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July 30, 2019
2019 Orange Beach Police Department 2019 Citizens' Police Academy planned September 3 to October 15, 2019

The Orange Beach Police Department is seeking participants for its 2019 Citizens’ Police Academy.

The Academy will be held from September 3 to October 15. Classes are free and will be held Tuesday evenings from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Applications must be turned in by Friday, August 23.

The academy is designed to provide the Orange Beach community with an overview of the department’s...

July 26, 2019
Orange Beach Adult/Senior Activity Center August 2019 Excursions and Events

The Orange Beach Adult/Senior Activity Center has announced its August 2019 Excursions and Events. 

Call 251-981-3440 to sign up for any of the events listed below.  

  • August 2nd - 10 a.m. to Noon: “Restorative Yoga Class”: Restorative Yoga will ease you into relaxation and healing, whatever your age and ability.  If you are living with chronic pain, such as...
July 26, 2019
Red Snapper catch in a red bucket

By DAVID RAINER | Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

With less than ideal weather conditions so far this summer and the ability to closely monitor the harvest data through Snapper Check, the Alabama Marine Resources Division recently announced a five-day extension of the red snapper season that runs from August 1-5.

Stormy weekends and Hurricane...

July 18, 2019
Kids’ Night Out returns August 6 to Waterfront Park

The Orange Beach Police Department will hold its annual Kids’ Night Out from 5-8 p.m. on Tuesday, August 6, at Waterfront Park. The free event is held each year in conjunction with National Night Out.

Children will need to wear swim clothes and bring a towel for a fun time and lots of activities. There will be wet and dry inflatables. Hot dogs, popcorn, chips and drinks will be provided...

July 18, 2019
Baldwin County Chief School Financial Officer John Wilson earns Pinnacle of Achievement Award

Ashburn, VA — June 27, 2019 — John C. Wilson, CPA, chief school financial officer for the Baldwin County Public Schools in Bay Minette, Alabama, is being honored by the Association of School Business Officials International with its Pinnacle of Achievement Award for an innovative strategy to address overcrowded schools.

Many school systems have to raise taxes and pledge those proceeds...