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December 30, 2019
A map shows an area in yellow where a prescribed burn is planned on Dec. 31, 2019

A prescribed burn is scheduled to be conducted by the Alabama Forestry Commission on Gulf State Park property between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Tuesday, December 31st. The planned burn will take place east of the Orange Beach Sportsplex, south of Lauder Lane and West Oak Ridge Drive. 

Prescribed burns help forest management through longleaf pine restoration, fuel reduction and invasive...

December 27, 2019
Orange Beach to host welcome reception on Jan. 14 for Dr. Craig Pouncey, new president of Coastal Alabama Community College

The City of Orange Beach will host a welcome reception for Dr. Craig Pouncey, new president of Coastal Alabama Community College, on Tuesday, January 14th at the Coastal Arts Center of Orange Beach. 

The public is invited to the reception that will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. 

Dr. Pouncey began his tenure as college president on October 1st...

December 27, 2019
The Orange Beach Golf Center will host the monthly Skins Game Tournament on Sunday, January 5th, with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. The public is welcome.

The Orange Beach Golf Center will host the monthly Skins Game Tournament on Sunday, January 5th, with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. The public is welcome. 

There are Skins on all 18 holes, a closest-to-the-pin contest, and $250 for a hole-in-one on all 18 holes. Cost is $5.50 for Golf Center members and $22 for non-members. Registration starts at noon. Each player places $5 to a pot for...

December 26, 2019
How to recycle your live Christmas tree in Orange Beach and help dune restoration

Orange Beach residents can dispose of live Christmas trees for recycling by placing trees, completely stripped of decorations and tinsel, on their curbs for pickup by Public Works. 

In order to be recycled, trees must be stripped of all decorations and they cannot be flocked. Flocked trees are not recyclable and will not be picked up for recycling. 

The trees...

December 23, 2019
The Orange Beach Garden Club awarded first place in the 2019 "Light Up Orange Beach" contest to John and Cynthia McCabe on Palmetto Drive.

The Orange Beach Garden Club has named the winners of the 2019 “Light Up Orange Beach” contest.

In the residential category, which includes a cash prize, the winners are:

  • First Place - John and Cynthia McCabe on Palmetto Drive
  • Second Place - Pat and Claudia Simpson on Harbor Road 
  • Third Place - Steve and Debbie Taylor on East Beach Boulevard

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