November 9, 2018
Planning and zoning generic image

The Orange Beach Planning Commission is scheduled to meet at 3 p.m. Wednesday, November 14th for its work session followed by its 4 p.m. regular meeting in the Council Chambers at City Hall. The meeting was rescheduled from Monday, November 12th due to the Veterans Day observance.


November 9, 2018
Shop Alabama sign

ORANGE BEACH – The Alabama Retail Association has selected Orange Beach as a 2018 host city for its third annual Shop Alabama for the Holidays tour! Alabama Retail will promote the statewide shopping initiative and announce its new holiday hashtag campaign, #DoubleYourGift, during the city’s annual Christmas Tree Lighting on Tuesday, Nov. 27 at 5:30 pm at The Wharf.

“We are proud to...

November 9, 2018
The Lodge at Gulf State Park, a Hilton Hotel, ribbon-cutting crowd

By DAVID RAINER | Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

The fanfare that accompanied last week’s ribbon-cutting ceremony to officially open The Lodge at Gulf State Park, a Hilton Hotel, was unprecedented, a fact affirmed by a pair of experts in the field of lodging and hospitality.

With Governor Kay Ivey headlining a long list of dignitaries at the...

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...