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Alabama’s Beaches Reopening Friday Morning

Gov. Kay Ivey is reopening Alabama’s beaches, effective at 6 a.m. Friday morning.  They had been closed on September 14 when Ivey issued a State of Emergency just before Hurricane Sally hit the Alabama coast. Sally slammed into the coast September 16, damaging homes and businesses and sliced the Gulf Shores State Park Pier in half. The beach reopenings are…

Update: Gov. Kay Ivey Closes Beaches, Recommends Evacuations in Vulnerable Areas South of I-10

In addition to the State of Emergency that Gov. Kay Ivey issued this morning in advance of Hurricane Sally’s expected impact on Alabama, she has taken further action this afternoon. Gov. Ivey released this statement: “Through a supplemental state of emergency declaration, I am closing all Alabama beaches effective today at 3:00 p.m. and recommending an evacuation, especially of non-residents,…