Pursuant to Section 9-12-28, Code of Alabama 1975 as stated by Rule 220-3-.02, the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources’ Marine Resources Division (MRD) announced that all public water bottoms will close to the harvest of oysters at 2 p.m. today. Alabama’s public oyster reefs opened for harvest on October 4. During the 80…Read More
MOBILE, Ala. — 3 Echoes Content Studio, producers of the Mobile-based national home improvement TV show Today’s Homeowner with Danny Lipford, is scouting locations and homeowners in Mobile and Baldwin counties to be featured on the show in 2022. In its 24th season, Today’s Homeowner shoots 80% of its episodes in South Alabama and will…Read More
Two local volunteer teams were each awarded $500 grants from the Love Your Community grant incentive program for their efforts to keep Mobile County litter free, the county recently announced. The first two teams to earn grants each completed more than 50 h of litter pickup and disposal in a preselected area: the Litter Ladies…Read More
Mayor Sandy Stimpson recently joined Mobile City Councilman Cory Penn and former Councilman Fred Richardson to dedicate the Floretta Fortune Walking Trailhead at Michael A. Figures Park, the Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce recently reported. This addition is to be a new gateway for Toulminville residents to access the park and is named in honor…Read More
With the new rise in COVID-19 cases in the Mobile area, the Mobile County Health Department (MCHD) has released patient characteristics data compiled by MCHD that will be produced Mondays through Fridays. The expanded weekly report will only be produced each Monday. A daily dashboard is also available. In addition, MCHD is making changes to…Read More
The merger of Tupelo, Mississippi-based BancorpSouth Bank, with three branches each in Mobile and Baldwin counties, and Atlanta-based Cadence Bank has concluded, WLTX reports. Now a $6-billion institution operating under the Cadence name, the bank will have dual headquarters in Houston and Tupelo, with operations centers in Tupelo and Birmingham (BBN #37). BancorpSouth Bank will…Read More
The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) has awarded $6 million to the Mobile County Public School System (MCPSS), WKRG reports. The grant will be used to expand the Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps’ (JROTC) Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Leadership Academy. The academy is a summer camp program that uses STEM programs to teach…Read More
The Mobile County Public School System (MCPSS) has announced that its assistant superintendent for workforce development, Larry Mouton, recently won two prestigious awards: a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Alabama Association for Career and Technical Education and the Alabama Works Region 7 Innovator Award, presented by Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey. Mouton has overseen MCPSS career…Read More
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.;…Read More
Two Mobile County teachers were awarded hundreds of dollars each by the College Football Playoff Foundation, Mobile’s LendingTree Bowl and the University of South Alabama in an effort to help further education, FOX10 reported. Murphy High School history teacher Krystle Smith and Phillips Preparatory School science teacher Darlene Castelin were surprised with checks on September…Read More
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