2015 Nappie Awards Video

Uncle Henry (left) and Allan McLeod.

For the 2015 Nappie Awards video, we asked native son, Allan McLeod, who now works in Los Angeles as a writer and actor, to return to his hometown to get re-acquainted with it. He enlisted the help of Mobilians, who he quizzed about Mobile history and “local hero” Uncle Henry, who got him up to speed on modern day Mobile. Then it was time for a little “rejuvenation” at Tami’s Mask and Mirror and some “piercing” commentary at Royal Street Tattoo. (more…) Continue Reading →

Federal grant will help fund Fairhope airport improvements

The Fairhope City Council approved a resolution on Monday authorizing Mayor Tim Kant to accept a $618,585 grant through the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for improvements at the H.L. Sonny Callahan Airport. Fairhope Airport Authority Chairman Chuck Zunk said the funds will help pay for approximately $680,000 in improvements at the airport, including the construction of an apron near the east terminal as well as grading and drainage improvements at the west terminal. (more…) Continue Reading →

Southern Economic Development Council hosting 2018 event in Mobile

On July 27 the Board of Directors of the Southern Economic Development Council (SEDC) announced it will host the 2018 Annual Conference in Mobile for the first time ever. Founded in 1946, the SEDC is the oldest and largest regional economic development organization in North America with more than 1000 economic development professionals operating in 17 states. (more…) Continue Reading →

Fairhope Council talks birds, bees and Uber

The city of Fairhope could be close to allowing citizens to keep honeybees and chickens in their yards and might welcome ride-hailing company Uber to the Eastern Shore. At the request of Councilwoman Diana Brewer, the City Council discussed all three issues at a work session July 27. (more…) Continue Reading →