July 16, 2020
Orange Beach Fire Rescue asks residents to join online Community Connect program

Orange Beach Fire Rescue has recently partnered with Community Connect to gather resident data that can assist first responders in a medical emergency.

Community Connect is a free, secure, and easy to use platform that allows you to share critical information about your household that will aid first responders and emergency response personnel when responding to your residence. By...

July 16, 2020
2020 Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday weekend set for July 17-19

The City of Orange Beach, Baldwin County and other local cities are participating in Alabama’s 15th annual back-to-school Sales Tax Holiday from Friday, July 17th at 12:01 a.m. through Sunday, July 19th at midnight.

It’s a great time to save money and support local businesses in Orange Beach. The tax holiday applies to certain school supplies, computers and clothing...

July 16, 2020
Update from Baldwin County Schools Superintendent Eddie Tyler: temperature checks, masks required, sanitation and transportation


I hope you are doing well, continuing to enjoy the summer and staying safe.

I return to you this week with additional information about our return to school on August 12th. This update will include information regarding preventative measures such as masks, social distancing, temperature checks, cafeteria service, school sanitation, transportation and bus sanitation. This...

July 15, 2020
Mask On Alabama message

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday, July 15, 2020 issued her fourteenth 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. This amended order extends until July 31,...

July 15, 2020
2020 Annual National Shrimp Festival cancelled

The 2020 Annual National Shrimp Festival slated for October 8th through 11th has been cancelled. In consideration of social distancing guidelines and after numerous meetings with stakeholders, as well as state and local permitting agencies, the decision was made to ensure the safety and well-being of our community and visitors alike. 

“This determination is being made now in fairness to...