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March 25, 2022
Graphic showing the Photo Contest 2022 for the 2023 Wildlife Calendar

The Orange Beach Wildlife Center is holding its annual Wildlife 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 and in their original state - no editing. No more than five entries per person will be accepted. 

All entries are due by May 20, 2022 and should be...

March 22, 2022
Orange Beach Town Hall graphic promoting the meeting about creating a new city school system. It is the Makos logo with the shark overlaid on an aerial of the city.

Orange Beach Mayor Tony Kennon and the City Council invite the community to a Town Hall meeting on Wednesday, March 30th at 6 p.m. at the Orange Beach Performing Arts Center.

The mayor and council will discuss the decision to form a new city school system, separating from Baldwin County Public Schools. 

Mayor Kennon will give a presentation and then the floor will be open for...

March 18, 2022
Lemonade Day Returns to Coastal Alabama for Fourth Year

Coastal Alabama Business Chamber

Local students in Kindergarten through 5th grade are encouraged to put on their entrepreneurial hats with the return of the free educational Lemonade Day program to Coastal Alabama!

A nationwide program based out of Houston, Texas, Lemonade Day first came to the Coastal Alabama area back in 2018. Initially for Orange Beach & Gulf...

March 18, 2022
Fisherman catching a red snapper

By DAVID RAINER | Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

Alabama’s 2022 red snapper season for private recreational anglers will follow the same schedule as the 2021 season, but Scott Bannon, Director of the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR) Marine Resources Division (MRD), would be surprised if the 2022 season closes in similar...

March 11, 2022
Planning Commission generic art of blueprints rolled up

The Orange Beach Planning Commission is scheduled to meet at 4 p.m. Monday, March 14th for the regular meeting in the Council Chambers at City Hall. 

Full agenda packet for March 2022 Orange Beach Planning Commission meeting

The agenda is as follows...