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March 27, 2020
Aerial photo of the Beach Express bridge in Orange Beach

At noon on Monday, March 30, American Roads LLC will temporarily discontinue accepting cash at the Beach Express Bridge toll booths. In going cashless, it will join other toll organizations throughout the U.S. that have stopped accepting cash as a way to limit potential COVID-19 (coronavirus) exposure to customers, staff and partners, i.e. couriers and banks.

During this time the...

March 26, 2020
Pardon our Progress orange road work barrel

(Update at 3:15 p.m. Friday, March 27th: the contractor will be able to complete the road crossing between Luna’s and Big Mikes on Friday.  Therefore, no lane closure will be needed next week - Monday and Tuesday.)

Pardon Our Progress: Please be aware that on Friday, March 27 and Monday and Tuesday, March 30-31, ALDOT’s Canal Road widening contractor will be...

March 26, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  | March 25, 2020 | U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby Press Office

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) today applauded Senate passage of H.R. 748, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.  This major legislation contains $2 trillion in funding to bring critical relief and provide resources to the American people during this...

March 24, 2020

Mayor Tony Kennon and the City of Orange Beach stand ready to assist residents who are most at risk during the ongoing COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak. 

The city is organizing police, fire, logistics, and other city staff and volunteers to help senior adults who are homebound, immunocompromised, or are limited due to chronic health problems, such as COPD and cardiovascular disease. ...

March 23, 2020

MARCH 23, 2020 | Office of Governor Kay Ivey | PRESS RELEASE

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey and the Alabama Department of Revenue announced today that the state income tax filing due date is extended from April 15, 2020, to July 15, 2020.

Taxpayers can also defer state income tax payments due on April 15, 2020, to July 15, 2020, without penalties and interest, regardless of the...