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October 22, 2019
Orange Beach Public Library plans technology classes in November and December

Love the library? Like technology? Like to learn? Then join the Orange Beach Public Library for its technology classes in November and December.

November’s classes are “How to use your iPhone and iPad” on Wednesday, November 6th from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.. Also on November 6th, “How to use your Android Phone” from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

The December class will be “PC Computer...

October 18, 2019
Council approves paving of 20 city streets, repairs to paths on Backcountry Trail

Over the next few months, 20 city streets will be repaved and numerous sections of paved paths on the Backcountry Trail will be repaired as the Orange Beach City Council voted unanimously on Tuesday, October 15th to award a low bid of $694,282.31 to Roads Inc. of NWF for the paving project. The project will also include a driveway and a small parking area at the Coastal Resources’ maintenance...

October 18, 2019
Nigeria's 'Ambassador of Art' returns to Orange Beach; welcome reception set Oct. 23 at Coastal Arts Center

Artist Ibiyinka “Ibi” Alao, Nigeria’s “Ambassador of Art,” will be returning to Orange Beach from October 21st to November 11th making multiple appearances and participating in workshops as a part of his “My Fireflies, An Island Experience” residency.

A welcome reception for Alao will be held at the Coastal Arts Center of Orange Beach from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on...

October 18, 2019

By DAVID RAINER | Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

The red lionfish population off the Alabama Gulf Coast is a little smaller now that the second of two spearfishing tournaments finished a two-week run, with the final weigh-in last weekend at Tacky Jack’s in Orange Beach.

An invasive species from the Indo-Pacific, lionfish have...

October 17, 2019
Free Special Screening of “Stories in Rhyme - The Songwriters of the Flora-Bama Lounge” on Oct. 23, 2019

The public is invited to a free Special Screening of “Stories in Rhyme - The Songwriters of the Flora-Bama Lounge” at 6 p.m. Wednesday, October 23rd at the Gulf State Park Conservation Hall. Doors open at 5:45 p.m.

The Conservation Hall is located behind the Gulf State Park headquarters on State Hwy. 135 in Gulf Shores, down the street from Walmart.

The documentary is about the...