November 7, 2018
Brian and Jodi Harsany of Cobalt the Restaurant recognized for earning the silver Alabama Retailer of the Year award

It was an exciting night of award recognition and announcements for beach businesses at the Orange Beach City Council meeting on Tuesday, November 6th. Yolanda “Yo” Devine Johnson, business advisor for the Alabama Small Business Development Center – University of Alabama, spearheaded the presentation.

After seeing all of the statewide accolades earned by our local business owners this...

November 7, 2018
Jimmie Lee Fitts wins hole-in-one prize at Golf Center Nov 2018

Jimmie Lee Fitts of Orange Beach won $250 for a hole-in-one on Hole 3, sponsored by Cox Pools, at the Orange Beach Golf Center’s November Skins Game.

Michael Lovett of Cox Pools in Orange Beach presented Fitts with the check for $250 on Wednesday, November 11th at the Golf Center, and Mayor Tony Kennon congratulated Fitts on his win. 

The City of Orange Beach Golf Center’s next...

November 7, 2018
Veterans Day 2018 closings graphic

In observance of Veterans Day, non-essential city offices will be closed on Monday, November 12th.

Trash and recycling will not be affected. All routes will run as normal. City offices will open, with normal hours, on Tuesday, November 13th.

A sincere thank you goes out to all of our veterans.


November 6, 2018
Orange Beach Fire Rescue conducts submerged school bus dive rescue training

By Taylor Hannon | October 30, 2018 | See full article and photos at

A school bus without its tires, fuel, oil and other hazardous liquids, was submerged into the Gulf Shores at...

November 6, 2018
Prescribed Burn planned for Eagle Loop Section of Gulf State Park between Nov. 7-30

A prescribed burn is planned at Gulf State Park as part of a forest management plan associated with longleaf pine restoration, fuel reduction and invasive species control. The planned burn will take place in the Eagle Loop section of the park near Lake Shelby sometime between November 7-30, 2018, weather permitting.

Every effort is being made to ensure safety and proper smoke management...