News

October 24, 2017

By John Sharp | jsharp@al.com

Angie Swiger lives in Gulf Shores and wants to continue serving on the Baldwin County School Board.

But less than one month after the Gulf Shores City Council voted unanimously to split away from the county system and form its own city school, a question has surfaced: Is Swiger eligible to serve?...

October 20, 2017
2017 Roadway Resurfacing Project map

Before the end of the year, 11 city streets will be repaved as the Orange Beach City Council voted unanimously Tuesday, Oct. 17, to approve a low bid of $428,980 to Asphalt Services, Inc.

With the original bid for eight streets coming in under budget at $392,460, three more were added for $36,520 following a recommendation from the Public Works Department.  ...

October 19, 2017

Representing the City of Orange Beach at a teen driving safety assembly at Gulf Shores High School on Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017, City Administrator Ken Grimes presented a proclamation made by Mayor Tony Kennon and the City Council officially recognizing...

October 16, 2017
Gulf Stream Townhomes site plan

By Kathy Jumper | www.al.com

A local investment group has received city approval to develop Gulf Stream, a 64-unit townhome community on 11 acres on the south side of Canal Road near Blalock Seafood in Orange Beach, according to Nathan Cox, CEO of 68 Ventures. The first phase of...

October 13, 2017
Yellow VW bus pontoon turning heads in Orange Beach
October 13, 2017 – Orange Beach, AL (OBA) – At first, building a VW bus pontoon boat started out as kind of a hobby for Mitch Blalock. About $40,000 later he has one of the most eye-catching crafts moving around the back bays of Orange Beach.
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