Bay Briefs

Council, mayor board appointments examined

Of the 41 current boards and commissions to which Mayor Sandy Stimpson and members of the Mobile City Council appoint members, more than half have vacant positions, or have appointees serving on expired terms. Only 15 boards,...

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Smaller neighbors able to maintain arenas

The cities of Pensacola and Biloxi both have newer, more thriving arenas, despite having a smaller population base to draw from than Mobile.  For Biloxi, the Mississippi Coast Coliseum was renovated after Hurricane Katrina with...

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Councilor concerned over Chateauguay sales

The Mobile City Council seems prepared to vote down a plan to sell four lots inside the Chateauguay neighborhood after hearing complaints from current and former residents.  Residents in Chateauguay have been concerned about the...

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