June 11, 2018
WSJ article about Fortified building standards

After Harvey, Texas Town Looks to Fortify in State With No Mandatory Building Code

Some officials and residents call for stiffer standards to create sturdier homes; others fear excessive rules could financially burden homeowners

By Arian Campo-Flores | Find article at...

June 8, 2018
Planning Commission meeting, June 2018

The Orange Beach Planning Commission is scheduled to meet at 3 p.m. Monday, June 11th for its work session followed by its 4 p.m. regular meeting in the  Council Chambers at City Hall, 4099 Orange Beach Blvd.

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The agendas are as follows:...

June 8, 2018
Orange Beach Sports Association Youth Football Camp

Orange Beach Sports Association Youth Football Camp will be held on Saturday, July 7th, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Orange Beach Sportsplex.

The camp is open to children ages 8 to 14 years old. The pre-registration cost is $35 per child. On the day of the camp, the cost is $50 per child. Registration includes at T-shirt and lunch with special instructors including former Alabama and...

June 8, 2018
A Night of Poetry June 15

The Coastal Arts Center of Orange Beach will host A Night of Poetry on Friday, June 15 from 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., as part of the Listening Room Series. The event will begin with a keynote by Deborah Malone, titled “Yes You Can,” followed by open mic poetry readings and a wine mixer.

The public is invited to join in the reading or listen to the many voices of Alabama poets in the inspired...

June 6, 2018
Orange Beach Municipal Complex

By Alex Wilkerson for City of Orange Beach 

Orange Beach, Alabama — On June 19, 2018, at noon at Orange Beach City Hall, the city will honor its heritage by unveiling a municipal complex historical marker. All are welcome to attend the unveiling ceremony. The historical marker was written by local author Margaret Childress Long.

The marker details a brief history of the...