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Southern National Named to New York Times Restaurant List

Southern National Named to New York Times Restaurant List

October 15, 2021
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Southern National in downtown Mobile was recently named to The New York Times The Restaurant List 2021. The newspaper’s “food desk dispatched critics, reporters and editors around the country to find the 50 most vibrant and delicious restaurants in 2021,” it said, continuing, “Together, they reflect the rich mosaic of American dining—from the melding of…

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Cunningham Bounds Named to Highly Recommended List

Cunningham Bounds Named to Highly Recommended List

October 15, 2021
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Cunningham Bounds has again received Benchmark Litigation’s top ranking of “Highly Recommended” in Alabama for 2022. Only 10 firms in Alabama were recognized with this honor. In addition to the firm receiving Benchmark Litigation’s highest ranking, nine partners were recognized in the 2022 guide: Gregory Breedlove; Joseph “Buddy” Brown; Toby Brown; David Cain, Jr.; Robert…

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Austal Wins $144-Million Contract, Opens In-Demand Repair Facility

Austal Wins $144-Million Contract, Opens In-Demand Repair Facility

October 8, 2021
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Austal USA has been awarded a $144-million contract modification for the design and construction of two T-ATS steel Navajo-class towing, salvage and rescue ships for the U.S. Navy, NBC 15 reported. Options, which could bring the contract total to $385 million, are included for up to three additional ships. These would be the first steel-hulled…

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Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival 2022 Dates Announced

Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival 2022 Dates Announced

October 8, 2021
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The South Baldwin Chamber of Commerce recently announced the 18th Annual Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival is scheduled for May 12-14, 2022, at OWA in Foley. Admission is free, with select activities available for an additional charge. Guests will enjoy the amenities of OWA, including various restaurants, retail, entertainment attractions and The Park at…

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Cardiology Associates Brings TAVR Procedure to The Eastern Shore

Cardiology Associates Brings TAVR Procedure to The Eastern Shore

October 1, 2021
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Interventional cardiologist Dr. Stan Thornton of Cardiology Associates performed the first minimally invasive Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) procedure in Baldwin County. TAVR has been available in the area since 2011 but only recently became available on the Eastern Shore. The procedure was performed in the catheterization lab at Thomas Hospital in Fairhope. Thornton, using…

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Daphne Utilities Grant Cycle Closes Soon

Daphne Utilities Grant Cycle Closes Soon

October 1, 2021
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Daphne Utilities has announced that submissions for its grant cycle for education mini-grants are due on October 9. The company is offering grants of $1,000 to public schools and public school educators in its service area who are committed to conserving natural resources and engaging students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics; conservation; or educational…

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Airbus Commits to Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF)

Airbus Commits to Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF)

October 1, 2021
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In November, Airbus will start delivering all aircraft from its Mobile-based U.S. manufacturing facility with a blend of SAF and conventional jet fuel as it seeks to reduce emissions, The National reported. The Toulouse, France-based company reached an agreement with Florida-based Signature Flight Support, a fixed-base operation and distribution network for business aviation services, to…

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USA Researcher Receives $1.54-Million Grant

USA Researcher Receives $1.54-Million Grant

September 24, 2021
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Dr. Steve Lim, associate professor of biochemistry and molecular biology at the University of South Alabama (USA) College of Medicine, was recently awarded a four-year, $1.54-million grant to evaluate a potential new treatment for those with atherosclerosis. Current lipid-lowering drug therapies, such as statins, have proven beneficial for some patients but not all suffering from…

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Mobile County Commission Awarded For Campaign

Mobile County Commission Awarded For Campaign

September 17, 2021
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The Mobile County Commission recently received the Efficiency and Innovation Award from the Association of County Commissions of Alabama for its “Love Your Community” (LYC) program. It won in the “Urban” category with a population of more than 50,000. LYC is an anti-litter campaign launched in spring 2018 by the commission; Keep Mobile Beautiful, Inc.;…

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Theodore Craftsman Competing On Netflix Show

Theodore Craftsman Competing On Netflix Show

September 17, 2021
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Frank Ledbetter, a Theodore-based craftsman who became an artist late in life after a family tragedy, is a competitor on the Netflix show Metal Shop Masters, on which he will compete against other metalworkers, AL.com reports. Ledbetter ran a metal fabrication company until 2001, when he and his wife, Terri, lost their teenage son, Blake,…

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