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  1. Mobile City Council to vote on lease agreement next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Citronelle Call-News

    A vote will be held by the Mobile City Council next Tuesday authorizing a lease agreement with Mobile County on the old Davis Avenue Branch of the Mobile Public Library to operate and maintain the property as a cultural venue. Councilmember Levon Manzie told the Call News he is excited about the upcoming vote.

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  2. Citizens sound off to city council members concerning Drag Queen Story HourRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 28 | Citronelle Call-News

    The furor over the Drag Queen Story Hour scheduled for Sept. 8 continued during Tuesday's Mobile City Council meeting as the executive director of the Mobile Public Library, as well as a couple of spokespeople against the event, expressed their views before councilmembers.

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  3. Work Release Inmate Walks OffRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2018 | Citronelle Call-News

    On Tuesday at approximately 7:50 am, an inmate with Mobile Metro Jail walked away from his work release program. Metro Jail was notified by Ideal Truck Service and Detectives immediately began searching for Jessie Rhodes.

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  4. Mobile City Council urges public service workers form group to meet with mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2018 | Citronelle Call-News

    Mobile city Council members on Tuesday urged a coalition of organizations representing public service workers to organize a group of four workers to meet with Mayor Sandy Stimpson to express concerns ranging from pay raises and benefits to better working conditions. Those who spoke on behalf of the employees, notably Wesley Young, president of the United Public Service Workers, said a request had been made to speak with Public Works Director John Peavy after attempts to meet with Stimpson failed.

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  5. Mobile City Council approves sidewalk, other contractsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2018 | Citronelle Call-News

    One included a contract amendment with McCrory & Williams, Inc. to add $14,247.90 to engineering services for the McGregor avenue Sidewalk Project, which covers Dauphin Street to 550 feet south of Old Shell Road, and an authorization of a contract with Hutchinson, Moore, & Rauch LLC in the amount of $45,000 for sidewalks on Navco Road, Lincoln Boulevard and Stein Street. Other contracts included one with C&H Construction Services, LLC in the amount of $148,048.30 for citywide guardrail repair, as well as a contract for $3,767,084.32 for citywide resurfacing of roads within the city limits.

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  6. Gas Leak Closes Major Mobile ThoroughfareRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2018 | Citronelle Call-News

    A gas leak has caused Azalea Road to be closed in an area between Cottage Hill Road and airport Boulevard, Mobile police said. The leak is located in and around the 600 block of Azalea Road.

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  7. Mobile Public Service Workers chief raises concerns about harassmentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2018 | Citronelle Call-News

    The president of the Mobile Public Service Workers addressed the Mobile City Council on Tuesday with concerns of possible privatization of services as well as pay issues and harassment by supervisors. Wesley Young, the president of the group, was accompanied by a large number of city workers as well as a group of ministers.

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  8. $5000 reward offered for help to find killer of girl at Easter Sunday teen partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2018 | Citronelle Call-News

    The Mobile Police Department is putting up a reward of $5,000 for any information that may lead police to the person responsible for killing 15-year-old Anesa Baker, a participant at a teen party on Easter Sunday night at the Grand Hall on Halls Mill Road. Baker was critically wounded and survived 10 days before dying, police said.

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  9. Mobile City Council honors Rep. Buskey, NorstedtRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2018 | Citronelle Call-News

    Mobile City Councilmembers on Tuesday presented a proclamation to Alabama House District 99 Representative James Buskey who is retiring after 42 years in the House, honoring him for his years of service. In addition, Buskey was also presented with the key to the City of Mobile on Tuesday, April 10, which also happened to be his birthday.

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  10. Bike sharing program receives OK from Mobile City CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2018 | Citronelle Call-News

    Mobile City Council members voted Tuesday to authorize a non-exclusive franchise agreement with Neutron Holdings, Inc., which does business as LimeBike for use of city streets and rights-of-way for bike sharing services. LimeBike placed several of its bikes in different parts of downtown Mobile a week ago to allow city officials to check out the service and that was brought up in the council's March 28 work session.

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  11. Public urged to use safe exchange zonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2018 | Citronelle Call-News

    With the popularity of mobile classified apps, the Mobile Police Department urges the public to use its designated Internet Purchase Safe Exchange Zones when buying from and selling to others locally. Using a safe exchange zone helps prevent becoming a victim of a crime such as a robbery.

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  12. Properties set for demolition receive attention from Mobile City CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2018 | Citronelle Call-News

    Members of the Mobile City Council held a public hearing to fix costs for demolition of 59 structures throughout the city during its meeting Tuesday afternoon and there were several property owners on hand to express concerns they did not receive proper notification. As it turned out, 32 of the structures were erroneously slated for demolition because of errors made when the notices were mailed to the property owners.

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  13. Officer Billa Memorial FundRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2018 | Citronelle Call-News

    Mobile Mayor Sandy Stimpson and Police Chief Lawrence Battiste have announced a memorial fund that has been set up to benefit Mobile Police Officer Justin Billa's family. Billa died in the line of duty last week while attempting to arrest a man wanted as a person of interest in a homicide.

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  14. Mobile Police Officer Killed During StandoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2018 | Citronelle Call-News

    A two-year veteran of the Mobile Police Department was fatally shot Tuesday night in the line of duty during a standoff with a man wanted for questioning in the death earlier of his ex-wife, authorities said. Police Chief Lawrence Battiste identified the policeman as Officer Justin Billa, assigned to the department's Third Precinct.

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  15. No positive ID yet on skeletal remains discovered near CitronelleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2018 | Citronelle Call-News

    Skeletal human remains were found Sunday night at a body of water just west of Citronelle, and Citronelle police have turned the remains over to the Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences in an attempt to determine the person's identity and the time and cause of death. Citronelle Police Chief Phillip Mayo said the ADFS's determinations may take some time to complete.

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  16. Mobile City Council expected to OK floating dock contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2018 | Citronelle Call-News

    Mobile City Council members are expected to vote next week to authorize a contract for a floating dock for Cooper Riverside Park, according to Mobile Mayor Sandy Stimpson. On Wednesday, Stimpson told members of the media having a floating dock, which will likely be located between the Mobile Convention Center and the Gulf Quest Maritime Museum, would be beneficial for the city.

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  17. Mobile PD asking for help identifying suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2018 | Citronelle Call-News

    The Mobile Police Department is seeking the public's help to identify the man in the accompanying photo.

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  18. Mobile City Council votes to extend one-cent sales taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2018 | Citronelle Call-News

    In a 5-1 vote, the Mobile City Council elected to extend the penny sales tax until September 30, 2023, but not before some councilmembers and concerned citizens, along with Mayor Sandy Stimpson, expressed some concerns about finding a long-term solution to creating revenue. During the council's work session, Stimpson said the Trump administration was gong to spend a lot of money on infrastructure, which would be built around matching funds.

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  19. Missing Person AlertRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2017 | Citronelle Call-News

    The Mobile Police Department is seeking the public's help to locate 19-year-old Hanna Statkewics. Statkewics is 5'7" and 132 pounds.

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  20. Suspects wanted for carjackingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2017 | Citronelle Call-News

    Mobile police needs the public's help identifying the man and woman in this surveillance video.

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