Page and Palette and Lagniappe announce “Ridiculously Good Life” essay contest

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Born without arms or legs, Nick Vujicic overcame his disabilities to live an independent, rich, fulfilling and “ridiculously good” life while serving as a role model for anyone seeking true happiness. Now an internationally successful motivational speaker, Nick eagerly spreads his central message: the most important goal is to find your life’s purpose and to never give up, despite whatever difficulties or seemingly impossible odds stand in your way. Nick will speak at Page and Palette’s 2nd Annual Bay of the Holy Spirit Jubilee scheduled for 6 p.m. Nov. 14 at the Christian Life Center (Fairhope UMC) in Fairhope, Alabama. Tickets to the event are $25 and include a copy of Nick’s latest book co-authored with his wife Kanae, “Love Without Limits.” Click here for ticket information. Continue Reading →

Officials discuss bridge funding at morning debriefing

Even after what many have considered to be a good trip to Washington D.C. last month to lobby for a new bridge over Mobile River, Alabama Department of Transportation Director John Cooper warned the nearly $900 million project would still be years away. This morning, he reminded local politicians and stakeholders at a debriefing of the trip Wednesday morning of the “bureaucratic process” required. “It will be followed and you can’t shortcut it,” he said. (more…) Continue Reading →

Three Mile Creek restoration focus of upcoming expo

Mayor Sandy Stimpson announced today that he will join the Mobile Bay National Estuary Program and host the Three Mile Creek Open House Expo on Monday, Oct. 27 from 5-7 p.m. at the Dearborn YMCA, at 321 N. Warren St. in Mobile. The purpose of the Three Mile Creek Open House Expo is for groups and organizations to highlight their restoration efforts of the Three Mile Creek Watershed Management Plan. (more…) Continue Reading →

Legal team: Hubbard ‘not guilty,’ prepared to fight corruption allegations

Alabama Speaker of the House Mike Hubbard and his attorney Mark White addressed the speaker’s recent 23-count indictment during a press conference this afternoon from Auburn that was simlucast around the state. Yesterday’s indictment was a political bombshell that accused Hubbard of multiple counts of using his position as the leader of Alabama’s GOP and speaker for personal gain through his businesses the Auburn Network and Craftmaster Printing. (more…) Continue Reading →