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
The Mobile County Recycling Center at 7450 Hitt Road in Mobile has reduced its operating hours to Monday-Friday at 7 a.m.-4 p.m. and Saturday at 7 a.m.-3 p.m. It is closed on Sundays. Manager Goodwill Gulf Coast, Inc., said usage has been exceeding capacity since mid-July, when other local recycling drop-off locations were closed due…Read More
According to AL.com, Missouri-based investors paid $2.29 million for the Sonic Drive-In at 321 South Greeno Road in Fairhope, according to tax records. Sonic will continue to operate at that location. Jeremy Friedman of Katapult Properties represented the buyers, and Andrew Chason of Marcus & Millichap worked for the sellers. In Foley, U-Haul has purchased…Read More
The ACF has opened teacher registration for its 2021-2022 Coastal Kids Quiz for every fifth-grade teacher in the state. Those who meet the minimum 80% participation requirement are eligible to receive $100 for each topic session, decided by a random drawing. Teachers are afforded five opportunities to receive $100 in support of classroom instruction. The…Read More
Ground has broken on the South Alabama Logistics Park off I-10 near the Theodore Dawes exit in South Mobile County, Team Mobile and Burton Property Group announced. The development is to attract warehouse, distribution and manufacturing operations. Burton will construct speculative sites, as well as offer a build-to-suit option. Features include class-A industrial warehouse and…Read More
Dr. Sharee Broussard has been named Mobile County’s director of public affairs and community services. Broussard is responsible for media relations, internal/external communication and events, and leads the Mobile County Emergency Management Joint Information Center. Accredited in public relations, she previously served as a long-term communication faculty member, administrator and special-projects leader at Spring Hill…Read More
The Mobile County Commission recently approved sub-recipient agreements up to $245,000 for annual funding through community-development block grants, Call News reported. They include $50,000 for Legal Services of Alabama to provide civil legal assistance through homeless prevention, $50,000 for the Semmes Woman’s Club to pay staff at the Semmes Senior Center, $35,000 for Ozanam Charitable…Read More
STEM For Kids AL-Mobile Bay Region is holding an open house and ribbon cutting at its location at 5906 Sweetwater Circle in Fairhope on July 29 at 10 a.m., the Eastern Shore Chamber of Commerce announced. Serving Greater Baldwin County and Mobile, the location already has a full slate of summer events ongoing and coming…Read More
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