November 2018

Alabama Retail plans ‘Shop Alabama for the Holidays’ tour stop in Orange Beach

November 9, 2018
Shop Alabama sign

ORANGE BEACH – The Alabama Retail Association has selected Orange Beach as a 2018 host city for its third annual Shop Alabama for the Holidays tour! Alabama Retail will promote the statewide shopping initiative and announce its new holiday hashtag campaign, #DoubleYourGift, during the city’s annual Christmas Tree Lighting on Tuesday, Nov. 27 at 5:30 pm at The Wharf.

Jimmie Lee Fitts wins hole-in-one prize at Golf Center; next Skins Game is Dec. 2

November 7, 2018
Jimmie Lee Fitts wins hole-in-one prize at Golf Center Nov 2018

Jimmie Lee Fitts of Orange Beach won $250 for a hole-in-one on Hole 3, sponsored by Cox Pools, at the Orange Beach Golf Center’s November Skins Game.

Michael Lovett of Cox Pools in Orange Beach presented Fitts with the check for $250 on Wednesday, November 11th at the Golf Center, and Mayor Tony Kennon congratulated Fitts on his win. 

Orange Beach businesses recognized for statewide awards; city to host 'Shop Alabama for the Holidays' Tour stop at The Wharf

November 7, 2018
Brian and Jodi Harsany of Cobalt the Restaurant recognized for earning the silver Alabama Retailer of the Year award

It was an exciting night of award recognition and announcements for beach businesses at the Orange Beach City Council meeting on Tuesday, November 6th. Yolanda “Yo” Devine Johnson, business advisor for the Alabama Small Business Development Center – University of Alabama, spearheaded the presentation.

Prescribed Burn planned for Eagle Loop Section of Gulf State Park between Nov. 7-30

November 6, 2018
Prescribed Burn planned for Eagle Loop Section of Gulf State Park between Nov. 7-30

A prescribed burn is planned at Gulf State Park as part of a forest management plan associated with longleaf pine restoration, fuel reduction and invasive species control. The planned burn will take place in the Eagle Loop section of the park near Lake Shelby sometime between November 7-30, 2018, weather permitting.