News

October 20, 2017
2017 Roadway Resurfacing Project map

Before the end of the year, 11 city streets will be repaved as the Orange Beach City Council voted unanimously Tuesday, Oct. 17, to approve a low bid of $428,980 to Asphalt Services, Inc.

With the original bid for eight streets coming in under budget at $392,460, three more were added for $36,520 following a recommendation from the Public Works Department.  ...

October 19, 2017

Representing the City of Orange Beach at a teen driving safety assembly at Gulf Shores High School on Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017, City Administrator Ken Grimes presented a proclamation made by Mayor Tony Kennon and the City Council officially recognizing...

October 16, 2017
Gulf Stream Townhomes site plan

By Kathy Jumper | www.al.com

A local investment group has received city approval to develop Gulf Stream, a 64-unit townhome community on 11 acres on the south side of Canal Road near Blalock Seafood in Orange Beach, according to Nathan Cox, CEO of 68 Ventures. The first phase of...

October 13, 2017
Yellow VW bus pontoon turning heads in Orange Beach
October 13, 2017 – Orange Beach, AL (OBA) – At first, building a VW bus pontoon boat started out as kind of a hobby for Mitch Blalock. About $40,000 later he has one of the most eye-catching crafts moving around the back bays of Orange Beach.
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October 13, 2017
New Dollar General to be built on Orange Beach Boulevard

After 5 months of debate and design upgrades proposed by the developer of a 10,640-square-foot Dollar General store on Orange Beach Boulevard (Hwy. 161), the Orange Beach City Council approved a conditional use permit for the new business at its Sept. 19 meeting.

The Broadway Group received an approval on a 4-2 vote, with Chairman Pro-tem Annette Mitchell and Council member Joni Blalock...