July 18, 2019
Graphic promoting Alabama’s 14th annual back-to-school Sales Tax Holiday from Friday, July 19 through Sunday, July 21, 2019

The City of Orange Beach, along with Baldwin County and the majority of local cities, is participating in Alabama’s 14th annual back-to-school Sales Tax Holiday from Friday, July 19th at 12:01 a.m. through Sunday, July 21st at midnight.

It’s a great time to save money and support local businesses in Orange Beach. The tax holiday applies to certain school supplies,...

July 17, 2019
Bucket full of red snapper

After completing a review of the first 21 days of the proposed 27-day 2019 private angler red snapper season, the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR) will add five days to the private vessel recreational season. The additional days will begin 12:01 a.m. on Thursday, August 1, 2019, and run until midnight on Monday, August 5, 2019.

The additional days are...

July 15, 2019
Aerial of the Orange Beach Sportsplex showing soccer fields, baseball and softball fields and parking lot with beach and condos in the distance over forested Gulf State Park.

Late registration for Orange Beach Fall 2019 Youth Soccer is open until Wednesday, July 31st. The registration fee is $70.

The fall soccer program is open to boys and girls ages 4-14, as of August 1, 2019. 

Register online on the City Website, up to July 31st, at

July 15, 2019
Graphic announcing an Open House at the Orange Beach Police Department on August 15th

Orange Beach Police Chief Joe Fierro and the Orange Beach Police Department invite the public to an Open House at the police department on Thursday, August 15th. 

The open house, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., will include a meet and greet, tour of the police department, an opportunity to view police vehicles, time enjoy a light lunch and share any concerns. 

The Orange Beach Police...

July 12, 2019
OBHS Athletic Director Chase Smith weighs in Coach David McLain on Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at the Orange Beach Rec Center

Retired Orange Beach Police Sgt. David McLain has been coaching for over 30 years and most of that time has been in and around Orange Beach. 

Coach McLain is no stranger to helping kids achieve things they didn’t think were possible, such as winning area championships on the basketball court or bringing home softball trophies. Now it’s his turn to dig deep, not to win trophies but to...