The Baldwin County Board of Education approved the 2020-21 Baldwin County Public Schools Calendar on February 25, 2021. The first day of school is Wednesday, August 11, 2021 and the last day of school is Tuesday, May 24, 2022.
By DAVID RAINER | Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources
The season opener for gray triggerfish in state and federal waters is March 1, which marks the first season that reporting of triggerfish and greater amberjack becomes mandatory in the Alabama Red Snapper Reporting (Snapper Check) System.
Alabama will hold its 10th annual Severe Weather Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday, beginning Friday, February 26, 2021 at 12:01 a.m. and ending Sunday, February 28, 2021 at 12 midnight, giving shoppers the opportunity to purchase certain severe weather preparedness items free of state sales tax
The City of Orange Beach will observe Arbor Day with a tree giveaway on Saturday, February 27th, and an extra tree giveaway day on Saturday, March 13th. This year’s Arbor Day will also serve as the launch of “Re-Tree OB,” a new grassroots effort aimed at replanting trees lost during Hurricane Sally.
The annual Orange Beach Seafood Festival and Car Show returns to the Wharf on Saturday, February 27, 2021 with modifications in place due to Covid-19. The 29th annual event will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
UPDATE ON MARCH 1, 2021: Update to the paving of Perdido Beach Boulevard: In order to accommodate spring break traffic, roadwork is now taking place during nighttime hours only, 9:00PM to 9:00AM Sunday – Thursday. ALDOT will monitor the traffic and adjust accordingly.
On Fat Tuesday, February 16, 2021, all non-essential City of Orange Beach offices will be closed for the Mardi Gras holiday. Trash and recycling routes will not be affected.
City offices will reopen for normal business hours on Wednesday, February 17.
The Orange Beach Planning Commission is scheduled to meet at 4 p.m. Monday, February 8th for its regular meeting in the Council Chambers at City Hall.
The agenda is as follows:
Registration for Orange Beach Youth Sand Volleyball for the Spring 2021 season will be open from February 8-February 26, 2021.
Registration details, by age, are as follows:
The City of Orange Beach’s debris contractor CrowderGulf will end Hurricane Sally roadside debris pickup operations for residential properties on March 16th.
Now is the time to put out any remaining storm debris!