June 14, 2018
Charter boat customers display king mackerel caught aboard Gladwin Walker’s boat

Fishing has been an important part of Orange Beach’s identity for as long as its shores have been inhabited. Native Americans as well as early Spanish, French and English settlements took advantage of the Gulf of Mexico’s spoils.

As the population of early settlements grew, commercial fishing began to develop to provide a necessary food source for locals, especially farmers who worked...

June 13, 2018
Safest Cities of Alabama

By Laura E. Hilton | Jun 4, 2018 | | Focus on Community

Orange Beach is among the top 20 Safest Cities in Alabama, according to a national home security provider’s review of 2016 FBI crime statistic and population data.

17. Orange Beach

  • Population: 5,932...

June 12, 2018
Sports Economic Impact article by Ally Mills Dorrough, May 2018

By Ally Mills Dorrough, Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Sports Commission | May 29, 2018 | Sports Destination Management |

(This was published in the May/June 2018 issue of Sports Destination Management. The City of Orange Beach is...

June 12, 2018
Orange Beach Senior Center

The Orange Beach Senior Activity Center is now offering a Strength & Balance Exercise Class.

The new exercise classes aim is to improve an individual’s strength and balance, and also to help people feel more confident when out and about and to make everyday activities easier.

This class is offered three times per week, Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 7:45 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. at...

June 12, 2018
Beginner Bridge Lessons

The Orange Beach Senior Activity Center is now registering for Beginner Bridge Lessons. The center needs to have 8 people sign up to hold the class. Dates will be Wednesdays, June 20th to August 8th, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Cost is $80 per person, which includes course book and instruction. The instructor is Gary Klussman.

Call the Senior Center at 251-981-3440 to register.