January 2022

2022 Mardi Gras parades in Orange Beach will begin to roll on Saturday, Feb. 26

January 21, 2022
Drone photo of the 2020 Mardi Gras parade on Fat Tuesday in Orange Beach, Alabama

Mardi Gras parades in Orange Beach will begin to roll with The Mystics of Pleasure, The Marshals, and other local krewes on Saturday, February 26th, followed by "Moon Pies on Main" at The Wharf on Monday, February 28th and then the finale on Fat Tuesday, March 1st with the city’s parade starting at 2 p.m.

Auditions for 'How to Eat Like a Child' set for Feb. 10, 12

January 20, 2022
Oompa Loompas & Willy Wonka cast

The director of the next Expect Excellence Community Theater show hopes to make the audition atmosphere inviting, not intimidating. 

Grace Stanton, director for “How to Eat Like a Child”, wants the auditioning process to be as enjoyable as possible. “Just come in and have fun and just don’t be nervous,” Stanton said, is the best advice for anyone wanting to try out for a role. 

Orange Beach golf cart inspections begin with 145 permits issued

January 8, 2022
Golf carts are lined up with Orange Beach Police Department personnel inspecting each cart.

It was a busy but successful first inspection/registration day for golf carts on Saturday, January 8th at the Bear Point Civic Association Center parking lot. The Orange Beach Police Department inspected more than 150 golf carts between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. and 145 permits were issued.

Remaining inspection dates and locations are as follows: