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Jimmy Buffett hanging out in Spanish Fort before concert at The Warf

April 23, 2019
SPANISH FORT, Ala. .(WKRG) - Jimmy Buffett is getting back to his hometown roots as he prepares for Tuesday's concert at The Wharf. The Mobile native is playing there Tuesday. The Jimmy Buffett Facebook page posted pictures of Buffett in Spanish Fort on the water with Jimbo Meador, writing "No better guide in the Mobile - Tensaw Delta than Jimbo Meador. Master Naturalist, legendary waterman and storyteller....friend for over 40 years. today was a great day 🙏
Source: Jimmy Buffett hanging out in Spanish Fort before concert at The Warf
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It’s Mullet Toss Week on the Gulf Coast

April 22, 2019
April 22, 2019 - Perdido Key, FL - (OBA®) - The iconic Flora-Bama attracts thousands of folks from all walks of life when it holds its 34th Annual Mullet-Toss. Having developed into a 3-day beach party, it generates over $10 million in the local economy while raising over $30,000 for local charities and youth groups. Beginning at 10 a.m., Friday thru Sunday, the event consists of simply tossing a mullet, one of the areas most popular local fish, from a 10-foot circle in Florida towards Alabama on crystal, white sand.
Source: It's Mullet Toss Week on the Gulf Coast
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Orange Beach pledges $1 million to help schools

April 20, 2019
Dr. Erica McCoy, the principal of the new Orange Beach High School, is looking for goal-oriented teachers to lead students when classes open in August. “In every interview, I say that one question to every person that we have been interviewing with and it’s how are you going to help propel our students to the national spotlight,” McCoy told the city council on April 16. “Because if our kids are in the national spotlight then Orange Beach is in the national spotlight. Just having that vision of excellence from the very beginning is very important.”
Source: Orange Beach pledges $1 million to help schools
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Spring breakers enjoy the calm before the storms | fox10tv.com

April 18, 2019
Clouds will soon start rolling in ahead of what’s expected to be a severe line of storms coming in on Thursday, April 18, 2019. Spring breakers from Mobile and Baldwin counties were taking advantage of one of the last nice beach days before Easter on Wednesday. Plenty of folks went to Cotton Bayou Public Beach in Orange Beach to enjoy the calm before the storms.
Source: Spring breakers enjoy the calm before the storms | News | fox10tv.com
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Locally owned Island Fiber building network in Orange Beach

April 16, 2019
Councilman Jerry Johnson has said time and again he believes several companies will eventually be running fiber into Orange Beach neighborhoods to bring high-speed internet. And, the first one to do it may be the newest and homegrown. “We should have fiber in Burkhart within 60 to 90 days,” Island Fiber owner Mickey Franco said. “Our plan, once we got our franchise agreement, we had to get that to begin the permitting and the rest of the process. We’ve got a lot of that prepped and ready to go and we’ll be submitting permits for Burkhart the week of April 15.”
Source: Locally owned Island Fiber building network in Orange Beach
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Bid to widen Canal Road could go out in June

April 16, 2019
State officials say about half of the work moving utilities to make way for a fifth lane on Canal Road is completed and they are hoping to let the project out for bidding soon. “We’re plugging along with the utility relocation out there on Canal,” Assistant Southwest Region Engineer Brian Aaron said. “I’d say we’re roughly 50 percent complete on that so we’re going to continue to work through that over the next few months.”
Source: Bid to widen Canal Road could go out in June
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The Grand Event set May 3 at Coastal Arts Center | Orange Beach

April 15, 2019
Experience a night of elegant fare and dancing to The All Star Band on Friday, May 3 at the Coastal Arts Center of Orange Beach. Friends of the Arts Inc. is organizing The Grand Event with all proceeds going toward the advancement of fine art opportunities on the Alabama Gulf Coast.
Source: The Grand Event set May 3 at Coastal Arts Center | Orange Beach

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