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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Visit Mobile names new CEO

After a national, almost six-month long search, the Board of Directors of Visit Mobile are pleased to announce the hiring of hospitality professional, David Clark, to fill the role of President/CEO beginning Saturday, April 1....

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Barber to replace Landolt as public safety director

Mayor Sandy Stimpson today announced that he has accepted the resignation of Rich Landolt as Public Safety Director for the City of Mobile. Landolt said he is leaving to pursue opportunities in the national security field. “Rich...

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