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April 21, 2021
Gulf State Park and City of Orange Beach Partner for Better Beach Experience

Gulf State Park | Press Release | April 21, 2021

Orange Beach, Alabama – Last night the City of Orange Beach and Gulf State Park entered into a historic 20-year agreement to provide guests and residents with a better beach-going experience. The partnership will increase the efficiency of maintenance and service activities for select locations within the park, including four...

April 21, 2021
Canal Road update graphic for April 21, 2021

CANAL ROAD UPDATE - APRIL 21, 2021 - PARDON OUR PROGRESS

Starting today (Wednesday, April 21) and running through Thursday, April 22, the ALDOT Canal Road widening project contractor is scheduled to “black out” the entire roadway - between 161 (Doc's) and Williams Silvers Parkway (approx. 2.3 miles) - and apply temporary striping. This work will cause lane closures in various locations...

April 19, 2021
Alabama Opens for Red Snapper Fishing on May 28

The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources’ (ADCNR) Marine Resources Division (MRD) announces that Alabama state waters and federal waters will open to private vessel anglers for red snapper fishing on Friday, May 28, 2021. The season will consist of four-day weekends, Friday through Monday, beginning Friday, May 28, and continue until the private angler quota is projected to...

April 16, 2021
Orange Beach Wildlife calendar photo contest underway

The Orange Beach Wildlife Center is holding its annual Wildlife Calendar Photo Contest.  

The contest is open to amateur photographers only, and photographs must be of local and native wildlife. All entries must be in .JPEG format and in their original state - no editing. No more than five entries per person will be accepted. 

All entries are due by May 17, 2021 and should be...

April 14, 2021
Groundbreaking ceremony held for Ono Island Fire Station No. 4

A groundbreaking ceremony was held for Ono Island Fire Station No. 4 on Wednesday, April 14, 2021. 

City and fire rescue officials joined the Ono Island Fire Protection Authority for the ceremony. The new 6,085-square-foot station will be built across the street from the existing station. 

The City of Orange Beach and Ono Island have a fire protection and emergency services...