December 8, 2017
Rhett Russell, Girls 3 Winner Emma Hamilton, Finalist Madison Summers and referee Scott Harrison

The first-ever Orange Beach UTR (Universal Tennis Rating) Tournament was held November 17-19, 2017 at the City of Orange Beach Tennis Center.

The event took place over two days, with 53 players participating.  The players came from New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Jonesboro (Arkansas), New Albany (Mississippi), Pensacola, Mobile, Jasper and surrounding Baldwin County cities.


December 7, 2017
Orange Beach Golf Center

The Orange Beach Golf Center reopened in early November after being closed for over two months for course renovations and green repairs.

The Orange Beach Golf Center is located at 4700 Easy Street, off of Canal Road.  The 9-Hole, Par-3 Course is open 7 days a week from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. and the lighted Driving Range is open from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.  The Driving Range features 30 grass tees...

December 6, 2017
Baldwin County School District 5 map

After the resignation of board member Angie Swiger on Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017, the Baldwin County Board of Education announced the vacancy among its membership for the seat representing District 5, which includes Orange Beach.

On Dec. 6, the board of education officially provided the citizens of Baldwin County notice of the vacancy and further provided notice that the vacancy will be...

December 6, 2017
Lost in the Moment painting by Nick Cantrell of Orange Beach

By Karim Shamsi-Basha (For full article, photos and video, go to

The art of batik has been mastered in Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, the Philippines … and Orange Beach.

Nick Cantrell in Orange Beach uses...

December 6, 2017

By Jessica Vaughn | (For full story, go to

FOLEY - The South Baldwin Chamber of Commerce brought the...