January 19, 2018
2018 Lecture and Demonstration Series screenshot

The Gulf Shores and Orange Beach Tourism bureau is offering free educational demonstrations and lectures through the end of February in its Welcome Centers in Orange Beach and Gulf Shores. The presentations include local artisans, nature tourism specialists, historians and others who are devoted to the Alabama Gulf Coast region.

Orange Beach Coastal Resources staff will make three...

January 17, 2018
New OBPD officers sworn in

Three new Orange Beach police officers were introduced at the Orange Beach City Council meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018 and sworn in by Municipal Judge Julian “Buddy” Brackin.

Police Chief Joe Fierro introduced Kenneth Hempfleng, Nicholas Gaskin and Dillen Malone.

Hempfleng, a veteran in law enforcement, will join the department as a part-time officer. Chief Fierro said...

January 17, 2018
City seal

As of early Wednesday morning, all roads and bridges in Orange Beach were open and passable. Due to icy conditions, residents are urged to take it slow if there is a need to be on the road.

City of Orange Beach employees were instructed to report to work as road conditions improve. City offices will be open to serve the public. Some offices may have a delayed opening. As always, the...

January 16, 2018
Winter Weather graphic

With the Winter Weather Advisory in effect and temperatures dropping quickly, the City of Orange Beach opened a warming station at the Orange Beach Recreation Center, 4849 Wilson Blvd., beginning at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018. 

Anyone who needs a warm place to stay is asked to bring their own blankets, pillows, food, water and medications for the night.

Due to the extremely...

January 16, 2018
Orange Beach City Council

The Orange Beach City Council will hold its regular meeting at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 16, followed by its Committee of the Whole meeting. The meetings are held in the City Hall Council Chambers, 4099 Orange Beach Blvd.