Due to the Christmas holidays, the Orange Beach City Council will hold its second meeting of December a week early. The council will meet at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 12, followed by its Committee of the Whole meeting. The meetings are held in the City Hall Council Chambers, 4099 Orange Beach Blvd.
It’s a full week of Christmas fun in Orange Beach. From the library open house to Light Up the Arts to the Holiday Movie on the Trail, there’s something for everyone.
The Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs awarded the City of Orange Beach a $116,532 grant to construct a new trail at the Sportsplex, and the Orange Beach City Council on Dec. 5 approved matching funds of $41,293 for the project.
Three new Orange Beach police officers were sworn in by Municipal Judge Buddy Brackin during the Orange Beach City Council meeting on Dec. 5.
During the 2017 Christmas holiday in Orange Beach, all non-essential city offices will be closed on Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 25-26. City offices will also be closed on New Year’s Day, which falls on a Monday like Christmas.
The first-ever Orange Beach UTR (Universal Tennis Rating) Tournament was held November 17-19, 2017 at the City of Orange Beach Tennis Center.
The event took place over two days, with 53 players participating. The players came from New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Jonesboro (Arkansas), New Albany (Mississippi), Pensacola, Mobile, Jasper and surrounding Baldwin County cities.
The Orange Beach Golf Center reopened in early November after being closed for over two months for course renovations and green repairs.
After the resignation of board member Angie Swiger on Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017, the Baldwin County Board of Education announced the vacancy among its membership for the seat representing District 5, which includes Orange Beach.