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City of Mobile Alabama News
AG’s office finds no ‘financial improprieties’ concerning Mobile’s contract with 321z Insights

Attorney General Steve Marshall found no wrongdoing on the part of the City of Mobile or 321z Insights after an Alabama Department of Examiners review.

We Tip Hotline Alabama News
Young interns produce video for Mobile’s ‘We Tip Hotline’: New crime fighting tool

Young interns have produced a video about the We Tip Hotline to report crime in Mobile.

Mobile Youth Violence Alabama News
Mobile’s Youth Violence program expanding, not discontinuing

An initiative designed to prevent youth violence in Mobile is partnering with the Parks and Recreation Department to expand services and reach a younger audience.

amtrak Alabama News
Port Authority, state could split costs to bring Amtrak back to Alabama's coast

The Alabama State Port Authority and the State of Alabama could help share the cost of an over $3 million effort to bring Amtrak’s service back to the Gulf Coast.

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City of Mobile logo illegally used on AL-2 candidate Brewbaker’s signs; Supporters had 'pure intentions,' campaign says

The City of Mobile responded Wednesday to reports that a Republican candidate for Congressional District 2 was illegally using the City’s logo.

Boatremoval Alabama News
Mobile begins abandoned boat removal project: We 'look forward to taking more of these eyesores out of our waterways'

The City of Mobile kicked off a project Monday to remove all abandoned boats and other marine debris from its waterways.

Joshua Jones Alabama News
Mobile's Youth Violence Prevention coordinator is 'cringey optimist,' fulfilling God's purpose

Jones is the Youth Violence Prevention Coordinator with the city of Mobile. He was working on a new program for youth violence prevention at the moment the shooting happened. Any shooting or violent act involving teens in the city hits Jones in a personal way, but on Tuesday, the feeling was even worse.

Mobile skyline Alabama News
City of Mobile to host Public Safety Peace Forum in 'aggressive' effort to battle crime

The city of Mobile is asking for community members to come together to work with city leaders to understand what’s happening with crime and efforts to stop it.

Innovation portal Alabama News
Innovate Alabama Network includes dozens of Alabama communities, nonprofits and universities

The city of Mobile is celebrating being named one of 51 designees of the inaugural Innovate Alabama Network.

Mobiles first guests to board Carnival Spirit cut a ceremonial ribbon with Captain Salvatore Siviero Mobile Mayor Sandy Stimpson and Sarah Beth Reno Carnivals SVP of guest operations Alabama News
Bon Voyage! Carnival Spirit embarks on first cruise from Mobile Port

The city of Mobile celebrated as Carnival Spirit left for an eight-day cruise to the Bahamas on Friday. The cruise is the first since Carnival returned to the Port City.

Mobile Carnival Cruise Terminal Alabama News
City of Mobile approves 5-year agreement with Carnival Cruise Line

The Mobile City Council unanimously approved a terminal and berthing agreement with Carnival Cruise Line, during its regular meeting Tuesday.

Mobile water access Alabama News
City of Mobile plans to expand public access to water using GOMESA funds

The City of Mobile approved a project to expand access to natural waterways in the city.

Mobile Mayor Sandy Stimpson Alabama News
Mobile Mayor Stimpson discontinues LGBTQ+ liaisons positions after ‘rift within the city’

Mobile Mayor Sandy Stimpson announced Friday the LGBTQ+ liaison positions have been discontinued after months of debate and concerns throughout the community.

Mobie Coast Guard Sector Alabama News
As a 'Coast Guard City,' Mobile to celebrate National Coast Guard Day

Mobile Mayor Sandy Stimpson said he hopes U.S. Coast Guard members know the city supports them as National Coast Guard Day (August 4) approaches.

Mobile City Council repeals previous agreement on Ladd-Peebles Stadium sale, adopts new version

The Mobile City Council repealed a former intergovernmental agreement with the Mobile County School system after receiving a letter from the superintendent and the school board.

BURY THE N WORD Alabama News
Mobile police officer holds funeral for ‘n-word’: 'We had the sunshine of the Lord'

Sgt. John Young with Mobile Police Department held a special event Monday to bury the “n-word.”

Annexation Billboard Alabama News
Faith Family Freedom Coalition of Metro Mobile opposing annexation with billboards, yard signs

“Saying this is taxation without representation and this is the way for them to be included is a distortion of what they’re really trying to do."

Ladd Peebles Stadium Mobile Alabama News
Mobile City Council approves lease agreement for Ladd-Peebles Stadium; Measure now goes to Mobile County BOE

The city of Mobile approved a 99-year lease agreement with the Mobile County Board of Education Tuesday. The lease price will be $1 for the entire term. However, the deal is not set in stone until the BOE approves the agreement.

Mobile west Alabama News
Mobile annexation vote to be held July 18; City launches website to answer questions

Residents west of the city of Mobile will vote on July 18 on an annexation plan approved by the city council.

City of mobile Alabama News
Birmingham, not Mobile, second-most dangerous city in the U.S., according to corrected report

For several months, city officials in Mobile have been working with the FBI to correct crime data that led to an incorrect report stating that Mobile was the second most dangerous city in the United States.

City of Mobile Alabama News
City of Mobile short 170 positions; Hiring and retention challenges discussed

The City of Mobile is facing challenges in hiring and keeping employees, according to data revealed Tuesday during the regular council meeting. There are currently around 170 vacant positions citywide.

Alta Alabama News
Mobile City Councilman Scott Jones calls for termination of AltaPointe CEO after $7 million verdict in favor of pediatric rape victim

Mobile City Councilman Scott Jones spoke during the council’s regular meeting Tuesday, asking for something to be done about the leadership of AltaPointe Health after a guilty verdict against the company in a civil case.

Mobile City Council Alabama News
City of Mobile unanimously approves $1.5 million to Mobile County DA's Office, despite reluctance from some councilmembers

The City of Mobile approved over a million dollars to go to the Mobile County District Attorney’s Office, despite several councilmen pointing out that the office was the state’s responsibility.

marijuana pills Alabama News
Mobile approves medical marijuana dispensaries despite pleas to keep them out of city limits

The city of Mobile has joined other municipalities across the state in allowing for medical marijuana dispensaries within city limits.

Mobile City Council Alabama News
Mobile City Council to vote on marijuana dispensary ordinance after heated debate

The city of Mobile will join other cities across the state in considering an ordinance to allow medical marijuana dispensaries within city limits.

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MoonPie drop and rich Mardi Gras history to be on full display in 2022

The city of Mobile is preparing to bring back the New Year’s Eve party and Mardi Gras celebrations. The events are expected to be a...

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City of Mobile back to drawing board on Unified Development Code proposal

By Erica Thomas Work is still underway on a zoning plan that has been in the development stages for six years in the city of Mobile....