October 30, 2020
Prescribed burn image - Photo by Billy Pope, ADCNR

A prescribed burn is planned at Gulf State Park as part of a forest management plan associated with longleaf pine restoration, fuel reduction and invasive species control. The planned burn will take place in the Eagle Loop section of the park near Lake Shelby during November 2020, weather permitting.

Alabama Highway 135 (State Park Road) will be closed during the active burn periods....

October 27, 2020
Tropical Storm Zeta Update – 6 p.m. October 27, 2020

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The City of Orange Beach continues to monitor updates on Tropical Storm Zeta from the National Hurricane Center and...

October 23, 2020
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The Orange Beach Golf Center will host the monthly Skins Game on Sunday, November 1st, with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. The public is welcome.

There are Skins on all 18 holes, a closest-to-the-pin contest, and $250 for a hole-in-one on any of the 18 holes. 

Cost is $5.50 for Golf Center members and $22 for non-members. Registration starts at noon. Each player places $5 to a pot for...

October 23, 2020
Red Snapper - Photo by David Rainer

By DAVID RAINER | Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources | October 23, 2020

If the recent blustery weather caused anglers to forgo a red snapper trip during the weekend extensions, don’t fret. Scott Bannon, Director of Alabama Marine Resources Division (MRD), assures that private recreational anglers will have the opportunity to harvest the remaining quota....

October 21, 2020
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ATLANTA - The U.S. Small Business Administration is encouraging Alabama businesses and residents affected by Hurricane Sally on Sept. 14 -16, 2020 to submit their loan application for physical damages by Nov. 19, even if they have not settled with their insurance company. 

“Waiting to file an SBA application could cause unnecessary delays in receiving disaster assistance, and survivors...