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November 15, 2017
Orange Beach city seal

Thanksgiving

During the Thanksgiving holiday, City of Orange Beach offices will be closed on Thursday and Friday, Nov. 23-24.

Trash and recycling routes will not be picked up on Thanksgiving Day. All routes will run one day behind starting the day after the holiday. The usual Friday residential routes will run on Saturday. The Tuesday and Wednesday schedules...

November 14, 2017
2017 Food World Championships

By Robert DeWitt (See the full article at alabamanewscenter.com.)

It was a foodie’s dream come true as 500 cooking teams and more than 1,600 competitors converged on the Alabama Gulf Coast for the World Food Championships Nov. 8-12.

“This...

November 13, 2017
Orange Beach Fire Recruits, Fall 2017

One by one, task by task, dressed in full firefighting gear with air tanks, the recruits pressed on through the course. Climbing flights of stairs. Pulling a hose up four stories. Chopping wood to simulate cutting through a roof. Crawling across wood framing and then through a tunnel. Carrying weights, collecting and then laying out a hose. Tying a knot. Over and over again.

Nine weeks...

November 13, 2017

By Mary Kate McGowan, Associate Editor, News  (Find the complete article from High Performing Buildings Magazine at www.hpbmagazine.org.)

Eleven months after residents of Orange Beach, Ala., returned to their homes to clean up the damage from Hurricane Ivan, they had to...

November 9, 2017
WKRG report on proposed Wolf Bay Bridge

By Debbie Williams

(Watch full report at wkrg.com)

BALDWIN COUNTY, Ala. (WKRG) — There is no wonder why folks love this part of Baldwin County. It has long been a sanctuary from the hustle and bustle of the beach.

“There is only three ways to get over there and...