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Wall Built at Governor’s Beach Mansion Ordered to be Removed

The Baldwin County Commission has told Gov. Robert Bentley that he must remove a new wall just constructed as part of the re-building of the so-called “Governor’s Mansion at the Beach.” The commission says the wall blocks public access to the beach and intrudes on county right-of-way. The governor last year diverted $1.8 million from an early partial settlement of…

Booze Ban Bad for ‘Bama Business?

In a recent special session, Gulf Shores voted to ban alcohol on beaches. The ban is effective immediately and lasts until April 17th. Many are worried the ban will stop Spring Breakers from heading down south, possibly hurting cities where the economy depends on Interstate travel. Like the city of Greenville, where warmer weather means people start heading for sunny…