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Gulf Shores Alabama Travel Guide: Hotels, Restaurants, and More | Architectural Digest

November 13, 2016

Sugar-white sand beaches, a culinary scene rivaling New Orleans, a vibrant shopping district—Gulf Shores, Alabama, is one of America’s greatest under-the-radar beach towns. Wander your way through the Wharf, an entertainment district that’s a hybrid of Rodeo Drive chic and old-school Charleston charm, or enjoy fresh oysters and cocktails at one of the city’s many waterfront locales. And, of course, there’s always the beach. Below, we’ve selected the best ways to spend your time.

via Gulf Shores Alabama Travel Guide: Hotels, Restaurants, and More | Architectural Digest.

Oyster Cook-Off: Endless oysters, perfect weather at the beach | AL.com

November 06, 2016

Lower Alabama and the rest of the state may be in desperate need of rain but folks were fine with one more day of dry weather on Saturday, Nov. 5 for the 9th annual Oyster Cook-Off and Craft Beer Weekend in Gulf Shores, Ala. The cook-off takes place around the grounds of The Hangout, just off the Gulf of Mexico.

via Oyster Cook-Off: Endless oysters, perfect weather at the beach | AL.com.

Cook-Off brings ‘the best raw oyster bar in the country,’ and more, to Gulf Shores | AL.com

November 03, 2016

Depending on whom you ask, the Hangout’s Oyster Cook-Off is either a laid-back weekend that’s all about enjoying food, beer and music, or a game-changing event that has raised the bar for oyster-based cuisine and coastal Alabama’s oyster industry.

via Cook-Off brings ‘the best raw oyster bar in the country,’ and more, to Gulf Shores | AL.com.

Emotional support service dog missing from Bon Secour – FOX10 News | WALA

October 31, 2016

A Bon Secour man is asking for your help finding his service dog.

Bailey is a chocolate lab just over a year old and Ken Sandbothe says she’s certified as an emotional support animal.

“She’s specially trained for people with emotional stress, panic attacks,” he said. “She’s part of the family.”

She was last seen near his home in Bon Secour on Magnolia Springs Highway just south of County Road 12 on Friday, Oct. 21.  He says Bailey has been spotted a few times on the highway.

via Emotional support service dog missing from Bon Secour – FOX10 News | WALA.

Couple Scams Local Stores Out Of Thousands

October 31, 2016

“Unless we get the merchandise back or somehow find them and make them pay us there’s no way we can recoup any of the money,” Allyn Cameron said. Cameron is an employee at Cindy Meador Interiors in Gulf Shores.  The store was scammed out of four thousand dollars by a couple running a pre-paid credit card scam along the Gulf Coast.Cameron says the couple came into the store and picked out several items they said was for a home they were planning to purchase in the area.

via Couple Scams Local Stores Out Of Thousands.

Voters in south Alabama to decide if golf carts are street legal | AL.com

October 30, 2016

Barbara Garland’s Craft Farms home in Gulf Shores is next door to an adjoining golf course, so she and her husband don’t have far to travel in their golf cart.

But there have been times when Garland, a retiree, has taken the cart out on the nearby public streets to travel to the clubhouse. She’s been pulled over twice by police.

via Voters in south Alabama to decide if golf carts are street legal | AL.com.

Join the Alabama Plein Air Artists for “Paint Out” in Gulf Shore – FOX10 News | WALA

October 29, 2016

The Alabama Plein Air Artists are a group of artists who paint outdoors, on location. They’re gathering in Gulf Shores next month for a “Paint Out.” More than 50 artists from the southeast will participate in the event. Artist and Host Craig Reynolds joined Studio10 to tell us more!

via Join the Alabama Plein Air Artists for “Paint Out” in Gulf Shore – FOX10 News | WALA.

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Auburn University, City of Gulf Shores partner on academic complex on Gulf Coast

October 25, 2016

Auburn University and the City of Gulf Shores are moving forward with plans to build an educational complex in Gulf Shores, Alabama, that will serve as both an academic outpost for Auburn and a resource for Gulf Coast residents.

A number of Auburn’s academic programs are expected to operate out of the new 24,000-square-foot building which will be located at the corner of the Beach Express and County Road 8, adjacent to land acquired by the City of Gulf Shores for a new high school and the planned Coastal Alabama Center for Educational Excellence.

via Auburn University, City of Gulf Shores partner on academic complex on Gulf Coast.

Auburn brings prestigious veterinary program to Gulf Shores | WEAR

October 25, 2016

GULF SHORES, Ala. (WEAR) — Auburn University announced today their new partnership with the City of Gulf Shores. Auburn will build an educational complex in Gulf Shores, Alabama.

The complex is a 24,000-square-foot building which will be located at the corner of the Beach Express and County Road 8, adjacent to land acquired by the City of Gulf Shores.

via Auburn brings prestigious veterinary program to Gulf Shores | WEAR.

Auburn University, Gulf Shores partner on academic complex in city | The Islander

October 25, 2016

GULF SHORES, AL – Auburn University and the City of Gulf Shores are moving forward with plans to build an educational complex in Gulf Shores that will serve as both an academic outpost for Auburn and a resource for Gulf Coast residents.

It will include a presence by Auburn’s prestigious College of Veterinary Medicine. A joint announcement was made at a news conference Oct. 24 on the lawn of the City Hall annex.

via Auburn University, Gulf Shores partner on academic complex in city | The Islander.

Lagoon front property sells | AL.com

October 24, 2016

A local investor paid $1.35 million for 12 acres on Little Lagoon on Fort Morgan in Gulf Shores, according to David Swiger of Swiger & Company, who represented the sellers. The property is about three miles from Ala. 59 and has 643 front feet on the lagoon. It has an approved site plan for 46 single-family home sites, with the streets and utilities in place. Pete Carnley of Fairhope Real Estate worked for the buyer. Swiger said this is the third time he has sold the property.

via Lagoon front property sells | AL.com.

Scuba divers help clean up Alabama beaches – FOX10 News | WALA

October 23, 2016

GULF SHORES, AL (WALA) - Scuba divers turned their hobby into community service Saturday morning in Gulf Shores. The project called Dive Against Debris was all in an effort to keep the beaches clean.

Some divers came from hundreds of miles away. There was a dive group from Illinois, for instance, that had been looking to do a unique clean-up dive. That led them to the Gulf Coast.

Their mission: to save wildlife.

via Scuba divers help clean up Alabama beaches – FOX10 News | WALA.

FOX10 News | WALA

Join in the fun at “Boo At The Zoo” at the Alabama Gulf Coast Zo – FOX10 News | WALA

October 22, 2016

You can bring your little ones for some Halloween fun with a few animal friends! “Boo At The Zoo” is happening at the Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo in Gulf Shores! Studio10 got a surprise visitor to preview the fall fun! Here’s more from organizers:

Have your little ones don their favorite costumes for a fun time at the Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo: Boo at the Zoo. Be wacky and kooky because this celebration is not so spooky.

via Join in the fun at “Boo At The Zoo” at the Alabama Gulf Coast Zo – FOX10 News | WALA.

FOX10 News | WALA

Story | WEAR

October 21, 2016

GULF SHORES, Ala. (WEAR) — A Foley man was found guilty for his part in a 2014 robbery in Gulf Shores.

According to Gulf Shores Police, Justin Shawn Miller, committed armed robbery at the Gulf Shores Courtyard Marriott in July of 2014.

via Story | WEAR.

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