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Bigs With Badges Program Coming To Mobile

Bigs With Badges Program Coming To Mobile

January 27, 2023
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Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Alabama (BBBS) has announced that the nationally recognized program “Bigs with Badges” will soon be starting in Mobile. Bigs with Badges works to create an intentional partnership with BBBS and local agencies to help build bridges and strengthen relationships between first responders and the communities they serve. “Several of…

Austal Announces New Contracts

Austal Announces New Contracts, Job Fairs

January 27, 2023
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Mobile-based Austal USA has announced newly secured contracts it says further diversify its near-term revenue base, while providing enhanced exposure to significant long-term growth opportunities. The strategic developments have a potential combined value of approximately US$75 million, with some early-stage contracts providing a pathway for potential future awards. Highlights of the agreements include an “undefinitised…

Mobile Citizens Academy Taking Applications

Mobile Citizens Academy Taking Applications

January 27, 2023
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The City of Mobile is now accepting applications for “C251: Citizens Academy,” it recently announced. This third iteration of the yearly program aims to teach citizens more about how the city’s government functions over six weeks. It is intended to provide residents with an in-depth look at Mobile’s government through tours, hands-on demonstrations and presentations…

City/County Address Showcases Big Investments

City/County Address Showcases Big Investments

January 20, 2023
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This year’s State of the City/County address, held last week in Mobile, centered on growth and investment, AL.com reports. The sold-out, Mobile Chamber-hosted address featured a panel discussion with the Mobile County Commission and a question-and-answer session with Mobile Mayor Sandy Stimpson. Nearly 700 people heard the commission discuss the investments coming to the region…

Wyndy Expands To Mobile Market

Wyndy Expands To Mobile Market

January 20, 2023
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Birmingham babysitter app Wyndy has expanded its service to the Mobile area, AL.com reported. Created in 2017 by parents Ginger and Tommy Mayfield, Wyndy aims to help families find, book and pay vetted, background-checked college babysitters. The company estimates students in the Birmingham area have earned more than $8.5 million since its launch. Wyndy currently…

Festival Of Flowers Announced

Festival Of Flowers Announced

January 13, 2023
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The 30th Annual Festival of Flowers has been announced for March 23-26 at the Ascension Providence Hospital campus in Mobile. It will showcase gardens of Japanese influence by Shipshape Urban Farms Lead Designer Dale Speetjens. A mural created by The Nest of Mobile will greet attendees, who will then stroll through a bamboo forest to…

Mobile To Be Home To Surge Entertainment Center

Mobile To Be Home To Surge Entertainment Center

January 13, 2023
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NBC15 News recently reported that a portion of Bel Air Mall in Mobile is getting a facelift and being transformed into a Surge Entertainment Center, a franchise owned by former National Football League quarterback Drew Brees. The project is in the early stage of development, but the entertainment center is expected to be located on…

UM Faculty Moves, Staff Hires

UM Faculty Moves, Staff Hires

January 13, 2023
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The University of Mobile (UM) has named Dr. Debra Chancey associate vice president for institutional effectiveness in its office for academic affairs. Chancey previously served as dean of the School of Education. Dr. Joyce Woodburn, associate professor of education, has been named dean of the School of Education. Dr. Todd Hicks, professor of nurse anesthesiology,…

Startup Weekend Mobile Announced

Startup Weekend Mobile Announced

January 13, 2023
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Innovation Portal has announced the seventh Techstars Startup Weekend Mobile, to take place at its facility in Mobile on March 24-26. Goals of the event are to help participants learn how to think, work and build like a startup in 54 hours through “an exciting and immersive foray into the world of startups.” Mentors, investors,…

Fathom Realty Al Now Open In Mobile

Fathom Realty Al Now Open In Mobile

January 6, 2023
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Fathom Realty AL, LLC opened earlier this year with local agent Martha Garner as managing broker. Garner has been licensed since 1989 with experience listing and selling condominiums, land, businesses and residential properties. She also has an e-PRO internet professional certification program designation from the National Association of Realtors. The parent Fathom Realty is a…

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