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June 22, 2018
Do No discard fish carcasses flyer

We all love Red Snapper Season but please do not discard fish carcasses in our local waterways. It is illegal and a growing problem.

For all boaters, please dispose of unwanted bait and eviscerated (gutted) fish well offshore, not at a marina or in inland waterway. If fish are gutted on land, double bag the fish waste and properly dispose the bag in a covered trash can. Another...

June 22, 2018
Next City article on Fortified Construction

Story by Emily | Jun 18, 2018 | nextcity.org

How community organizing, the insurance industry and state policy changes came together to make coastal Alabama - including Orange Beach - a leader in weather-resilient home construction.

Leaning back in an office...

June 20, 2018
Fireworks

From The Wharf to Perdido Pass to the Gulf State Park Pier, Fourth of July celebrations are planned in and around Orange Beach. Please remember that fireworks are prohibited in Orange Beach, except for professionally produced and permitted shows.

The Wharf’s Independence Day Street Party - July 3rd

The...

June 19, 2018
Orange Beach Municipal Complex historical marker unveiling

By Alex Wilkerson for City of Orange Beach

Orange Beach, Alabama —  Mayor Tony Kennon, local writer and historian Margaret Childress-Long, city staff, residents and members of the Orange Beach City Council gathered in front of Orange Beach City Hall on Tuesday, June 19 to unveil the community’s newest historical marker.

The Orange Beach Municipal Complex marker...

June 18, 2018

By Brendan Kirby for yellowhammernews.com

For three years, comedian W. Kamau Bell had trained his sharp eye on exotic slices of America to break down stereotypes.

On Sunday [June 17, 2018], he took his...