Former Blount Leopard and Florida Gator Kadarius Toney was selected as a first-round draft pick by the New York Giants in the recent National Football League Draft. "I knew this kid was a first-rounder the day I met him," said Blount Principal Jerome Woods in a Mobile County Public School System announcement.Read More
Daphne High School has hired 10-year coaching veteran Casey Craig as its head volleyball coach, GulfCoastNewsToday.com reported. Craig graduated from Grissom High School in Huntsville, where she played volleyball and earned state runner-up and Elite 8 finishes. She also participated in softball and basketball and went on to play a year at LaGrange College in…Read More
Campbell’s Hardware & Sporting Goods in Robertsdale celebrated 75 years at the same location last month, hosting an outdoor gathering for members of the community, according toGulfCoastNewsToday.com. Leonard Campbell and William L. Wingo started the business in 1946 with only three employees. It is now owned by Nelson Wingo. Wingo was presented with a proclamation…Read More
According toAL.com, Aldi, a discount supermarket chain, paid $1.35 million for 2.6 acres at Rangeline Crossing on Rangeline Road and Interstate 10 in Tillman’s Corner, according to Vallas Realty, which represented the seller, 24/7 Development Partners of Alabama. Capital Growth Real Estate represented Aldi. In Mobile, Rachel Freeny State Farm Insurance Agency has leased 1,932…Read More
“Keeping pace with its expanding function,” the Center for Real Estate and Economic Development at the University of South Alabama is changing its name to the South Alabama Center for Business Analytics, Real Estate, and Economic Development (SABRE). Using its academic and technical resources, Mitchell College of Business department seeks to build strategic public and…Read More
Sheila Hodges, owner of SH Enterprises Inc. and Meyer Vacation Rentals, is transferring ownership of the company to her daughter, President Michelle Hodges, and CEO Les Williams, according toBusiness Alabama. SH Enterprises is the holding company for Meyer Vacation Rentals, Meyer Services, Starr Textile Services and CENTURY 21 Meyer Real Estate along the Alabama Gulf…Read More
Mobile Mayor Sandy Stimpson recently presented the Southwest Mobile County Chamber of Commerce’s 2020-2021 Business of the Year Award to ABC Signs of Theodore. ABC Signs is family owned and managed and has been involved in political campaigns for more than 30 years. It also produces real estate and business yard signs in-house at its…Read More
The American Cancer Society in Mobile is hosting the “Shoot Out Cancer” Par 3 Golf Tournament Challenge at the Magnolia Grove Par-3 Golf Course on May 20. Registration for the fundraiser begins at 12:30 p.m., and a shotgun start will be at 2 p.m. Christopher Pierce, who may be contacted about the event at 843-412-7798,…Read More
Mobile-based shipbuilder Austal USA earned its sixth Excellence in Safety award from The American Equity Underwriters, Inc. The longshore and harbor worker insurance provider says its program recognizes “the strongest safety programs in the maritime industry nationwide.” Austal USA has won a total of 20 industry safety awards. Its Senior Vice President and Director of…Read More
Last-mile package delivery startup Deuce Drone LLC of Mobile has received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approval to operate its machines over people, Business Alabama reports. While a longstanding FAA rule forbids most drones from flying over people, the approval means Deuce does not have to seek a waiver. “Being able to conduct FAA-compliant operations over…Read More
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