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September 13, 2019

It's officially the "off season" once again and there is a full slate of community events planned in coming weeks and months. Following is a list of upcoming activities. Be sure to check the Events Calendar on the City Website for the most up-to-date information and save the dates! 

  • September 21: 32nd Annual Alabama Coastal Cleanup with cleanup locations in Orange Beach, 8 a.m.-...
September 13, 2019
Road Work Ahead sign

Due to utility work associated with the Canal Road widening project, there will be ​lane closures from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m.​ for two days at the following location:

  • ​September 16 and September 17 (two nights - Monday and Tuesday) just west of the Cactus Cantina Restaurant

Canal Road will be reduced to two-lane traffic during these times. Please slow down and use caution in...

September 11, 2019
ACCS Board Chairman Al Thompson, Coastal Alabama Community College President Craig Pouncey, and ACCS Chancellor Jimmy H. Baker at the September 11, 2019 board of trustees meeting.

Alabama Community College System | September 11, 2019

MONTGOMERY – At the Alabama Community College System board of trustees meeting on Wednesday, Chancellor Jimmy H. Baker announced the selection of Dr. Craig Pouncey as president of Coastal Alabama Community College. Pouncey’s appointment was unanimously approved by the board of trustees.

A career educator and administrator,...

September 9, 2019
Volunteers sought for Orange Beach Wildlife Center, Backcountry Trail and Beach Nesting Bird Program

Are you passionate about protecting wildlife, crazy about the coast, and excited about preserving the environment? 

This is the opportunity you’ve been looking for!

Come spread your nature-loving wings while experiencing hands on conservation efforts! If you live, work, or play in the Orange Beach area, we would love to have you as a volunteer environmental steward.

The...

September 9, 2019
Escambia County moves forward with major road swap with the state

Escambia County moves forward with major road swap with the state

By Renee Beninate | Thursday, September 5th 2019

ESCAMBIA COUNTY, Fla. (WEAR-TV) — Thursday night [Sept. 5, 2019] Escambia County commissioners unanimously approved a major road swap with the state.

Now six miles of Perdido Key Drive will soon be controlled by the county. In exchange, the state will take...