June 22, 2018
OBA social post about peahens in Orange Beach

By John Mullen | June 22, 2018 | OBA Website

It’s no secret getting around Orange Beach during the busy summer season can sometimes be a challenge.
But maybe city leaders can take a few pointers from a pair of peahens – female peacocks – that have had no problem getting around town since their unexpected arrival in March.
The peahens were part of a...

June 22, 2018
Do No discard fish carcasses flyer

We all love Red Snapper Season but please do not discard fish carcasses in our local waterways. It is illegal and a growing problem.

For all boaters, please dispose of unwanted bait and eviscerated (gutted) fish well offshore, not at a marina or in inland waterway. If fish are gutted on land, double bag the fish waste and properly dispose the bag in a covered trash can. Another...

June 22, 2018
Next City article on Fortified Construction

Story by Emily | Jun 18, 2018 |

How community organizing, the insurance industry and state policy changes came together to make coastal Alabama - including Orange Beach - a leader in weather-resilient home construction.

Leaning back in an office...

June 20, 2018

From The Wharf to Perdido Pass to the Gulf State Park Pier, Fourth of July celebrations are planned in and around Orange Beach. Please remember that fireworks are prohibited in Orange Beach, except for professionally produced and permitted shows.

The Wharf’s Independence Day Street Party - July 3rd


June 19, 2018
Orange Beach Municipal Complex historical marker unveiling

By Alex Wilkerson for City of Orange Beach

Orange Beach, Alabama —  Mayor Tony Kennon, local writer and historian Margaret Childress-Long, city staff, residents and members of the Orange Beach City Council gathered in front of Orange Beach City Hall on Tuesday, June 19 to unveil the community’s newest historical marker.

The Orange Beach Municipal Complex marker...