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April 13, 2020
Pardon our Progress orange road work barrel

Pardon Our Progress: Please be aware that starting on Monday and Tuesday of this week (April 13-14th), ALDOT’s Canal Road widening contractor will be finishing up necessary items of work in preparation for shifting traffic to the recently expanded and completed north side of the roadway. Work to begin the lane shift is tentatively scheduled for Wednesday, April 15th. 

Lane closures will...

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 covid19.alabama.gov

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, altogetheralabama.org. 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...