2 with 12…

Orange Beach To Accept Donation For Additional Rental Cabins

Orange Beach To Accept Donation For Additional Rental Cabins

May 13, 2022
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ORANGE BEACH, Ala. — Orange Beach is expected to accept a $200,000 donation from the Beard-Young Family Foundation to help pay for a project to build rental cabins at the Rosemary Dunes trailhead on the Backcountry Trail, the OBA website recently reported. It added that the council discussed the donation at the May 3 work…

Real Estate Update

Real Estate Update

April 22, 2022
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MOBILE, BALDWIN COUNTY, Ala. — According to AL.com, Dick’s Last Resort and Cats Meow have teamed to lease 16,000 ft2 of commercial space on Main Street at The Wharf in Orange Beach and plan to open by Memorial Day, according to Jeff Barnes and Steadman Bethea of Stirling Properties, who represented the landlord. John Aiello…

Orange Beach Approves Two Towers

Orange Beach Approves Two Towers

April 22, 2022
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ORANGE BEACH, Ala. — The City of Orange Beach Planning Commission gave its approval in April for two additional towers, to be called “Phoenix Key,” east of Perdido Pass, according to the OBA website. Each tower will be 25 stories and contain 112 condominium units on a beachfront parcel currently undeveloped just east of the…

Orange Beach To Form Own School System

Orange Beach To Form Own School System

March 18, 2022
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ORANGE BEACH, Ala. — The City of Orange Beach voted on March 15 to break away from the Baldwin County School System and form its own independent school district, WKRG was among outlets to report. The unanimous decision was followed by a resolution to establish a five-member school board. A timeline has not been announced,…

Riley Green To Play At The Wharf

Riley Green To Play At The Wharf

January 28, 2022
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ORANGE BEACH, Ala —  The Wharf Amphitheater in Orange Beach has added a March 11-12 concert by Alabama country music artist Riley Green. To coincide with spring breaks, the shows will include special guests Travis Tritt and Frank Foster on the first night, while the second will feature John Michael Montgomery and Colt Ford. Ticket…

Embassy Suites Submits Site Plan To Planning Commission

Embassy Suites Submits Site Plan To Planning Commission

January 28, 2022
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GULF SHORES, Ala — The partnership between Gulf Shores and Embassy Suites is moving forward in Orange Beach, according to OBA. A new Embassy Suites with 254 rooms and a 7,800-ft2 ballroom had been delayed five times due to COVID-19, but now that DD Partners has paid its final $200,000 and sought preliminary site plan…

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