WEEKLY ROUNDUP: We’re in Deep Gras Now

Sachin Ghatwal

  • Mobile Police Groove to Mardi Gras Unity

mobile police groove to mardi gras unity

Mobile’s cops danced to Cupid’s “Flex,” proving Mardi Gras brings everyone together — even Alabama and Louisiana! 

  • Bienville Square Fountain Back in Action 

Ketchum Fountain at Bienville Square in Downtown Mobile is flowing once more after extensive repairs and renovations. 

  • Georgia Group Hits Mobile for Mardi Gras Magic 

Mobile native Dr. Rocky Marsh brought his group from Georgia to Mobile for some epic Mardi Gras fun. We agree that it’s worth the trip! 

  • Archbishop Rodi Announces Retirement Plans 

Archbishop Thomas Rodi is set to retire in March as he turns 75. After serving 16 years as Archbishop of Mobile, he plans to enjoy his retirement in a new home in Daphne. 

  • Jonathan Bradley Joins South Alabama as Defensive Line Coach 

South Alabama has snagged Jonathan Bradley as their new defensive line coach, bringing his extensive experience from Jackson State and the NFL to complete Major Applewhite’s 10-man coaching team. 

  • USS Donald Cook Docks in Mobile for Mardi Gras 2024

The USS Donald Cook made a grand entrance into Mobile as the Mardi Gras ship of 2024. This marks its first port visit in over two years. 

Public tours of this impressive guided-missile destroyer are up for grabs. 

  • The Rubber Ducky Regatta is Back! 

the rubber ducky regatta is back

Catch the Rubber Ducky Regatta at OWA Park on March 23, where rubber ducks race to help kids in need. 

Enjoy games, music, and prizes, all for a good cause! 

  • Watch Out For Estie! 

Estie, a special K-9 with the Mobile County Sheriff’s Office, finds hidden electronics and helps kids feel safe. 

She’s out at Mardi Gras, showing off her skills and spreading awareness about fighting child exploitation. 

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