December 8, 2020
Red snapper in a bucket

December 8, 2020 | Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources | Press Release

After completing a review of the extended fall weekend private angler red snapper season, the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR) has determined the private angler red snapper quota for the 2020 season has been met. Therefore, Alabama waters will remain closed to...

December 8, 2020
Blue Angels 2021 Show Schedule

The U.S. Navy Blue Angels 2021 Show Schedule includes stops throughout the United States and one show in Canada. Shows and practices are subject to change without notice. Find the most up-to-date information at


December 4, 2020
Graphic showing a collection of photos of capital improvement projects planning in Orange Beach

With low interest rates and the City of Orange Beach’s bond rating nearly perfect at AA+, the City Council is moving forward with plans to issue $50 million in bonds to cover over a dozen capital improvement projects in the city. 

During its meeting on Tuesday, December 1st, the City Council voted unanimously to allow Finance Director Ford Handley to work with the city’s bond counsel on...

December 3, 2020
2020 City of Orange Beach Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony held Tuesday, December 1st at The Wharf

With the City of Orange Beach's annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony held at The Wharf on Tuesday, December 1st, the Christmas season is officially is in full swing in Orange Beach. 

Upcoming events include the following: 

  • GINGERBREAD JAM: The annual Gingerbread Jam will be held on...
December 1, 2020
Proposed CoastAL Beachfront Development Concept Plan 3D Visualization (1)

(Update on December 1, 2020: The Orange Beach City Council approved the rezoning of the proposed CoastAL beach development property from BR-2 - Beach Resort High Density - to PUD - Planned Unit Development - in a 5-0 vote, with Councilman Jeff Silvers absent. The council approval followed the Orange Beach Planning Commission's unanimous favorable recommendation for the rezoning on...