Orange Beach Mayor Tony Kennon http://apr.org en Orange Beach Votes to Ban Items Deemed Offensive http://apr.org/post/orange-beach-votes-ban-items-deemed-offensive <P>The city council in Orange Beach has approved a measure banning T-shirts and other items deemed offensive.</P> <P>The council voted 4-1 on Tuesday in favor of the ordinance, which prohibits stores from openly displaying merchandise that could be considered offensive. Wed, 27 Mar 2013 12:35:04 +0000 The Associated Press 27453 at http://apr.org Orange Beach Votes to Ban Items Deemed Offensive Ala. Town Seeks to Ban Display of Obscene Messages http://apr.org/post/ala-town-seeks-ban-display-obscene-messages <P>Officials in the city of Orange Beach are pushing for a city law to restrict stores from displaying T-shirts and other merchandise that contains obscene messages.</P> <P>Mayor Tony Kennon started pushing for the law following a recent trip to an Orange Beach souvenir shop.</P> <P>Kennon told al.com he was "absolutely mortified" by the messages on some merchandise being sold in Orange Beach. He said many of the shirts containing the obscene messages also said Orange Beach on them. Mon, 18 Mar 2013 10:52:45 +0000 The Associated Press 26895 at http://apr.org Ala. Town Seeks to Ban Display of Obscene Messages