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October 20, 2020
Gulf State Park Lakeview Trail Hurricane Sally damage

Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources | October 20, 2020 | Press Release

GULF SHORES, ALA. – Repairs to Lakeview Trail in Gulf State Park have been rescheduled for Wednesday through Friday, October 21 – 23, 2020. 

Hurricane Sally caused damage to this popular bike trail, eroding the surface into Lake Shelby and making the pathway hazardous. Because Lakeview...

October 19, 2020
OBPD 2020 National Prescription Drug Take Back Day flyer

The Orange Beach Police Department will host a National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, coordinated by the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 24th in the Orange Beach Police Department Lobby.

It’s an opportunity for the public to dispose of unused prescription drugs. Remove any labels on the pill bottles and place them in the police department’s...

October 16, 2020
Orange Beach Winter Youth Sports 2020-21 Registration flyer

Registration for the City of Orange Beach's Youth Flag Football and Basketball 2020-21 winter seasons will be open from October 19 to November 1, 2020 for boys and girls ages 5-12.

The registration fee is $60. The city's uses ActiveNet for activity registrations. Find registration information and details on ActiveNet on the city’s Youth Sports page on the City Website at...

October 14, 2020
Poster for Arts Afire! Fall Festival set for October 31st at Coastal Arts Center of Orange Beach

The Coastal Arts Center of Orange Beach will host its annual Arts Afire! Fall Festival on Saturday, October 31st.  

The public is invited to stop by between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. to enjoy hot glass demonstrations and projects, Raku pottery firings and a trick-or-treat trail for the kiddos! So get those costumes on early and enjoy a fun family day. 

The Coastal Art Center is hosting...

October 14, 2020
Here’s How Survivors Can Appeal FEMA’s Determination Letter

FEMA News Release, October 14, 2020

MONTGOMERY, Ala. –  Every homeowner and renter who sustained damage from the effects of last month’s Hurricane Sally has the right to appeal FEMA’s decision on their disaster assistance application.

The first step in appealing the decision is reading your determination letter carefully. Sometimes FEMA just needs additional information...