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May 29, 2020
Fire Marshal Craig Stephenson retirement parade, 5.29.20

By Marc D. Anderson

A chapter in the Orange Beach Fire Department’s history is closing as Fire Marshal Craig Stephenson retires. A beloved mentor not only at the fire station but at Orange Beach Elementary School and on the sidelines of youth football and baseball fields, Stephenson received a drive-thru parade at Fire Station No. 1 on Friday as he stepped out of the fire...

May 27, 2020

On Saturday, June 13, 2020, Alabamians and out-of-state visitors alike will have the opportunity to fish for free in most public waters including both freshwater and saltwater. Free Fishing Day is part of National Fishing and Boating Week, which runs June 6-14. The event allows residents and non-residents to enjoy the outstanding fishing Alabama has to offer without purchasing a fishing...

May 26, 2020
City Plans Examiner Adam Roberson recognized by Orange Beach council for earning status of Master Code Professional

Adam Roberson, Plans Examiner for the City of Orange Beach, was recognized by the City Council on Tuesday, May 19 for recently achieving the status of Master Code Professional (MCP™) with the International Code Council.

“The Master Code Professional designation is the highest level of ICC certification that is given,” City Building Official Lannie Smith told the council during its May...

May 25, 2020

NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard and the Orange Beach Police department terminated the voyage of an illegal charter vessel near Orange Beach, Ala., Saturday. 

Orange Beach Police contacted Coast Guard Sector Mobile with concerns of a suspected illegal passenger for hire operation in the area after seeing multiple advertisements on social media over the last few weeks. Coast Guard law...

May 21, 2020
Proceeding with Caution info sheet for Governor Ivey Issues Amended Safer at Home Order

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Thursday [May 21, 2020] issued an amended Safer at Home Order to be applied Statewide. The order which includes an expanded list of items to reopen will be effective Friday, May 22, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. and will expire on Friday, July 3, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.