April 3, 2018
Expect Excellence Summer Camp

The City of Orange Beach Expect Excellence program is excited to announce that Summer Camp will be offered for rising 3rd through 7th graders from May 29 to August 10, 2018 at the Recreation Center.

Registration will begin on Monday, April 9 and end on Tuesday, May 1 at the Orange Beach Recreation Center’s Expect Excellence desk. The registration fee is $35 plus payment for the first...

April 2, 2018
Children's Authors Day

A Children’s Authors Day is being sponsored by the Friends of the Orange Beach Library on Saturday, April 7, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Orange Beach Senior Activity Center, 26251 Canal Road, next to the library.

The authors will include:

  • Tracey Bradshaw – A teacher and well-known author, she lives in Tennessee. Tracey, through her children’s books introduced us to Sawbear...
April 2, 2018
Alligator crosses path on Hugh S. Backcountry Trail at Alabama Gulf State Park

Following her babies, an alligator - caught on camera by Orange Beach Coastal Resources - crossed a paved path on the Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry trail on Easter Sunday, April 1, 2018.

Bicyclists had some live entertainment but used extreme caution at a safe distance until the path was clear. Orange Beach Coastal Resources shared the video on its...

April 2, 2018
Pyramid reefs

By DAVID RAINER | | Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources | March 30, 2018

Those who wonder why anglers off Alabama catch more than 30 percent of the red snapper in the Gulf of Mexico despite having only 53 miles of coastline should have attended the Red...

March 29, 2018
Orange Beach Council Chambers

The Orange Beach City Council will hold its regular meeting at 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 3, followed by the Committee of the Whole meeting.

Following are the agendas for both meetings, as of 3 p.m. on Thursday, March 29. For the most up-to-date agendas and attachments, go to