Tourist Dollars Could Help Baldwin Schools

Sales are up this summer at many businesses on Pleasure Island. The summer tourist season was a profitable one.

“Our June numbers are in and we saw about a two percent increase in tourist expenditures,” says Herb Malone with the Alabama Gulf Coast Tourism and Visitor’s Bureau.”

“Over 90 percent of our revenue comes from the state and local funds so it will take some time to recover, but it’s good news that the cash registers are ringing,” says Terry Wilhite, school spokesman.

Tourist Dollars Could Help Baldwin Schools