Orange Beach Alabama News, Weather & Information Directory

Outdoor professionals warn about swarming yellow jacket season – FOX10 News | WALA

November 16, 2016

BALDWIN COUNTY, AL (WALA) - Today a family continues to cope with losing a loved one. On Saturday, an elderly woman died after being stung multiple times by a swarm of yellow jackets. Unfortunately this isn’t the first time a tragedy like this has happened in our area. A few years ago, a Mobile woman lost her husband to a yellow jacket attack. FOX10 News is committed to your safety when it comes to swarming yellow jackets, so we talked with a professional on what you need to know.

via Outdoor professionals warn about swarming yellow jacket season – FOX10 News | WALA.

FOX10 News | WALA

A new era in Fairhope: Fast-growing city wants legal bills examined, but punts on development freeze | AL.com

November 16, 2016

The third mayor to take over Fairhope’s top elected post in the past 44 years ushered in her administration Monday by winning approval from the City Council to hire an outside attorney who will examine pending lawsuits against the city.

The recommendation came from Mayor Karin Wilson, sworn into office on Nov. 7, who wants an accurate accounting of the city’s legal bills.

But other issues that are atop Wilson’s agenda – a moratorium on new developments, and clarity on the mayor’s salary – were pushed off for future consideration.

via A new era in Fairhope: Fast-growing city wants legal bills examined, but punts on development freeze | AL.com.

Alabama Gulf projects approved for $63 million in oil spill funds | AL.com

November 16, 2016

The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation has approved $63 million for six Alabama projects as part of a restoration and conservation plan resulting from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, Gov. Robert Bentley’s office announced.

The money comes out of two plea agreements approved by a federal court in 2013 that resolved certain criminal charges against BP and Transocean, according to the governor’s office.

via Alabama Gulf projects approved for $63 million in oil spill funds | AL.com.

More record tourism numbers in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach | The Islander

November 15, 2016

GULF SHORES, AL – Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Tourism (GSOBT) announced another strong year for tourism, the return of several national sporting events and the success of the Leave Only Footprints initiative during the Coastal Alabama Business Chamber’s First Friday Forum at LuLu’s in Gulf Shores.

via More record tourism numbers in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach | The Islander.

Church of God group donates to Christian Service Center | GulfCoastNewsToday.com

November 15, 2016

ORANGE BEACH, AL — For the third year in a row, the Church of God, a Worldwide Association, met at the Orange Beach Events Center.The group desires to bless the communities where they meet and again chose the Christian Service Center as the recipient of their outreach. Each day of their meeting, the group collected food, household supplies, personal hygiene items, baby supplies and cash donations for the CSC.

via Church of God group donates to Christian Service Center | GulfCoastNewsToday.com.

Duck Dynasty’s Willie Robertson to be featured at Page and Palette | The Courier

November 15, 2016

Fairhope — Willie Robertson, star of A&E’s hit show Duck Dynasty and No. 1 NY Times bestselling author, will be featured at a book signing set for Friday, Nov. 18 at The Book Cellar at Page and Palette. Robertson will sign copies of his newest book “The American Fisherman: How Our Nation’s Anglers Founded, Fed, Financed, and Forever Shaped the U.S.A” from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. Book purchase is required to participate in signing and only those purchased exclusively from Page and Palette will be signed. Pre-orders are available for purchase on the Page and Palette website. For more information contact the bookstore at 251 928-5295 or visit pageandpalette.com.

via Duck Dynasty’s Willie Robertson to be featured at Page and Palette | The Courier.

Baldwin County produce stand goes up in flames, owner suspects a – FOX10 News | WALA

November 15, 2016

There’s not much left of John Stewart’s produce stand off I-65 Exit 37 in North Baldwin County. The stand burned to the ground early Saturday morning. You can still see some of the scorched satsumas Stewart is known for. After assessing the damage, Stewart suspects arson.

via Baldwin County produce stand goes up in flames, owner suspects a – FOX10 News | WALA.

FOX10 News | WALA

Baldwin County Gets Medical Helicopter

November 15, 2016

FOLEY, AL- Emergency medical service just got better — and faster — in Baldwin County. Medstar EMS unveiled its latest, life-saving tool to the public Monday: an air ambulance. The $3 million medical chopper is called Medstar Air Care 1. The machine can fly at speeds up to 150 miles per hour and can get to any point in Baldwin County from its base in 14 minutes or less.

via Baldwin County Gets Medical Helicopter.

Blue Angels season ends with high-flying thrills at homecoming s – FOX10 News | WALA

November 13, 2016

The U.S. Navy’s precision flying team — the world famous Blue Angels — concluded its 70th anniversary season Saturday with a thrilling air show in Pensacola.

The crowd was enthusiastic, appreciative of the skills and maneuvers on display at close altitude.

via Blue Angels season ends with high-flying thrills at homecoming s – FOX10 News | WALA.

FOX10 News | WALA

Hundreds Attend USS Indianapolis: Men Of Courage Premiere In Mobile

November 13, 2016

It was an exciting night for folks in Mobile. They lined up by the hundreds to pack into Saenger theater to watch a movie about the human spirit.

“We tried to make the best movie possible and honor these men because they are heroes and everyone aboard that ship was doing a job,” says Executive Producer Tim Cavanaugh.

via Hundreds Attend USS Indianapolis: Men Of Courage Premiere In Mobile.

Gulf Shores Alabama Travel Guide: Hotels, Restaurants, and More | Architectural Digest

November 13, 2016

Sugar-white sand beaches, a culinary scene rivaling New Orleans, a vibrant shopping district—Gulf Shores, Alabama, is one of America’s greatest under-the-radar beach towns. Wander your way through the Wharf, an entertainment district that’s a hybrid of Rodeo Drive chic and old-school Charleston charm, or enjoy fresh oysters and cocktails at one of the city’s many waterfront locales. And, of course, there’s always the beach. Below, we’ve selected the best ways to spend your time.

via Gulf Shores Alabama Travel Guide: Hotels, Restaurants, and More | Architectural Digest.

My Final Day at the World Food Championship – Clarksville, TN Online

November 12, 2016

Orange Beach, AL – The week I had planned to travel to Texas to see some friends, turned into a chance to cover a world class event. Weather prevented me from heading west, so I went south, to an area I frequent on vacation every year, Orange Beach Alabama. It was here that the World Food Championships were being held, and I had to check it out.

via My Final Day at the World Food Championship – Clarksville, TN Online.

Record turnout seen for Baldwin County election | Baldwin Times

November 12, 2016

Voter turnout was near an all-time high Tuesday, with more than 65 percent of Baldwin County voters heading to the polls to vote in this year’s election. Baldwin County Probate Judge Tim Russell said he knew early in the day that this year had the potential to be a big election. “In addition to the presidential election, we also had a number of statewide and local amendments that I think drew people to come and vote,” Russell said.

via Record turnout seen for Baldwin County election | Baldwin Times.

There are lots of Fun Things To Do on the Alabama/Florida Gulf Coast; Fish, Boat, Golf, Beach, Dine, Bike, Kayak, Swim and list goes on...

...Read More

There are a lot of great places to check out on day-trips while you're in the Orange Beach area.  Here's a list of Daytrip Ideas for you to explore.

...Read More

If you want to know something about Orange Beach area and you can't find the answer email us and we will get the answer for you.

...Read More

Put the OBA Logo Logo to
Work for Your Business!

Visitors to The OBA Website have one thing in common, they are looking for information about the Alabama/Florida Gulf Coast.

...Read More