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October 18, 2019
Nigeria's 'Ambassador of Art' returns to Orange Beach; welcome reception set Oct. 23 at Coastal Arts Center

Artist Ibiyinka “Ibi” Alao, Nigeria’s “Ambassador of Art,” will be returning to Orange Beach from October 21st to November 11th making multiple appearances and participating in workshops as a part of his “My Fireflies, An Island Experience” residency.

A welcome reception for Alao will be held at the Coastal Arts Center of Orange Beach from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on...

October 18, 2019

By DAVID RAINER | Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

The red lionfish population off the Alabama Gulf Coast is a little smaller now that the second of two spearfishing tournaments finished a two-week run, with the final weigh-in last weekend at Tacky Jack’s in Orange Beach.

An invasive species from the Indo-Pacific, lionfish have...

October 17, 2019
Free Special Screening of “Stories in Rhyme - The Songwriters of the Flora-Bama Lounge” on Oct. 23, 2019

The public is invited to a free Special Screening of “Stories in Rhyme - The Songwriters of the Flora-Bama Lounge” at 6 p.m. Wednesday, October 23rd at the Gulf State Park Conservation Hall. Doors open at 5:45 p.m.

The Conservation Hall is located behind the Gulf State Park headquarters on State Hwy. 135 in Gulf Shores, down the street from Walmart.

The documentary is about the...

October 11, 2019
Planning Commission generic art of blueprints rolled up

The Orange Beach Planning Commission is scheduled to meet at 2:30 p.m. Monday, October 14th for a work session followed by 4 p.m. regular meeting in the Council Chambers at City Hall. 

Full agenda packet for the October 14, 2019 Orange Beach Planning Commission meeting

The agenda is...

October 9, 2019
Additional lane closures on October 10th on Canal Road and State Hwy. 161

In addition to a section of the northerly westbound lane of Canal Road remaining closed around Cosmo's and Luna's as part of ALDOT’s road widening project, Orange Beach Water Authority will be performing corrective work to an asphalt patch located in front of the new school site between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Thursday, October 10th. 

The asphalt patch work will require the eastbound lanes...