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February 8, 2019
Bay Circle historical marker unveiled on Feb. 5, 2019. From left are Margaret Childress-Long, Sally DeJarnette and Merle Harms.

City officials and the Orange Beach community gathered on February 5th to unveil the city’s newest historical marker at Bay Circle and Canal Road, adjacent to Waterfront Park.

As the Bay Circle marker states, “This area, located along the southern shore of Wolf Bay, was the original ‘DOWNTOWN’ of Orange Beach.” Before automobile industry took hold, the bayfront was the city’s main...

February 6, 2019
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Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources | Press Release | February 6, 2019

For the second year, Alabama is operating under an Exempted Fishing Permit (EFP) from NOAA Fisheries to allow state fisheries management agencies more flexibility to set private angler red snapper fishing seasons. In accordance with the EFP...

February 1, 2019
 John Allen Memorial Concert

The Baldwin Pops Band will present John Allen Memorial Scholarship concerts on Thursday, February 7th at the Orange Beach Event Center at The Wharf and Feb. 12 at the Fairhope Civic Center. Both concerts start at 7 p.m.

The Baldwin Pops Band sponsors an annual scholarship contest for high school seniors from Baldwin County who plan to continue their musical involvement in college. Six...

February 1, 2019
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The Orange Beach City Council will hold its regular meeting at 5 p.m. Tuesday, February 5th, followed by the Committee of the Whole meeting.

Following are the agendas for the meetings. Please note that the information below may not be the most up-to-date information. For the full and most up-to-date agendas and attachments, go to...

February 1, 2019
2018 NAIA Soccer Tournament

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — After crowning William Carey (Miss.) the 2018 NAIA Women’s Soccer National Champion, the city of Orange Beach saw a significant impact to the local economy at the end of November. The region was benefited to the tune of $1.3 Million in the 2018 event as the NAIA assisted with travel and tourism during a traditionally slow season.

The Orange Beach/Gulf Shores region...