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Simple Greek debuts on Old Shell

Photo | Facebook Simple Greek is an interactive concept combining premium ingredients, open kitchens and Greek atmosphere in a fast casual setting. There’s a hotbed of activity at the corner of Florida Street and Old Shell Road. That spot has gotten a good bit of ink...

More than moonpies in Mardi Gras museum

Mobile Carnival Museum Curator Cart Blackwell is fighting the same battle every museum encounters. He’s at war with complacency. He has to defeat the sense once visitors have seen the museum, they’ve experienced all it has to offer. That’s why he’s spearheading new...

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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.