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August 12, 2019
Orange Beach Festival of Art ranked among top shows in nation by Sunshine Artist magazine

For the first time, the Orange Beach Festival of Art has broken into Sunshine Artist magazine's Top 200 rankings.

Not only did the Festival of Art get a ranking this year, it came in at No. 39 of the "Top 100 Fine Art and Design Shows" in the nation in 2019. The success of the show's artists, which is reported and tabulated through Sunshine Artist, reflects the hard work of the festival...

August 9, 2019
Construction plans rolled up on top of rolled out construction drawings

The Orange Beach Planning Commission is scheduled to meet at 2:30 p.m. Monday, August 12th for a work session followed by the 4 p.m. regular meeting in the Council Chambers at City Hall. 

Full agenda packet for the August 12, 2019 Orange Beach Planning Commission meeting

The agenda...

August 6, 2019
Firefighter Oath at Recruit School Class 19-01 graduation in Spring 2019

The Orange Beach Fire Department Resident Volunteer Firefighter Program is seeking applicants for the Fall 2019 class. Applications will be accepted until Friday, August 9.

The Resident Volunteer Firefighter Program is designed to give young men and women an opportunity to pursue a career in Fire and Emergency Services.

Applicants that are accepted into the RVFP are expected to...

August 6, 2019
Huey helicopter flight by Friends of Army Aviation-Ozark taken on April 20, 2019 in Orange Beach with City Councilman Jeff Boyd giving the thumbs up with the picturesque Alabama shoreline in the background

On Thursday, August 15th, the nonprofit Friends of Army Aviation-Ozark returns to Orange Beach to offer rides in a vintage Vietnam War-era Bell UH-1 Huey combat helicopter from the helipad near Orange Beach Event Center at The Wharf.

The flights will begin at 9 a.m., weather permitting, and last until 5 p.m. Each flight will last approximately 10 minutes and the cost is $50 per person....

July 31, 2019
Celebrating Local Arts poster

The Coastal Arts Center of Orange Beach invites the public to Celebrate Local Arts on Saturday, August 24th. 

The free event and open house will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. where the public can enjoy the center’s art gallery overlooking Wolf Bay, crafts, music, and works by local artists. Hot glass and clay classes will be available by appointment. 

The Coastal Arts Center is...