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April 3, 2020
ADCNR Operations During COVID-19

Outdoor recreation in Alabama is considered an essential activity in the Order of the State Health Officer that was issued on April 3, 2020. That means outdoors activities such as hunting, fishing, trail use, boating, and paddling can still be enjoyed by all Alabamians as long as groups are kept to 10 people or less and a consistent 6-foot distance between persons can be maintained....

April 3, 2020
Police Chief Steve Brown

By Jessica Langston

There’s a new chief in town -- well, he’s been in town since 1990 when he moved here from the Birmingham area. The promotion looks good on Interim Police Chief Steve Brown who had served previously as Assistant Chief under Joe Fierro.

Brown began his law enforcement career in the mid 1980s when he became a law enforcement explorer at...

April 3, 2020

APRIL 3, 2020 | Office of Governor Kay Ivey | PRESS RELEASE

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Friday issued a Stay at Home order to be applied statewide. The order will be effective beginning Saturday, April 4, at 5:00 p.m. and will expire Thursday, April 30, 2020 at 5 p.m.

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April 1, 2020

Due to COVID-19, the 2020 City of Orange Beach baseball, softball and sand volleyball seasons have been canceled.

In addition to offering full refunds for all registrants, the city is giving everyone the opportunity to pick up their jerseys at a designated time. The sportsplex staff will provide a "drive-thru pickup" at the ticket pavilion as you pull into the sportsplex on the...

April 1, 2020

April 1, 2020 | Office of Governor Kay Ivey | Press Release

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday urges Alabama Small Business Owners to respond to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic by taking steps to ensure their business will withstand the troubling economy.

Final guidelines for how the federal government will distribute financial relief to Alabama’s small businesses...