December 19, 2017
Nick Cantrell and Maya Blume-Cantrell at Coastal Arts Center of Orange Beach

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At the Coastal Arts Center of Orange Beach, you might notice a gallery/studio space with functional pottery like bowls, mugs and plates, as well as sculptures.

The studio belongs to Maya Blume-Cantrell, an...

December 19, 2017
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The World Food Championships at The Wharf attracted individuals from across the country and around the world to Orange Beach in November, opening up new experiences for many.

Janice Nieder, a travel writer working on an ...

December 18, 2017
Orange Beach donates surplus fire truck to Repton Volunteer Fire Department

During the season of giving, it was fitting that a week before Christmas Repton Volunteer Fire Chief Joe Bartlett drove to Orange Beach with a few of his men to pick up a donated fire truck.

In November, the Orange Beach City Council agreed to donate the surplus 1992 KME Renegade Fire Truck and some small equipment to its longtime sister city, Repton, after Orange Beach received...

December 18, 2017
Orange Beach sunrise, 12.15.2017

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Orange Beach has been named one of Expedia’s “Top 20 best places for Snowbirds this winter.”


December 18, 2017
Road Closed sign

A section of County Road 4/Brown Lane, just north of the Foley Beach Express toll bridge booth, will be closed for approximately 6 hours for paving on Tuesday, Dec. 19 or Wednesday, Dec. 20, depending on weather conditions.

Work will take place during daytime hours. Detoured traffic will have to travel roughly 2 miles north and make a left onto Roscoe Road.