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June 30, 2020
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MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Tuesday, June 30, 2020 issued an amended Safer at Home Order to be applied statewide. The current order, which took effect on May 22, was previously set to expire on Friday, July 3, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. but has been extended to expire on July 31, 2020 at 5:00 p.m - with no major changes.

For the City of Orange Beach, we continue to urge all businesses,...

June 26, 2020
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Update on July 2, 2020: 2020 Pensacola Beach Air Show canceled

PENSACOLA, Fla. (June 26, 2020) — The Santa Rosa Island Authority (SRIA) staff and air show performers have finalized the plans for the 2020 Pensacola Beach Air Show in July.

The four-day event program has been...

June 26, 2020
Billy Pope photo of Gulf State Park Pier renovations

By DAVID RAINER | June 26, 2020 | Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

Lamar Pendergrass believes in the old saying that good things come to those who wait.

The timing of the renovations to Gulf State Park Pier is not what was planned, but Pendergrass assures everyone it will be worth the wait.

“This is going to be what sets the example for any pier...

June 26, 2020
Parent’s Guide to Alabama’s Roadmap to Reopening Schools

Alabama State Department of Education | June 26, 2020

In looking forward to the 2020-2021 school year, we know many challenges lie ahead, but it is the intention of the Alabama State Department of Education (ALSDE) that all schools reopen this fall under the following guiding principles.  

(PDF: Parent’s Guide to...

June 25, 2020
Alabama announces July 3 closure of Red Snapper season for private anglers

Contact: Marine Resources Division | June 24, 2020 | Press Release

After completing a review of the first 20 days of the proposed 2020 private angler red snapper season, the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR) anticipates the quota for the private angler red snapper season will be met on Friday, July 3, 2020. Therefore, Alabama waters will close to private...