WEEKLY ROUNDUP: Leading in All Ways

Mobile Rundown Staff

  • Mobile Harbor Expansion On Schedule 

The Mobile Harbor expansion project is on track and within budget, promising bigger ships and better trade for Mobile’s economy. There are seven phases underway. 

mobile harbor expansion on schedule

  • Pat White to Be Inducted into Mobile Sports Hall of Fame 

Pat White, celebrated for his dynamic performances in football and baseball, is set to be inducted into the Mobile Sports Hall of Fame. 

The ceremony will take place on May 30 at the Mitchell Center. 

  • Mobile’s Dr. Lorie Fleck Appointed as First Woman President of Urological Association Section 

Dr. Lorie Fleck has been inaugurated as the first woman president of the Southeastern Section of the American Urological Association, overseeing nearly 2,100 urologists. 

  • Historic Mobile Temple Set for Boutique Hotel Transformation 

The historic Scottish Rite Temple in Mobile, knwon as The Temple Downtown, is poised for transformation into a boutique hotel with a design by celebrated Thai architect Smith Obaywat. 

  • Leadership Transition in Mobile’s Office of Resilience and Sustainability 

Casi Callaway is stepping down as Mobile’s Chief Resilience Officer, transitioning to a role with the Southeast Sustainability Directors Network. 

Lance Slater, known for his work on local projects, will succeed her. 

  • Mobile City Council to Vote on Affordable Housing for First Responders and Teachers 

The Mobile City Council is set to vote on selling a 2.2-acre parcel in De Tonti Square to develop affordable housing primarily for first responders and teachers. This project aims to create nine dwelling units. 

  • Alligator Safely Returned to River After Downtown Sighting 

alligator safely returned to river after downtown sighting

An alligator was spotted and safely returned to the Mobile River after being seen on the dock at the Gulfquest National Maritime Museum in downtown Mobile. 

  • Mobile Woman Celebrates 104th Birthday with Family and Friends

Mrs. Ernestine Bryan-King celebrated her 104th birthday with family, friends, and birthday cake, accompanied by proclamations from local and state officials. 

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