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March 1, 2019
OBPD Boats, Buoys, and Badges event on April 2, 2019

The public is invited to join Orange Beach Police Chief Joe Fierro and the Police Department for Boats, Buoys & Badges from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 2 at West Marine.

This will be an opportunity for the public to discuss the 2019 boating season with the police department and marine division. Snacks will be provided.

A raffle will be held by West Marine, which is...

March 1, 2019

The Orange Beach Recreation Center announced this week that it is extending its operating hours.

The Rec Center will be open from 7 a.m to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturdays and noon to 6 p.m. on Sundays.

With the new hours, the center is able to offer more basketball gym availability on the weekends.

The Fitness Room continues to be accessible 24...

February 27, 2019
Conceptual design for Wolf Bay Bridge

Barge-mounted drill rigs are scheduled to be deployed from Barber Marina during the week of Feb. 25, 2019 in order to begin drilling for geotechnical assessment in the locations of the proposed Wolf Bay Bridge support piles.

Drilling was scheduled to commence on the north side of the Bay on Wednesday, Feb. 27 and will be operational 24 hours a day on weekdays only. Drilling is...

February 27, 2019
Mardi Gras closing graphic

On Fat Tuesday, March 5, 2019, all non-essential City of Orange Beach offices will be closed for the Mardi Gras holiday. Garbage routes will not be affected and will run as usual.

City offices will reopen for normal business hours on Wednesday, March 6.

The Orange Beach Mardi Gras parade is scheduled to start at 2 p.m. on Fat Tuesday on Perdido Beach Boulevard at the traffic...

February 26, 2019
Boggy Point boat launch

The Alabama Department of Conservation & Natural Resources / Marine Resources Division will be closing the Boggy Point Boat Ramp located at the end of Marina Road in Orange Beach at 7 a.m. Monday, March 18, 2019 for much-needed renovations.

Renovations will include the replacement of the existing finger piers and repairs to the parking area. The boat ramp piers need to be repaired...