December 26, 2019
How to recycle your live Christmas tree in Orange Beach and help dune restoration

Orange Beach residents can dispose of live Christmas trees for recycling by placing trees, completely stripped of decorations and tinsel, on their curbs for pickup by Public Works. 

In order to be recycled, trees must be stripped of all decorations and they cannot be flocked. Flocked trees are not recyclable and will not be picked up for recycling. 

The trees...

December 23, 2019
The Orange Beach Garden Club awarded first place in the 2019 "Light Up Orange Beach" contest to John and Cynthia McCabe on Palmetto Drive.

The Orange Beach Garden Club has named the winners of the 2019 “Light Up Orange Beach” contest.

In the residential category, which includes a cash prize, the winners are:

  • First Place - John and Cynthia McCabe on Palmetto Drive
  • Second Place - Pat and Claudia Simpson on Harbor Road 
  • Third Place - Steve and Debbie Taylor on East Beach Boulevard


December 23, 2019
Orange Beach Community Potluck graphic

The Monthly Community Potluck will be held on Monday, January 6th at the Orange Beach Community Center. The guest speaker will be Orange Beach Mayor Tony Kennon.

Mayor Kennon will speak on current, past and future city activities.

Doors open at 6 p.m. and dinner starts at 6:30. Everyone is invited; just bring a dish to share.

The monthly potlucks are held on the first...

December 21, 2019
State Park Road, highlighted in yellow on map, reopens in Gulf State Park PUBLISH DATE *

Alabama’s State Parks System press release 

GULF SHORES, Ala. – Newly renamed State Park Road will be reopened to all traffic starting on December 20, following the completion of several upgrades to make the road – formerly known as County Road 135 – safer for passenger vehicles, recreational vehicles, walkers and bikers.

This 2-mile road runs from Gulf State Park...

December 20, 2019
Orange Beach Continuing Excellence program logo

A Memoir Workshop, "Making Memories into Memoirs: How to Capture & Convey Your Stories," with Karim Shamsi-Basha will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, January 4th at the Coastal Arts Center of Orange Beach. The Orange Beach Continuing Excellence workshop is free to attend but registration is required.