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September 24, 2020
Orange Beach and Gulf Shores Extend Closures, Beaches Reopen October 2

Orange Beach, Ala. – The City of Orange Beach, City of Gulf Shores and Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Tourism have been working closely with Governor Kay Ivey and the State of Alabama to determine when beaches can safely reopen. While our area has seen vast improvement over the last eight days, there is still a lot of work to be done. Due to this, the closure of Orange Beach, Gulf Shores,...

September 14, 2020
Hurricane Sally track update 1 pm 9.14.2020

Click here to see the latest updates on Hurricane Sally Recovery. 

The National Weather Service has issued a hurricane warning for the entire Alabama coast in advance of Hurricane Sally. In line with Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey's declaration of a State of Emergency, the Orange Beach City Council enacted a local...

September 14, 2020
Tropical Storm Sally Update – 9 a.m. September 14, 2020

Stay Weather Aware: The City of Orange Beach continues to monitor updates from the National Weather Service related to Tropical Storm Sally in the Gulf that is expected to produce heavy rains, strong winds, and high surf along the Alabama Gulf Coast. The storm is expected to reach hurricane status on Monday before landfall.

The storm is moving west northwest and landfall is expected...

September 11, 2020
Pardon Our Progress City of Orange Beach photo showing Canal Road

Following are road and path updates for the City of Orange Beach, as of Friday, September 11, 2020: 

Canal Road widening 

The Alabama Department of Transportation began construction efforts to widen Canal Road (State Highway 180), between William Silvers Parkway and State Highway 161 in September 2019. 

After a delay in getting utilities moved this...

September 11, 2020
Youth Sporting Clay Shoot set for September 26th

(Canceled due to Hurricane Sally.)

The City of Orange Beach Youth Sporting Clay Shoot is scheduled for 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, September 26th. 

The event is open to children ages 8 to 15. Younger or older children may attend pending approval; contact Chris Litton at 251-980-5946 (office). Cost is $10 per participant with a 50-person limit....