As mayor, I wanted to provide you with a status update with regard to the Covid-19 virus. I know all of you have been tracking progress of the virus, monitoring actions taken by the federal government to respond to the effects of the pandemic, and have been adhering to the requirements identified in the Governor’s Stay at Home order.

There is one theme that runs true in every conversation I have with our community’s leaders, and that is how fortunate we all are to work in an area where “collaboration” is the norm, not the exception.

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, with founding partner Vistaprint, has launched the Save Small Business Fund, a grant program to provide assistance to small businesses owners impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.

The gentle breeze of salt air filled the Chevy Tahoe as my family and I crested the hill on the Perdido Bridge.  We were headed to Orange Beach Alabama for the very first time. 

I’ve called Baldwin County home since the day I was born. So much has changed over the years but there has never been a greater season of change than what we’ve experienced in the past couple of months.