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August 20, 2018
Sirens of the Sea 2018 Fall Ball

Sirens of the Sea, a local women’s Mardi Gras Krewe, is making great strides in the preparation of their upcoming Fall “Ball” Fundraiser, the 2nd Annual “Football Tailgating” Drawdown.  

Last year’s “Football Tailgating” theme was so well received that they are bringing it back. It is going to be held at the Orange Beach Event Center at The Wharf on Friday, September 21, 2018, starting...

August 17, 2018
Orange Beach City Council, 8.7.2018

The Orange Beach City Council will hold its regular meeting at 5 p.m. Tuesday, August 21st, followed by the Committee of the Whole meeting.

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 to...

August 17, 2018
Menke named 2018 Orange Beach Surf Rescue Lifeguard of Year

After a vote by his peers on Orange Beach Surf Rescue, Johnny Menke was named the 2018 Lifeguard of the Year. 

Orange Beach Fire Department Beach Safety Division Chief Brett Lesinger presented the award to Menke on Friday, August 10. The glass award was created by artist Kerry Park of the Hot Shop at the Coastal Arts Center of Orange Beach and wood base was crafted by Dan Rush.

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August 17, 2018
Red Snapper

The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR) has been notified that its Snapper Check harvest reporting program used to monitor red snapper landings has been certified by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries. Certification by the federal agency means that Snapper Check red snapper harvest estimates can be included in the federal stock...

August 17, 2018
Billy Walker photos

By Fran Thompson | Mullet Wrapper | Full article at mulletwrapper.net 

I have heard many a Billy Walker story during my 29 years putting together the local rag every two weeks. But I never could get Billy to agree to be interviewed for a story, although about...