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Gemini: Get out there and tag a statue

Gemini: Get out there and tag a statue

Gemini (5/21-6/21) — After defacing a Confederate monument, you’ll be arrested and fined $500 for damaging private property. Impressed with yourself, you’ll take a page from the South’s playbook and celebrate what was clearly not a win for the next 200 years. Cancer...

A little blues for your Tues.

A little blues for your Tues.

Band: Lower Alabama Blues Scene Jam Date: Tuesday, June 9 at 7 p.m. Venue: Blues Tavern, 2818 Government Blvd., 251-479-7621 Tickets: Free After bars reopened, Blues Tavern was one of the first venues to bring live music back to its stage with its infamous Monday...

Mobile native vies for Maxim cover

Mobile native vies for Maxim cover

Greetings and salutations! Summer is here, and it is hot, hot, hot! And what better way to kick off the summer than a tropical system heading to the northern Gulf?!? (That’s sarcasm.) But forecasters say we may be affected by Cristobal this weekend, though it’s still...

Special news series and investigations

TENSAW TIMEBOMB

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.