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June 21, 2019
A Kemp's Ridley sea turtle is carried to the beach to be released in the Gulf of Mexico on Thursday, June 20, 2019

An injured juvenile Kemp's ridley, now named Nagini, was rescued on June 4, 2019 by Mike Reynolds and John Butterick of Share the Beach, and released on June 20 around an excited crowd at Shell Beach near Perdido Pass in Orange Beach. Share the Beach, Alabama’s Sea Turtle Conservation Program, was contacted by an angler after Nagini was accidentally hooked. The circle hook was safely removed...

June 19, 2019
Kayakers paddle on Wolf Bay on June 16, 2019 as part of the Full Moon Paddle fundraiser benefiting City of Orange Beach Relay for Life team

Following a successful June 16th Full Moon Paddle fundraiser, the City of Orange Beach Friends and Family Relay for Life team is gearing up for the July 14th paddle, which will be the last one of the summer.

On June 16th, Jesse Perry entertained the paddlers, Southern Grind provided dinner and Orange Beach Police Marine 1 watched over the group as they crossed Wolf...

June 17, 2019
A passenger on a Friends of Army Aviation-Ozark Huey Helicopter ride gives a thumbs up during a flight, with the Gulf in the background

On Thursday, June 27th, the nonprofit Friends of Army Aviation-Ozark returns to Orange Beach to offer helicopter rides in a vintage Vietnam War-era Bell UH-1 Huey combat helicopter from the helipad near Orange Beach Event Center at The Wharf.

The flights will begin at 9 a.m., weather permitting, and last until 5 p.m. Each flight will last approximately 10 minutes and the cost is $50 per...

June 14, 2019
Cotton Bayou Beach aerial from Memorial Day 2019 for beach warning flag information

With the summer vacation season reaching its peak over the next few weeks, Orange Beach Surf Rescue wants to take this opportunity to encourage everyone to be safe when visiting and spending time at the beach.

It’s already been a very busy few weeks for Orange Beach lifeguards. Lifeguards are there for the public’s protection and in order to help with that effort Surf Rescue asks all...

June 14, 2019
Official Seal of the City of Orange Beach

The Orange Beach City Council will hold its regular meeting at 5 p.m. Tuesday, June 18th, followed by the Committee of the Whole meeting.

Following are the agendas for both 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 to...