July 16, 2018
2018 OBPD Citizens Police Academy

The Orange Beach Police Department is seeking participants for its 2018 Citizens’ Police Academy to be held Sept. 11 to Oct. 23.

The classes are free and will be held each Tuesday evening from 6 to 8 p.m.

The academy is designed to provide the Orange Beach community with an overview of the department’s operations and the increased level of understanding and cooperation between...

July 16, 2018
Red Snapper Landings

Alabama Marine Resources Division Press Release | July 16, 2018 

The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Marine Resources Division (MRD) announces the closure of Alabama state waters to the harvest of red snapper by private anglers and state-licensed commercial party boats at 11:59 p.m. Sunday, July 22, 2018.  The quota of 984,291 pounds issued under NOAA...

July 16, 2018
Back-To-School Sales Tax Holiday 2018

Along with Baldwin County and the majority of local cities, Orange Beach is participating in Alabama’s Back-To-School Sales Tax Holiday from Friday, July 20th through Sunday, July 22nd.

It’s a great time to save money and support local businesses in Orange Beach. The tax holiday applies to school-related clothing, supplies and certain electronic equipment.


July 16, 2018
1891 Map of Alabama1891 Map of Alabama at Orange Beach museum

Among the treasures of history at the Orange Beach Indian & Sea Museum is an 1891 General Map of Alabama.

The Geological Survey of Alabama was conducted by State Geologist Eugene Allen Smith, Ph.D. The map was donated to the museum and originally had belonged to C.F. Atiaway, one of the first employees of the Alabama Commission of Forestry (1919-1920).

The map was completed...

July 13, 2018
Friends of Army Aviation Ozark Huey

On Saturday, August 4th, the nonprofit Friends of Army Aviation - Ozark will be providing "Legacy Helicopter Rides" in a vintage Vietnam War-era Bell UH-1 Huey combat helicopter from the helipad, near the Orange Beach Event Center at The Wharf.

The flights will begin at 10 a.m. and last until 5 p.m. Each flight will last 10 minutes and the cost will be $50 per person. There will be room...