December 15, 2017
Pickleball players at Orange Beach Rec Center, 12.12.2017

Since the introduction of pickleball to members of the Orange Beach Recreation Center in 2015, the low-impact sport has attracted over 8,000 players, according to Rec Center Manager Jonathan Langston.

“Not only is Pickleball the fastest growing sport in the country, it also seems to be the largest sports program that we have ran at the Orange Beach Recreation Center,” Langston said. “We...

December 15, 2017
City Hall Council Chambers, December 2017

The Orange Beach City Council has scheduled a special-called meeting for 2 p.m. Friday, December 15. The meeting will be held in the City Hall Council Chambers, 4099 Orange Beach Blvd.


I. Call To Order

II. Roll Call:

III. Consideration of Agenda


December 13, 2017
Soccer at Orange Beach Sportsplex

The City of Orange Beach is going through some exciting changes in its youth sports programs.

The Orange Beach Sports Association voted to shift the management of youth baseball and softball to the city. City Administrator Ken Grimes...

December 13, 2017
Baldwin County Special Election unofficial results, 12.13.2017

By John Mullen (For full story, go to

Baldwin County voted to renew a controversial 1-mill tax to keep school funding at 12 mills of property taxes to fund the county system. Gulf Shores’ new school system will receive a per-student portion of this tax as well....

December 12, 2017
Orange Beach Christmas tree lighting at The Wharf

It’s a full week of Christmas fun in Orange Beach. From the library open house to Light Up the Arts to the Holiday Movie on the Trail, there’s something for everyone.

Library Christmas Open House

The Orange Beach Public Library will hold a...