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June 12th, 2015 — Daphne, Fairhope, Foley, Gulf Shores
Gulf Shores and Foley are setting up more surveillance cameras to ward off vandalism and crime.
Gulf Shores is installing 25 new cameras this summer at the parking lot of Gulf Place, the main public beach, while Foley has added about 75 cameras in city buildings and parks.
via Here, there and everywhere: south Baldwin cameras are watching you | AL.com.
June 9th, 2015 — Foley
A free summer lunch program is also underway in Baldwin County. Children 18 years old and under can get a free lunch at Foley High School’s cafeteria. Monday-Thursday 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. It will go on until the end of July and there’s no registration required.
Coastal Alabama Farmers and Fishermen’s Market
Children can also get a free lunch at Coastal Alabama Farmers and Fishermen’s Market on Miflin Road in Foley. Lunches include a sandwich or wrap, fresh fruit and vegetable, along with a cookie and milk. Students have to eat onsite but they can take one item with them. Lunches there will be served from 11:00 am-1:00 pm Tuesday-Thursday until the end of July.
via Free lunch for kids this summer – WTVM.com-Columbus, GA News Weather & Sports.
June 7th, 2015 — Elberta, Foley, Orange Beach, Real estate
Local investors paid $560,000 for 2.5 acres on Ala. 59 across from Tanger Outlet Center in Foley
A bank-owned, 2,125-square-foot former dental office at 25088 E. State St., in Elberta, sold to investors for $113,000
Sarrell Regional Dental Center has leased 2,300 square feet of space at 805 N. McKenzie St., in Foley
The Mobile Film Office is looking to book a condo or house in Orange Beach for actor Nicholas Cage, who will be filming action scenes in the Gulf during the last two weeks of June. Cage will star in the movie “USS Indianapolis — Men of Courage” which begins filming June 19 and features the battleship USS Alabama in Mobile.The film tells the story of the Indianapolis that was sunk by Japanese torpedos in World War II. About 900 crewmen were adrift in shark-infested waters for more than 3 days before the U.S.Navy realized the ship had sunk. Cage has filmed several films on the Gulf Coast
via Old Shell Road Magnet School to become loft apartments | AL.com.
June 2nd, 2015 — Crime, Foley
May 25th, 2015 — Foley
Angry customers have flooded the company’s social media pages to decry the “disrespectful” A$AP Worldwide T-Shirt, which was designed in collaboration with rapper A$AP Rocky and features an upside-down flag on its front and the name “A$AP” and the number “06” on its back.
According to Inquisitr, the trouble started when astute shopper Rachel Zawacki-Kuss noticed a Memorial Day display featuring the T-shirt at the Tanger Outlet PacSun store in Foley, Alabama. She snapped a picture of the display and uploaded it to Facebook.
via PacSun Under Fire for Memorial Day Display Featuring Upside-Down Flag T-Shirt – Breitbart.
May 22nd, 2015 — Business, Foley
The conga line of new commercial developments continues to grow on Alabama 59 in Foley.
On the heels of the grand opening of Academy Sports + Outdoors last week, Mayor John Koniar announced that Jimmy John’s, Panda Express and Dunkin’ Donuts will be coming to town.
via Jimmy John’s, Panda Express, Dunkin’ Donuts to be newest editions to Foley’s main highway | AL.com.
May 21st, 2015 — Foley
A big announcement is expected soon related to Blue Collar Country and the Foley Sports Tourism Complex.
That word from sports tourism officials in Foley Wednesday.
This as workers keep clearing land for new multi purpose fields to be built at the complex.
via What’s the latest on Foley’s Sports Complex? – FOX10 News | WALA.
May 20th, 2015 — Crime, Foley
Saturday morning a man wearing a baseball cap and sunglasses robbed the Wells Fargo bank in Foley, according to Foley police. That same day police arrested 30-year-old Phillip Cody Payne.
via Foley bank robbery suspect arrested | AL.com.
May 17th, 2015 — Fairhope, Foley, Orange Beach, Real estate, Spanish Fort
Ross Dress For Less has leased 22,500 square feet of space in Foley Square off Ala. 59 and Pride Drive in Foley, adjacent to the center’s anchor store, Academy Sports Outdoors, according to Josh Burmeister and Buff Teague of JLL, who represented the landlord. Ross Dress For Less sells brand-name clothing, shoes, accessories and housewares at discount prices. Construction on the store space will begin in August. Academy Sports opened its new 62,000-square-foot store last week.
The MR/DD Board paid $80,000 for a lot on U.S. 90 in Robertsdale, and plan to build an office there, according to Joe Steen Real Estate & Development. The board provides services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
ProHealth, which provides home health services, has leased 1,300-square-foot office at 105 Lottie Lane in Fairhope, and will open next month,according to Joe Steen Real Estate & Development.
Stirling Properties has been hired as the new leasing and sales agency for Spanish Fort Town Center off Interstate 10 and U.S. 98 in Spanish Fort, according to Stirling’s Angela McArthur and Jeff Barnes, who will handle leasing at the center. The 447,748-square-foot mixed use development on 230 acres is anchored by Bass Pro Shops, JC Penney and Kohl’s. The first step in revamping the center will be the opening of a new community park on 3.5 acres near JC Penney, according to McArthur. The park will open in June and feature a splash pad, children’s park and an outdoor exercise area.
Ron Jon Surf Shop will open later this month and will be the first business to open in Amber Isle at 22753 Perdido Beach Blvd., in Orange Beach, according to store officials. The 7,300-square-foot store will eventually be joined by the Wing Shack, Hotel Indigo and White Sands Resort hotel.
A local builder paid $80,000 for 4.3 bank-owned acres on Perdido Beach Boulevard in Orange Beach adjacent to Gulf State Park, according to Pratt Thomas of Merrill P.Thomas Co., who represented the bank. The property is across the street from the Gulf and has 1.5 acres of wetlands, he said. The developers owed more than $1 million on the land when they gave it back to the bank several years ago. At one time a condo project, Romar Villas, was planned for the property.The buyer, Jeff Patterson, is looking to build a road over that acreage, according to Thomas. Perry Mason of Avast Realty worked for the buyer.
May 15th, 2015 — Business, Foley
A trip to get some Diet Coke turned into a spur-of-the-moment adventure for two cousins from Robertsdale who were first in line at the Academy Sports + Outdoors store opening in Foley on Friday.
Struck with a hankering to be among the store’s first 150 customers to receive mystery gift cards valued between $20 and $500, Destiny and Lauren Tompkins lined up at 8 p.m. Thursday for the 8:30 a.m. opening.
via $500 gift card seekers welcome Academy Sports in Foley; two cousins in front of line waited 12 hours | AL.com.
May 13th, 2015 — Foley
The intersection of Alabama 59 and Baldwin County 10, south of Foley, was upgraded Wednesday with a new signal to help remedy safety issues that flared up after a new store added traffic last year.
On Wednesday, an Alabama Department of Transportation crew installed a new left-turn signal on the southbound turn lane of Alabama 59, across from the new Dollar General that is on the east side of the highway.
via New turn signal to improve risky intersection on highway 59, south of Foley | AL.com.
May 13th, 2015 — Crime, Foley
On Friday authorities in New Mexico apprehended a Foley man accused of striking a pedestrian with his motorcycle and fleeing from the scene on April 28.
The pedestrian, identified by police as 66-year-old George Chiribao, died days after the crash at Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola, Florida.
via Motorcyclist suspected of fatal hit-and-run in Foley apprehended in New Mexico | AL.com.
May 12th, 2015 — Foley
Financing the 16 multi-use athletic fields at the Foley Sports Tourism Complex got the green light Monday when the Foley City Council authorized the sale of about $14.25 million in bonds.
Work is already under way at the site, near the intersection of Baldwin County Road 20 and the Baldwin Beach Express.
The Council’s action approved the structure and sale of athletic and sports facility bonds in the amount of $13 million and a separate general obligation bond of about $1.25 million, said City Administrator Mike Thompson.
“This is for the 16 ball fields, concessions, parking, lighting,” he said.
via Foley authorizes sale of $14.25 million in bonds for sports fields – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: News.
May 5th, 2015 — Foley
Walking the fine line between wildlife preservation and recreation, Foley officials have approved a plan for the future development of the city’s 484-acre Graham Creek Nature Preserve.
In the years since Foley partnered with Riviera Utilities to purchase the property for $5.6 million in 2004, the city has added 12 miles of bicycling, running and walking paths as well as a canoe launch, restrooms, a pavilion and picnic area, a playground, an 18-hole disc golf course, an outdoor classroom, a community archery park and wildlife education signs.
via Foley sets ‘roadmap’ for future of 484-acre Graham Creek Nature Preserve | AL.com.
May 3rd, 2015 — Crime, Foley
A woman died from injuries she sustained in a two-car accident on U.S. 98 Friday night in front of the grounds of the Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival in Foley.
Just after 9 p.m. a sports utility vehicle slammed into the rear end of a Volkswagen sedan as both were traveling east on the state highway.
At the scene, Foley Fire Chief Joey Darby said three of the four people in the VW were injured, one critically, and taken by ambulance to South Baldwin Regional Medical Center. Firefighters had to use an extraction tool to free one of them.
via 2-car wreck near Balloon Fest in Foley kills woman; driver arrested | AL.com.