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University of Mobile invites high school and transfer students to Preview Days

Founded in 1961, University of Mobile is affiliated with the Alabama Baptist State Convention and is located 10 miles north of Mobile, Alabama, on a campus of over 880 acres. University of Mobile invites prospective students and their families to attend one of the school-year’s two final Preview Days on Feb. 26 and March 19. […]

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Publix to open new store in Saraland in Mobile County

Saraland Crossing Shopping Center – Saraland, Alabama Saraland, Alabama. (January 8, 2018) – Retail Specialists, LLC announced today that they are leading the leasing efforts of a 62,400 square foot Publix-anchored shopping center that has broken ground in Saraland, AL. Site work began last week, and the buildings will go vertical in the upcoming weeks […]

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Like your crotchety, antiquated uncle, Jeff Sessions no longer represents the Alabama (or America) many of us want to be

Well, that didn’t take long. Just a day ago, Alabamians (well, at least most of us) were breathing a sigh of relief as Doug Jones was sworn in as the state’s junior U.S. Senator. No matter which party’s flag you wave, let’s admit it was nice to bask in the afterglow of the positivity about […]

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Alabama offers 8th-grade QB and son of Tennessee legend Tee Martin

Kaden Martin is the son of Mobile native Tee Martin, who starred at Williamson High. (Photo from Kaden Martin’s Twitter account) Alabama has apparently identified a quarterback of the distant future. Kaden Martin — the son of Tennessee national championship quarterback and Mobile native Tee Martin — tweeted that he has received a scholarship offer […]

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Birmingham tech company DataPerk acquires firm, now has Mobile office

DataPerk president Troy Wallwork Birmingham’s DataPerk has acquired IT Express, with offices in Birmingham and Mobile. According to the company, DataPerk now has more than 30 employees encompassing all locations and plans to hire about 12 more in the coming year. The terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. DataPerk President Troy Wallwork said the […]

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Appalachian State, Toledo shift south to Mobile

Appalachian State coach Scott Satterfield (left) and Toledo coach Jason Candle pose with the Dollar General Bowl trophy on Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017, at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, Ala. ( Appalachian State has been a full-fledged member of the NCAA’s Football Bowl Subdivision for three seasons, and the Mountaineers have earned a bowl bid in […]

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University of Mobile signs partnership with Coastal Alabama Community College

MOBILE, Ala. – An articulation agreement between University of Mobile and Coastal Alabama Community college will ensure community college students a seamless transfer process into UM to complete their bachelor’s degrees. Dr. Timothy Smith, president of University of Mobile, and Dr. Gary Branch, president of Coastal Alabama Community College, recently signed the agreement. The plan […]

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Mobile restaurant thrust into political fray as Fox & Friends comes calling

Spot of Tea, 310 Dauphin St. in Mobile, Ala., will host Fox & Friends on Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017. (John Sharp/jsharp@al.com). Spot of Tea has been a downtown Mobile flagship restaurant for more than two decades, and its owner says that it receives "tremendous support" from the city’s LGTB and black community. But after announcing […]

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No students hurt in crash involving a school bus in Mobile

(File photo ) Voting at Gardendale Civic Center during the U.S. Senate special election primary on Aug. 15, 2017. (Josh Bean | jbean@al.com) Montgomery County Circuit Clerk Tiffany McCord said absentee voting was higher than expected for Tuesday’s special election in the U.S. Senate. McCord said she initially ordered only 400 ballots but had sent […]