As part of its 2021 legislative session, the State of Alabama committed $500,000 to the renovation and expansion of the Pediatric Emergency Center at the USA Health Children’s & Women’s Hospital. This brings the state’s investment in it to $1 million. The project, which is being considered for approval by the state on June 16,…Read More
Gov. Kay Ivey has signed a law that will make operating mobile hair and nail salons possible once rules are established by January 1, 2022, AL.com reported. The state law was part of a bill created by Rep. Barbara Drummond of Mobile as an effort to help the businesses during the pandemic when there was…Read More
Mobile Mayor Sandy Stimpson announced that the city is close to starting a major resurfacing project on a significant portion of Airport Boulevard, including areas where citizens have complained about burdensome potholes. The section being resurfaced will run from McGregor Avenue west to Flave Pierce Road, which is near where the city limit ends. This…Read More
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
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
Several local CPAs have been named to The Alabama Society of CPAs and Business Alabama’s inaugural listing of some of Alabama’s “best and brightest CPAs.” Andrew Bailey, tax and consulting manager for Crow Shields Bailey PC in Mobile, is a graduate of Birmingham-Southern College accredited in business valuation by the American Institute of CPAs, from…Read More
Daphne-based United States Sports Academy recently announced it became the first sports university to earn accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). ACBSP accredits business education programs around the world at more than 1,000 campuses. The acceptance marks the culmination of a two-year accreditation process, which included an accreditation team of…Read More
Bellator Real Estate & Development’s West Mobile Branch Manager Don Jones has been appointed by Gov. Kay Ivey to serve on the Alabama Real Estate Commission, the Eastern Shore Chamber of Commerce announced. The commission is tasked with serving the public through the licensing and regulating of real estate agents to ensure excellence in the…Read More
Last-mile package delivery startup Deuce Drone LLC has set May for a “VIP launch,” AL.com reports. The company’s first phase of commercial operation will connect customers in the BB&T Centre, north of Dauphin Street on the west I-65 Service Road in Mobile, with businesses in the Legacy Village shopping center, off the northwest corner of…Read More
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