April 2, 2018
Pyramid reefs

By DAVID RAINER | | Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources | March 30, 2018

Those who wonder why anglers off Alabama catch more than 30 percent of the red snapper in the Gulf of Mexico despite having only 53 miles of coastline should have attended the Red...

March 29, 2018
Orange Beach Council Chambers

The Orange Beach City Council will hold its regular meeting at 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 3, followed by the Committee of the Whole meeting.

Following are the agendas for both meetings, as of 3 p.m. on Thursday, March 29. For the most up-to-date agendas and attachments, go to

March 28, 2018
Photo of Sgt. Travis Coleman

Surrounded by Orange Beach police officers and friends Tuesday afternoon, Amber Coleman placed a framed photo of her late husband Sgt. Travis Coleman on a wall in a special hallway at the Orange Beach Police Department.

Tuesday marked one year since Sgt. Coleman passed away after a medical emergency on March 27, 2017. While looking up at the photo, 4-year-old John...

March 28, 2018
Coastal Arts Center to host Four A Change on April 19

The Coastal Arts Center of Orange Beach will present The Listening Room, an intimate listening experience, featuring Four A Change, from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, April 19, 2018.

Four A Change is a quartet is made up of long-standing members of the Coastal Chorale: Katrina Anderson, Tracey Best, Jonathan Wallace and Jennifer Watkins. Known for their unique stylings and varied types of musical...

March 27, 2018
Plastic Easter eggs

For those spending Easter weekend in Orange Beach, there is no shortage of family activities.

For children, Easter egg hunts are planned in and around the city. Here are some of the options:

  • On Saturday, March 31, at 1 p.m. the Beach Point Community Association will hold its annual Easter egg hunt at the Bear Point Community Center at 5681 Bay La Launch Ave...