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You just might go berserk in ‘Goula’s hidden gem

Jack’s by the Tracks 709 Krebs Ave. Pascagoula, MS 39567 228-334-2337 It’s an unlikely find. In sensationalistic times, nothing shocks us as much as things did a decade or two ago. The unlikely doesn’t raise our eyebrows the way it used to. We don’t bat an eyelash to...

The Spiffy Fox opens in Leinkauf

The Leinkauf Historic District has some new tenants in a familiar location. The Spiffy Fox Pizza and Pub has replaced what was once La Pizzeria at 1455 Monroe St., and is serving up pies with an Irish/Gaelic take on traditional pizza ingredients. They were only...

Finally make the most of Mobile history

They might have found a ship, but I fear Mobile has missed the boat. Congrats? Regrets? How about both? In late May, esteemed archaeologists announced the discovery of the slave ship Clotilda in the Mobile-Tensaw Delta and global eyes turned to the Azalea City. A...

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Head to the polls with Lagniappe's extensive guide to statewide and local political races. On Nov. 6, voters will decide seats including governor, lieutenant governor, attorney general, state House and Senate seats plus Baldwin County Commission and school board seats. Voters in Fairhope will also decide on a referendum for a new form of government.

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.