May 6, 2020
National Day of Prayer graphic

National Day of Prayer will be observed on Thursday, May 7th from noon to 12:45 p.m. at the Coastal Arts Center of Orange Beach and will be streamed live on the City of Orange Beach’s Facebook page at

Local church pastors will take turns leading the community in prayer on the art center's bayside lawn and...

May 1, 2020
ALDOT Spring 2020 Newsletter for Canal Road Widening Project

ALDOT Southwest Region | May 1, 2020 | Widening SR-180 / Canal Road in Orange Beach 

Project Update

This spring at the widening project of SR-180/Canal Road in Orange Beach, crews have made significant and noticeable progress. Beach-bound motorists will continue to have at least three lanes of travel: two westbound, one center turn lane, and one eastbound...

May 1, 2020
Aquatics Center reopening postponed to Friday, May 8th due to repairs

Due to unforeseen issues with pool repairs, the reopening of the Orange Beach Aquatics Center has been postponed to Friday, May 8th. 

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. 

When the Aquatic Center does reopen it will be with an abundance of caution and following the state’s new “Safer at...

May 1, 2020
Sea turtle in Gulf of Mexico with full body in view, head cresting the water

Alabama’s sea turtle nesting season officially began Friday, May 1st, and the "Share the Beach" monitoring program, under the auspices of the Alabama Coastal Foundation staff, is ready.

The ACF reports that preparing for this year's season was challenging due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But with help from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Alabama Department of Conservation, Share...

April 30, 2020
Aerial of Foley Beach Express toll bridge in Orange Beach, Alabama

With Alabama’s economy reopening in phases starting Thursday, April 30, 2020 at 5 p.m. American Roads announced that the bridges in Orange Beach/Gulf Shores, Tuscaloosa and the Montgomery area will resume accepting cash toll payments at the same time.

“We are pleased to accommodate the request by travelers and local businesses to assist with Alabama’s reopening” said Neal Belitsky, CEO...