July 16, 2020
Update from Baldwin County Schools Superintendent Eddie Tyler: temperature checks, masks required, sanitation and transportation


I hope you are doing well, continuing to enjoy the summer and staying safe.

I return to you this week with additional information about our return to school on August 12th. This update will include information regarding preventative measures such as masks, social distancing, temperature checks, cafeteria service, school sanitation, transportation and bus sanitation. This...

July 15, 2020
Mask On Alabama message

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday, July 15, 2020 issued her fourteenth supplemental emergency proclamation containing an amended Safer at Home Order that includes a statewide mask requirement. Individuals will be required to wear a mask or other facial covering when in public and in close contact with other people, as described in the order. This amended order extends until July 31,...

July 15, 2020
2020 Annual National Shrimp Festival cancelled

The 2020 Annual National Shrimp Festival slated for October 8th through 11th has been cancelled. In consideration of social distancing guidelines and after numerous meetings with stakeholders, as well as state and local permitting agencies, the decision was made to ensure the safety and well-being of our community and visitors alike. 

“This determination is being made now in fairness to...

July 10, 2020
Planning Commission generic art of blueprints rolled up

The Orange Beach Planning Commission is scheduled to meet at 4 p.m. July 13th for its regular meeting in the Council Chambers at City Hall. 

Full agenda packet for the July 13, 2020 Orange Beach Planning Commission meeting

The agenda is as follows:


July 9, 2020
Orange Beach Police promotions announced

During the Orange Beach City Council meeting on Tuesday, July 7th, Police Chief Steve Brown announced recently promoted personnel. 

Chief Brown recognized Asst. Chief Robert Howard, Lt. Keven Lonsdale and Lt. Trent Johnson. 

“First, I would like to recognize and introduce Asst. Chief Robert Howard,” Chief Brown said. “Robert grew up here in Baldwin County and is a graduate of...