Four Orange Beach businesses have been nominated for the 19th annual Alabama Retailer of the Year Awards – BuzzCatz Coffee and Sweets, Cobalt the Restaurant, Cosmos Restaurant and Bar, and Wolf Bay Lodge and Restaurant.
In response to the angling community’s interest, the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources is expanding its pilot program for permitted managed shark-fishing at the Gulf State Park Saltwater Fishing Pier in July. The next shark-fishing events will take place on the south end of the pier – called the octagon – from 7 p.m.
The annual Junior Marksmanship Program wraps up July 19 with an archery event.
The free program, conducted in conjunction with the State of Alabama, Department of Conservation, Wildlife & Freshwater Fisheries Division, is open to children ages 8 to 15. Younger or older children may attend pending approval. For more information, call Chris Litton at 251-980-5946.
By Alex Wilkerson for City of Orange Beach
Two families, the Callaways and the Walkers, were among the first settlers in Orange Beach and contributed greatly to the development of the area.
The U.S. Commerce Department today [June 27, 2018] announced the appointment of 30 members to the eight regional fishery management councils that partner with NOAA Fisheries to manage ocean fish stocks. Twenty-nine of the new and reappointed council members will serve three-year terms from August 11, 2018 through August 10, 2021.
Since early June, nearly two dozen teens have been working and learning life skills as part of the City of Orange Beach’s first-ever summer work program.
Open to teens ages 14 and 15, the program has 21 teens - most from Orange Beach - helping seven departments in the City.
The community is invited to join Chief Joe Fierro and the Orange Beach Police Department for Tacos with the Five-O on Tuesday, July 24th from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Cactus Cantina Mexican Grill (North).
Food and drink will be provided courtesy of Cactus Cantina at 25908 Canal Road, Suite A, in Orange Beach.
We all love Red Snapper Season but please do not discard fish carcasses in our local waterways. It is illegal and a growing problem.
In observance of Independence Day, non-essential city offices will be closed on Wednesday, July 4th.
Trash and recycling will not be affected. All routes will run as normal.
Offices will open, with normal hours, on Thursday, July 5th.