April 10, 2020
Aerial of Orange Beach looking north from Perdido Pass

By DAVID RAINER | Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources | April 10, 2020

It’s like a recurring nightmare. Thankfully, that bad dream has only occurred once every 10 years or so.

Unfortunately, it’s not a dream.

For the charter boat fleet and inshore fishing guides along the Alabama Gulf Coast, the shutdown caused by the COVID-19 virus has caused...

April 9, 2020
Aerial of Gulf State Park in April 2019

April 9, 2020 | Gulf State Park | COVID-19 Update #2 

The safety and well-being of our employees, staff and visitors is our top priority at Gulf State Park. We thank you for your patience as we adjust facility hours and park amenities in response to the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. All modifications follow and support the Order of the State Health Officer amended on April 3, 2020. Per...

April 9, 2020
Governor Ivey Launches New COVID-19 Search Engine Tool at

APRIL 9, 2020 | Office of Alabama Governor Kay Ivey | PRESS RELEASE

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Thursday [April 9, 2020] announced the launch of a COVID-19 search engine tool that enhances the state’s official resource site, Through a public-private partnership between Yext and the state of Alabama, this innovative...

April 9, 2020
Alabama Dept. of Labor begins paying Federal $600 Stimulus Benefit

April 9, 2020 | Alabama Department of Labor | News Release

MONTGOMERY – Alabama Department of Labor Secretary Fitzgerald Washington announced today [Thursday, April 9, 2020] Alabama has begun paying the Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC) benefit that was established with the passing of the federal CARES Act on March 27, 2020.

ADOL began paying the FPUC benefits on...

April 7, 2020
City Offices Closed Graphic 2020 Good Friday

The City of Orange Beach will observe Good Friday on April 10th with all offices and facilities closed, except for police and fire. 

Trash and recycling routes will run on normal schedules and will not be affected.

Some city offices and facilities will reopen for normal business hours on Monday, April 13th. Following is a listing of buildings that remain open to the public and...