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Lunchtime program looks at buildings

Lunchtime program looks at buildings

Mobile’s long history makes for an intriguing melange of building styles. Architectural historian Dr. Philippe Oszuscik will look at those structures in the Dec. 11 Learning Lunch at the History Museum of Mobile (111 S. Royal St.). The noontime program will focus on...

Visiting stars alight in Mobile’s ‘Nutcracker’

Visiting stars alight in Mobile’s ‘Nutcracker’

If you see an extra spark of magic in Mobile Ballet’s 2019 version of “The Nutcracker,” it’s no stage illusion. It’s thanks to actual romance. That’s because a pair of near-about newlyweds will perform one of the centerpieces of Tchaikovsky’s classic Christmas work....

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.