Community News

  • Boating Safety News:
    View the boating safety information on the U.S. Coast Guard website.  Don't become one of these statistics, know the rules and regulations. In 2016, the Coast Guard counted 4,463 accidents that involved 701 deaths, 2,903 injuries and approximately $49 million dollars of damage to property as a result of recreational boating accidents, read more statistics . . .

  • Burn Ban: There is a "No Burn Ban" from May 1st through October 31st. Please call 1.800.672.6912 for a burn permit within the county. If you live inside the city limits, you must contact the fire department for your city. The Sheriff Office does not issue burn permits.
    For more information on "Burn Permits", visit the Alabama Forestry Commission at:
    http://www.forestry.alabama.gov/BurnPermit.aspx

  • Contact Mosquito Control: Mosquito Control Services is an industry leader due to its science-based approach. The effective control of mosquitoes is a technical, ecological and fiscal challenge. Mosquito Control Services provides targeted strategies that work to eliminate your mosquito problems, protect the environment and prevent potential liabilities, read more . . .