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July 24, 2018
Greg Alexander new CEO of Coastal Alabama Business Chamber

Press Release | Coastal Alabama Business Chamber | July 24, 2018

After a search of over 100 candidates from all around the nation, the Coastal Alabama Business Chamber (CABC) is excited to announce that Greg Alexander has been selected as the new Chamber President and CEO.

Alexander comes to us from the Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce in Hilton Head, S.C...

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.

According to...

July 23, 2018

The United States Professional Tennis Association recently awarded Orange Beach Tennis Center Coordinator Rhett Russell a Level I Certificate of Achievement for earning 11 credits in the Association’s 2017 Career Development Program. By participating in the USPTA education and other professional development programs, Russell has helped USPTA maintain the industry’s highest standards for tennis...

July 20, 2018
Pardon Our Progress OB Road Improvements

Coming off what will likely be a high-water mark in tourism for the Alabama Gulf Coast over the 2018 Fourth of July holiday week, traffic and its future relief has been a hot topic in Orange Beach.

Following is a rundown of upcoming road improvement projects, including the widening of Canal Road.

Concerning Canal Road, the additional westbound lane, added between Hwy....

July 20, 2018
Orange Beach police to hold Kids’ Night Out on August 7

The Orange Beach Police Department will hold its annual Kids’ Night Out from 5-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, August 7, at Waterfront Park. The free event is held each year in conjunction with National Night Out.

Children will need to wear swim clothes and bring a towel for a fun time and lots of activities. There will be wet and dry inflatables. Hot dogs, popcorn, chips and drinks will be provided...