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‘Breaking’ news from the Flora-Bama

The iconic bra line at the Flora-Bama collapsed last weekend Photo | Boozie spy Happy Nappies! I can’t believe I have been the gossip hag at this rag for 19 years. Time flies when you are having this much fun! But I am really getting too old for this gig. All the kids...

Gemini: Don’t fear the dark web

Gemini: Don’t fear the dark web

Cancer (6/22-7/22) — You’ll book a last-minute trip to Tokyo after the International Olympic Committee names Mario Kart the newest of its “sports.” You’ll qualify to compete as Bowser but will be eliminated in the first round by a well-placed banana peel from a pesky...

Bay Bites Food Truck Festival bringing meals on wheels

Photo | depositphotos.com It’s a favorite annual festival for downtown Mobile if you’re one of those in love with our city’s food trucks. The Bay Bites Food Truck Festival is coming to Mobile’s Cooper Riverside Memorial Park this Thursday, July 22.  You’ll find...

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.


A series of stories examining Baldwin County Sewer Service, Alabama's largest private sewer utility, and its ties to local development, government and community interests.

Birdie Mae Davis

After 34 years of litigation and a hearing in front of the U.S. Supreme Court, Mobile's desegregation plan shows mixed results.