The Alabama Bankers Association and Business Alabama magazine are seeking nominations for the Alabama Bankers Association Rising Stars Awards. The program’s goal is to honor the banking industry’s brightest young leaders who have demonstrated success in their careers, while also making a positive impact on their communities. Eligible nominees must have worked for at least…Read More
Regionally recognized singer/songwriter Mike Turner was recently honored as the University of South Alabama (USA) Art Gallery’s first poet of the week, GulfCoastNewsToday.com reported. Turner has earned such accolades as Male Gospel Entertainer of the Year for the Alabama Music Association in 2016, was showcased on the 15 Minutes of Fame Stage at the 2020…Read More
The Mobile Symphony Youth Orchestra is holding its annual Mother’s Day Concert at the Mobile Botanical Gardens’ ReBloom Lawn at 5:30-7 p.m. on May 9, marking a new partnership between the organizations. Chairs will be available, but attendees are encouraged to bring their own. Tickets, which are $5, are available here.Read More
Foley-based The Highland Group recently announced it is renovating at the Claude Peteet Mariculture Center, operated by the Alabama Marine Resources Division, in Gulf Shores. Auburn University awarded the real estate development and commercial construction firm the project to improve the center’s facilities to aid further research of Gulf Coast fisheries. The center restocks depleted…Read More
Atlanta-based Gray Television has agreed to purchase Meredith’s 17 TV stations, including WALA (FOX) in Mobile, for an estimated $2.7 billion including debt, according to AL.com. The acquisition would make Gray one of the largest TV station owners in the country, with 101 stations in 113 markets reaching approximately 36% of U.S. households. The source…Read More
Mobile-based marketing and advertising company e-worc has promoted Amber White from project manager to chief operating officer (COO). White started in 2015 in an entry-level role of administration and support. CEO Michelle Crowe commented, "Her hard work and constant focus on learning about the ever-changing marketing and advertising industry, both in the traditional and digital…Read More
Smith Dukes recently announced the addition of CPA Matthew Harvey. Harvey is a graduate of Auburn University, where he obtained a BS in business administration for accountancy and information systems management. During his time at Auburn, he was an active member of Beta Alpha Psi and interned for Jackson Thornton & Co. PC in Montgomery.…Read More
The Mobile Parks and Recreation Department is hosting two upcoming sports clinics. The Youth Girls Softball Clinic is held weekly, with the next on May 1 at 9-11 a.m. at Herndon-Sage Park. The clinic is open to girls ages 4-15 and will help develop their skills and teach the fundamentals of the game. All levels…Read More
Mobile Mayor Sandy Stimpson announced on April 29 that the city received some good news with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’ (CDC) notification to the cruise industry that cruises out of U.S. ports could resume by mid-July if certain safety parameters are met. Stimpson said he “was very excited to see the CDC…Read More
The Alabama Futures Fund, a Birmingham-based venture capital fund that provides seed money to startup businesses, has tapped Mobile-based PINZ as its 14th investment, according to Business Alabama. PINZ, the brand name for “Pretty Marsh Golf,” “connects the world’s golfers — amateurs and pros — through competition, community and comparison,” the fund said in announcing…Read More
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