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Western Michigan University names Edmund Tsang interim dean of...
Western Michigan University announced it has named Edmund Tsang interim dean of the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences, effective July 1. Tsang, who is currently associate dean, will lead the college while the university conducts a national search for a replacement for Anthony Vizzini.
Tue Jun 18, 2013
Exhibit looks at early Louisiana - Pipe Dreams'
In the early 1700s, France sent thousands of colonists and slaves to Louisiana in the belief that tobacco would refill a treasury drained by wars.
Local student earns Woodmen Scholarship
Christian James Campbell has been awarded a $7,000 four-year Fraternal College Scholarship in a national competition with other students who are members of Modern Woodman of America.
BayFest unveils study showing growth in festival's economic impact
MOBILE, Alabama -- Backed by a new economic impact study, BayFest organizers are restating their case that the event is a rainmaker that has a broad economic impact on the region, with returns that fully justify city and county support of the event.
Mobile Press-Register 200th Anniversary: Mobile regains local...
Editor's note: As the Press-Register celebrates its 200th anniversary, the newspaper and AL.com are taking a decade-by-decade look at major events that shaped Mobile and Baldwin counties, the Gulf Coast and the nation during those years.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
The Afro American Newspaper
U.S. Surgeon General Regina Benjamin to Retire in July
U.S. Surgeon General Regina Benjamin has announced her plans to resign from her post as "America's doctor" in July.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
'The Poetry of Faith' at Bellingrath: Longtime Pastor Dill to discuss his book of sermons at gardens
Stephen F. Dill, longtime pastor of Dauphin Way United Methodist Church, stands in the study of his home on Fowl River on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013.
Average price of homes in the Mobile Bay area inches up
As the average price of single-family homes throughout the country edged up in May, so did prices in both Mobile and Baldwin counties.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
USA expands scholarship to Mississippians, other non-residents
The University of South Alabama is now extending enhanced scholarships to in- and out-of-area residents of up to $12,000 a year for tuition and are still available for 2013 high school graduates.
EC-Council Warns of Cyber Plague at United States National Security Agency Colloquium
Mobile, AL, Jun 12, 2013 -- Jay Bavisi, president of EC-Council, warned thought-leaders from the Department of Homeland Security , the National Security Agency , and the finest academic minds of the NSA's centers of academic excellence of the worsening Cyber Plague at the Colloquium for Information Systems Security Education .
Today at History Museum of Mobile: Learning Lunch
MOBILE, Alabama --Today at 12 p.m., bring a sack lunch, enjoy free beverages and soak up some smarts at The History Museum of Mobile's Learning Lunch.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Bentley Legislation to Allow Nurse Practitioners More Prescriptive Power
MOBILE, Ala. Governor Bentley recently signed legislation to give Alabama's Nurse Practitioners more power when it comes to prescribing medications, especially narcotics.
USA Children's & Women's Hospital expansion nearly complete
The expansion at the University of South Alabama Children's & Women's Hospital is on track to be finished by the end of the summer.
Sat Jun 08, 2013
Cabrini High School announces West Bank graduates
Cabrini High School has announced its West Bank graduates for 2013. Twenty-six seniors from the West Bank were among the 86 graduates of Cabrini High School awarded diplomas by Ardley R. Hanemann, Jr., president, and Yvonne L. Hrapmann, principal, at the 2013 Baccalaureate Mass and Commencement Ceremony on May 18 at St. Dominic Church.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
Pascagoula singer presenting 1st solo CD
Kennon Barton, 31, grew up in Jackson County and lives with his wife in Pascagoula, but he's spread his talent for the past 10 years or so in several cities including Nashville, New Orleans, Hattiesburg and Mobile.
USA President's Last Board Meeting
MOBILE, Ala. Friday's Board of Trustees meeting was the last one for University of South Alabama President Gordon Moulton.
The Grand Junction Sentinel
Rockies start second day of draft with OF
The 6-foot-4, 205-pound junior at the University of South Alabama is listed as a right fielder, but scouting reports say he can play multiple positions, including first base, where he played much of this season.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
USA Board of Trustees to consider 4.5 percent tuition hike
The University of South Alabama Board of Trustees will consider a 4.5 percent increase in tuition and fees and additional hikes for student housing and meal plans at its meeting Friday.
Spying Or Security? Demand for Cell Phone Info Stirs Hot Debate
MOBILE, Ala. The British newspaper The Guardian reports that a court order is requiring Verizon Wireless to turn over private phone records to the national security agency.