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Orange Beach embarks on quality of life initiatives
Solving traffic problems in Orange Beach has always been a priority for city officials. And it's not just highways.
Sat Sep 13, 2014
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Thu Sep 11, 2014
First responders from Baldwin County enjoy free lunch in Gulf Shores to mark 9/11
First responders from Gulf Shores, Orange Beach and around Baldwin County enjoyed a free lunch courtesy of the Oyster House during the 7th annual Never Forget Lunch on Thursday. Among those at today's luncheon was Melanie Singleton, a volunteer firefighter.
Off-site condo parking, miles of new sidewalks and trails, trolley talks in Orange Beach
Aerial photo of Orange Beach, Ala., looking east toward Florida on April 26, 2013. ORANGE BEACH, Alabama - The city that's pushing for traffic improvements is also on the move with ambitious "quality of life" projects.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
Orange Beach to discuss traffic solutions
Anyone who has traveled on Canal Rd. in Orange Beach knows that especially during tourist season, traffic is congested. On Tuesday night at 6 p.m. the city is hosting a town hall meeting at the Wharf Events Center to collect input from Orange Beach residents.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
Baldwin School Board considers new high school
Gulf Shores Mayor Robert Craft presented plans for a Gulf Shores Orange Beach High School that would be located off of the Foley Beach Express. The high school would be in cooperation with Alabama colleges to provide college credit for some classes.
Orange Beach aims to improve traffic flow, ALDOT updates road projects, Royal St. almost...
Orange Beach residents and business owners are being encouraged to improve traffic flow in the city, including Canal Road. The open meeting is set for Tuesday at 6 p.m. Also, Royal Street is again closed between Dauphin and Conti Streets as the contractor wraps up work on the sewer lines.
Sun Sep 07, 2014
An international conference that aims at enhancing people's lives through leisure and recreation, is being held in Mobile this week. It's the the 2014 Mobile Bay World Leisure Congress, hosted by the World leisure Organization.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
Hoover gets 'no Walmart' message, Cabela's site third choice, Orange Beach traffic in business news
This Governor's West site is the site which was chosen for the new Cabela's which finally decided to locate the new store on Governor's West in Huntsville, Ala. Here are the top Alabama business stories from AL.Com's staff writers for Friday, Sept.
Beach traffic 'conundrum': Orange Beach, state to tackle transportation problems at town...
Bumper-to-bumper traffic heads east along Canal Road on Friday, May 23, 2014, at the start of the Memorial Day weekend in Orange Beach, Ala. State highway officials will present and discuss some of their proposals to alleviate traffic on Canal Road at a town hall meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept.
Shelby County leaders get honors from state's Association of County Commissions
The Association of County Commissions for Alabama has recognized achievements by some members of Shelby County's leadership in conjunction with the organization's annual convention last month. Shelby County commissioners Dan Acker and Lindsey Allison received the group's Tenure in Office Award for each contributing 20 years of public service.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
AL.com readers suggest 17 more words that have a totally different meaning in Mobile
MOBILE, Alabama - Yesterday, we published a list of 17 words that have a totally different meaning in Mobile than they do everywhere else. We asked readers to offer suggestions in the comments section, and your responses gave us enough ideas to make another list.
Charge dropped in fatal Orange Beach accident
A Spanish Fort man is no longer facing a criminally negligent homicide in connection with a March 29 fatal accident in Orange Beach. The case against Danny Pylant, 57 , was presented to a Baldwin County grand jury in August.
'Reckless' BP gets most blame for 2010 oil spill, judge rules
Crude oil from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill washes ashore in Orange Beach, Ala., on June 12. U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier said BP was "reckless" before and after the events of April 2010, when the Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded and blew out underwater in the Gulf of Mexico, killing 11 people and devastating thousands of kilometres of shoreline. The ruling opens the company up to almost $18 billion in penalties under U.S. law - far more than many experts had been expecting.
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Molly Bryant family starts fundraiser to support Orange Beach lifeguards
The family of Molly Bryant recently started a new campaign to raise $4,000 for two new defibrillators for the lifeguards at Orange Beach, according to Fox 10 TV . Since 2011, "Molly's Patrol" has partnered with Orange Beach Safety, helping raise money for necessary items and the lifeguard system.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
Kenny Chesney details 'The Big Revival' before September debut
AUGUST 16: Kenny Chesney peforms live at Kenny Chesney's Flora-Bama-Jama, a free beachplay for 40,000 on the Florida/Alabama line, behind the historic Flora-Bama on August 16, 2014 in Orange Beach, Alabama.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
With a pivotal vote just three weeks away in Orange Beach, those on both sides of the school split debate are making their final push to get their message out.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Find out how much a 123-acre Baldwin County farm fetched at auction
Three of five properties included in The National Auction Group Inc.'s recent three-day Baldwin County event found buyers, including the 123-acre Melvin Plash Lane farm in Gulf Shores.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Will Labor Day weekend mean traffic galore for Baldwin Beach Express?
Baldwin County Engineer Cal Markert isn't sure the Labor Day holiday weekend will mean lots of traffic for the Baldwin Beach Express.
Another record summer season? Labor Day weekend bookings strong along Alabama Gulf Coast
GULF SHORES, Alabama -- While it's too early to call the 2014 tourism season another record-breaker, all revenue arrows are pointing that way as Labor Day weekend brings the summer to a close.