News

June 22, 2018
Next City article on Fortified Construction

Story by Emily | Jun 18, 2018 | nextcity.org

How community organizing, the insurance industry and state policy changes came together to make coastal Alabama - including Orange Beach - a leader in weather-resilient home construction.

Leaning back in an office...

June 20, 2018
Fireworks

From The Wharf to Perdido Pass to the Gulf State Park Pier, Fourth of July celebrations are planned in and around Orange Beach. Please remember that fireworks are prohibited in Orange Beach, except for professionally produced and permitted shows.

The Wharf’s Independence Day Street Party - July 3rd

The...

June 19, 2018
Orange Beach Municipal Complex historical marker unveiling

By Alex Wilkerson for City of Orange Beach

Orange Beach, Alabama —  Mayor Tony Kennon, local writer and historian Margaret Childress-Long, city staff, residents and members of the Orange Beach City Council gathered in front of Orange Beach City Hall on Tuesday, June 19 to unveil the community’s newest historical marker.

The Orange Beach Municipal Complex marker...

June 18, 2018

By Brendan Kirby for Yellowhammer News 

For three years, comedian W. Kamau Bell had trained his sharp eye on exotic slices of America to break down stereotypes.

On Sunday [June 17, 2018], he took his myth-busting CNN show to a more familiar setting — Alabama, where he spent part of his youth. As is the show’s format, Bell spent the show interviewing a variety of strangers. But...

June 15, 2018
Orange Beach city seal

The Orange Beach City Council will hold its regular meeting at 5 p.m. Tuesday, June 19, followed by the Committee of the Whole meeting. The public is always encouraged to attend. 

Following are the agendas for the meetings. Please note that the information below may not be the most up-to-date information. For the full and most up-to-date agendas and attachments, go...