July 19, 2018
Flora-Bama Google 3D view for release on road safety improvements

Flora-Bama Press Release

The Flora-Bama Lounge, Package, and Oyster Bar has been working over the past two years on designs and improvements to its properties that will provide for better ingress/egress of traffic, more parking spaces, and a newly designed crosswalk.

The Flora-Bama has worked closely with FDOT, ALDOT, ESCAMBIA COUNTY, FL, and the CITY OF ORANGE BEACH on...

July 16, 2018
2018 OBPD Citizens Police Academy

The Orange Beach Police Department is seeking participants for its 2018 Citizens’ Police Academy to be held Sept. 11 to Oct. 23.

The classes are free and will be held each Tuesday evening from 6 to 8 p.m.

The academy is designed to provide the Orange Beach community with an overview of the department’s operations and the increased level of understanding and cooperation between...

July 16, 2018
Red Snapper Landings

Alabama Marine Resources Division Press Release | July 16, 2018 

The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Marine Resources Division (MRD) announces the closure of Alabama state waters to the harvest of red snapper by private anglers and state-licensed commercial party boats at 11:59 p.m. Sunday, July 22, 2018.  The quota of 984,291 pounds issued under NOAA...

July 16, 2018
Back-To-School Sales Tax Holiday 2018

Along with Baldwin County and the majority of local cities, Orange Beach is participating in Alabama’s Back-To-School Sales Tax Holiday from Friday, July 20th through Sunday, July 22nd.

It’s a great time to save money and support local businesses in Orange Beach. The tax holiday applies to school-related clothing, supplies and certain electronic equipment.


July 16, 2018
1891 Map of Alabama1891 Map of Alabama at Orange Beach museum

Among the treasures of history at the Orange Beach Indian & Sea Museum is an 1891 General Map of Alabama.

The Geological Survey of Alabama was conducted by State Geologist Eugene Allen Smith, Ph.D. The map was donated to the museum and originally had belonged to C.F. Atiaway, one of the first employees of the Alabama Commission of Forestry (1919-1920).

The map was completed...