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Jul 242014
 
Boogie Chillin' Reunion Will Raise Funds for Hank Becker Headstone

Ben Jernigan checks in with 92ZEW to tell us this year’s Boogie Chillin’ Reunion, that celebrates the life of one of Mobile’s biggest musical influences, Hank Becker, will offer up t-shirts and koozies to raise funds for a headstone on Hank’s gravesite.

 Posted by on July 24, 2014
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.

 Posted by on September 10, 2013
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 232013
 
Dauphin Island Gumbo Fest Still Going On

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.

 Posted by on March 23, 2013
Mar 222013
 
Haven Resale Shop Has 50% Off Sale On All Items

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

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.

 Posted by on March 18, 2013
Feb 042013
 
Crimson Tide's AJ McCarron scores 2012 Quarterback Trophy

CHARLOTTE, N.C – Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron earned the 2012 CFPA Quarterback Trophy, announced today by College Football Performance Awards. Source: CrimsonTide.com McCarron, who led Alabama to back-to-back National Championships, [...]

 Posted by on February 4, 2013
Feb 022013
 
92ZEW Survey - Best Mardi Gras Tunes

There’s a litany of songs for a good Mardi Gras library. Songs that encompass the feelings and energy of the area’s pre Lent celebrations. But we noticed at most of [...]

 Posted by on February 2, 2013
Sep 122012
 
Commissioner Mike Dean honored by Grand Bay

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.

 Posted by on September 12, 2012
Sep 122012
 
AL Public Service extends incentives program

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.

 Posted by on September 12, 2012
Sep 102012
 

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.

 Posted by on September 10, 2012
Aug 092012
 
Limited Edition Thomas Kinkade Print on Ebay for Benefit

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.

Jul 182012
 
92ZEW Benefit for Wendy Fisher's Kids

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.

Mar 222012
 
Hank Becker Tribute/Benefit Jam

March 25 from 4-10pm, The Shed is hosting a benefit jam with many of Mobile’s finest musicians paying homage to Hank Becker. All proceeds to benefit Becker’s family for medical bills.

Dec 192011
 
Helping for the Holidays

92ZEW wants to make the Holiday a little better for a Theodore family whose home was tragically burglarized, then burned to the ground. Seeking donations of anything that can help.

 Posted by on December 19, 2011
Nov 302011
 

Get into the Holiday Spirit with Roman Street live in concert at Faulkner State, December 11. A benefit for Bay Area Food Bank & Prodisee Pantry.

 Posted by on November 30, 2011