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January 3, 2020
ALDOT December 2019 Newsletter: Widening SR-180/Canal Road in Orange Beach

ALDOT Southwest Region | January 3, 2020 

The widening of SR-180/Canal Rd. between Foley Beach Express and SR-161 in Orange Beach began in September 2019 and anticipated completion is December 2020.

Crews began widening the roadway between just west of Cypress St. to just west of Canal Square Ln. Crews have placed the subgrade and crushed aggregate  base layer in...

January 3, 2020
Orange Beach Adult/Senior Activity Center calendar showing activities for January 2020

The Orange Beach Adult/Senior Activity Center has announced its January 2020 Excursions and Events. 

Call 251-981-3440 to sign up for any of the events listed below.  

  • January 6th at 6 p.m.: Monthly Community Potluck at Community Center. Bring a dish to pass.
  • January 10th at 10 a.m.: Restorative Yoga Class - Restorative Yoga will ease you into relaxation and healing...
January 3, 2020
Acoustic Arts series poster for Coastal Arts Center of Orange Beach featuring winter 2020 performers

The Coastal Arts Center of Orange Beach will be hosting an Acoustic Arts concert series through February. All concert tickets are $20 in advance, and each show will run from 6 to 8 p.m.

The next concert will be Sugarcane Jane performing on Friday, January 10th.  

Other concerts planned include: 

  • Thursday, January 23rd - Mobile Symphony Orchestra Duo of Jenny...
December 30, 2019
A map shows an area in yellow where a prescribed burn is planned on Dec. 31, 2019

A prescribed burn is scheduled to be conducted by the Alabama Forestry Commission on Gulf State Park property between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Tuesday, December 31st. The planned burn will take place east of the Orange Beach Sportsplex, south of Lauder Lane and West Oak Ridge Drive. 

Prescribed burns help forest management through longleaf pine restoration, fuel reduction and invasive...

December 27, 2019
Orange Beach to host welcome reception on Jan. 14 for Dr. Craig Pouncey, new president of Coastal Alabama Community College

The City of Orange Beach will host a welcome reception for Dr. Craig Pouncey, new president of Coastal Alabama Community College, on Tuesday, January 14th at the Coastal Arts Center of Orange Beach. 

The public is invited to the reception that will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. 

Dr. Pouncey began his tenure as college president on October 1st...