News

June 4, 2018
Animal control officer Tom Conerly

April 10, 2018 | See original article at www.alleycat.org.

What a difference a year can make. Before September 2017, officials in Orange Beach, Alabama, didn’t have a procedure in place for addressing people’s concerns about outdoor cats. Today, the city has a thriving...

June 4, 2018
What to do if you find a baby mammal

The majority of our calls at this time of year are from concerned citizens who have found a baby squirrel, raccoon, rabbit, opossum, or some other mammal. More often than not, those babies are actually fine and have just been separated from mom. When people find baby mammals, it is their instinct to scoop them up and start raising them. However, the first step should be to try and get them...

June 1, 2018
City Council meeting

The Orange Beach City Council will hold its regular meeting at 5 p.m. Tuesday, June 5, followed by the Committee of the Whole meeting. Additionally, the council will hold an council meeting at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, where it will go into executive session to discuss threatened and pending litigation.  

Following are the agendas for the meetings. Please note that the information...

June 1, 2018
Tessellated blenny photo by Ben Raines, AL.com

By Ben Raines | braines@al.com | Find the stunning gallery at www.al.com.

Painted waters

The blues, greens, reds and silvers of Perdido Pass never fail to capture me. My friends mock me for my love of diving in Perdido Pass, but...

May 31, 2018
Full Moon Paddle in 2017

The City of Orange Beach Relay for Life Team is gearing up for its fourth summer of fun on the water with the popular Full Moon Paddles.  The paddles have become the number one fundraising effort for the Orange Beach Team.  

The events are held at the Wind & Water Learning Center at 26267 Canal Road, behind the Orange Beach Public Library.  Prior to participants pushing off into...