Rise to the moment of truth Monday, September 26, 2022

Tag: GULF COAST

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Alabama beaches — How summer 2022 compares to previous years for Gulf Coast tourism

Gulf Shores and Orange Beach tourism achieved record-shattering numbers in 2021 following a weak year due to COVID-19 in 2020. But how did Alabama beaches do in their most popular season this year?

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Heavy rains causing flooding issues at Alabama coast

Recent heavy rains have slammed the Alabama coastal areas, causing city and county leaders in several areas to step up.

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Sea turtle nest vandalized in Orange Beach, Share the Beach asking for help locating vandal

The Orange Beach Police Department (OBPD) is looking for someone who vandalized a sea turtle nest late Monday night or early Tuesday morning.

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Catchin' Cash: Reward offered for certain fish in gulf

Greater amberjack recreation fishing season will reopen later this year in the Gulf of Mexico. This year, fishermen will have an opportunity to win $250 if they catch one of these saltwater fish.  

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Flora-Bama co-owner Joe Gilchrist dies at age 80

80-year-old Joe Gilchrist, a co-owner of a legendary Gulf Coast bar, passed away Wednesday.

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A local look at the upcoming hurricane season

Hearing that the hurricane season will be “busier than normal” makes Alabama residents a little nervous. And it has our local meteorologists preparing for storms like the rest of us stock up on batteries and bottled water.