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December 20, 2019
Orange Beach Continuing Excellence program logo

A Memoir Workshop, "Making Memories into Memoirs: How to Capture & Convey Your Stories," with Karim Shamsi-Basha will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, January 4th at the Coastal Arts Center of Orange Beach. The Orange Beach Continuing Excellence workshop is free to attend but registration is required. 

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December 18, 2019
Orange Beach Mardi Gras 2019 parade rolls down Perdido Beach Boulevard

The City of Orange Beach is pleased to present the 2020 Orange Beach Mardi Gras Parade to be held Tuesday, February 25 at 2:00 pm. The parade will organize at the designated lineup zone beginning west of the traffic light at Fin & Fork on Perdido Beach Boulevard (Hwy 182). 

Lineup Numbers will be placed on the south side of Hwy 182 in progressive order to the west. The parading will...

December 17, 2019
Big Community Yard sale on Jan. 18 to benefit Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

For 17 years, Orange Beach has been home to a favorite winter event - the Big Community Yard & Craft Sale.

This year’s fundraising event is scheduled for Saturday, January 18, 2020 at the Orange Beach Community Center, located at 27235 Canal Road. Doors open promptly at 7 a.m. and the event runs until noon. It’s an opportunity for the community to find great bargains from more than...

December 16, 2019
Orange Beach City Hall decorated for Christmas

During the 2019 Christmas holiday, non-essential City of Orange Beach offices will be closed on Tuesday and Wednesday, Dec. 24-25. City offices will also be closed on New Year’s Day, Wednesday, Jan. 1st. 

Trash routes will run on Christmas Eve but recycling will not be picked up on Christmas Day or New Year’s Day.  For both holiday weeks, the usual Wednesday recycling routes and Friday...

December 13, 2019
Meet Mike Kimmerling: OBFD Fire Chief is proud to serve the Orange Beach Community

By Jessica Langston

Those of us who think about retiring on a beautiful beach probably have visions of offshore fishing, boating, swimming, sunbathing and daiquiris. In much the same vein, Orange Beach Fire Department Chief Mike Kimmerling intended to retire here in Orange Beach after many years in Bloomington, Illinois, so that he could surf, bike, swim and boat.

“I’m...