Author: Gabriel Tynes

Ten congressional candidates debate a week before primary

A multi-party debate hosted by St. Paul’s Episcopal School nurtured lively differences in opinion between the Republicans and Democrats on the stage, although the format – a policy question followed by a 60-second answer period from each of the 10 candidates on stage — grew robotic at times. But contrary to the frequent atmosphere in Washington, all candidates were able to agree on at least a couple of issues and even in disagreement, they remained cordial.

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City, SMG reach deal on Saenger

The show must go on and thanks to a Mobile City Council vote on Sept. 17 it will indeed at the Saenger Theater.

After one change was made to an agreement between the city and SMG, the councilors voted unanimously to approve a much-debated contract for the company to manage the historic theater for the next three years.

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