- The 2021 Gulf of Mexico (Gulf) red snapper fishing season in federal waters for vessels with federal for-hire (charter/headboat) reef fish permits was 63 days (opened June 1, 2021 and closed August 3, 2021).
It was announced on September 21, 2021 that Orange Beach Elementary was a recipient of the 2021 National Blue Ribbon Schools Award. OBES was one of only five Alabama schools - and 325 nationwide - that earned this distinction!
During the Orange Beach City Council meeting on September 21, 2021, new Orange Beach Municipal Judge Christopher Callaghan was sworn in by current Municipal Judge Julian B. "Buddy" Brackin, who will be retiring this year after 31 years of service to the city.
Four new Orange Beach police officers were sworn in by Municipal Judge Julian B. "Buddy" Brackin during the City Council meeting on Tuesday, September 21, 2021.
The new officers were introduced by Police Chief Steve Brown.
By Brad Gallier, City of Orange Beach
The Orange Beach Golf Center will host the first Skins Game of the 2021-22 fall/winter season on Sunday, October 3rd, and then on the first Sunday of each month through March, with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. The public is welcome.
The Baldwin Pops: Fall Reflections Concert will be held from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, October 17th at the Coastal Arts Center of Orange Beach courtyard, 26389 Canal Road.
Bring blankets, lawn chairs, picnics and favorite beverages. Tablecloth prize will be awarded for best table or picnic setup.
The City of Orange Beach is excited to announce the first-ever Freedom Fest, a Fun Annual Arts Weekend, will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, October 9 at The Wharf.
September 10, 2021 | Press Release
The Orange Beach Planning Commission is scheduled to meet at 4 p.m. Monday, September 13th for its regular meeting in the Council Chambers at City Hall.