A Mardi Gras parade, 6,000 lb lit-up moonpie, fireworks and lazer show, plus live music from The Commodores, Wet Willie Band, Hotwire, Grayson Capps, and more. The corner of St. Joseph and St. Francis Streets in downtown Mobile will be the hot spot for New Year’s fun this year. Instead of celebrating in a “Brick [...]
Fortunately and incredibly, no one was killed in this massive storm that lashed midtown Mobile at Walgreen’s, historic Murphy High School, Trinity Church and the Mobile Infirmary. Word is coming in the tornado was an F2 with a 5.5 mile width. Thoughts and well wishes to those that were hit. This video is from ZEW [...]
Yep, medialympics, where the media folk take each other on, stepping up to the challenge with our best lattes forward tonight. Join us when we experience the rigors ofÂ being a champion shooter of ducks in a row, the struggle for that last bite for the fastest elephant ear eater, the agony of da feet in [...]
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.
The Mobile County Health Department has lifted the water quality advisory issued on September 4 for Dog
River at the Alba Club.
More people suffered power outages than the number of King Cakes sold during Mardi Gras. Almost 2 inches more rain fell on NOLA during Isaac than the August monthly average.
times may vary due to weather conditions
Hurricane Isaac still stalled on coastal Louisiana. In an interview on the Weather Channel, WRNO confirmed a levee was breeched in Plaquemines Parish. Plaquemines suffered a great deal of environmental contamination, and still does with layers of oil still lingering in some of the marshes. It was also reported earlier Plaquemines president may have incurred [...]
Some power outages and road closures due to rising waters from Hurricane Isaac.
Due to power outages from Hurricane Isaac, dusk til dawn curfew is issued. Non-residents will not be allowed on the island
ThyssenKrupp Steel USA To Cease Operations in Advance of Isaac In preparation for the probability of inclement weather associated with Tropical Storm Isaac, ThyssenKrupp Steel USA has announced that it will be ceasing operations at its Calvert, Alabama facility at 6:00 p.m. Monday, August 27 with the anticipation of resuming normal scheduled operations at 6:00 [...]
They will provide emergency transportation to shelters, depending on weather conditions, if you call ahead first.
No night classes tonight (Monday), closed Tuesday and Wednesday. Classes to resume Thursday morning.
Public schools in Mobile & Baldwin counties closed Mon, Tues, Wed. Catholic schools open Monday, but closed Tuesday and Wednesday.
Listen again to roundtable discussion held this morning on the ZEW airwaves about the CLA’s recent changes to the Saenger Theatre’s direction. David Rasp (Heroes), Kevin Lee (Lagniappe) and Christine (Center for the Living Arts) with Shane as the ‘moderator’, all had interesting things to say. Listen and send us your thoughts and opinions.
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.