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You waited until the last minute? Get it in gear!

I know, I know. You weren’t even sure if you were having Thanksgiving. Do you travel? Do you stay put? Turkey for 10 or for two? My wife tells me she read in some magazine that more small turkeys have been purchased this year than usual. I chimed in that everyone must...

Gobble up the gossip

Happy, happy Thanksgiving, my friends! Even though this Turkey Day is no doubt going to be a bit different from previous years, I hope you still find a way to spend it with loved ones near and far, even if that requires logging on to some sort of device. Just...

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.