May 2019

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall presents 2018 Safe Schools Award to Orange Beach Elementary

May 15, 2019
Orange Beach Elementary Principal Ryan Moss, second from left, holds the Attorney General's Alabama Safe Schools Initiative 2018 Award of Excellence with from left Baldwin County School Board member Norma Hoots Lynch, Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall, Baldwin County Schools Superintendent Eddie Tyler, and Orange Beach Mayor Tony Kennon.

In the Orange Beach Elementary School auditorium full of students, school faculty, Baldwin County school administrators, city officials, police and fire personnel on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall commended everyone in attendance for helping Orange Beach Elementary achieve the 2018 Alabama Safe Schools Initiative Award of Excellence.

Women in sports: Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Sports Commission receives major sports industry honors

May 14, 2019
The Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Sports Commission won three prestigious honors at the 27th Annual NASC Symposium: Michelle Russ, director of sales for the Sports Commission, received the Game Changer Award; the Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Sports Commission was named Sports Tourism Organization of the Year (under 500,000 population); and Ashley Wilson, sales manager for the Sports Commission, received her Certified Sports Events Executive designation. Credit: Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Sports Commission

GULF SHORES AND ORANGE BEACH, ALABAMA – On May 10, 2019, the National Association of Sports Commissions (NASC), now rebranded as the Sports Events & Tourism Association (Sports ETA), presented industry awards for outstanding individual and organization work at its 27th annual NASC Symposium in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Meet and greet Orange Beach police officers at ‘Lending and Law Enforcement’ event on June 13th

May 13, 2019
Flyer for Orange Beach Police Department's Lending and Law Enforcement in Paradise event set for June 13, 2019

Police Chief Joe Fierro and the Orange Beach Police Department invite the public to meet and mingle with officers at “Lending and Law Enforcement in Paradise” from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, June 13 at Supreme Lending in Orange Beach.

Light hors d’oeuvres and soft drinks will be provided by Supreme Lending, which is located at 25910 Canal Road.  


Orange Beach Police hold Remember the Fallen observance

May 13, 2019
Five photos in frames shows four Orange Beach PD sworn officers and one non-sworn officer who were remembered during the Orange Beach Police Department's Remember the Fallen observance on Friday, May 10, 2019

Dozens of officers and members of the community gathered at the Orange Beach Police Department on Friday, May 10th to honor officers and employees from the department who passed away while in service to the public.

The observance was held as part of National Police Week, May 12-18, 2019, which honors the service and sacrifice of U.S. law enforcement officers.

53rd annual OBFD BBQ fundraiser set for June 8th with over 4,000 pounds of pork to sell

May 8, 2019
Ready to eat Boston butts on smoker rack to promote the 53rd annual Orange Beach Fire Department BBQ fundraiser set for June 8, 2019

The Orange Beach Fire Department Volunteer Board's 53rd Annual BBQ will take place Saturday, June 8 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. - or until the 'Que runs out - at Fire Station No. 1, 25853 John Snook Drive, behind City Hall. (Please note that the original location was the Community Center but had to be moved due to planned construction at the Recreation Center.)