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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…

DISL Opens Multi-Stressor Wet Lab

DISL Opens Multi-Stressor Wet Lab

January 27, 2023
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Dauphin Island Sea Lab (DISL) scientists and government officials recently celebrated the opening of DISL’s newest asset, a multi-stressor wet lab, AL.com reported. The new lab will allow researchers to see how marine organisms respond to multiple changes in environmental conditions at the same time. “This could be called a time machine, because we will…

Bayside Academy Math Teams Headed To State

Bayside Academy Math Teams Headed To State

January 20, 2023
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Daphne’s Bayside Academy has announced its middle school and upper school math teams finished as runners-up at the Alabama Independent School Association (AISA) District Math Competition on January 10. Middle school “mathletes” include eighth graders Tbug Baker; Amelia Hicks; Anna Flynn Hughes; Ethan Kok; Farrah Lane; and seventh grader Huan Chen, who was the highest…

Foley Opens New Park

Foley Opens New Park

January 20, 2023
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Foley recently held a ribbon cutting for its newest park, located at 300 West Laurel Avenue. Pine Street Park is adjacent to Foley’s Historic Downtown and Foley Middle School. The city park is located on property leased from the Baldwin County Board of Education. Its theme is music, and it is home to an amphitheater…

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…

USA Scientist Awarded Astronaut Health Grant

USA Scientist Awarded Astronaut Health Grant

January 20, 2023
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Scientists at the Frederick P. Whiddon College of Medicine at the University of South Alabama (USA) will test means to reduce oxidative damage to cells and tissues, and better protect the health and well-being of astronauts, the university announced. A grant totaling $918,940 from the Translational Research Institute for Space Health (TRISH) will fund Dr.…

Alabama Power Names New President And CEO

Alabama Power Names New President And CEO

January 13, 2023
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The Alabama Power Co. board of directors has named Jeff Peoples as the company’s 12th president and CEO. Peoples succeeds Mark Crosswhite, who retired after eight years. Peoples also joins the board of directors as chairman. Most recently, Peoples served as Alabama Power’s executive vice president of Customer and Employee Services. In addition, he was…

Mobile County Endorses Nearly $4 Million For Bayfront Park

Mobile County Endorses Nearly $4 Million For Bayfront Park

January 13, 2023
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The Mobile County Commission has advanced the Bayfront Park project by endorsing an additional $3.9 million of money allocated through the Natural Resource Damage Assessment (NRDA) process, AL.com reports. The funds are in addition to $4.6 million in NRDA money that was originally allocated for the project in Coden in 2020. The project was approved…

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