December 1, 2017
Road Work ahead sign

Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) will begin resurfacing Highway 161 (Orange Beach Boulevard), between Canal Road and Perdido Beach Boulevard, on Monday, Dec. 4.  

Work will begin with the installation of erosion control devices. There will be intermittent lane closures beginning on Tuesday, Dec. 5.  The project is expected to be complete in three weeks.  

Motorist are...

November 29, 2017
2017 Orange Beach Christmas Tree Lighting

The Christmas season has officially begun in the City of Orange Beach! With a large crowd on hand, the city’s annual Christmas tree lighting event on Tuesday, Nov. 28 ushered in the season of giving with Christmas songs, good cheer and a visit from Santa.


November 22, 2017
Conceptual plan for Wolf Bay bridge

By John Mullen (Full article at

A new Wolf Bay bridge would provide a traffic relief valve for Orange Beach during its bustling tourist season. But Mayor Tony Kennon says it will bring much more than that to the town.

“The goal is this is an economic...

November 21, 2017
2017 NAIA Women's Soccer Championship Tournament bracket

The bracket for the 16-team single-elimination NAIA Women’s Soccer National Championship is set for Nov. 27 to Dec. 2 at the Orange Beach Sportsplex, following opening round games on Saturday, Nov 18.  Student-athletes in the tournament will be representing universities from...

November 21, 2017
Guill, a rehabilitated Kemp's ridley sea turtle, released on Nov. 20, 2017

Amid cheers late Monday morning on the shores of Orange Beach, an endangered Kemp’s ridley sea turtle, named “Guill,” swam off into the Gulf of Mexico. Just four months earlier, the rare sea turtle was found barely clinging to life on Ono Island with fishing tackle wrapped around its neck.