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Orange Beach council recognizes Garrett Ard for earning Eagle Scout distinction with reef project

May 20, 2020
Orange Beach council recognizes Garrett Ard for earning Eagle Scout distinction with reef project

About 15 miles off the coast of Orange Beach in nearly 90 feet of water sits an ambitious Eagle Scout project and an honorable family memorial. 

After four years and a lot of fundraising, Garrett Ard of Orange Beach completed his Eagle Scout project on May 7th as he watched Walter Marine, The Reefmaker, sink a 50-foot steel-hulled shrimp boat called Southern Heritage. 

2020 Baldwin County Disaster Preparedness Expo reschedule to Aug. 5 in Daphne

May 19, 2020
2020 Baldwin County Disaster Preparedness Expo set Aug. 5 in Daphne

The Baldwin County Emergency Management Agency will host the 2020 Disaster Preparedness & Recovery Expo on Wednesday, August 5, 2020 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Daphne Civic Center. The event was rescheduled from its original date of June 9. 

The Baldwin County EMA is working with key stakeholders to host this second annual Expo.