Little Lagoon Pass is a popular spot in Gulf Shores where families come to relax and anglers try their luck. It’s a special place for Stephen Kichler. “This is my life. My family has been here since the 1800s.”
GULF SHORES, AL – In an ongoing effort to help disabled veterans Tacky Jacks restaurants gave away two chairs to disabled veterans on Veteran’s Day.
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.
GULF SHORES, AL – The City of Gulf Shores will host a ribbon cutting ceremony for the recently renovated pool and aquatic center at the David L. Bodenhamer Recreation Center on Friday, Nov. 18 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
GULF SHORES, AL – Rain didn’t stop ‘em. Nor did gloom of night.”They were lined up when we got here at 6 a.m.,” poll inspector Evelyn Sanders said. “We couldn’t let ‘em vote until 7, though.”
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.
BON SECOUR, Ala. (WPMI) — A local man says his family’s service dog is missing. Ken Sandbothe tells Local 15 News Bailey was last seen at Newberry Lane and County Road 49, behind Baptist Church, in Bon Secour October 21.
Bailey is a registered special needs emotional support animal.
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.
“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.
GULF SHORES, AL – Residents who might be affected by a proposed road from the Foley Beach Express eventually to Alabama 59 in Gulf Shores were show preliminary plans on Oct. 18. All residents were invited to have a look at the proposed road.
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.
“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.
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.
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!
This has been a particularly productive year for anglers who target redfish along the Alabama Gulf Coast, and the Alabama Marine Resources Division is doing its best to ensure it stays that way.
GULF SHORES — Dan Doyle lives across the street from the Intracoastal Waterway on Canal Road in Gulf Shores. Sadly, just before 6 a.m. on Oct. 26, he experienced what has become a part of life there.“Annually I see about one person per year die in this canal,” Doyle said from his front yard.
Gulf Shore Police are investigating the death of a Summerdale man. They say he was found dead in his car, after it left the roadway and ended up in the Intracoastal Waterway.
The next thing that grows in this old peanut field could be a new crop of veterinarians and their training ground could be a real zoo.
“Absolutely the most exciting news that I’ve heard in a long time,” says zoo director Patti Hall.
The driver of the car that crashed into the Intracoastal Waterway has been identified as Charles Bemis, a 74-year-old from Summerdale.
According to law enforcement officials, the exact cause of the crash has not yet been determined, but police believe he may have suffered a medical emergency.
GULF SHORES, Ala. (WPMI) — Gulf Shores police are investigating the discovery of a body in the Intercoastal Waterway.
Police say the 911 call came in shortly after 6 a.m.. Another driver, a nurse on her way to work, witnessed the car going into the canal.
The craft and boutique beer boom sweeping the nation shows no signs of slowing down, and now Gulf Shores, Ala. has been added to the growing list of microbreweries in Alabama with the opening of Big Beach Brewing Co.
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.
A brand new academic complex with a satellite campus for Auburn University is planned in Gulf Shores.
City leaders say it’ll make an immediate economic and educational impact.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Alabama’s most visible public beachfront serves as an “iconic” stretch for the city of Gulf Shores. But the hub for shopping, dining, festivals, sightseeing and sand can be difficult to navigate for pedestrians and cyclists.
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.
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