May 22, 2018
Sunrise over Orange Beach

Posted on May 22, 2018 |

BIRMINGHAM – Governor Kay Ivey announced on Tuesday [May 22, 2018] that the Alabama travel industry grew...

May 21, 2018
Obi green sea turtle rescued in Orange Beach, December 2017

A rehabilitated Green sea turtle, named Obi, is scheduled to be released on Wednesday, May 23 in Orange Beach, according to the Sea Turtle Stranding and Salvage Network.

Obi was rehabilitated at the Gulfarium C.A.R.E Center in Fort Walton Beach, Florida after being being rescued in Orange Beach in December 2017 by Sea Turtle Stranding and Salvage Network volunteers Cathy O’Brien Howle...

May 18, 2018
NAIA Champions of Character

The Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Sports Commission, in partnership with the City of Gulf Shores, is gearing up to welcome the NAIA Outdoor Track & Field Championships on May 24-26. During the championship week, there will be over 1,200 athletes representing nearly 140 schools across the county. This will be the fifth year of the championships being held in Gulf Shores at the Mickey...

May 18, 2018
Memorial Day 2018 closings graphic

In observance of Memorial Day, non-essential city offices will be closed on Monday, May 28.

Trash and recycling will not be affected. All routes will run as normal.

Offices will open, with normal hours, on Tuesday, May 29. 


May 18, 2018
Sea Sand and Stars class trip

Thanks to funding approved by the Orange Beach City Council, the Sea, Sand, & Stars Science and Nature Center at Orange Beach Elementary School will be open to the public for the third summer in a row.

The center will be open Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., June 11-28 and July 9-26. Staff members will offer the public a rotating schedule for guided tours, night sky...