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September 9, 2020
33rd Annual Alabama Coastal Cleanup banner graphic

Are you looking for an opportunity to get outside with friends and family and do something that benefits your community? If so, you are encouraged to help “get the trash out of the splash” during the 33rd Annual Alabama Coastal Cleanup. The event will take place in Baldwin and Mobile counties from September 19-27, 2020.

Due to potential COVID-19 concerns, this year’s cleanup will take...

September 8, 2020

The Orange Beach Community Association plans to resume its dinners beginning on Monday, October 5th at 6 p.m. at the Orange Beach Community Center, with precautions in place.   

Due to the state’s “Safer at Home” Health Order put into place by Gov. Kay Ivey and State Health Officer Dr. Scott Harris, the association will be handling its dinners a little different than normal. The...

September 4, 2020
Orange Beach council approves new animal control laws concerning tethering of animals

Adding to the City of Orange Beach’s ​animal control ​ordinance concerning the inhumane treatment of animals, the City Council on Tuesday, Sept. 1 approved additional safeguards to protect animals, especially dogs. 

The measure officially amending Section 10-29 of the city’s...

September 4, 2020
Baldwin County Public Schools 2020-21 school calendar

The Baldwin County Board of Education approved the 2020-21 Baldwin County Public Schools Calendar on January 16, 2020. The first day of school is Wednesday, August 12, 2020 and the last day of school is Thursday, May 25, 2020. 

Official 2020-21 Baldwin County School Calendar PDF

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September 4, 2020
Groundbreaking ceremony held for the Jack Edwards National Airport control tower on September 4, 2020

It was a historic day on the Alabama Gulf Coast on Friday, September 4, 2020, as the Gulf Shores Airport Authority broke ground on a long-sought air traffic control tower facility at Jack Edwards National Airport (JKA).

“We’re finally here,” Airport Manager Scott Fuller said during the ceremony, recalling the 15-year journey that made the control tower a reality.

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