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February 12, 2019
Orange Beach Fire Recruits, Fall 2017

The Orange Beach Fire Department is looking for motivated, hardworking individuals who are interested in a career in the fire service.

The department’s spring recruit school starts March 15th, and space is limited. Completion of this 9-week recruit school provides the individual with Firefighter I/II certifications, as well as experience in a career fire department. The only...

February 8, 2019
Orange Beach Planning Commission photo taken on January 14, 2019.

The Orange Beach Planning Commission is scheduled to meet at 4 p.m. Monday, February 11th for its regular meeting in the Council Chambers at City Hall.

Full agenda packet

The agenda is as follows:

ORANGE BEACH PLANNING COMMISSION...

February 8, 2019
Bay Circle historical marker unveiled on Feb. 5, 2019. From left are Margaret Childress-Long, Sally DeJarnette and Merle Harms.

City officials and the Orange Beach community gathered on February 5th to unveil the city’s newest historical marker at Bay Circle and Canal Road, adjacent to Waterfront Park.

As the Bay Circle marker states, “This area, located along the southern shore of Wolf Bay, was the original ‘DOWNTOWN’ of Orange Beach.” Before automobile industry took hold, the bayfront was the city’s main...

February 6, 2019
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Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources | Press Release | February 6, 2019

For the second year, Alabama is operating under an Exempted Fishing Permit (EFP) from NOAA Fisheries to allow state fisheries management agencies more flexibility to set private angler red snapper fishing seasons. In accordance with the EFP...

February 1, 2019
 John Allen Memorial Concert

The Baldwin Pops Band will present John Allen Memorial Scholarship concerts on Thursday, February 7th at the Orange Beach Event Center at The Wharf and Feb. 12 at the Fairhope Civic Center. Both concerts start at 7 p.m.

The Baldwin Pops Band sponsors an annual scholarship contest for high school seniors from Baldwin County who plan to continue their musical involvement in college. Six...