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February 26, 2021

By DAVID RAINER | Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

The season opener for gray triggerfish in state and federal waters is March 1, which marks the first season that reporting of triggerfish and greater amberjack becomes mandatory in the Alabama Red Snapper Reporting (Snapper Check) System.

The gray triggerfish limit is one per person with a minimum...

February 26, 2021
2021-2022 Calendar Baldwin County Schools

The Baldwin County Board of Education approved the 2020-21 Baldwin County Public Schools Calendar on February 25, 2021. The first day of school is Wednesday, August 11, 2021 and the last day of school is Tuesday, May 24, 2022. 

Official 2021-2022 Baldwin County School Calendar PDF

August...

February 19, 2021
2021 Severe Weather Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday set for Feb. 26-28

Alabama will hold its 10th annual Severe Weather Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday, beginning Friday, February 26, 2021 at 12:01 a.m. and ending Sunday, February 28, 2021 at 12 midnight, giving shoppers the opportunity to purchase certain severe weather preparedness items free of state sales tax

A provision in the Severe Weather Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday law allows counties and...

February 18, 2021
Flyer for Orange Beach Arbor Day tree giveaway and launch of ‘Re-Tree OB’ initiative

The City of Orange Beach will observe Arbor Day with a tree giveaway on Saturday, February 27th, and an extra tree giveaway day on Saturday, March 13th. This year’s Arbor Day will also serve as the launch of “Re-Tree OB,” a new grassroots effort aimed at replanting trees lost during Hurricane Sally.

On both Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., trees will be given away in one-, three- and...

February 17, 2021
29th Annual Orange Beach Seafood Fest & Car Show flyer

The annual Orange Beach Seafood Festival and Car Show returns to the Wharf on Saturday, February 27, 2021 with modifications in place due to Covid-19. The 29th annual event will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  

This will be the first festival in Orange Beach in 2021! There will be delicious food, terrific music, and impressive antique and classic cars. There is no better way to spend a...