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2014-07-21 23:06:34

Lights, camera, action! Baldwin County students produce television commercials aimed at curbing underage drinking and prescription drug misuse. Baldwin County, AL (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Baldwin County middle and high school students help curb underage drinking and prescription drug misuse using their creative skills. Students from ten schools across the county competed in the Baldwin County Community Alliance (BCCA) contest to produce a 30 second commercial that will air on local...

2011-08-18 15:52:00

ORANGE BEACH, Ala., Aug. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Perdido Beach Resort has been honored by readers of Meetings Focus South magazine for overall excellence in the meetings industry. A recipient of the prestigious 2011 "Best of the South" award designating them an outstanding meeting property, Perdido Beach Resort was one of only three properties chosen within the State of Alabama. Readers of Meetings Focus South, as many as 25,000 corporate, association and independent meeting planners,...

2011-03-21 12:01:00

FAIRHOPE, Ala., March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mac Pulitzer, great-grandson of Pulitzer Prize founder Joseph Pulitzer and son of New York Times best-selling author Roxanne Pulitzer, is moving to the costal town of Fairhope, Ala., to open the nation's first Pulitzer Hotel featuring the Pulitzer Library in its lobby. "I had never heard of Fairhope until I met my wife, Kourtney," Pulitzer said. "Kourtney's extended family is from Fairhope, and she vacationed in Fairhope, swimming in Mobile...

2011-03-08 05:00:00

DESTIN, Fla., March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The weather's warming up, the fish are biting, and the white sand and emerald waters of the Gulf Coast are as dazzling as ever. From Gulf Shores to Destin, and from the charming beachside communities that line Highway 30-A to Panama City Beach, folks on the Gulf Coast are gearing up to welcome visitors for Spring Break. In fact, there's a major case of spring fever among the area's resorts, most of whom are offering a variety of package deals...

2010-08-12 14:58:00

GULF SHORES, Ala., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Spectrum Resorts recently hosted a group of 14 officials, employees and volunteers of the National Wildlife Refuge Association and the Fish and Wildlife Association, including Evan Hirsche, president of the NWRA, during a tour to survey the effects of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on the Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge. Hirche, as president of the NWRA, is based out of Washington, D.C. While visiting The Beach Club in Gulf Shores, Spectrum...

2010-08-04 16:14:00

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- As clean-up continues from the country's worst environmental disaster, a group of concerned St. Louis residents plan to spend August 9-13 leading a caravan of support across the Gulf Coast. The mission is to be ambassadors of hope, spend money in the Gulf, visit businesses to show the Nation's support, raise awareness about the impact of the oil disaster, and encourage continued support of businesses in the region. Participants are covering their own...

2010-05-11 09:17:00

GULF SHORES, Ala., May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- In light of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill affecting the Gulf Coast, the Hangout Beach Music and Art Festival (May 14 - 16) will be donating all profits to regional coastal cleanup and preservation. In an effort to expand awareness and increase donations, The Hangout is pleased to announce a partnership with New Orleans promoter Stephen Rehage creating the Concerts For The Coast. This two-city concert experience features The Hangout Beach Music...

2009-05-07 11:57:00

Spectrum Vacations is now managing the rentals for 90 newly-constructed luxury condos at Turquoise Place, Alabama's tallest residential tower. The company's "Pay When You Stay" policy eliminates the standard practice of paying for the reservation in full 30 days in advance of your arrival. JACKSON, Miss., May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Spectrum Capital, LLC, a full-service real estate company based out of Jackson, Mississippi, recently announced their acquisition of 90 condominium units at Turquoise...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'