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November 17, 2017
Romar Beach Access U-turn rendering

On Monday, Nov. 20, the Alabama Department of Transportation will begin Phase II of Perdido Beach Boulevard/State Highway 182 Median Enhancement Project that will stretch from westerly Loop Road to the Romar Beach Access.

Mobile-based Hosea O. Weaver and Sons Inc. was awarded the low-bid contract of $2.7 million. Shoulder work will begin on the south side near the Romar Beach Access and...

November 16, 2017
Guill, a rehabilitated Kemp's ridley sea turtle

A rehabilitated Kemp's ridley sea turtle, named Guill, will be released on Monday, Nov. 20 in Orange Beach.

Guill was rescued on Ono Island on July 24 by volunteers with the Alabama Sea Turtle Stranding and Salvage Network and City of Orange Beach Coastal Resources employees Wade Stevens and Lisa Graham.

Due to being entangled in fishing gear, Guill suffered from severe tissue...

November 16, 2017
Conceptual plan for Wolf Bay bridge

By John Mullen (See full story at obawebsite.com.)

November 16, 2017 – Orange Beach, AL (OBA) - The City of Orange Beach is serious about tackling traffic issues on its own and is poised to spend more than $282,000 for environmental studies, permitting and conceptual...

November 15, 2017
Orange Beach city seal

Thanksgiving

During the Thanksgiving holiday, City of Orange Beach offices will be closed on Thursday and Friday, Nov. 23-24.

Trash and recycling routes will not be picked up on Thanksgiving Day. All routes will run one day behind starting the day after the holiday. The usual Friday residential routes will run on Saturday. The Tuesday and Wednesday schedules...

November 14, 2017
2017 Food World Championships

By Robert DeWitt (See the full article at alabamanewscenter.com.)

It was a foodie’s dream come true as 500 cooking teams and more than 1,600 competitors converged on the Alabama Gulf Coast for the World Food Championships Nov. 8-12.

“This...