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June 1, 2020

Orange Beach City Administrator Ken Grimes, Jr. explains the upcoming projects at the campus of the Orange Beach Recreation Center in this video on the city's YouTube page at https://youtu.be/kvOn7AVD4bo. View the video below as well. 

Starting on June 1, 2020 construction will begin on the new 24/7 Adult Fitness Center, as well as the...

May 29, 2020
Fire Marshal Craig Stephenson retirement parade, 5.29.20

By Marc D. Anderson

A chapter in the Orange Beach Fire Department’s history is closing as Fire Marshal Craig Stephenson retires. A beloved mentor not only at the fire station but at Orange Beach Elementary School and on the sidelines of youth football and baseball fields, Stephenson received a drive-thru parade at Fire Station No. 1 on Friday as he stepped out of the fire...

May 27, 2020

On Saturday, June 13, 2020, Alabamians and out-of-state visitors alike will have the opportunity to fish for free in most public waters including both freshwater and saltwater. Free Fishing Day is part of National Fishing and Boating Week, which runs June 6-14. The event allows residents and non-residents to enjoy the outstanding fishing Alabama has to offer without purchasing a fishing...

May 26, 2020
City Plans Examiner Adam Roberson recognized by Orange Beach council for earning status of Master Code Professional

Adam Roberson, Plans Examiner for the City of Orange Beach, was recognized by the City Council on Tuesday, May 19 for recently achieving the status of Master Code Professional (MCP™) with the International Code Council.

“The Master Code Professional designation is the highest level of ICC certification that is given,” City Building Official Lannie Smith told the council during its May...

May 25, 2020

NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard and the Orange Beach Police department terminated the voyage of an illegal charter vessel near Orange Beach, Ala., Saturday. 

Orange Beach Police contacted Coast Guard Sector Mobile with concerns of a suspected illegal passenger for hire operation in the area after seeing multiple advertisements on social media over the last few weeks. Coast Guard law...