ORANGE BEACH, Ala. — Will the stern sink first like planned? Will she develop leaks? Will all those pumps work if she does? Will the seas cooperate and stay below the three-foot limit?
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LAST OF A SERIES: Here’s how David Walter and crew will sink the LuLu – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: NewsFriday, May 24th, 2013
ORANGE BEACH, Alabama — After a hiatus in 2012, the Thunder on the Gulf speedboat races return to Orange Beach in 2013, partially thanks to a $250,000 grant from BP to the nonprofit Gulf Coast Powerboat Association.
SECOND OF A SERIES: Divers will hit the water soon after the LuLu hits bottom – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: NewsThursday, May 23rd, 2013
ORANGE BEACH, Ala. — When the LuLu hits bottom, some of the first divers to hit the water right behind her will be from the Orange Beach Fire Department’s Dive Team.
Looking for something else to do this holiday weekend? Why not take a walk on the wild side at the Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo. “We’re a zoo of a different color because we are small and we’re able to do a lot of the things the larger zoos aren’t able to do,” says director Patti Hall.
ORANGE BEACH, Alabama — Size matters in football and in burgers, so it only makes sense that former Alabama and NFL defensive lineman Bob Baumhower’s restaurant would create a lineup of burgers that can satisfy even the biggest appetites at the table.
North Alabama residents don’t have to travel far to enjoy sugar-white sand, gentle ocean breezes and breathtaking ocean views.
Gulf Shores, Orange Beach and Fort Morgan have all three – in a family friendly style.
ORANGE BEACH, Alabama — Gulf Coast Ballet will present “Sleeping Beauty” as its spring performance and the last one directed by Kathleen Tucker.
Organizers say that the 123-year-old classical ballet was rewritten to be appropriate for young dancers.
ORANGE BEACH, Ala. (WALA) – The Crimson Caravan made it's eighth and final stop at the Orange Beach Event Center at The Wharf.
University of Alabama Head Coach Nick Saban, along with other UA personnel, spoke at the event.
FIRST OF A SERIES: Reef chairman will have to wait to dive on the LuLu – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: NewsWednesday, May 22nd, 2013
ORANGE BEACH, Ala. – Vince Lucido can’t wait to dive on the LuLu after it settles on the Gulf floor 17 miles south of Perdido Pass on Sunday afternoon.
But he’ll just have to. Until Monday anyway.
ORANGE BEACH, Ala, – The Wind and Water Learning Center on Wolf Bay was officially opened on Tuesday with a reception from 1-5 p.m. and a ribbon cutting at 2 p.m. Summer classes for children’s sail camp will begin on Monday, June 3. (JOHN MULLEN/Islander Photos))
ORANGE BEACH, Alabama — The Color Run, called the “Happiest 5k on the planet,” is coming to The Wharf in Orange Beach this Saturday.
ORANGE BEACH, Ala. – Lauren Beck of Seaside Shoes says her store in The Wharf did a better than expected business and she’s gearing up for a bigger summer.
If she can keep the merchandise on the shelves.
“Better than expected,” she said of the spring break season.
ORANGE BEACH, Alabama -
Every day at the beach is different. The waves, the currents, the wind, shape what you see.
We began our eight mile walk at the Alabama-Florida line heading west. Ten minutes into our journey, our first tar ball.
GULF SHORES, Alabama — A report of a stolen vehicle early Sunday morning led to three suspects crashing in three different cars on Pleasure Island — one into Lake Shelby, another partially into the Intracoastal Canal and another suffered severe injuries after taking out a utility pole in Orange Beach.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -
Sunbathers this summer will find new sunscreen labels that are designed to make the products more effective and easier to use.
ORANGE BEACH, Alabama - Dozens of people are out searching for a missing 8-year-old autistic boy. Owen Black was last seen Friday afternoon on Perdido Key Drive in the vicinity of the Needle Rush condos.
Deputies say the boy was wearing a red and blue striped shirt and brown sweat pants. He has short blondish brown hair, brown eyes and is small for his age (4 ft, 45 lbs) .
GULF SHORES, Alabama — Sure, there are a few people in town for the fourth annual Hangout Music Festival, but if that’s not your scene, or if you couldn’t get tickets, there are several other options for a Gulf beach getaway this weekend.
Oh, what a tangled web the 2013 red snapper season has turned out to be.
Anglers and charter boat captains report there are more red snapper than they’ve seen in a long time, or ever. Yet, because of the stipulations in the Magnuson-Stevens Act, the 2013 red snapper season in Alabama will be June 1 through June 28, the shortest ever. At least that’s where it stands right now.
ORANGE BEACH, Ala. – Jeanne Fitzgibbons looks in the bay of the new Wind and Water Learning Center and beams as she points out sponsor logos on the sides of the sunfish sail boats.
The truth about the music community in the Alabama beach town of Gulf Shores is that, until the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill of 2009 happened, it didn’t really exist. That’s something that the people of the town –- whose main industry has always been tourism –- are keenly, perhaps bittersweetly, aware of.