Retail & Grocery

Robertsdale Hardware Hits 75-Year Milestone

May 7, 2021
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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…

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Weeks Bay Plantation Hosts Harvest Night

April 30, 2021
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The first of three Weeks Bay PlantationHarvest Nights Festivals for 2021 will be on May 15 at 9 a.m.-8 p.m. at the Fairhope farm with organic blueberry picking, local vendors, food trucks and live music from Fairhope-based folk group Gypsy Spark. The band will perform at 5-8 p.m. Admission is $10, except for children 12…

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Love’s Opens in Irvington

April 23, 2021
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Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores has opened its 17th truck stop in Alabama at 8400 County Farm Road in Irvington. The company says the location adds 90 jobs, 109 truck parking spaces, 92 car parking spaces, eight RV parking spaces, seven showers, laundry facilities and a dog park. Open 24/7, it includes a Bojangles…

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Keller Wins Grand Prize from The Drew Barrymore Show

April 2, 2021
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Krystn Keller, owner of Mobile-basedKeller Works, won $10,000 and marketing help from actress and talk-show host Drew Barrymore, AL.com reports. March 26’s episode of The Drew Barrymore Show featured Keller and her company in a “Small Business Challenge,” which matched them against Kernels Gourmet Popcorn, a Nashville business founded by three sisters. After the finalists…

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Fairhope Outdoor Farmers Market Dates Announced

March 26, 2021
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The Fairhope Outdoor Farmers Market will be held every Thursday during April 8-July 8 at 3-6 p.m. behind the Fairhope Public Library. Vendors will be practicing social distancing and be spaced around the parking lot. Masks are encouraged, and social distancing standards will be in place for attendees, as well.

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Ellenjay Bakery Opens In Fairhope’s The Mill

March 19, 2021
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Mobile-based ellenJAY Boutique Bakery opened its second location in downtown Fairhope inside The Mill on March 13. It is also holding a grand opening on March 20 at 11 a.m.-8 p.m. with free samples, giveaways and prizes. Its regular schedule, for now, is 11-3 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday and closed on Monday. It joins The Mill’s OX…

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Jeannie Tewell Photography Ranked No. 1

March 19, 2021
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National rankings blog Kev’s Best recently published “5 Best Wedding Photographers in Alabama,” in which Mobile-based Jennie Tewell Photography is ranked at the top. Tewell began the company in 2013 after discovering a passion for photography and celebrating wedding ceremonies. “She has since built a team of equally dedicated photographers who travel throughout Alabama and…

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Pop’s Seasonal Concept Opens

March 5, 2021
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Pop’s Midtown Flowers and Plants opened March 3 for the spring. The shop offers a selection of Boston and Kimberly ferns, bougainvillea in many colors and hanging baskets of assorted flowers grown in Elberta and Lucedale, Mississippi. It also offers supplies for both conventional and organic gardeners, exotic tropicals, roses, indoor plants, vegetable plants, fruit…

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Old Majestic Brewing Seeks Investors

February 19, 2021
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Mobile’s Old Majestic Brewing Co. is looking for investors in a drive to raise funds to purchase canning equipment, according to AL.com. Company founders John Minton and Chad Marchand have set a target of $50,000 for the campaign at Mainvest through March 3. The pitch is that improved distribution, including canning equipment, will leave the…

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Conn’s Homeplus Opens In Mobile

January 22, 2021
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Beaumont, Texas-based Conn’s HomePlus opened its fifth store in Alabama and first in the South Alabama region at 3250 Airport Boulevard in Mobile on January 8, it announced. The 145-plus-store retailer specializes in selling a variety of furniture, home appliances, televisions and more from the 46,410-ft2 space. A grand opening event is expected to be…

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