News

May 18, 2020
Caution: Be alert to raccoons exhibiting signs of distemper

Coastal Resources staff and interns have responded to recent reports of raccoons exhibiting signs consistent with the canine distemper virus in the City of Orange Beach. On Saturday, May 16th, 2020, we received results from the lab tests confirming this suspicion. Distemper is not uncommon in a variety of species including raccoons.

Raccoons with distemper may approach people, or curl...

May 18, 2020
City offices closed Monday, May 25 in observance of Memorial Day

In observance of Memorial Day, non-essential city offices will be closed on Monday, May 25th.

Trash and recycling will not be affected. All routes will run as normal.

Offices will open, with normal hours, on Tuesday, May 26th. 

 

May 18, 2020
New gymnasium at the Orange Beach Recreation Center

It is a busy time in the City of Orange Beach with many building projects either underway or soon to get started.

In addition to the new Orange Beach Middle / High School building on Canal Road, which is expected to be finished in June, and the adjacent Performing Arts Center, which is expected to be completed in April 2021, the following projects are happening in the city. (...

May 15, 2020
Orange Beach Tennis Center renovations to start June 1

The city is moving ahead this summer to renovate the aging Orange Beach Tennis Center with eight new hard courts. 

The current facility opened in May 2002 and the city is looking forward to the much-needed court improvements. The project will include the demolition of the existing courts and a complete rebuilding of all eight hard courts on the same footprint. 

Work is expected...

May 15, 2020
Message from Baldwin County Public Schools Superintendent Eddie Tyler

This message was emailed from Baldwin County Public School Superintendent Eddie Tyler to parents on Friday, May 15, 2020.

Parents, I hope this email finds you well.

This is a long message but please read all of it. These announcements are very important as we enter our last week of school.

Yes, next week is our final week of school. In a normal year, seniors would...