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July 9, 2020
Update from Baldwin County Schools Superintendent Eddie Tyler: Classes start August 12th - Parents to chose Traditional or Virtual School

Message from Baldwin County Public Schools Superintendent Eddie Tyler shared on July 9, 2020: 

Parents,

I hope this message finds you well and enjoying your summer thus far.

Last month, I committed to bring you information on our return to school after the Fourth of July and today I will be sharing with you our plans for school this fall.

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July 8, 2020
Governor Ivey announces $100 Million Small Business Grant Program 'Revive Alabama'

JULY 8, 2020 | Office of Alabama Governor Kay Ivey | Press Release

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday announced the Revive Alabama grant program to support small businesses in Alabama that have been impacted by COVID-19. Revive Alabama will reimburse small businesses up to a combined $100 million for expenses they have incurred due to operational interruptions caused by the...

July 8, 2020
Orange Beach City Council approves plan to keep five lanes open on Canal Road on weekends during summer

Summer traffic has no mercy on Canal Road but the Orange Beach City Council approved a plan Tuesday to help alleviate backups on weekends. 

The Alabama Department of Transportation project to widen Canal Road to five lanes has been ongoing all year, and while a brief period allowed for all five lanes to open early in the summer, work began on the south side in late June, closing a...

July 7, 2020
Full Moon Paddle fundraiser for Relay for Life set for August 2

The City of Orange Beach Friends and Family Relay for Life team will be hosting a Full Moon Paddle on Wolf Bay on Sunday, August 2nd at the Wind & Water Learning Center.

The fundraiser includes dinner, provided by Luna’s Eat & Drink, starting at 6:15 p.m. with entertainment by Jerry Anderson. The paddle will start at 7 p.m. and go to 8:30 p.m. 

The Wind & Water...

July 3, 2020
OBPD 2020 Citizens’ Police Academy registration open till July 31st

The Orange Beach Police Department is seeking participants for its 2020 Citizens’ Police Academy.

The Academy will be held from August 18th to September 29th. Classes are free and will be held Tuesday evenings from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Social distancing and adherence to current CDC guidelines will be observed. Applications must be turned in by Friday, July 31st. 

The academy is...