Posts Tagged ‘Orange Beach’
Still searching for Christmas gifts? How about 3,000 feet of hard boom left over from the 2010 oil spill? The City of Orange Beach, Ala., is auctioning off its surplus boom on govdeals.com. “We’d all be happy to get $10,000,” said Phillip West, the city’s coastal resources [...]
Why did the head of the Gulf Coast Claims Facility, Ken Feinberg, go to Orange Beach, instead of Pensacola? Because Orange Beach Mayor Tony Kennon called him and told him how screwed up the claims process is. Feinberg's reaction: "I said don’t you convey what they said, I ought to come and [...]
The Mobile Press Register is reporting that Gulf Shores, Orange Beach and the rest of South Baldwin Co. beaches lost in June $35.5 million in taxable spending because of the BP oil disaster. Read more.
While Pensacola Mayor Mike Wiggins is singing kumbaya with BP, Orange Beach Mayor Tony Kennon blasted BP representatives a town hall meeting. Kennon is upset over the boats in the Vessels of Opportunity program not being paid and on how BP and its Unified Command Center have dragged their feet on [...]
Search for Pamela Long Wiggins Wednesday, July 15 The Sarasota Herald Tribune opens the day with an article on Patrick Gonzalez cyberstalking in his ex-wife and in-laws, “Suspect in slaying of Pensacola couple haunted Sarasota family.” Gonzalez had met Katie Herkel when she was a student [...]
Former Escambia County Administrator George Touart was called best of 70 candidates for the Orange Beach city manager job, but Mayor Pete Blalock says decision will be left to city leaders elected in August. The Mobile Press Register reports several City Council members and Blalock said Monday [...]