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March 23, 2021
Red snapper photo by David Rainer

WHAT/WHEN:

  • The 2021 red snapper fishing season for vessels with federal for-hire reef fish permits is 63 days in federal waters of the Gulf of Mexico (Gulf). The season for federally permitted for-hire vessels will begin at 12:01 a.m., local time, on June 1, 2021, and will close at 12:01 a.m., local time, on August 3, 2021.
  • Private Anglers Note: Each Gulf...
March 22, 2021
Orange Beach Fire hold blessing ceremony for new Engine 4 on Ono Island

New Orange Beach Fire Engine 4 was dedicated at Fire Station 4 on Ono Island on the morning of Monday, March 22, 2021, with an official blessing and push-in ceremony.

See photos from the blessing and push-in ceremony for new Fire Engine 4 on the Orange Beach Fire Department's Facebook page....

March 22, 2021
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MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Monday revealed signage for business owners to encourage employees and patrons to wear a mask to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The current health order mandating statewide mask wearing will end at 5 p.m. on April 9, 2021.

“After April 9, masks will no longer be a mandate, but they remain one of the most successful tools we have to keep folks safe from...

March 22, 2021

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Monday [March 22] issued her 25th supplemental emergency proclamation to further amend the recently extended Safer at Home order. Apart from the technical revisions made today and on March 12, 2021, the health order remains identical to the order issued by Governor Ivey and Dr. Scott Harris on March 4, 2021.

Today’s order amends paragraph 14 (“...

March 19, 2021
Pardon Our Progress orange construction barrel graphic

MARCH 19, 2021 - CANAL ROAD UPDATE - PARDON OUR PROGRESS

The ALDOT Canal Road widening project contractor is on the final stretch of widening construction on the south side of Canal Road. Current work is taking place between William Silvers Parkway and Oak Street with a single lane closure during working hours. Motorists should expect delays in this area through the end of...