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Mobile Apartment Complex Aquired By CLKe

Mobile Apartment Complex Aquired By CLK

August 26, 2022
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MOBILE, Ala. — CLK, a Long Island based commercial real estate investment firm with a national portfolio, has acquired a 201-unit multifamily development of 20 buildings in Mobile for $15.8 million in an off-market deal, the company announced in a press release. The Park Apartments property, built in 1975, sits on 11.5 acres and features two-story buildings,…

Topgolf Likely Coming To Mobile

Topgolf Likely Coming To Mobile

August 26, 2022
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MOBILE, Ala. — Mobile is poised to land a $22-million Topgolf entertainment complex that will bring in approximately 150 full- and part-time jobs, according to a project agreement expected to be voted on by the Mobile County Commission and Mobile City Council over the next two weeks, AL.com reported. The project will include 60 hitting…

Columbia Southern Wins International Award

Columbia Southern Wins International Award

August 26, 2022
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ORANGE BEACH, Ala. — Columbia Southern University in Orange Beach has won two of the 43 awards given to an international collection of higher education institutions, Gulf Coast Media reported. The 2022 Exemplary Course Program Awards from Blackboard Inc. are for excellent course design. Dr. Jim Marion and instructional designer Cheryl Kula were awarded for…

Murphy Starts Farm To Table Program

Murphy Starts Farm To Table Program

August 26, 2022
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MOBILE COUNTY, Ala. — The Mobile County Public School System has announced the recent launch of Murphy High School’s first Farm to Table program. It incorporates science, math and the culinary arts in an effort to give students the skills and tools needed for self-sustainable, small-footprint farming. The “urban farm” at Murphy’s Midtown campus includes…

Local Scientist Helps Discover New Species

Local Scientist Helps Discover New Species

August 19, 2022
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Dr. Andrew D. Gentry of the Alabama School of Mathematics and Science in Mobile, Dr. James F. Parham of the University of California Fullerton and Caitlin Kiernan of the McWane Science Center in Birmingham recently announced the discovery of a new species of freshwater turtle that lived alongside dinosaurs 83 million years ago. The new…

Grant To Study Tick-Borne Infections At USA

Grant To Study Tick-Borne Infections At USA

August 19, 2022
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MOBILE, Ala. — Researchers at the University of South Alabama (USA) plan to use a $2.59-million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study tick-borne infections. The work is being made possible by the grant received by Assistant Professor of Microbiology and Immunology Dr. Meghan Hermance. The five-year study will lay groundwork for developing…

White-Spunner Project Earns National Award

White-Spunner Project Earns National Award

August 19, 2022
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GULF SHORES, Ala. — The Gulf State Park Learning Campus in Gulf Shores, built by White-Spunner Construction of Mobile, has earned the Honor Award from the American Institute of Architects (AIA), Business Alabama reported. The Gulf State Park Learning Campus was designed by ArchitectureWorks of Birmingham in 2018. White-Spunner Construction acted as general contractor on…

Port Sees Record Growth

Port Sees Record Growth

August 19, 2022
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MOBILE, Ala. — The Port of Mobile had its busiest month ever for containerized cargo in July, breaking 50,000 20-foot equivalent units (TEUs) for the first time since the container port began operations in 2009, Business Alabama reported. The year-over-year comparison reflects a growth rate of 184.7% for intermodal cargo and 35.8% for dry and…

USA Professor Wins $2.3-Million Grant

USA Professor Wins $2.3-Million Grant

August 12, 2022
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MOBILE, Ala. — The University of South Alabama (USA) recently announced that Dr. Mike Lin, associate professor of physiology and cell biology at USA’s Frederick P. Whiddon College of Medicine, has been awarded a $2.3-million, five-year renewal grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). He will use the funds to further investigate the link…

Mobile Police Opens New First Precinct

Mobile Police Opens New First Precinct

August 12, 2022
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MOBILE, Ala. — The Mobile Police Department recently opened its new first precinct at 2601 Dauphin Island Parkway, Mayor Sandy Stimpson announced. “This new location will mean improved response times and increased police visibility in the community,” he added. This location also has a municipal court clerk at the facility so residents no longer have…

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