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Feb 252014
 
Hangout Festival Adds Gary Clark Jr., Matt & Kim and More

The Hangout Music Fest announces new additions to 2014 lineup that include Gary Clark Jr, Matt and Kim, Dawes, Ozomatli, Tommy Trash,The Tontons, St Paul and the Broken Bones, Caked Up, Empires, Black Cadillacs, and The Electric Sons.

Feb 252014
 
Gulf Shores City Council Approves Some Layout Changes for Hangout Fest

Layout changes to World Famous Hangout Festival include a Viacom Broadcast Center, movement of Boom Boom Room so two artists can perform from 9-11pm, and Gulf Access in one area.

Jan 282014
 
Airport & Mobile County Offices Closed including Gov't Plaza. Enineering & Public Works, Strickland Youth, Animal Shelter Employees Are to Report to Work #MobileAL

The Commission President will decide by 12 noon tomorrow and if necessary each subsequent day whether to re-open.

Oct 312013
 
Halloween Costumes for Programmers

Happy Halloween! Got your suit yet? Here’s ideas that Computer Programmers will totally identify with: Hard drive, Linux, Apache Server and of course, big pile of doo doo posing as Internet Explorer! LOL

Sep 102013
 
Saenger Theatre's Fate Still Not Decided; Once Again on Council Agenda (updated)

Huka/SMG proposal to run Saenger is on the table again. Huka says they already have at least ten performances ready to finalize for the remainder of 2013, and at least 64 so far for next year. Those possibilities could be lost if the City does not take action as soon as possible. The Saenger will be shut down October 1 if no decision made pursuant to the City’s agreement to finance it for one year.

Jul 222013
 
Pace Picks Up to Stop Canadian Tar Sand Projects in Mobile

Tarsands are already shipping through metro Mobile’s residential neighborhoods and downtown business area, with plans to eventually increase to more than 120 carloads of tar sand oil per day. That translates to more than 2 million gallons of oil entering the city every day. The danger to the community far outweighs any potential benefit.

Jun 252013
 
Mobile Bay Sierra Club Hosting Tar Sands Action Meeting

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.

Mar 182013
 
Road Closure Next Week West Mobile/Wilmer Area

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.