Barge-mounted drill rigs are scheduled to be deployed from Barber Marina during the week of Feb. 25, 2019 in order to begin drilling for geotechnical assessment in the locations of the proposed Wolf Bay Bridge support piles.
On Fat Tuesday, March 5, 2019, all non-essential City of Orange Beach offices will be closed for the Mardi Gras holiday. Garbage routes will not be affected and will run as usual.
City offices will reopen for normal business hours on Wednesday, March 6.
The Alabama Department of Conservation & Natural Resources / Marine Resources Division will be closing the Boggy Point Boat Ramp located at the end of Marina Road in Orange Beach at 7 a.m. Monday, March 18, 2019 for much-needed renovations.
With eight miles of beachfront on the Alabama Gulf Coast and 46 miles of total shoreline, including the back bays, the City of Orange Beach is a year-round recreational paradise.
As it celebrates 20 years as an Arbor Day Foundation-designated Tree City USA community, Orange Beach saw an outstanding turnout for the annual tree giveaway on Feb. 23.
Following the success of last year’s launch of a sand volleyball league, the City of Orange Beach is now registering for the 2019 Doubles Sand Volleyball season.
Registration is open until March 13 and the fee is $50. The league is open to girls and boys, ages 10-16, as of May 1, 2019. Register on the City Website.
On February 22, 2019, the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR) held a naming ceremony for eight new artificial reef zones in waters off the coast of Alabama. The ceremony took place at the Dunes Terrace at the Gulf State Park Lodge in Gulf Shores, Ala.
The Orange Beach Adult/Senior Activity Center has announced its March 2019 Excursions and Events. Call 251-981-3440 to sign up for any of the events listed below.
The Monthly Community Potluck will be held Monday, March 4th at the Orange Beach Community Center, featuring a TV news reporter.
Debbie Williams, WKRG Channel 5 Baldwin County reporter, is scheduled to make a return visit to discuss her work in the area.
Doors open at 6 p.m. and dinner starts at 6:30. Everyone is invited; just bring a dish to share.
While any day is a good day to go to the beach, the Coastal Arts Center of Orange Beach is offering a great excuse to visit Pleasure Island in March — the 45th annual Orange Beach Festival of Art is set for March 9-10.