April 10, 2021
Great Red Snapper Count May Have Little Impact on 2021 Season

April 8, 2021

By DAVID RAINER, Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

Last week’s meeting of the Gulf of Mexico Fisheries Management Council (Gulf Council) Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) yielded mixed results for red snapper anglers.

The SSC voted to partially incorporate the Great Red Snapper Count, which estimated the red...

April 9, 2021
Canal Road Update - April 9, 2021

PARDON OUR PROGRESS: The ALDOT Canal Road project contractor is wrapping up paving the last section on the expanded south side of Canal Road between William Silvers Parkway and Oak Street. Fortunately, the work has not required the extended closure of the right lane with most work handled on the shoulder. Motorists, please remember to slow down in the work zone.  

Once the southerly...

April 9, 2021
Aerial photo of Orange Beach, Alabama

The Orange Beach Planning Commission is scheduled to meet at 3 p.m. Monday, April 12th for a work session followed by 4 p.m. regular meeting in the Council Chambers at City Hall. 

Full agenda packet for the April 12, 2021 Orange Beach Planning Commission meeting...

April 9, 2021
Orange Beach Senior Center April 2021 newsletter

April 2021 Orange Beach Senior Center newsletter, April 7, 2021

Dear Friends,

As we make our way into spring, we can’t help but reflect on where we were one year ago. Our lives were changing right before our very eyes. Covid arrived with a vengeance. Leaving us with a lot of unanswered...

April 7, 2021
Governor Ivey Issues New Safer Apart Order

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday issued her twenty-sixth supplemental emergency proclamation transitioning the state from an amended Safer at Home Order to a new Safer Apart Order, the third phase of COVID-19 pandemic health orders. Masks will no longer be mandated statewide, but individuals are strongly encouraged to wear a mask or other facial covering when in public and in close...