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New Orange Beach sidewalk would provide connections to new school

June 25, 2019
June 25, 2019 - Orange Beach, AL - (OBA®) - A new sidewalk project by Orange Beach will connect two neighborhoods to the Sportsplex and have some unintended – at its inception anyway – bonuses with connections to the new school campus as well. “It’s just a great project,” Community Development Director Kit Alexander said. “I love this project. It couldn’t have worked out better. We started this project even before we knew the school was going to happen. It was sort of like serendipity.”
Source: New Orange Beach sidewalk would provide connections to new school
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Real Estate News – Orange Beach – al.com

June 25, 2019
The city of Orange Beach is finalizing plans to locate an engineering research center next to Sportsman’s Marina on Canal Road in Orange Beach, according to Phillip West, the city’s coastal resources manager. The campus would target graduate level students and include participation from colleges across the state. BP oil spill monies will fund the project.
Source: Home builder pays big bucks for land - al.com
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Real Estate News – al.com

June 25, 2019
A Boca Raton-based real estate group paid $825,000 for Happy Acres Mobile Home Park on 7.5 acres on U.S. 98 in Elberta, near Baldwin County 95, according to Alla Nikitina of Hosteeva Realty, who represented the buyer. Renea Beasley of Sperry CGA The Andrews Group, worked for the seller. The city of Orange Beach plans to purchase 18.9 acres at the intersection of Roscoe and Russian roads off the Foley Beach Express in Orange Beach, for $850,000, according to city records. The land will be used to relocate the city’s Public Works department. The property is owned by God Is Bidden Properties LLC..
Source: Investors buy mobile home park - al.com
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Rough surf leads to rough day for Orange Beach lifeguards – WKRG

June 25, 2019
ORANGE BEACH, Ala. (WKRG) — Red flags warned of the danger but around two o’clock Monday afternoon, an adult male swimming near Perdido Pass went under. “By the time the lifeguards got to him, we got to him with a jet ski, he was already unconscious. At that point, we brought him to the beach instantly and CPR was initiated,” says Beach Safety Chief Brett Lesinger.
Source: Rough surf leads to rough day for Orange Beach lifeguards – WKRG
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Orange Beach gets rare green sea turtle nest

June 24, 2019
June 24, 2019 – Orange Beach, AL (OBA®) – Share the Beach sea turtle volunteers in Orange Beach were abuzz after finding a nest on June 23, only the second one ever documented by a green sea turtle in Alabama. “The last one that I knew of was in 2008 on Gulf State Park beach,” Orange Beach Team Leader Lisa Graham said. “One of our tropical storms destroyed it. We had another around the same time but it turned out to be infertile. There was one year when one came up in front of Lighthouse in Gulf Shores but it didn’t nest.
Source: Orange Beach gets rare green sea turtle nest
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Orange Beach dolphin cruise captain sees no change in population this year | fox10tv.com

June 22, 2019
They call them “The Fun Boats” for a reason. Captain Dean Williams has been taking families out in the Gulf for years, giving many of them their first glimpse at a dolphin, or your money back. Even with experts reporting dolphin deaths here along the Northern Gulf Coast are nearly triple normal numbers this year, the tone on the captain’s boat is still anything but somber.
Source: Orange Beach dolphin cruise captain sees no change in population this year | News | fox10tv.com
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Orange Beach council considering 677 new housing units

June 21, 2019
June 21, 2019 – Orange Beach, AL (OBA®) – Growth and potential growth is alive and kicking in Orange Beach. During city council regular and work sessions on June 18, the council heard ordinances for developments that could add 677 houses, cottages, and condo units combined. And Brett Robinson already has the go-ahead on Phoenix Gulf Towers and is doing foundation work on that project. It would bring 192 units to Orange Beach on the west end of town between Palm Beach and Sugar Sands developments. At the east end of town Brett Robinson’s Phoenix Orange Beach II, a 120-unit project, is nearing completion on the Gulf between the Island House Hotel on the west and Tidewater condos.
Source: Orange Beach council considering 677 new housing units

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