Firefighters, friends, family, city officials and members of the Orange Beach community gathered Tuesday, May 28 at Orange Beach Fire Station No. 1 to honor Chief Justin Pearce who will be retiring from the department in June.
The Orange Beach Adult/Senior Activity Center has announced its June 2019 Excursions and Events.
Call 251-981-3440 to sign up for any of the events listed below.
The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Marine Resources Division (MRD) reminds private vessel anglers that Alabama state waters and federal waters will open for red snapper fishing on Saturday, June 1. The season will consist of weekends, Friday through Sunday, June 1, 2019, to July 28, 2019, and Thursday, July 4.
On Friday afternoon, a group of first responders is scheduled to roll into Orange Beach, capping off a 450-mile trek that began on Monday, May 20th in Eunice, Louisiana in honor of fallen colleagues.
MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Monday [May 20, 2019] announced at a press conference that one million more people visited Alabama in 2018 than ever before and spent $15.5 billion, which was $1.2 billion higher than the previous year, according to the state’s annual economic impact report produced by Montgomery economist Dr. Keivan Deravi for the Alabama Tourism Department.
All non-essential City of Orange Beach offices will be closed on Monday, May 27th in observance of the Memorial Day holiday.
Trash and recycling will not be affected. All routes will run as normal.
The city hopes everyone has a safe holiday weekend and sets aside time to honor and remember all those who died serving our great country.
The annual Junior Marksmanship Program will be held in June in Orange Beach.
The 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.
The Orange Beach Wildlife Center is hosting a Calendar Photo Contest. The contest is open to amateur photographers only, and photographs must be of local and native wildlife.
All entries must be in .JPEG format. No more than five entries per person will be accepted. Save and submit photos tagged as “last name - subject of photo - entry number.” Example: “Smith - heron - 1”.
The City of Orange Beach - Relay for Life Team is gearing up for its fifth summer of fun on the water with the popular Full Moon Paddles. The paddles have become the number one fundraising effort for the Orange Beach Team.
“Ladies and gentlemen, your 13 newest firefighters in the State of Alabama.”
Orange Beach Fire Rescue Asst. Chief Kevin Lanford wrapped up the Firefighter I/II Recruit School Graduation Ceremony with those words on Thursday, May 16, 2019 at the Orange Beach Event Center.