January 2019

Two new officers at Orange Beach PD

January 11, 2019
Orange Beach Police Officer Abby Headley sworn in by Judge Brackin with Officer Dean, 1.9.2019

Orange Beach Police Chief Joe Fierro introduced the newest officers of the department - Officer Michael Dean and Officer Abby Headley - to the City Council during its regular meeting on Tuesday, January 8th.

Following their introduction, Officers Dean and Headley were sworn in by Orange Beach Municipal Judge Julian B. “Buddy” Brackin.

Orange Beach in line for $40 million in RESTORE Act funds covering 8 projects

January 11, 2019
Alabama Gulf Coast Recovery Council image

The widening and improvement of Canal Road, environmental restoration of Cotton Bayou and Terry Cove, the creation of the Gulf Coast Environment Research Station, the designing and planning of the Gulf Coast Wildlife Recovery and Interpretive Center, expansion of the Orange Beach Wildlife Center, seawall repairs at Alabama Point, and sewer main upgrades - these are projects totaling $40 million

Dredging to begin at Perdido Pass

January 10, 2019
Perdido Pass aerial, 1.19.2018

ORANGE BEACH, ALABAMA (Jan. 10, 2019) - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will begin dredging Perdido Pass this month with work expected to take several weeks.

Heavy equipment will be on the beach and the public is asked to be respectful of the work areas. Additionally, boaters are asked to maintain a safe distance from the dredging equipment and the pipelines in the water.