June 26, 2020
Parent’s Guide to Alabama’s Roadmap to Reopening Schools

Alabama State Department of Education | June 26, 2020

In looking forward to the 2020-2021 school year, we know many challenges lie ahead, but it is the intention of the Alabama State Department of Education (ALSDE) that all schools reopen this fall under the following guiding principles.  

(PDF: Parent’s Guide to...

June 25, 2020
Alabama announces July 3 closure of Red Snapper season for private anglers

Contact: Marine Resources Division | June 24, 2020 | Press Release

After completing a review of the first 20 days of the proposed 2020 private angler red snapper season, the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR) anticipates the quota for the private angler red snapper season will be met on Friday, July 3, 2020. Therefore, Alabama waters will close to private...

June 25, 2020
Fourth of July 2020 closings graphic

In observance of Independence Day, non-essential city offices will be closed on Friday, July 3rd. 

Trash and recycling will not be affected. All routes will run as normal. 

Offices will open for normal hours on Monday, July 6th. 


June 24, 2020
Orange Beach Fire Rescue accepting applications for Resident Volunteer Firefighter Program

Orange Beach Fire Rescue is now accepting applications for the Resident Volunteer Firefighter Program (RVFP). The RVFP is designed to give young men and women an opportunity to pursue a career in Fire and Emergency Services.

Applicants that are accepted into the RVFP are expected to successfully complete Firefighter I/II training. After successfully completing the training and receiving...

June 24, 2020
Fireworks in the sky at The Wharf in Orange Beach with palm tree in the forefront - one splashed in red light

From the Intracoastal Waterway to the Gulf of Mexico, Fourth of July celebrations are planned in Orange Beach, with appropriate social-distancing protocols in place. Please remember that fireworks are prohibited in Orange Beach, except for professionally produced and permitted shows.

The Wharf’s Independence Day Celebration - July 4th

The Wharf will hold its “...