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July 15, 2019
Graphic announcing an Open House at the Orange Beach Police Department on August 15th

Orange Beach Police Chief Joe Fierro and the Orange Beach Police Department invite the public to an Open House at the police department on Thursday, August 15th. 

The open house, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., will include a meet and greet, tour of the police department, an opportunity to view police vehicles, time enjoy a light lunch and share any concerns. 

The Orange Beach Police...

July 12, 2019
OBHS Athletic Director Chase Smith weighs in Coach David McLain on Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at the Orange Beach Rec Center

Retired Orange Beach Police Sgt. David McLain has been coaching for over 30 years and most of that time has been in and around Orange Beach. 

Coach McLain is no stranger to helping kids achieve things they didn’t think were possible, such as winning area championships on the basketball court or bringing home softball trophies. Now it’s his turn to dig deep, not to win trophies but to...

July 12, 2019
Forecast cone for Tropical Storm Barry in the Gulf of Mexico at 4 p.m. Friday, July 12, 2019

Friday, July 12, 2019

The City of Orange Beach continues to monitor updates from the National Weather Service related to Tropical Storm Barry [upgraded to Hurricane Barry on Saturday] and its expected landfall on the central coast of Louisiana on Saturday.

  • Double red flags continue to fly on the Alabama Gulf Coast with high surf and life-threatening rip currents....
July 11, 2019
Forecast cone for Tropical Storm Barry in the Gulf of Mexico at 4 p.m. Thursday, July 11, 2019

July 11, 2019 

The City of Orange Beach is monitoring updates from the National Weather Service related to Tropical Storm Barry in the Gulf that is expected to produce heavy rains, windy conditions and high surf along the Alabama Gulf Coast.

The storm is slowly moving westward and is expected to impact the central coast of Louisiana on Saturday.

  • GULF WATERS ARE CLOSED...
July 10, 2019
Sports Commission recognized by Orange Beach City Council

The Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Sports Commission and Michelle Russ, director of sales for the Sports Commission, were recognized by the Orange Beach City Council during the council meeting on Tuesday, July 9th. 

The recognition highlights recent awards. In May, the National Association of Sports Commissions (NASC), now rebranded as the Sports Events & Tourism Association (Sports...