January 10, 2018
Assistant Chief Steve Brown congratulated on promotion

Orange Beach Police Chief Joe Fierro announced the police department’s latest promotions during the Jan. 4 City Council meeting.

Lt. Steve Brown, a 22-year-plus veteran of the police department, was promoted to Assistant Chief.

Many other advancements were announced Jan. 4 because of the promotion of Assistant Chief Brown, along with retirements and the death of Sgt. Travis...

January 9, 2018
NBC 15 fiber report

By James Gordon, NBC 15 (See the full video report at 

BALDWIN COUNTY, Ala. (WPMI) - As communities continue to grow especially in rural areas, the search for better, faster internet service intensifies.

The city of Orange Beach is launching a unique...

January 8, 2018
Annual E-cycling and Shred Event

The Coastal Alabama Business Chamber in conjunction with the City of Orange Beach and the City of Gulf Shores will hold the Annual E-cycling and Shred event from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Jan. 13 at the Gulf State Park Pavilion.

Thanks to the generous support of the cities of Orange Beach and Gulf Shores there will be no cost for these services.

For more information, contact the...

January 7, 2018
Ed Rodriguez, executive director of Coastal Alabama Business Chamber, died on Sunday, January 7, 2018

(Gulf Coast Media report at

Ed Rodriguez, executive director of the Coastal Alabama Business Chamber, died Sunday, January 7, 2018 after falling into a diabetic coma on Thursday, January 4.

Rodriguez was...

January 6, 2018
Orange Beach city seal

At a special-called meeting of the Orange Beach City Council on Dec. 15, 2017, the council voted unanimously, 5-0, with Councilman Jeff Silvers absent, to establish a temporary moratorium on short-term rental licenses in residential neighborhoods.