March 27, 2018
Google 3D map of Foley Beach Express Toll Bridge in Orange Beach

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ORANGE BEACH, AL (WALA) - No-stop tolling is coming to the Beach Express Bridge in Orange Beach. 

The bridge is adding technology that uses cameras to recognize license plates to charge drivers the toll. That means those drivers will not have...

March 27, 2018

As part of a job-shadowing project on Wednesday, March 21, 2018, Caroline, a senior at Gulf Shores High School, made a video in the City of Orange Beach's studio, sharing tips on how to enjoy the city without breaking the bank. City staffer Matt McCrary handled the video editing. 


March 23, 2018
Turtle box at public beach access east of Perdido Pass

Anyone who has visited the Alabama Gulf State Park’s public beach accesses in Orange Beach the past two summers has probably seen the colorful turtle signs with handmade wooden boxes at their bases. The words on the boxes say it all: “Need a toy - Take a toy. Have a toy - Leave a toy.”

The turtle boxes have been a success since being introduced at the end of the summer of 2015. City...

March 22, 2018
Rouses announcement on Facebook

Rouses Markets announced on Thursday, March 22 that it would be taking over the Winn-Dixie on Perdido Beach Boulevard in Orange Beach. 

The announcement comes on the heels of Winn-Dixie's parent company Southeastern Grocers' plans to close locations across the Southeast as it prepares to file for bankruptcy. 

According to a post...

March 22, 2018

By Lawrence Specker | | Full story at

The Baldwin boom continues and if anything is picking up speed, according to U.S. Census estimates released today [March 22, 2018]. Meanwhile, Mobile remains the state's second most populated county...