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February 26, 2019

With eight miles of beachfront on the Alabama Gulf Coast and 46 miles of total shoreline, including the back bays, the City of Orange Beach is a year-round recreational paradise.

Our winter visitors to the beach, called snowbirds, arrive in earnest after the holidays and generally stay between January 1st and mid-March. It is during this time when 60% of Orange Beach’s 9,900...

February 25, 2019
2019 Orange Beach Arbor Day tree giveaway

As it celebrates 20 years as an Arbor Day Foundation-designated Tree City USA community, Orange Beach saw an outstanding turnout for the annual tree giveaway on Feb. 23.

More than 150 people walked away from the Community Development building with a variety of seedlings and potted trees that included sawtooth oak, nuttall oak, live oak, drake elm, red maple, American elm, river birch...

February 25, 2019
Orange Beach Sand Volleyball Court

Following the success of last year’s launch of a sand volleyball league, the City of Orange Beach is now registering for the 2019 Doubles Sand Volleyball season.

Registration is open until March 13 and the fee is $50. The league is open to girls and boys, ages 10-16, as of May 1, 2019. Register on the City Website at www....

February 22, 2019
Conservation Commissioner Chris Blankenship (center) and honorees at a naming ceremony for eight new artificial reef zones in waters off the coast of Alabama. The ceremony took place at the Dunes Terrace at the Gulf State Park Lodge in Gulf Shores, Ala. -- Photo by Billy Pope, ADCNR

On February 22, 2019, the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR) held a naming ceremony for eight new artificial reef zones in waters off the coast of Alabama. The ceremony took place at the Dunes Terrace at the Gulf State Park Lodge in Gulf Shores, Ala. 

During the ceremony the artificial reef zones were named in honor of individuals and organizations that...

February 22, 2019
Orange Beach Potluck graphic

The Monthly Community Potluck will be held Monday, March 4th at the Orange Beach Community Center, featuring a TV news reporter.

Debbie Williams, WKRG Channel 5 Baldwin County reporter, is scheduled to make a return visit to discuss her work in the area.     

Doors open at 6 p.m. and dinner starts at 6:30. Everyone is invited; just bring a dish to share.

The monthly...