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August 6, 2019
Huey helicopter flight by Friends of Army Aviation-Ozark taken on April 20, 2019 in Orange Beach with City Councilman Jeff Boyd giving the thumbs up with the picturesque Alabama shoreline in the background

On Thursday, August 15th, the nonprofit Friends of Army Aviation-Ozark returns to Orange Beach to offer rides in a vintage Vietnam War-era Bell UH-1 Huey combat helicopter from the helipad near Orange Beach Event Center at The Wharf.

The flights will begin at 9 a.m., weather permitting, and last until 5 p.m. Each flight will last approximately 10 minutes and the cost is $50 per person....

July 31, 2019
Celebrating Local Arts poster

The Coastal Arts Center of Orange Beach invites the public to Celebrate Local Arts on Saturday, August 24th. 

The free event and open house will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. where the public can enjoy the center’s art gallery overlooking Wolf Bay, crafts, music, and works by local artists. Hot glass and clay classes will be available by appointment. 

The Coastal Arts Center is...

July 30, 2019
2019 Orange Beach Police Department 2019 Citizens' Police Academy planned September 3 to October 15, 2019

The Orange Beach Police Department is seeking participants for its 2019 Citizens’ Police Academy.

The Academy will be held from September 3 to October 15. Classes are free and will be held Tuesday evenings from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Applications must be turned in by Friday, August 23.

The academy is designed to provide the Orange Beach community with an overview of the department’s...

July 26, 2019
Orange Beach Adult/Senior Activity Center August 2019 Excursions and Events

The Orange Beach Adult/Senior Activity Center has announced its August 2019 Excursions and Events. 

Call 251-981-3440 to sign up for any of the events listed below.  

  • August 2nd - 10 a.m. to Noon: “Restorative Yoga Class”: Restorative Yoga will ease you into relaxation and healing, whatever your age and ability.  If you are living with chronic pain, such as...
July 26, 2019
Red Snapper catch in a red bucket

By DAVID RAINER | Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

With less than ideal weather conditions so far this summer and the ability to closely monitor the harvest data through Snapper Check, the Alabama Marine Resources Division recently announced a five-day extension of the red snapper season that runs from August 1-5.

Stormy weekends and Hurricane...