The 320-unit Timber Ridge apartment complex in Mobile has been acquired by a pair of investment firms, Legacy Capital Partners, based in Cleveland, and Morrison Avenue Capital Partners, based in Tampa, according toBusiness Alabama. This is Legacy’s third joint venture and fourth asset acquired with Morrison Avenue in Alabama. Since its founding in 2004, Legacy…Read More
The City of Daphne is moving forward with plans for a new animal shelter to cost $4-5 million, GulfCoastNewsToday.com reports. While the city will seek local donations for the shelter, it is not looking for funding from the county or other cities. Mayor Robin LeJeune said that, while more information is forthcoming, the structure will…Read More
U.S. News & World Report ranked Fairhope High School No. 9 in Alabama in its 2021 rankings, AL.com reported. Rising from No. 12 in 2020, the school reports 1,689 students enrolled, a poverty level of 12% (direct certified) and 45% (free or reduced lunch eligible). Other numbers are from 2019: total school-level spending per student…Read More
Mobile’s Alabama School of Mathematics and Science (ASMS) senior Anna Peeples from Baldwin County has been named a 2021 Cooke College Scholar. The only recipient from Alabama, Peeples will receive up to $40,000 annually to cover costs associated with an undergraduate education, be advised from foundation staff and have access to a network of active…Read More
The City of Mobile has received a $742,000 grant Mayor Sandy Stimpson said will allow AltaPointe to partner with the Mobile Police Department to address mental health problems. AL.com reported the program will see mental health professionals and law enforcement work together to prevent people with serious mental illness from going to jail or tying…Read More
The Wharf at Orange Beach has reached total occupancy of 98% in 2021, up from 93% a year ago, according to Business Alabama. New tenants that have recently joined the development include Local Life OBA, Cool Shots Selfie Museum, HUK Performance Fishing Apparel, Southern Athletica, Poppy’s Boutique, Maho Shades, MA Beauty Lounge, Gulf Coast Athletics,…Read More
USA Health plans to build its new Mapp Family Campus on the southeast corner of Alabama 181 and Alabama 104 in Fairhope beginning in late summer or early fall 2021. The first facility is expected to be a 50,000-ft2 professional office building. The three-story structure will provide offices for doctors and other medical-care providers. It…Read More
MSYO is holding its season finale on April 25 at 2:30 p.m. at the Saenger Theatre in Mobile. The concert’s finale will see performances by winners of the MSYO Concerto Competition: violinist Christopher Conger, a home-schooled student from Daphne; bassoonist Zachary Howell, a student at Fairhope High School; and French horn player Sofia Keeling, a…Read More
Regular flights will be offered between Baton Rouge Metro Airport and Gulf Shores starting June 3, The Advocate reports. Ultimate Air Shuttle will operate the flights, called “Southeast Beach Express,” which it said will depart Baton Rouge, Atlanta and Nashville daily between Thursday and Sunday. Passengers will travel on 30-seat executive jets for quick access…Read More
Comedian Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias will perform an arena show in November at the Mobile Civic Center, AL.com reports. Iglesias, whose nickname trades on the gag, “I’m not fat, I’m fluffy,” has parlayed YouTube success into a leading comedy franchise including Netflix comedy specials and the Netflix series Mr. Iglesias, in which he stars as a…Read More
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