WEEKLY ROUNDUP: The City Marches On

Sachin Ghatwal

  • Fowl River Upgraded 

fowl river upgraded

Mobile County upgrades the boat launch at Fowl River with new facilities without using taxpayer money. 

Funded by oil and gas leases, these improvements include better parking and a new kayak launch. 

  • Alligator Spotted Near Homes

A gator spotted in a Mobile neighborhood ditch near homes has residents worried for their safety. 

The community is pushing for its immediate removal to a natural habitat. 

  • Building Tiny Homes for the Homeless 

Volunteers at Central Presbyterian Church joined forces to construct a “micro” tiny house for the homeless as a prototype for a tiny house village. 

This initiative aims to provide a supportive community to help residents regain their footing.

  • High School Students Learn with Police in Trust Program 

Murphy High School students took part in a trust-building program with law enforcement to gain insight into police work. 

Through real-life scenarios, they learned about their rights and how to interact with officers. 

  • Festival of Flowers Lineup Revealed 

Mobile’s Festival of Flowers just dropped their lineup with awesome music and huge flower sculptures, all to help out a local hospital. 

Get ready for a fun weekend that gives back! 

  • Iconic ‘Shot Bus’ Goes to Auction in Mobile 

Auburn’s famous ‘Shot Bus’ from the War Eagle Supper Club is hitting the auction block, complete with memories and signatures from decades of students. 

Though it’s seen better days, this piece of nightlife history goes up for grabs on March 12. 

  • Over 1,100 Tires Collected in Mobile Cleanup 

over 1,100 tires collected in mobile cleanup

Mobile locals and the city collected over 1,100 old tires in a cleanup event. 

This is to combat issues like mosquito and snake habitats, making neighborhoods safer. 

  • Alabama’s 2nd District Forum in Mobile Scheduled 

Meet your candidates for Alabama’s 2nd Congressional District in Mobile this Thursday. 

It’s your chance to ask questions and get involved before the big vote! 

Disclaimer: These news stories are summaries of various local news and reports from the past week.

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