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June 28, 2018
Roy Walkers Pier

By Alex Wilkerson for City of Orange Beach

Two families, the Callaways and the Walkers, were among the first settlers in Orange Beach and contributed greatly to the development of the area.

James C. Callaway immigrated to the region in 1875. He was a logger and a farmer who later developed a successful shipping business with his sons. Callaway was also a self-taught...

June 28, 2018

The U.S. Commerce Department today [June 27, 2018] announced the appointment of 30 members to the eight regional fishery management councils that partner with NOAA Fisheries to manage ocean fish stocks. Twenty-nine of the new and reappointed council members will serve three-year terms from August 11, 2018 through August 10, 2021. 

Among the appointees is Susan Boggs, who will join the...

June 26, 2018
Molly Bryant

By Nathan Prewett for the Trussville Tribune | June 26, 2018

TRUSSVILLE — It’s said that no parent should bury their children. And while that is true, try as we may, it happens nonetheless and will continue to happen to countless other families in the...

June 26, 2018
Community Development summer youth program teens

Since early June, nearly two dozen teens have been working and learning life skills as part of the City of Orange Beach’s first-ever summer work program.

Open to teens ages 14 and 15, the program has 21 teens - most from Orange Beach - helping seven departments in the City.

"The City feels fortunate to be able to provide this opportunity for the young teenagers of Orange Beach,”...

June 25, 2018
Tacos with the Five-O

The community is invited to join Chief Joe Fierro and the Orange Beach Police Department for Tacos with the Five-O on Tuesday, July 24th from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Cactus Cantina Mexican Grill (North).

Food and drink will be provided courtesy of Cactus Cantina at 25908 Canal Road, Suite A, in Orange Beach.

For more information on the Orange Beach Police Department meet and...