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Volunteers welcome Saturday for Alabama Coastal Cleanup – al.com

September 19, 2019
The Alabama Coastal Cleanup is Saturday, bringing the manpower of what’s billed as the state’s largest one-day volunteer event to bear on the problem of trash in coastal waterways. The event is coordinated through the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR) and People Against a Littered State. Organizers welcome residents, visitors, businesses and groups to join in.
Source: Volunteers welcome Saturday for Alabama Coastal Cleanup - al.com
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Real Estate News – al.com

September 16, 2019
Developers broke ground for Beach Village Resort, a new coastal community at 23105 Perdido Beach Blvd, in Orange Beach, according to Erin Kaiser of Kaiser Sotheby’s International Realty. The 12-acre, multi-phase project is across the street from Cottages at Romar and will feature 10 single-family residences. The amenities include a resort style, zero entry saltwater pool with a lazy river and private cabanas. The beach-style homes are priced at $440k and will be built to gold fortified standards. There is deeded beach access east of Cottages at Romar.
Source: Investors buy industrial property - al.com
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Gulf Shores attempted burglary suspect resembles serial thief in Fort Morgan | WPMI

September 14, 2019
GULF SHORES, Ala. (WPMI) — Gulf Shores Police are on the lookout for a possible thief still on the loose after an extensive search along Fort Morgan Road. Investigators said the man, seen on surveillance video Friday afternoon, ran off after someone found him entering their home through a window.
Source: Gulf Shores attempted burglary suspect resembles serial thief in Fort Morgan | WPMI
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Gulf Shores airport making plans for passenger terminal

September 13, 2019
September 13, 2019 – Orange Beach, AL – (OBA®) – The landing strip at Jack Edwards Airport in Gulf Shores has had the runway space to land planes as large as 737s for a few years. “We’ve been able to since the last runway project we just didn’t have any place to park them until we finished this apron,” Airport Authority Manager Scott Fuller said.
Source: Gulf Shores airport making plans for passenger terminal
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Registration extended for Baldwin County singing competition at National Shrimp Festival – WKRG News 5

September 13, 2019
BALDWIN COUNTY, Ala. (WKRG) – High school students in Baldwin County have the opportunity to represent their school and earn cash at this year’s National Shrimp Festival in Gulf Shores. One contestant from each high school across the county will be chosen to compete.
Source: Registration extended for Baldwin County singing competition at National Shrimp Festival – WKRG News 5
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Gulf Shores Airport Authority Initiates Airline Terminal Project to Accommodate New Air Service

September 13, 2019
With over 500,000 of the 6.6 million visitors a year arriving by air, the Gulf Shores Airport Authority voted to initiate funding and begin engineering of Phase I of its new commercial airline terminal at their regular monthly meeting Aug. 26.  The terminal will be located on the airports’ new commercial apron which was built to accommodate up to B-737 class aircraft. Though Phase I will provide for only two to three gate positions, the apron is configured to handle up to six positions at the same time. Areas are reserved for future expansion that will accommodate commercial air service needs for the next twenty years. Scott Fuller, airport manager, stated “Concurrently with the terminal project, the City of Gulf Shores is expending $1.2 million to expand the terminal roadway linking it to the new waterway entertainment district adjacent to the airport on the Intracoastal Waterway”.
Source: Gulf Shores Airport Authority Initiates Airline Terminal Project to Accommodate New Air Service
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Studying the Sand Cliffs on the Alabama/Florida Gulf Coast

September 12, 2019
September 12, 2019 – Orange Beach, AL – (OBA®) – Whether or not the "sand cliffs" – scientifically known as scarps – are formed during what is called a neap tide is up for debate. But local beach-goers have noticed the steep embankments, some higher than five feet, seem to be more prevalent around the neap tide. “It’s not something I’ve ever seen in the literature or heard anybody else talk about but I’m not going to tell somebody that they’re wrong if they have made that correlation,” South Alabama Professor Emeritus Scott Douglass said. “But I got to thinking that maybe there is something to it because we have such a mild coast compared to all the other ones in the U.S. We have periods where there’s just nothing happening because the waves are so small.” Douglass is a civil engineer and his area of expertise is coastal engineering.
Source: Studying the Sand Cliffs on the Alabama/Florida Gulf Coast
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Autopsy results reveal man shot twice by police before falling to his death in Gulf Shores | fox10tv.com

September 12, 2019
Police said it was the fall that killed a Nevada man in Gulf Shores Monday morning, September 9, 2019. Preliminary autopsy results released Wednesday showed that while police did shoot him twice, the results weren’t life-threatening. Investigators said Russell Mallete II fled the scene of a traffic stop, took a gun off a police officer during a fight and fired it at the officer, prompting two responding officers to shoot back. This all happening in the stairwell of Ocean House II Condominiums.
Source: Autopsy results reveal man shot twice by police before falling to his death in Gulf Shores | News | fox10tv.com
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Autopsy shows fall, not gunshots killed suspect in Gulf Shores Police shooting – WKRG News 5

September 12, 2019
BALDWIN COUNTY, Ala. (WKRG) — Cell phone video records the final moments of Russ Mallette’s life early Monday morning. At this point, he had been shot twice by Gulf Shores police. “Mr. Mallette received two gunshot wounds,” says Major Crimes Unit investigator Lt. Rex Bishop, “neither of which were life-threatening or fatal.”
Source: Autopsy shows fall, not gunshots killed suspect in Gulf Shores Police shooting – WKRG News 5
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New Gulf Shores Fire Department engines help reduce response time during summer | fox10tv.com

September 11, 2019
The City of Gulf Shores excited to keep its citizens that much safer after adding two new state of the art fire trucks to its fleet. Gulf Shores Fire Department unveiling two new fire engines designed for the small town, big beach’s specific needs.
Source: New Gulf Shores Fire Department engines help reduce response time during summer | News | fox10tv.com

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