July 2018

Registration opens for Expect Excellence After School Program

July 30, 2018
Expect Excellence after school program 2018-19

Registration is underway for the City of Orange Beach’s Expect Excellence After School Program.

The Expect Excellence Program is an after-school opportunity for third to 12th grade students at the Orange Beach Recreation Center to train and excel in athletics, academics, and the arts. It is available for virtual and homeschool students in Orange Beach as well.

Cobalt and Wolf Bay Lodge earn Alabama Retailer of the Year accolades

July 26, 2018
Alabama Retailer of the Year

Congratulations to Brian and Jodi Harsany of Cobalt The Restaurant and Charlene Haber at Wolf Bay Lodge for earning Alabama Retailer of the Year accolades.  

Both restaurants will win a gold, silver or bronze 2018 Retailer of the Year Award in their respective category, which is based on annual sales, later this year. The program is sponsored by the Alabama Retail Association.

Maverick Yachts of Costa Rica, Saunders Yachtworks announce joint boat-building venture

July 23, 2018

Gulf Shores, Ala. – July 10, 2018 – Saunders Yachtworks and Maverick Yachts of Costa Rica have entered into an agreement to build sportfishing yachts for the U.S. market.

Maverick will construct the cold-molded hulls and vessel superstructure at the company’s facility in Herradura, Costa Rica. Saunders will outfit the yacht at its boatyard in Gulf Shores, Ala.