March 30, 2021

The Alabama Small Business Development Center ( offers no-cost services to those starting a business, owners that need financing, exporting assistance or wants to sell their products or services to the government. Register at

All businesses must develop strategies for...

March 26, 2021
City Offices Closing Graphic - Good Friday 2021

The City of Orange Beach will observe Good Friday on April 2nd and all non-essential offices will be closed. 

Trash and recycling routes will run on normal schedules and will not be affected.

City offices and facilities will reopen for normal business hours on Monday, April 5th. 

The City of Orange Beach wishes everyone a happy and healthy Easter.


March 24, 2021
The Great Red Snapper Count Report announced

See the full details on the Great Red Snapper Count Report at

The introduction on the Great Red Snapper Count Report website is as follows, "Three years, 80 scientists, days of footage, and the results are in! The Great Red Snapper Count estimates that there are more than 110 million Red...

March 23, 2021

BALDWIN COUNTY, AL, March 23, 2021 - Baldwin County is launching the U.S. Treasury Emergency Rental Assistance Program to provide emergency rental assistance to Alabamians residing in Baldwin County who are at risk of experiencing homelessness or housing instability due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

The program is funded through the federal Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental...

March 23, 2021
Red snapper photo by David Rainer


  • 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...