A series of permits have been granted in 2011/2012 that could make Mobile a key U.S. delivery point of Canadian tarsand oil for export to Asia and Europe, including the expansion of the Asphalt Company’s storage facility to hold millions of gallons along the Mobile River and beneath the watershed that supplies drinking water for the City of Mobile.
4th Annual Dauphin Island Gumbo Festival are scheduled to proceed despite a rainy forecast. The pre-sale ticket price of $12 extended through Saturday. The event is being rebranded as “The Dauphin Island Gumbo and Weather Festival.” Live music from Marc Broussard, Bonerama, Ryan Balthrop.
The Haven rescues, re-habilitates, and re-homes over 900 animals each year serving Baldwin County since 2000. The non-profit animal shelter is responsible for leading the four municipal animal control shelters into creating a no-kill society for companion pets, caring for over 70 homeless cats and dogs
Mobile County Commission tells us the western railroad crossing at Wilson Road and Cemetery Road in Wilmer will be closed from 7 a.m., on Tuesday, March 19, 2013, to 5 p.m., on Wednesday, March 20, 2013. The closure is due to the replacement of tracks by Canadian National Railroad. Motorists are asked to be cautious and to take alternate routes. Detour signs will be posted.
There are still dramatically high numbers of dolphin strandings and lately dolphin mutilations.
The Baldwin County highway dept. announced they will close County Rd. 49 near Camellia for cross drain replacement. They said it would take approximately two days and begins Tuesday at 8 a.m. See the map below for more exact location.
The Mobile Bay National Estuary Program announced a public meeting (Oct. 4 at 6pm) for input on environmental values/concerns for management of waters, fish, wildlife
and lands in Baldwin County. The information will help craft a five year
plan for conservation management.
The RSA Tower downtown Mobile to light the lights orange this weekend in honor of Hunger Action Month.
Mobile Bay Bears could go all the way tonight at the Hank and Buffalo Rock wants the fans there. Buffalo Rock bought all box seats for the game tonight to give away to any fans that want to attend the game and cheer the Bay Bears on to a 2 in a row Championship.
Grand Bay residents gathered today to honor Mobile County Commissioner Mike Dean for his work in the community that has made it possible to provide services to those in need and a community center for the rural area in southwest Mobile County.
the Alabama Public Service Commission, voted to extend rate measures aimed at helping revitalize local economies. The incentive program, offered by Alabama Power, has been in place since April of 2011.
Sports fans can win ultimate packages from Saints and Hornets, but you can’t win if you don’t play.
In response to the ongoing odor, identified last April as tert-butyl mercaptan, Mobile County Health Department, the CDC and AL Dept. of Public Health will be conducting household surveys from 9/12 – 9/14, to discuss health issues, if any, and to investigate public health concerns.
Continuing to help out the family of Wendy Fisher, the limited edition signed & numbered framed lithograph, ‘Lakeside Hideaway’, is up for auction at Ebay until August 15. The same print, unframed, starts at $995 at the Kinkade Gallery.
92ZEW is hosting a fundraising benefit at the Soul Kitchen for the children of Wendy Fisher, a single mother shot & killed on her own street, at the Soul Kitchen. Live music from Peek and silent auction of music memorabilia, including a Will Ferrill autographed cowbell, Keb Mo autographed lithograph and more.
Cathe Steele, creator of a magically different way to experience live music: The Frog Pond at Blue Moon Farm, sent a note saying this Sunday is the season finale and will re-open Labor Day.
Here’s your chance to work for a locally owned and operated, community active radio station. Creative, qualified individuals being sought now.
This weekend (3/23-3/25) Ruths Chris, Felix’s Fishcamp, the Blue Gill, donate 10% of all sales to USCG Foundation. Coast Guard personnel enjoy 40% discount too.