ORANGE BEACH, Alabama — The city postponed a vote on revisions to the Phoenix West II project during Wednesday night’s council meeting in hopes the condominium developer and neighboring Village Tannin can agree on a compromise to building a pedestrian bridge over Perdido Beach Boulevard.
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Archive for February 24th, 2012
How much BP Plc (BP) will pay for the 2010 explosion of a Gulf of Mexico oil rig that killed 11 people and caused the largest offshore spill in U.S. history may rest in the hands of a former maritime lawyer who began his career representing sailors in personal-injury cases.
Orange Beach, Alabama — Elvis tribute artist Eddie Miles, who’ll be appearing in Orange Beach this weekend, said he doesn’t have any doubts about where to put the emphasis of his show — and it’s not on rhinestone jumpsuits.
The Alabama State Parks Division will conduct a controlled burn on 48 acres of Gulf State Park property located between the cabin area and park office from February 29 to March 9, 2012, weather permitting. The burn will be conducted with assistance from the Alabama Forestry Commission, and the Gulf Shores and Orange Beach Fire Departments.
Buffett on Buffett: Lucy talks about brother Jimmy, who’s soon to perform in Birmingham (video) | al.comFriday, February 24th, 2012
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama — He’s the master of Margaritaville, a hugely popular singer-songwriter, a touring powerhouse beloved by fans around the world.
Louisiana oysterman Terrance M. Shelley was struggling to keep up with demand by New Orleans restaurants before BP Plc (BP/)’s Macondo well blew out in April 2010, crippling the processing plant he opened six months earlier.
“Demand was exploding” until then, said Shelley, 60, whose family has 18,000 acres of oyster reefs.
ORANGE BEACH, Ala. — The Sirens of the Sea wish to thank local residents and winter guests for their fantastic response to the fifth annual “View from the Top.”
GULF SHORES, Ala. — Gulf Shores Police Department detectives are asking for the public’s help in locating the motorist responsible for a horrific hit-and-run that killed 53-year-old Michael J. Hoeft of Gulf Shores.
“But you will receive power when his Holy Spirit comes to you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria and to the ends of the earth.” — Acts 1:8 (NIV)
Local shelters continue care for Purple Hearted Puppies survivors – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: Local NewsFriday, February 24th, 2012
FAIRHOPE –The Baldwin County Human Society and other local shelters are making preparations for adoption events in March for survivors of the Purple Hearted Puppies after only one owners came forward by last Monday’s deadline.
GULF?SHORES, Alabama — The Gulf Coast Athletic Club honored Bethany Ogden as Gulf Shores High School Scholar Athlete at the Club’s Jan. 23 meeting.
BALDWIN COUNTY – In an area where junkies turn to cheaply made methamphetamines as the drug of choice, dealers may be cooking up a new synthetic opiate in central Baldwin County that causes rotting flesh, according to area law enforcement.
ELBERTA, Alabama — A police officer fired by the mayor in a move opposed by most Elberta Town Council members is asking for his job back in a final hearing next week, but officials on both sides of the issue said the outcome is not likely to change.