July 2019

Baldwin County's chief school financial officer earns Pinnacle of Achievement Award

July 18, 2019
Baldwin County Chief School Financial Officer John Wilson earns Pinnacle of Achievement Award

Ashburn, VA — June 27, 2019 — John C. Wilson, CPA, chief school financial officer for the Baldwin County Public Schools in Bay Minette, Alabama, is being honored by the Association of School Business Officials International with its Pinnacle of Achievement Award for an innovative strategy to address overcrowded schools.

Alabama announces extended Red Snapper Season for private anglers

July 17, 2019
Bucket full of red snapper

After completing a review of the first 21 days of the proposed 27-day 2019 private angler red snapper season, the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR) will add five days to the private vessel recreational season. The additional days will begin 12:01 a.m. on Thursday, August 1, 2019, and run until midnight on Monday, August 5, 2019.

Open House planned August 15 at Orange Beach Police Department

July 15, 2019
Graphic announcing an Open House at the Orange Beach Police Department on August 15th

Orange Beach Police Chief Joe Fierro and the Orange Beach Police Department invite the public to an Open House at the police department on Thursday, August 15th. 

The open house, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., will include a meet and greet, tour of the police department, an opportunity to view police vehicles, time enjoy a light lunch and share any concerns. 

Storm Update - Tropical Storm Barry

July 11, 2019
Forecast cone for Tropical Storm Barry in the Gulf of Mexico at 4 p.m. Thursday, July 11, 2019

July 11, 2019 

The City of Orange Beach is monitoring updates from the National Weather Service related to Tropical Storm Barry in the Gulf that is expected to produce heavy rains, windy conditions and high surf along the Alabama Gulf Coast.

The storm is slowly moving westward and is expected to impact the central coast of Louisiana on Saturday.