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June 11, 2021
Lady Makos recognized by OB Council, 6.8.2021

During the City Council meeting on Tuesday, June 8th, Mayor Tony Kennon and council members Jeff Silvers, Jerry Johnson, Annette Mitchell, Joni Blalock and Mayor Pro-tem Jeff Boyd recognized our very own Lady Makos and the first-year varsity softball team’s history-making 2A state championship title.  

Orange Beach High School Softball Coach Shane Alexander thanked the council for...

June 11, 2021

The Orange Beach Planning Commission is scheduled to meet at 3 p.m. Monday, June 14th for a work session followed by 4 p.m. regular meeting in the Council Chambers at City Hall.

Full agenda packet for June 2021 Orange Beach Planning Commission meeting. 

The agenda...

June 2, 2021
Temporary road closure in Gulf State Park on Thursday, June 3

GULF SHORES, ALA. – Striping of State Park Road (formerly known as Hwy. 135) has been scheduled for Thursday, June 3, 2021 from 7 a.m. until 11 a.m.

Renovations to Lake Shelby Picnic area are almost complete. In May we repaved the entrance to Lake Shelby Picnic Area and added temporary striping. The permanent striping will be added during this closure.

Barricades will be placed...

May 28, 2021
Orange Beach Senior Center June 2021 Newsletter with Excursions and Events

Dear Friends, 

Welcome back Summertime.  We are so happy to be back open and getting back to many of our regular activities. Our van was damaged during the hail storm so the two things we have planned we will have to meet at the locations. 

The month of June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness month.  

I have...

May 27, 2021
Cover of the book Miss Sandra and the Turtle people and a photo of author Linda Spangrud

As turtle nesting season begins to ramp up along the Alabama Gulf Coast, more than 1,500 students at local elementary schools have received a copy of Linda B. Schmitz Spangrud’s new book “Miss Sandra and the Turtle People." 

Miss Sandra portrays the story of a young turtle volunteer who comes to a life decision about her future and describes how she assists the Gulf Coast with...