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Orange Beach, Alabama is located in Baldwin County. Zip codes in Orange Beach, AL include 36561. The median home price in Orange Beach is $399,000 which is roughly $230/per square foot. More Orange Beach information.

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Local news for Orange Beach, AL continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

4 hrs ago | Alabama Live

Tax hike robocalls didn't come from Baldwin County schools, official says

Recent robocalls asking Baldwin County property owners if they would support an 8-mill tax increase did not come from the Baldwin County school system, according to Terry Wilhite, spokesman for the district.

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9 hrs ago | Alabama Live

Orange Beach poised to buy 32 acres on Intracoastal Waterway for $4.5 million

The Orange Beach City Council is poised to purchase 32 acres on the Intracoastal Waterway, east of The Wharf and adjacent to the Orange Beach Event Center, for $4.5 million.

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13 hrs ago | Alabama Live

Orange Beach ready to set referendum date on property tax hike for school system split;...

ORANGE BEACH, Alabama -- City officials are moving ahead with plans to set a referendum date on a 5-mill tax hike that would help fund an independent school system .

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Alabama Live

Funeral arrangements set for Montgomery officer who died in Orange Beach

Orange Beach Fire/Rescue crews and EMS personnel prepare to place 35-year-old Rian Rider into LifeFlight near the Perdido Pass bridge after he was pulled from the Gulf of Mexico on Thursday, July 3, 2014.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

WTVY Dothan

Montgomery Police Officer Drowns in Orange Beach

Police say 34-year-old Montgomery police Lt. Rian Rider was taken by helicopter to a hospital in Pensacola, Florida, where he was later pronounced dead.

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WALA

Illegal fireworks spark fires in Gulf Shores & Orange Beach

Friday night fireworks and the safety of the thousands who flocked to the beach to enjoy the Fourth of July were not the only things Gulf Shores and Orange Beach firefighters had to worry about last night and this morning.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Alabama Live

Montgomery police lieutenant dies after being pulled from Gulf in Orange Beach

Orange Beach Fire/Rescue crews and EMS personnel prepare to place 35-year-old Rian Rider into LifeFlight near the Perdido Pass bridge after he was pulled from the Gulf of Mexico on Thursday, July 3, 2014.

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Hartselle Enquirer

Hartselle 8U all-stars head to World Series

Hartselle's 8U USSSA Softball all-stars recently won a state championship and are on their way to the 2014 USSSA World Series in Orange Beach next week.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

WSFA-TV Montgomery

Hundreds of sharks gather off Florida coast

A huge gathering of large sharks - possibly hundreds - seem to be hanging out near Pensacola Pass near the sand bar.

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Hartselle Enquirer

8u All-Stars head to world series

Hartselle's 8U USSSA Softball all-stars recently won a state championship and are on their way to the 2014 USSSA World Series in Orange Beach next week.

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Alabama Live

Responding to a hiring crunch, Mobile Fire-Rescue looks to remedy attrition of its ranks

After walking up one step per second on a Stand master with 75 pounds strapped to his chest, Zach Enfinger, 23, still wanted to become a firefighter.

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WHNT-TV Huntsville

Heavenly smells coming from food exhibit in Gulf Shores

As if you need an extra incentive to visit the beaches of Alabama, you may be lured in by heavenly smells coming from The Wharf in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Alabama Live

The debate continues: AL.com readers divided about e-cigarette use in public places,...

A man demonstrates an e-cigarette at Vape store in Chicago on April 23, 2014. The Orange Beach City Council has decided to postpone a vote on implementing restrictions on e-cigarettes and other alternative smoking devices, in public places and place of employment.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

Alabama Live

July 4 festivities on coast include concerts, watermelon fest, plenty of fireworks

Dierks Bentley plays Thursday at The Amphitheater at The Wharf in Orange Beach. Fireworks might be the main attraction on the Gulf Coast on July 4, but don't forget about barbecue and music.

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WALA

Charity Golf Tournament for Marya s Shelter

Mary's Shelter Gulf Coast in Elberta is the only residential facility for homeless pregnant adult women in Mobile, Baldwin, Santa Rosa and Escambia counties.

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Alabama Live

Two boat fires keep Orange Beach crews busy

Orange Beach firefighters are shown at the scene of two boat fires during the early morning hours of Monday, June 30, 2014.

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WALA

Oyster or Shrimp a la Bama

INGREDIENTS: 14 oz Miss Mary's Greens 7 each Conecuh bacon piece, cooked, cut into 1in squares 7 each Alabama oysters, fresh or 41/50 peeled, shell and tail off Alabama shrimp 7 oz Lime garlic butter, recipe follows 7 T Pecorino, shredded 4 each Lemon wedges 1 T Parsley, chopped Place in pre-heated oven with the broiler on high.

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Sun Jun 29, 2014

WALA

Lionfish Shootout a success

That's why the first of what's being touted as the "Lionfish Shootout" began in Orange Beach.

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Sat Jun 28, 2014

Alabama Live

Beach Scenes: Wave crashing and toilet plungers in the sand -- just another day at the...

ORANGE BEACH , Alabama -- List of items to bring on our vacation to Orange Beach: Beach towels, sunscreen, flip flops, sunglasses, beer, ice cooler, toilet plungers, beach chairs.

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WSFA-TV Montgomery

Natchez men accused of raping 14-year-old Alabama girl

On Wednesday, around 4:30 a.m. Gulf Shores Police Officers were dispatched to the 500 block of Gulf Shores Parkway in response to a call of a possible sexual assault.

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