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October 27, 2017

For the 13th year in a row, the Orange Beach Sportsplex will welcome the return of the Southeastern Conference Women’s Soccer Championship on Sunday, Oct. 29.

The single-elimination tournament will run through Sunday, Nov. 5 and will be aired live on the SEC Network.

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October 26, 2017
Fall sunrise in Orange Beach

From Halloween festivities and college soccer to a town hall meeting and the Food World Championships, there is no shortage of happenings in and around Orange Beach over the next few weeks. 

The following is a list of some of the scheduled events...

October 24, 2017
Osa Brown, Orange Beach Police Department

After 25 years of serving the residents of Orange Beach, mostly in the police department’s communication center, Osa Brown is retiring.

Brown, chief communications officer, will be honored at a retirement celebration from 4 p.m. to 6 p....

October 24, 2017

Orange Beach, AL (OBA) - We're at that time of year when the white pelicans are passing our way on their annual migration. Several groups of white pelicans were flying high in the sky through Orange Beach on Monday [Oct. 23, 2017].

Phillip West, Coastal Resources Manager for Orange Beach, spotted 6 groups of white pelicans passing over throughout the day. Phillip said we may see more...

October 24, 2017

By John Sharp | jsharp@al.com

Angie Swiger lives in Gulf Shores and wants to continue serving on the Baldwin County School Board.

But less than one month after the Gulf Shores City Council voted unanimously to split away from the county system and form its own city school, a question has surfaced: Is Swiger eligible to serve?...