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May 25, 2021
Chris Litton standing in front of a palm tree with a baby blue, short-sleeved polo shirt on..

Chris Litton, the logistics and safety coordinator for the City of Orange Beach, has been awarded the Gladney Davidson Memorial Award from the International Hunter Education Association – USA. 

The association made the announcement during its virtual annual meeting on Thursday, May 20, 2021. The award is IHEA-USA’s “highest of service award.” According to the association, the individual...

May 24, 2021
Graphic that says We Observe Memorial Day. City Offices Closed.

City of Orange Beach offices will be closed Monday, May 31st in observance of the 2021 Memorial Day holiday.

Trash and recycling will not be affected. All routes will run as normal.

The city hopes everyone has a safe holiday weekend and sets aside time to honor and remember all those who died serving our great country.

May 21, 2021
2A STATE SOFTBALL CHAMPS - CONGRATULATIONS, LADY MAKOS!

Leave it to the kids to lift up our community. From Hurricane Sally to softball-sized hail, we've been battered to say the least over the past eight months. All of that extra weight got much lighter thanks to a group of young, determined and resilient student-athletes who took the AHSAA 2A State Softball Championship tournament by storm this week. They are shining stars for our city. 

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May 21, 2021
Makos logo

Orange Beach High School Mako Athletics has a full slate of summer camps lined up for June. 

Each camp is for rising first-graders to rising 6th-graders and the cost is $15.

Each Camper will receive a free Mako Athletics Youth Camp T-shirt. Campers can wear this T- Shirt to gain free admission to ALL Mako Athletic home regular season events. 

Baseball Camp...

May 21, 2021
New Freestanding Emergency Department opens Saturday in Gulf Shores - South Baldwin Regional Medical Center expands services - photo of building in background with LifeFlight on the helipad in the foreground.

Residents and visitors in the southern end of the county now have quicker access to emergency care. South Baldwin Regional Medical Center’s Freestanding Emergency Department, located at 3590 Gulf Shores Parkway, will see patients beginning Saturday, May 22.

Open 24/7 with lab and imaging equipment, the freestanding ED can treat a wide variety of serious illnesses and injuries, including...