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With no ice rink, Mobile trying to figure out what it wants for Christmas

With no ice rink, Mobile trying to figure out what it wants for Christmas

The Mobile City Council's budget discussions took a sleigh-ride detour on Tuesday, with the revelation that the city won't present an ice-skating rink this winter but could opt to...
City-county rent dispute roils Mobile budget talks

City-county rent dispute roils Mobile budget talks

It's not every day that a reference to "Blazing Saddles" works its way into Mobile City Council discussions, but it happened Tuesday morning as talks over the city's 2018 budget...
Stimpson offers conservative 2018 budget; council talks start Tuesday

Stimpson offers conservative 2018 budget; council talks start Tuesday

On Tuesday, the Mobile City Council will begin formal consideration of a proposed 2018 budget that involves a little bit of belt-tightening....
Ground broken for $51 million downtown Mobile apartment project

Ground broken for $51 million downtown Mobile apartment project

Groundbreaking for Mobile's Meridian at the Port apartment complex on Wednesday was accompanied by new images illustrating backers' claims that it will be a transformative project...
A 'Roll Tide' mayor says 'War Eagle,' as Auburn lands design studio in Mobile

A 'Roll Tide' mayor says 'War Eagle,' as Auburn lands design studio in Mobile

"This is definitely a War Eagle day in Mobile, Alabama," said Mayor Sandy Stimpson, as Auburn University formally announced plans to open a studio in Mobile that will provide...
Mobile mayor's race: Forums kick off as sprint begins toward Aug. 22

Mobile mayor's race: Forums kick off as sprint begins toward Aug. 22

The first of several forums dedicated to the Mobile mayor's race begins tonight. Incumbent Mayor Sandy Stimpson is touting his recent endorsements from four public safety unions...
Groundbreaking finally at hand for major downtown Mobile apartment project

Groundbreaking finally at hand for major downtown Mobile apartment project

After a lengthy wait, the Meridian at the Port project - billed as downtown Mobile's biggest residential development since the 1950s - is just a few days from a groundbreaking....
Cruising: Stimpson announces Carnival contract extension

Cruising: Stimpson announces Carnival contract extension

A week after Mobile Mayor Sandy Stimpson and a representative of Carnival Cruise Line dropped hints that the company and the city were close to terms on an extension, Stimpson...