MCPSS to break ground on new Citronelle High School

Rendering of the new Citronelle HIgh School.

The Mobile County Public School System will break ground on the new $22 million Citronelle High School today at 10 a.m.

The much-anticipated school will front U.S. 45 at Centre Street and is scheduled for completion in the summer of 2016, according to Rena Philips, supervisor of marketing and partnerships with the Mobile County school system. (more…) Continue Reading →

Police seek help locating alleged ear biter

Mobile Police are currently looking for Tarrick Tramaine Richardson, and they are asking for the public's help in finding him.

Mobile police are asking the public to help find a man wanted for biting off a portion of a woman’s ear earlier this week. According to police, a domestic violence call on Sunday led authorities to a home on S. Dearborn Street, where a physical assault had been reported. Upon arrival, a female victim told officers her child’s father, 35-year-old Tarrick Tramaine Richardson, had assaulted her by biting half of her ear off. The police are currently looking for Richardson, who has an outstanding warrant for domestic violence. Anyone with information as to Richardson’s whereabouts is asked to contact the Mobile Police Department at 251-208-7211. Continue Reading →

Public hearing on oil storage tanks scheduled Jan. 29

A petroleumn tank property is shown near the Africatown community.

Changes to zoning requirements for above-ground oil storage tanks could either protect a historic Mobile neighborhood from being consumed by the shadow of industry, or could negatively prohibit industrial opportunities in and around the port, depending on who you ask. Representatives from both sides will have a say when the Mobile Planning Commission’s subcommittee on above-ground oil and petroleum storage tanks holds a public hearing at 2 p.m. next Thursday, Jan. 29 in the Government Plaza auditorium. (more…) Continue Reading →