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January 27, 2020
Public input needed at Feb. 6 meeting for Watershed Management Plan, covering Perdido Pass and Little Lagoon

Do you live, work or play on Little Lagoon or Perdido Pass? If so, the Mobile Bay National Estuary Program and Geosyntec needs your input.

A Watershed Management Plan is in the planning phase for the watersheds of Little Lagoon and Perdido Pass. These waterways comprise the Gulf Frontal Watershed and includes the cities of Gulf Shores and Orange Beach.

Those who live it, know it...

January 27, 2020
Be a Census Taker graphic to promote 2020 Census job opportunities

The 2020 Census is coming and help is needed

Mary Boatman, recruiting assistant for the U.S. Census Bureau, says there is still a need for applicants from the Orange Beach area. The pay in Baldwin County for the temporary positions is $14.50 per hour, plus mileage. 

Information about available jobs can be found at 2020census.gov/jobs. This...

January 27, 2020
Pardon Our Progress graphic for notification of turn lane closure on Canal Road, Jan. 28-29

Pardon Our Progress: Please be aware that on Tuesday and Wednesday, January 28-29, the eastbound turn lane into William Silvers Parkway (entrance to Orange Beach Sportsplex) will be closed due to sewer main work. 

The turn lane is expected to be closed for two days, pending no conflicts. Traffic will be able to make a right hand turn from the regular eastbound lane. 

Work will...

January 24, 2020
Meet Jeff Hartley: City of Orange Beach Utilities Director enjoys living in Orange Beach

By Jessica Langston

Jeff Hartley is the City of Orange Beach Utilities Director, and has a long history on the island and with his fellow employees at the wastewater treatment plant.

“My favorite thing is the relationship with the guys we have,” Hartley said. “We have pretty good comradery -- it’s a pretty tight group. Most have been with me 10-plus years, ever since...

January 24, 2020
2020 Mardi Gras parades in Orange Beach begin to roll on Saturday, Feb. 22

Mardi Gras parades in Orange Beach will begin to roll with The Mystics of Pleasure's parade on Saturday, February 22, followed by "Moon Pies on Main" at The Wharf on Monday, February 24 and then the finale on Fat Tuesday, February 25 with the city’s parade starting at 2.

On February 22, the Mystics will be joined by the Mystical Order of Mirams as there will be no Friday night parade....