Here are the top news highlights we saw around the area this week:
- Claiborne St. Closes for Two Days
Starting Tuesday, Claiborne St. between Church and Canal will be closed for two days due to the Civic Center construction. The area will reopen on Thursday at 6 a.m.
- USA’s $200M Med School Project to Boost Alabama Healthcare
The University of South Alabama starts its $200-million medical school project. Funded by state and local support, it’s set to be a game-changer for Mobile’s medical scene.
- K-9 Units Impress at Mobile’s Annual Show and Certification
The Mobile PD and other K-9 units wowed the crowd at The Grounds with their annual show. It was a day of pride for the furry officers and their handlers!
- Mobile’s Tire Disposal Event Moved to February
Mobile’s Scrap Tire Amnesty Day is set for Feb. 24, offering residents a free way to responsibly dispose of old tires and help keep the city clean.
- Mobile Elementary School Curbs Bullying with a ‘Bucket Filling Program’
Forest Hill Elementary has turned kindness into an everyday lesson with their Bucket Filling program. This initiative involves daily positive videos, fun activities, and rewards.
- Ladd-Peebles Stadium Finally Transferred to School System
After lengthy talks, Mobile has finally transferred Ladd-Peebles to the Mobile County Public School System for $1.
The stadium, now primarily for Murphy High School’s football, will soon undergo significant changes.
- Marchfield Neighborhood Installs High-Tech Security Cameras
The Marchfield neighborhood has united to install security cams with license plate reading tech.
Part of ‘Project Shield,’ this move allows the community and police to work together to deter crime.
- Baldwin County to Invest $15M in New School and Transport Hub
Baldwin County’s got big plans with a new $15-million school and transport hub near Highway 181 — a major win for the area!
Disclaimer: These news stories are summaries of various local news and reports from the past week.
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