City of Mobile
The Mobile Area Council, Boy Scouts of America has announced that Edward “Bubba” O’Gwynn will be the 2022 chair of the Friends of Scouting Annual Campaign. The campaign raises funds for programs for the council, which serves Mobile, Baldwin, Clarke and Washington counties. It is the council’s largest source of income and is supported by…Read More
Mobile Mayor Sandy Stimpson recently announced that Ali Rellinger will be the city’s first director of animal services. No longer under the auspices of the Mobile Police Department, the new Animal Services Department will include the operation of the city’s animal shelter and animal control services. “With a focus on community partnerships, this forward-facing approach…Read More
The City of Mobile’s recycling centers at 308 Pinehill Drive and 4851 Museum Drive have been reopened for drop-offs for Mobile residents. The centers’ hours of operation are 7 a.m.-5 p.m. on weekdays and 7 a.m.-4 p.m. on weekends. The Mobile County Recycling Center at 7450 Hitt Road retains the reduced hours of 7 a.m.-4…Read More
Mobile-headquartered Volkert, Inc. has acquired Kennedy Engineering & Associates Group LLC (KEA Group), a transportation engineering firm focused on planning, design, engineering and construction engineering and inspection services, Business Alabama reports. KEA Group also provides dispatchers for the Georgia Department of Transportation’s Coordinated Highway Assistance & Maintenance Program. With the acquisition, Volkert will be able…Read More
Mayor Sandy Stimpson has appointed Major Paul O. Prine as the next police chief for the Mobile Police Department. Prine was born and raised in Prichard and graduated in 1990 from C.F. Vigor High School. He has more than 26 years of experience and started his law enforcement career with the Chickasaw Police Department in…Read More
Mobile Mayor Sandy Stimpson revealed further details on the WAVE Transit System’s fleet this week. Of the nine new buses expected to be on the road by next summer, one will be dedicated to serving Downtown Mobile. The MODA! downtown circulator service has a fixed route that runs through the entertainment district and along Dauphin…Read More
Mobile-based The Net Effect, LLC, recently celebrated 25 years of business. The independent consulting firm helps clients integrate security and compliance into their existing business processes. Security assessments, remediation plans and awareness training for employees form the basis of the company’s work for clients in industries ranging from retail to financial services to defense contractors.…Read More
The City of Mobile IT department recently finished installing new, upgraded service lines that provide free public WiFi in Bienville Square and Cathedral Square, according to Mobile Mayor Sandy Stimpson. After damage sustained during Hurricane Sally, teams began replacing aerial fiber service lines—which can be impacted by things like squirrels and tree limbs—with underground lines…Read More
Mobile Ballet, Inc., has announced several upcoming events, beginning with Jazzy Sunday With Mobile Ballet on October 10 at 2-5 p.m. at the Mobile Carnival Museum featuring exhibits and a street party with a live jazz band, food from Mo’Bay Beignet Co. and libations. The season opener, The Princess and the Frog, will be performed…Read More
The Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce has announced a new Forum Alabama, this time featuring Sen. Tommy Tuberville on October 18 and Gov. Kay Ivey on October 26, both at 7:30 a.m. Shifting to an in-person format, they will be held at the Renaissance Mobile Riverview Plaza Hotel and University of South Alabama MacQueen Alumni…Read More
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