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Beachgoers relax on Dauphin Island for Labor Day weekend
On the West End of the Island, folks gathered not only for a beach day, but also for a little jazz.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Woman pleads guilty, gets time served, in death of Marine vet
Susan Dickerson, 37, of Mobile, pleaded guilty to the vehicular homicide of 60-year-old William "Bill" Bramlett, on Thursday, August 28. This, after her car crossed the center line and crashed into his motorcycle on the Dauphin Island Bridge in July of 2013.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Designer Billy Reid launches new line of T-shirts for Alabama Gulf Seafood
DAUPHIN ISLAND, Ala. - Acclaimed Alabama-based designer Billy Reid has announced that he is launching a special series of new T-shirts that benefit Alabama Gulf Seafood.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
SeaGrass performer Amanda Shires: Darkness part of the balance of songwriting
Amanda Shires, a Texas fiddler who has made her way in Nashville as a singer-songwriter, plays Saturday on Dauphin Island.
Dauphin Island to follow SeaGrass concert with free sunset jazz show Sunday
Trombonist Chad Fisher says his Chad Fisher Group takes an eclectic and sometimes rootsy approach to jazz.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Dauphin Island Sea Lab to get new research center for study of marine strandings in the...
A new research center will be built on the campus of the Dauphin Island Sea Lab to support the study dolphin, whale and manatee strandings in the Gulf of Mexico.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
This very cherry cocktail is a sweet escape on a sweltering summer day
MOBILE, Alabama -- Today's Sweet Tea Cocktail Week selection, a cool and clever take on the Long Island Iced Tea, is the most straight-forwardly sweet of the series.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
New lab being built at Dauphin Island
The Dauphin Island Sea Lab has started work on a new research center for the Alabama Marine Mammal Stranding Network.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
American Midstream edges higher after pricing pared-down offering
American Midstream Partners turns higher after pricing a scaled-down private placement of 4.6M equity units at $26.09 each, a 12% discount to Monday's closing price for the stock.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
How does Coastal Alabama benefit from the RESTORE Act now that the Treasury regulations are here?
The Treasury Department released Thursday a preliminary version of the rules that will govern the way millions of dollars will be spent to remedy damage done in the Gulf of Mexico.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
Records galore highlight first day of 32nd Conde Cavaliers Mardi Gras Fishing Rodeo
It was a day of setting or establishing records during a late-afternoon run on the scales near the end of Saturday's session of the 32nd Conde Cavaliers Mardi Gras Fishing Rodeo.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
More conciliatory tone does not hide divide among fishermen over splitting red snapper...
Both sides struck a more conciliatory tone in their comments made during a public hearing held Thursday in Mobile on the idea of splitting the Gulf's recreational catch of red snapper into two new components compared to a similar hearing held Wednesday night in Orange Beach.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Proposed rezoning of Dauphin Island tabled, residents concerned
The proposed Dauphin Island re-districting plan was tabled for the future after residents weighed in.
Sector separation amendment divides more than recreational red snapper quota
Mike Thierry, skipper for 50 years of the "Lady Ann" out of Dauphin Island, addresses Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council member Dr. Bob Shipp at a public hearing on sector separation held in Orange Beach Wednesday night and attended by about 60 people.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Conde Cavaliers hosting 32nd Mardi Gras Fishing Rodeo this weekend
The 32nd annual Conde Cavalier Mardi Gras Fishing Rodeo and associated Junior Anglers Tournament for kids 15 and under are scheduled for Saturday and Sunday at Dauphin Island Marina.
Applications pile up for RESTORE Act funds in Alabama while federal rules lag
A growing number of applications for funds from oil spill fines have been stalled while the U.S. Treasury department works to finalize rules for the project selection process.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Over 10,000 spectators witness 150th anniversary events surrounding Battle of Mobile Bay
Thanks to over 700 re-enactors, hundreds of volunteers and dry weather, organizers say commemoration events surrounding the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Mobile Bay and sieges of Fort Morgan and Fort Gaines were a resounding success over the weekend.
Sun Aug 03, 2014
Civil War re-enactors take a break from shooting at each other to worship God
Fort Gaines hosted a period-themed church service Sunday morning, Aug. 3 at 10:15 a.m. to give soldiers at the Battle of Mobile Bay a moment of rest before battle and to give audience members a glimpse into the daily routines of soldiers and their families.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
Battle of Mobile Bay 150th anniversary commemoration begins with big bangs
Thunderous blasts from four cannons pointing out to Mobile Bay on Friday kicked off the three-day commemoration of the Battle of Mobile Bay's 150th anniversary .