City News

City Hall and essential departments will be open Monday, Sept. 28. All city departments will reopen on Tuesday, Sept. 29.

The Foley Public Library is now open Monday – Saturday from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Stop in to charge a phone or enjoy air conditioning.

The Coastal Alabama Farmers and Fishermens Market will be closed this Saturday, Sept. 26. They will reopen next Saturday, Oct. 3.

Graham Creek Preserve pavilion and Miles’s Play Garden will be open Saturday, Sept. 26. The Interpretive Center, canoe launch, archery park, outdoor classroom and all disc golf courses remain closed. Wolf Creek Park also remains closed. The Interpretive Center will reopen Sept. 29.

The welcome center, depot museum, model trains and train ride are closed. Normal hours will begin on Tuesday, Sept. 29. The Holmes Hospital Museum sustained a lot of damage. A reopening date has not been set.

Garbage pickup will remain once a week using the following city quadrant routes for the next few weeks. The city is divided into four quadrants by Hwys. 59 and 98. The collection schedule is: Mondays – Southeast quadrant; Tuesdays – Northeast quadrant; Wednesdays, Northwest quadrant and Thursdays, Southwest quadrant. Please place cans where the trucks can reach them. Recycling is suspended at this time because the company that processes it is heavily damaged.

Utility Service

Riviera Utilities reports they have restored power to 97% of customers by 9 a.m. this morning. At 4 p.m. approximately 340 meters in the Foley area remain without service.

 Baldwin EMC reported that as of 9 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 25, 362 meters remained without power across their system.

Debris Report

By the end of day Sept. 24, D&J Enterprises had picked up 46,552 cubic yards of vegetative debris from across the city. There were 32 trucks in operation on Thursday.

Foley POD Report

The Foley Point of Distribution served 6,380 cars over 8 days, from Sept. 18 – Sept. 25., distributing

  • 2,960 cases of water
  • 8,505 bags of ice
  • 3,960 boxes of MREs
  • 2,518 tarps
  • 518 Food box meals (Feed the Coast)
  • 257 Food Boxes fruits/veg (Feed the Coast)
  • 257 bags of apples (Feed the Coast)
  • 240 cases of water (Feed the Coast)

The POD was staffed by the National Guard Charlie Company 173rd Infantry, city employees from the public works and officers from the police department.


Getting a new roof? It is the responsibility of the roofer to take the old roofing materials to the landfill. They should not be put on the roadside for pickup.