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Downtown Mobile Gayfers Building Renovation Possible

Downtown Mobile Gayfers Building Renovation Possible

July 23, 2021
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The Gayfers department store building in Downtown Mobile has been vacant and deteriorating for more than 35 years, but it may be poised for rebirth, FOX 10 recently reported. The nonprofit Gulf Coast Housing Partnership paid approximately $1.4 million for the property in 2015 with plans of renovating it and creating affordable housing units. The…

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Bayside Student Named All-American Hurdler

Bayside Student Named All-American Hurdler

July 23, 2021
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Rising senior Patrick Daves at Bayside Academy in Daphne won the 110-m hurdles (17-18 division) at the USA Track & Field Masters Outdoor Championships Youth Outdoor Nationals in Rome, Georgia, and has been named an All-American hurdler following his fifth-place finish at The Outdoor Nationals presented by Nike in Eugene, Oregon, in early July. Daves…

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Yung Bleu Releasing Moon Boy Today

Yung Bleu Releasing Moon Boy Today

July 23, 2021
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Mobile native Yung Bleu is releasing his next album, Moon Boy, today, AL.com reported. While the prolific artist already had a notable music career with a series of rap mixtapes and R&B albums, he was launched deep into the Billboard charts and gained widespread popularity with a remix of his single “You’re Mines Still” featuring…

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Auburn Contracts for Branded Soilkit

Auburn Contracts for Branded Soilkit

July 23, 2021
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Auburn University recently entered a partnership with AgriTech Corp. for an Auburn-branded version of the company’s SoilKit (Agritech’s Soilkit Now In Stores), AL.com reported. Created by Christina Woerner McInnis of Foley, who was a winner of Lowe’s’ “top three entrepreneurs” in the “Making It…with Lowe’s” virtual pitch program in March, the product is sold to…

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Jubilee Festival Applications Open

Jubilee Festival Applications Open

July 23, 2021
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The Eastern Shore Chamber of Commerce is accepting applications for participation in the 33rd Annual Jubilee Festival of Arts on October 16-17 in Daphne’s Lott Park. Submissions for artists, food vendors and entertainment are welcome. The deadline for artists is July 30, and other deadlines are August 25. The popular event will feature art, music…

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MCPSS Announces Award Winners

MCPSS Announces Award Winners

July 23, 2021
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The Mobile County Public School System (MCPSS) recently announced that two schools in the system and the three counselors who serve them were honored with the highest recognition of achievement for school counselors. Pillans Middle School, represented by counselors Malinda Gray and Darlene Lewis and principal Jacinda Hollins, and Scarborough Model Middle School, represented by…

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Blakeley State Park Announces Cruises

Blakeley State Park Announces Cruises

July 16, 2021
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Historic Blakeley State Park in Spanish Fort recently announced several cruises to sail throughout the rest of July. Sunset cruises will be held on July 16 at 7:30 p.m. and July 30 at 7 p.m. The “Mobile Bay and the Eastern Shore Cruise” will be July 17 at 9 a.m.-noon, while the “Delta Discovery Tour”…

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Mobile County Soccer Complex Updates

Mobile County Soccer Complex Updates

July 16, 2021
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The Mobile County Commission recently voted to approve the $2.4-million purchase of 61.4 acres of property adjacent to the Mobile County Soccer Complex at 3701 Halls Mill Road, according to a recent press release. The purchase, funded by District 2 Capital Improvement funds, will expand the current footprint of the complex and allow for additional…

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Citrus Canker Detected In Baldwin County

Citrus Canker Detected In Baldwin County

July 16, 2021
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A citrus disease that presents a serious threat to the U.S. citrus industry has been detected in a residential area of Baldwin County, GulfCoastNewsToday.com reported. Federal and state plant health officials recently confirmed the identification of citrus canker from foliage and fruit samples collected by the Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries’ (ADAI) routine citrus…

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USA Health MCI Receives Patient Transportation Grant

USA Health MCI Receives Patient Transportation Grant

July 16, 2021
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The USA Health Mitchell Cancer Institute (MCI) has been awarded a $10,000 grant from the American Cancer Society to address the transportation needs of cancer patients in Mobile and surrounding areas. The American Cancer Society community transportation grants are awarded at a local level to health systems, treatment centers and community organizations. These grants are…

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