June 6, 2018
Orange Beach Municipal Complex

By Alex Wilkerson for City of Orange Beach 

Orange Beach, Alabama — On June 19, 2018, at noon at Orange Beach City Hall, the city will honor its heritage by unveiling a municipal complex historical marker. All are welcome to attend the unveiling ceremony. The historical marker was written by local author Margaret Childress Long.

The marker details a brief history of the...

June 4, 2018
Animal control officer Tom Conerly

April 10, 2018 | See original article at

What a difference a year can make. Before September 2017, officials in Orange Beach, Alabama, didn’t have a procedure in place for addressing people’s concerns about outdoor cats. Today, the city has a thriving...

June 4, 2018
What to do if you find a baby mammal

The majority of our calls at this time of year are from concerned citizens who have found a baby squirrel, raccoon, rabbit, opossum, or some other mammal. More often than not, those babies are actually fine and have just been separated from mom. When people find baby mammals, it is their instinct to scoop them up and start raising them. However, the first step should be to try and get them...

June 1, 2018
City Council meeting

The Orange Beach City Council will hold its regular meeting at 5 p.m. Tuesday, June 5, followed by the Committee of the Whole meeting. Additionally, the council will hold an council meeting at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, where it will go into executive session to discuss threatened and pending litigation.  

Following are the agendas for the meetings. Please note that the information...

June 1, 2018
Tessellated blenny photo by Ben Raines,

By Ben Raines | | Find the stunning gallery at

Painted waters

The blues, greens, reds and silvers of Perdido Pass never fail to capture me. My friends mock me for my love of diving in Perdido Pass, but...