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June 19, 2018
Orange Beach Municipal Complex historical marker unveiling

By Alex Wilkerson for City of Orange Beach

Orange Beach, Alabama —  Mayor Tony Kennon, local writer and historian Margaret Childress-Long, city staff, residents and members of the Orange Beach City Council gathered in front of Orange Beach City Hall on Tuesday, June 19 to unveil the community’s newest historical marker.

The Orange Beach Municipal Complex marker...

June 18, 2018

By Brendan Kirby for yellowhammernews.com

For three years, comedian W. Kamau Bell had trained his sharp eye on exotic slices of America to break down stereotypes.

On Sunday [June 17, 2018], he took his...

June 15, 2018
Orange Beach city seal

The Orange Beach City Council will hold its regular meeting at 5 p.m. Tuesday, June 19, followed by the Committee of the Whole meeting. The public is always encouraged to attend. 

Following are the agendas for the meetings. Please note that the information below may not be the most up-to-date information. For the full and most up-to-date agendas and attachments, go...

June 15, 2018
Location of New Venture ship 29 54.052N 87 32.893W

UPDATE #4 Alabama Marine Resources Division on June 24, 2018: It was discovered that New Horizon drug anchor about 150ft out of the reef zone and had to be repositiioned. Marine Resources is hopeful it will be sunk on Monday, June 25th.  

UPDATE #3 Alabama Marine Resources Division on June 23, 2018: The needed equipment arrived overnight! If all goes as planned she will be...

June 15, 2018
Alabama State Parks logo

The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources is implementing a pilot program for a permitted managed shark fishing season at the Gulf State Park Saltwater Fishing Pier. The first two events will take place on the south end of the pier – called the octagon – from 8 p.m. to midnight on Tuesday, June 19 and Tuesday, June 26, 2018. 

The octagon will close to routine use 30...