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January 29, 2018
Sara Dollison wins Orange Beach Festival of Art poster contest

The Coastal Arts Center of Orange Beach and the Friends of the Arts announced that Sara Dollison was the winner of the first-ever Orange Beach Festival of Art poster contest.

  • Overall winner: Sara Dollison
  • Gulf Shores Middle School winner: Johanna Avila
  • Gulf Shores Middle School Honorary Mention: Mallory Watley

Pam Jeffries presented the awards on...

January 29, 2018
Listening Room with Sugarcane Jane

The Coastal Arts Center of Orange Beach will host an intimate listening experience with the local folk rock duo Sugarcane Jane from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 8.

“We were excited to discover that the new Coastal Arts Center gallery has very crisp and pure acoustics for certain music performances,” Coastal Arts Center Director Desiree Blackwell said. “We received amazing feedback after...

January 29, 2018
Gulf State Park Pier

(Posted Monday, Jan. 22, 2018 at www.outdooralabama.com.)

Have you ever gone fishing at the Gulf State Park Fishing and Education Pier? If so, Alabama State Parks wants to hear from you. In an effort to continually provide quality outdoor experiences, Alabama State Parks...

January 26, 2018
Mardi Gras in Orange Beach

The City of Orange Beach will present the 2018 Orange Beach Mardi Gras Parade at 2 p.m. on Fat Tuesday, Feb. 13.

The parade rolls on Perdido Beach Boulevard, beginning near Phoenix West at the traffic light and travels east, ending at the intersection of Highway 161/Orange Beach Boulevard near Rite Aid.  

The parade route will stay on the northside of Perdido Beach Boulevard and...

January 26, 2018
Alabama Gulf Coast top attraction in USA Today vote

From USA Today’s 10best.com

“There's a lot to love about Sweet Home Alabama, from its antebellum homes and historic neighborhoods to its powdery white sand shores. History suffuses every corner of the state – visitors can explore Mississippian mound cities or walk in the footsteps of some of the greatest...