April 27, 2018
Red snapper

By DAVID RAINER | Outdoor Alabama Weekly | Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

The 2018 red snapper seasons for private recreational anglers and the charter fleet are finally set. Well, maybe.

The recreational for-hire (federally permitted charter boats) sector season is definitely set. It will start on June 1 and run through July 21.


April 27, 2018
WKRG Gulf State Park first look report

By Debbie Williams | See video and full report at

GULF SHORES, Ala. (WKRG) - For months, it's risen from the beach at Gulf State Park.

Up to 500 workers on-site at any given time, building the new lodge and convention center.  "...

April 20, 2018
Eddie Tyler

On Friday, April 20, Baldwin County Public Schools Superintendent Eddie Tyler announced a decision made by Interim Alabama State Superintendent of Education Dr. Ed Richardson that Gulf Shores City Schools will start in 2019. Gulf Shores wanted to split from the county school system starting in Fall of 2018. 

Following is Tyler's full statement: 

"We have...

April 20, 2018

David Rainer, Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources | Published April 19, 2018 at

Alabama already has the reputation as one of the best places in the nation to fish for saltwater species, especially red snapper.

Now, Alabama...

April 19, 2018
New grand piano at Coastal Arts Center

The Coastal Arts Center of Orange Beach is pleased to announce the arrival of its new Baldwin grand piano!  

The purchase of this beautiful instrument is being made possible by the Friends of the Arts and by the Nancy Hilley Foundation.  The piano will be featured at “The Grand Event” to be held on May 11 at the Coastal Arts Center.  We are pleased to announce the guest pianist will be...