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August 24, 2016 - Orange Beach, AL (OBA) - The City of Orange Beach will be accepting donation through Friday, August 26th. Beginning Saturday, August 27th, donations intended for Orange Beach City Hall should be taken to the Christian Life Church parking lot located at 25550 Canal Road, Orange Beach, AL. Donations are to be placed in the box truck located in the parking lot.
In addition, there is a drop off location at The Wharf across from the Daiquiri Bar that will be accepting donations through Friday morning.
The Gulf Shores Fire Dept. will be accepting donations of bottled water, cleaning supplies any toiletries at Fire Station 1 until they leave Friday morning to make the delivery.
Tom captured a cool look at the storm that blew up over Orange Beach today. We didn't get any rain in central Orange Beach.
Michael captured a beautiful view over Perdido Pass this morning... Thx Michael Thomas, Micdesigns!
#LouisianaFloodRelief Update: The donations have been amazing! Once again Thank You to everyone
Here's a great video about Kenny "The Snake" Stabler with some great vintage footage!
OBA Stock Image - Flood aftermath during Katrina.
August 17, 2016 - Update: The Louisiana Relief Efforts have been very successful! Thank you to everyone who has contibuted and to all of the folks organizing this effort.
To date, four trucks have left Oragne Beach taking items to the Denham Springs area.
The Christian Life Church here in Orange Beach is accepting monitary donation at thier church on Canal Road, at Orange Beach City Hall or you can click here and donate online.
JC Gillespie is focusing on helping the pets and is requesting that folks who want to help donate the items below... These items can also be dropped off at Orange Beach City Hall.
Guess who turned 10 today... Seems like only yesterday when we launched the website and released the OBA decals... #OBA
Dean captured a beautiful view of the full moon shining on Old River from Perdido Key this
Submitted by Jennifer Surface, Flora-Bama
August 16, 2016 - Perdido Key, FL - (PKF) - The world renowned beach bar and honky-tonk, Flora-Bama, was recognized last year by the Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association for its annual “Bulls on the Beach” rodeo on Perdido Key Beach. In its 4th year, this family friendly event, features professional cowboys riding 2,000lbs of real live romping, stomping bulls just adjacent to the iconic 52 year old roadhouse.
This Great Florida Event is slated for September 9th and 10th and is the ninth event of the $125,000 “Beach” series featuring an international circuit of riders including local favorite, Cody Harris, along with Chris “Booger” Brown who’ve both been featured in the popular “ Dukes of Cattle” and “The Cowboy Way: Alabama” reality shows.
A blue heron checking out the red sky in Orange Beach this morning... Thx Michael Thomas,
Congratulations to the Annual National Shrimp Festival for being named Alabama's "Event of the Year"
Christine captured a beautiful, reflective sunset from Waterfront Park this evening... Thx Christine
Are y'all ready for some Friday Night Lights? Via the GSHS SGA: The first Gulf Shores High School
Beautiful pre-dawn view this morning from Cotton Bayou Beach and the Four Seasons' pier... Thx