November 13, 2017
Orange Beach Fire Recruits, Fall 2017

One by one, task by task, dressed in full firefighting gear with air tanks, the recruits pressed on through the course. Climbing flights of stairs. Pulling a hose up four stories. Chopping wood to simulate cutting through a roof. Crawling across wood framing and then through a tunnel. Carrying weights, collecting and then laying out a hose. Tying a knot. Over and over again.

Nine weeks...

November 13, 2017

By Mary Kate McGowan, Associate Editor, News  (Find the complete article from High Performing Buildings Magazine at

Eleven months after residents of Orange Beach, Ala., returned to their homes to clean up the damage from Hurricane Ivan, they had to...

November 9, 2017
WKRG report on proposed Wolf Bay Bridge

By Debbie Williams

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BALDWIN COUNTY, Ala. (WKRG) — There is no wonder why folks love this part of Baldwin County. It has long been a sanctuary from the hustle and bustle of the beach.

“There is only three ways to get over there and...

November 9, 2017
Cooper and Calametti at Town Hall Meeting

The Orange Beach Town Hall meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 7 at the Event Center was an opportunity for the public to get first-hand answers on current and future road projects in the city from the likes of John Cooper, Director of the Alabama Department of Transportation, and Vince Calametti, ALDOT’s Southwest District Engineer...

November 9, 2017
Homepage of new city website

ORANGE BEACH, Ala. — The City of Orange Beach has officially launched its new website,, with the assistance of Shelley Piraino of Shazam Interactive.  The completely redesigned website has a fresh new look, improved navigation, up-to-date news, a dynamic events listing and an overall goal of keeping the public informed and engaged.