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No More Tolls On The Beach Express!

Just today, it was announced that Alabama will purchase the Beach Express Bridge for a cool $60M. Upon purchase, it will immediately stop the collection of tolls on the bridge. Here’s an overview of the press release: Here’s the press release in full as quoted from the governor’s press release. MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey, Orange … Read more

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39 Photos from South Alabama Jaguars Bowl Game Domination

The University of South Alabama Jaguars football team secured a historic milestone with their first-ever bowl game victory, marking a significant achievement in the program’s history. The Jags had the opportunity to play in what turned out to be a home game for them. Their efforts proved worthwhile as they convincingly defeated Eastern Michigan with … Read more

Mobile Approves $1.7M for New Animal Shelter

WEEKLY ROUNDUP: Holiday Cheer & Community Spirit

Here are the top news highlights we saw around the area this week: Dezmar Tyson and her family, once struggling with housing, will celebrate their first Christmas in a new home thanks to Housing First’s assistance. The 22nd Annual Carpe Diem Santa Run attracted over 1,000 participants, raising nearly $20,000 for Ransom ministries to support … Read more

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Mobile’s Getting a New Waterfront Development

Check this out. Downtown Mobile is getting a new waterfront development that blends hotels, living spaces, offices, shops, bars, and dining. Pumped! Here’s an overview of the RiverWalk Development: River Walk Plaza is set to be Mobile’s go-to spot for living, working, dining, and waterfront entertainment, nestled in the heart of downtown Mobile. This development … Read more

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Weekly Roundup: Key Developments Across Alabama

Here are the top 10 news highlights we saw around the area this week: Alabama’s $2.7 billion 1–10 upgrade is still chugging along. Gov. Ivey gets design approval authority to avoid delays.  Mobile County’s dishing out $5 for a bigger med school at USA Whiddon. Aim? More doctors, better healthcare, and an economic boost.  Eric … Read more

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New Restaurant Alert: Tijuana Flats!

Mobile, get ready to get saucy! Tijuana Flats just opened its doors on McGregor Ave, and it’s all about bold flavors and fun times.  We’re adding it to our top Mexican restaurants ASAP. Here’s what makes this place a must-visit:  🚢 Casual Interiors:  Inside, the vibrant USS Hot Sauce mural sails across the wall, bringing … Read more

Big Names Are Coming to Mobile’s 2024 Country Music Festival

Mobile Welcomes New Topgolf Facility

Mobile just got a little cooler with its brand-new Topgolf!  This place is a full-on entertainment hub, complete with food, drinks, and even mini-golf.  If you want to check it out, it’s where the old Hollywood Theatre used to be.  The grand opening was a blast, with officials and locals eager to whack their stresses … Read more

Cammie’s Old Dutch Scoops Up New Location in Fairhope

Cammie’s Old Dutch Scoops Up New Location in Fairhope

Great news for all you ice cream nuts out there!  Cammie’s Old Dutch Ice Cream Shoppe, a beloved local institution, is spreading its sweet joy to Fairhope.  They’re going to have a brand new location opening this spring.  This marks the third spot for the popular ice cream shop, and we couldn’t be happier to … Read more

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Man’s Slow Cart Getaway Fail

In what might be the slowest getaway in criminal history,  Herman J. McMillian, aged 66, decided to hijack an electric shopping cart from Piggly Wiggly.  The Mobile police were called to track down Herman after he made his daring escape at a breakneck speed of 2.5 mph.  The “excitement” unfolded around 2:30 p.m. on a … Read more

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Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf Woman?

Back in ‘71, Mobile had its own homegrown myth, kind of like Bigfoot, except way weirder.  Folks were buzzing about seeing some Wolf Woman — a creature with a woman’s face but a wolf’s body.  It was rumored to be lurking around Davis Avenue and Plateau.  The local paper (Press-Register) even ran a story about … Read more