Gulf Coast

Airbus Production in Mobile to Nearly Double by 2021

Production at the Airbus Final Assembly Line in Mobile will nearly double from four to seven A320 family planes a month by 2021, company...

State’s Tourism Trails Converge February in Gulf Shores

Visitors to Alabama — numbering roughly 27.7 million people — spent more than $15.5 billion in 2018. Total visitor spending was up an impressive...

Port, APM Terminals Honored for Productivity Achievements

The Alabama State Port Authority and its partner, APM Terminals, won honors this month from the Journal of Commerce for performance improvements. The Port...

Virtual School’s Cool New Home in Daphne

The Baldwin County Virtual School now has a home base in Daphne. A part of the Baldwin County Public Schools, the program opened in 2013...

Austal Ship Completes Sea Trials

Austal USA’s eleventh littoral combat ship, LCS 22, destined to become the USS Kansas City, completed acceptance trials in the Gulf of Mexico recently...

Austal USA Global Services Division wins $21M contract

The U.S. Navy has awarded Austal USA a $21.5 million order for planned post-delivery work on the Independence-variant Littoral Combat Ship USS Charleston (LCS...

Flora-Bama Rolls Tide in Florida Court

The Flora-Bama, the little landmark Alabama bar on the Gulf coast, will have its day in court against broadcast giant Viacom, following an Oct....

Historic Coast Guard Cutter Arrested in Mobile

"Old soldiers never die, they just fade away," General Douglas MacArthur lugubriously declared. The same could be said for old military ships, such as the...

How to Build a Zoo

Gulf Shores’ newest attraction faced a herd of construction challenges.

Austal Meets Deadline For $16 Billion Frigate Contract

September 26 is the deadline for one of the largest defense contracts in history, at least $16 billion worth of bundled contracts for the...

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