Planning Commission approves Old Shell townhomes

Despite concerns from nearby residents, the Mobile Planning Commission approved the plans and higher density rezoning to allow “high-end” townhomes on Old Shell Road near Ashland Place in Midtown. Bess Rich, the council’s...

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Police send a message about social media threats

A second case of a Spanish Fort High School student posting a threatening image on social media led to a swift arrest Thursday and a schoolwide assembly intended to make it clear that such actions will not be tolerated. “The...

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Mobile market moves to Mardi Gras Park

The city’s farmers’ market is making its way farther downtown. Formerly known as Market in the Square, Market in the Park is moving from its original home in Cathedral Square to Mardi Gras Park, 101 S. Royal Street....

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Foley Middle students charged with making threats

Police arrested four male students Tuesday who allegedly were planning to bring guns to Foley Middle School. Capt. Thurston Bullock of the Foley Police Department said that as far as he knows, no guns were actually taken to the...

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Graddick working as special judge in county

Judge Charles Graddick wishes he had more to do. Although he technically “aged out” of his position as Mobile County Circuit Court presiding judge in January, Graddick was immediately named a special judge for the circuit and is...

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