September 2020

Alabama’s Gulf Coast Beaches Reopen October 2: Most public access sites in Baldwin County remain closed until further notice

September 30, 2020
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Alabama Department of Conservation & Natural Resources | Press Release | September 30, 2020

In consultation with the City of Gulf Shores, City of Orange Beach, Town of Dauphin Island and Baldwin County, all Alabama Gulf Coast beaches will reopen at 6 a.m. on Friday, October 2, 2020, as coastal Alabama’s recovery from Hurricane Sally progresses.

Governor Ivey Issues Amended Safer at Home Order - extending it to 5 p.m. Sunday, November 8, 2020

September 30, 2020
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MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday [September 30, 2020] issued her eighteenth supplemental emergency proclamation containing an amended Safer at Home Order that includes a statewide mask requirement. Individuals will be required to wear a mask or other facial covering when in public and in close contact with other people, as described in the order.

Orange Beach and Gulf Shores Extend Closures, Beaches Reopen October 2

September 24, 2020
Orange Beach and Gulf Shores Extend Closures, Beaches Reopen October 2

Orange Beach, Ala. – The City of Orange Beach, City of Gulf Shores and Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Tourism have been working closely with Governor Kay Ivey and the State of Alabama to determine when beaches can safely reopen. While our area has seen vast improvement over the last eight days, there is still a lot of work to be done.

33rd Annual Alabama Coastal Cleanup set for September 19-27 with safety precautions in place

September 9, 2020
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Are you looking for an opportunity to get outside with friends and family and do something that benefits your community? If so, you are encouraged to help “get the trash out of the splash” during the 33rd Annual Alabama Coastal Cleanup. The event will take place in Baldwin and Mobile counties from September 19-27, 2020.