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Hope springs delicious from The Hope Farm

The Hope Farm 915 Nichols Ave. Fairhope, AL 36532 251-340-3276 There is Hope. And there is a fair amount of it. You’ll find it on Nichols Avenue directly across the street from Fairhope Brewery. When it seems the restaurant world is either crashing around us or at the...

Special news series and investigations


Lagniappe's series of articles examining Alabama Power's plans to comply with federal coal ash regulations and how it compares with other states. We have attempted to look at this issue from every angle and to understand why the state in general and Alabama Power's Plant Barry in Mobile County in particular are outliers when it comes to the handling of coal ash.

Domestic Violence

A series of stories by contributing writer Lynn Oldshue examining the plague of domestic violence from the perspective of abusers, survivors and local organizations here to help.

Mobile Housing Board

For decades, the Mobile Housing Board of Commissioners has been beset by financial shortcomings and dilapidating infrastructure. But with a new executive director and changing membership, the board is continuing to move forward with plans to update its affordable housing stock.