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July 2, 2022
First day of new Orange Beach city school system kicks off with ribbon-cutting ceremony

Orange Beach City Schools is officially the newest city school system in Alabama! A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Friday morning at Orange Beach Middle/High School to mark the historic day in Orange Beach - July 1, 2022. 

It was also officially Superintendent Randy Wilkes first day on the job and what a way to start. 

“It is a great day in Orange Beach, Alabama. Can we agree...

July 1, 2022
July 2022 Senior Center Calendar

The Orange Beach Adult/Senior Activity Center’s Shoreline News - Life Enriching Activities for the Adult 50 & Over

Staying Safe in the Summer: Tips for Seniors 

Summer heat can be dangerous for anyone, but older adults can be negatively affected more quickly than other age groups.  As the summer season continues, please stay safe and keep these...

June 30, 2022
Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Tourism logo

The land is located on Coastal Gateway Boulevard between the cities of Gulf Shores and Orange Beach

GULF SHORES AND ORANGE BEACH, ALA. – Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Tourism closed on 111.26 acres of land in northeast Gulf Shores June 28, 2022, which will be used by Gulf Shores | Orange Beach Sports & Events (formerly the Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Sports Commission)...

June 28, 2022
Public meeting set June 29 to discuss 2022 Beach Renourishment Project

The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR) and the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) will hold a joint public meeting to discuss the proposed 2022 Beach Renourishment Project on Wednesday, June 29, 2022 at 6 p.m. in the Gulf Shores City Council Chambers at 1905 West 1st Street.

The project is being proposed by the City of Orange Beach and...

June 28, 2022
New OBFD Ladder Truck 3 in service with new Fire Station No. 3 under construction

Paradise is a little more protected now as the new Orange Beach Fire Department Ladder Truck 3 went into service on Tuesday, June 28, 2022 at Fire Station No. 3, next to Orange Beach Middle/High School. Before officially going into service on Tuesday morning, a blessing of the engine was led by Fire Chaplain Fred Franks. 

The $1.25 million fire engine has a 110-foot ladder extension...