Orange Beach (United States)

Type: City
Name: Orange Beach (United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 30.294399
Longitude: -87.573601
population: 4,641
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

$5 million bail set for Mexican national charged with trafficking cocaine, marijuana in...

ORANGE BEACH, Alabama -- A Mexican national living illegally in Foley was arrested this week on multiple counts of trafficking cocaine and marijuana, according to police.Salvador Montesinos Cortez, 27, of Veracruz, Mexico, had been living at a residence ... [Published al.com - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

OBEE Committee should work with Gulf Shores schools, not split them apart: reader opinion

Orange Beach Educational Excellence Committee:I would like to begin by introducing myself. I teach honors geometry, geometry A, and PSAT/ACT prep at Gulf Shores High School (GSHS). I am an experienced math teacher (8 and a half years; 7 of those years ... [Published al.com - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Drug Dealer Arrested; May Have Been Previously Deported

Orange Beach police believe they have their guy."His name kept coming up as a person that we needed to make contact with," says investigator Clif Roberts.Salvador Cortez is the name he gave police when he was arrested on cocaine and marijuana charges ... [Published WKRG - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Gulf Shores public schools are not as bad as people say: reader opinion

My name is Ryan McIntosh and I am a senior at Gulf Shores High School. I just want to let the residents of Orange Beach know that most of the myths being said about the schools in Gulf Shores are just that, myths. I lived through the transition of going ... [Published al.com - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Mild Morning and a Drier Day

AJ's Wedding Pictures Released AJ's Wedding Pictures ReleasedTwo months after their wedding, A.J. McCarron and Katherine Webb released their picturesTwo months after their wedding, A.J. McCarron and Katherine Webb released their picturesUSA Football Fans ... [Published WKRG - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

AL. residents reflect back on memories of Hurricane Ivan 10 years later

ORANGE BEACH, AL (WSFA) -Hurricane Ivan struck Alabama's coastline 10-years-ago on Tuesday. The storm came ashore packing winds of 120 miles an hour which made it a strong category three hurricane.Remarkably, there were no fatalities in areas like Orange ... [Published WSFA - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Thousands left without power in south Baldwin County after strong thunderstorms rolled through

Thunderstorms with torrential downpours and frequent lightning caused power outages for over 5,000 homes and businesses in south Baldwin County on Tuesday afternoon.As of 3:45 p.m., 5,231 Baldwin EMC customers were without power in 25 different areas, ... [Published al.com - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

227-lot Firethorne subdivision planned in Fairhope; 3 acres added to Lott Middle School campus

Editor's note: Kathy Jumper, the long-time author of Mobile's most popular real estate report and a former Press-Register Real Estate editor, reprises her column for our readers beginning today. She is now affiliated with Remax Paradise real estate agency ... [Published al.com - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 2 reports

Road projects you could run into Tuesday, Pay-As-You-Go planned for Mobile Co. ballots

MOBILE, Ala. -- Mobile County voters will once again be faced with deciding yes or no to the Pay-As-You-Go road improvement program.The Pay-As-You-Go program allows for financing road improvements with no new taxes and no borrowed money. This is the 15th ... [Published al.com - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Orange Beach has reply for Baldwin County Schools funding questions

An email was sent to media outlets on Sept. 4 by the City of Orange Beach in response to Baldwin County Schools report issued on June 12 on funding and other issues with the proposed independent school system for the city. Here it is in its entirity:We ... [Published Gulf Coast News Today - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Beach traffic 'conundrum': Orange Beach, state to tackle transportation problems at town hall meeting

ORANGE BEACH, Alabama -- The unveiling of proposed transportation improvements for Canal Road at a town hall meeting Tuesday will serve a springboard for talks on preserving the quality of life in the city.City leaders are encouraging residents and business ... [Published al.com - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Judge rules BP's reckless conduct resulted in worst oil spill

Orange Beach, AL (WPMI) - A federal judge ruled on Thursday that BP's reckless conduct resulted in the nation's worst offshore oil spill.Some of the communities most effected were on the coast of Alabama. On Thursday, the mayor of Orange Beach spoke about ... [Published WLTZ 38 - Sep 05 2014]

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"During the course of the investigation it was determined that he was also a source for cocaine," Roberts said. "At which time the focus of the investigation turned from a marijuana dealer to a cocaine trafficker. He was able to, on short notice, supply amounts of cocaine in excess of one ounce, which constitutes trafficking."
"The victim reported to police that when he delivered the television, Mr. Thomas threatened him and ordered the victim to leave the television and depart the residence" Fairhope police spokesman Sgt. Craig Sawyer said in a news release
"An education is absolutely necessary to succeed and thrive in today's world. Whether it's the preparation for a college degree or a skilled trade, I feel it is not only our responsibility; it's our obligation to provide children with the best educational opportunities that we can afford..." said Mayor Tony Kennon
He also goes by Ernest Salvador and Hector Salinas. "We know of three names," says Roberts. "He may be a totally different person once the fingerprints come back."

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$5 million bail set for Mexican national charge... [Published al.com - Sep 19 2014]
Attempted TV sale in Fairhope leads to arrests ... [Published al.com - Sep 18 2014]
OBEE Committee should work with Gulf Shores sch... [Published al.com - Sep 18 2014]
Drug Dealer Arrested; May Have Been Previously ... [Published WKRG - Sep 18 2014]
Gulf Shores public schools are not as bad as pe... [Published al.com - Sep 17 2014]
Obama transportation chief to visit Mobile as p... [Published al.com - Sep 17 2014]
Mild Morning and a Drier Day [Published WKRG - Sep 17 2014]
AL. residents reflect back on memories of Hurri... [Published WSFA - Sep 16 2014]
Thousands left without power in south Baldwin C... [Published al.com - Sep 16 2014]
Hurricane Ivan taught us the importance of buil... [Published al.com - Sep 16 2014]
227-lot Firethorne subdivision planned in Fairh... [Published al.com - Sep 14 2014]
Ten Years Later: Remembering Hurricane Ivan [Published Noodls - Sep 11 2014]
Road projects you could run into Tuesday, Pay-A... [Published al.com - Sep 09 2014]
Orange Beach aims to improve traffic flow, ALDO... [Published al.com - Sep 08 2014]
Q&A: What Federal Ruling Against BP Means for O... [Published National Geographic - Sep 05 2014]
Orange Beach has reply for Baldwin County Schoo... [Published Gulf Coast News Today - Sep 05 2014]
Beach traffic 'conundrum': Orange Beach, state ... [Published al.com - Sep 05 2014]
Judge rules BP's reckless conduct resulted in w... [Published WLTZ 38 - Sep 05 2014]
Travel Media Group Names Top 5 Hidden Gems for ... [Published Discounted Hotel Rooms - Sep 03 2014]
Halliburton’s to Pay $1.1 Billion for Oil Spill... [Published Bloomberg - Sep 02 2014]
Large subdivision revived in Daphne's Belforest... [Published al.com - Aug 30 2014]
9 years after Katrina, New Orleans aims to turn... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - Aug 29 2014]
In the School Zone: Record enrollment at USA an... [Published al.com - Aug 28 2014]
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