February 2020

Meet Ford Handley: City Finance Director enjoys work and family in Orange Beach

February 14, 2020
Meet Ford Handley: City of Orange Beach Finance Director

By Jessica Langston

Ford Handley, Finance Director for the City of Orange Beach, has Orange Beach in his blood -- he’s been visiting the area since he was three years old. His family moved here from Houston, Texas, in 2000, when he graduated high school. He moved here permanently after college and is carrying on the family tradition in the Finance Department.

OBES PTO hosting Mako Mad Dash Fun Run/5K on March 14th

February 7, 2020
OBES PTO hosting Mako Mad Dash Fun Run/5K on March 14th

The Orange Beach Elementary School PTO will hold Mako Mad Dash, a spring fun run and 5K, on Saturday, March 14th from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail inside the Orange Beach Sportsplex. 

The cost is $25 per person or $50 for a family (parent/guardian and children). T-shirts will be available for OBES students, while supplies last.