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Drones Take To the Skies in Baldwin County

The Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office has enlisted Adorama Business Solutions to help purchase and set up drones. The department personnel have been training for 18...

Port of Mobile Sets Coal Record; Ties Size Record

The NSU Voyager, a Newcastle Max bulk carrier, loaded 135,484 short tons — nearly 123,000 metric tons) of Alabama metallurgical coal this week, setting...

Shrimp — How the Food Grew an Industry

Beginning in 1915, shrimp canneries opened in Bayou La Batre, making it the center of Alabama’s seafood industry.

$365.7 Million Modernization Will Transform Port of Mobile

The $365.7 million port modernization project just launched promises to expand the Port of Mobile as a globally competitive trade center. The State of Alabama...

Austal’s USS Oakland Completes Acceptance Trials

The future USS Oakland, the 12th Independence variant littoral combat ship built by Austal USA, has successfully completed acceptance trials in the Gulf of...

Lovely Fairhope Charged with Environmental Nastiness

The City of Fairhope, one of the most upscale cities in Alabama, stands accused by the state of five years of flagrant and repeated...

USA Health Plans Free-standing ER for West Mobile

USA Health has announced plans for a new, free-standing emergency department in West Mobile, adjacent to the University of South Alabama campus. Construction is set...

Navy’s $5.5 Billion for 10 Frigates 56% Under Mark?

April 30 brought bitterly disappointing news to shipbuilder Austal USA, with the Navy's announcement that a competing shipyard in Wisconsin won the bid to...

The Hargrove Foundation Donates $100,000 to 19 Charities

The Hargrove Foundation has donated $100,000 to coronavirus-related causes located in the cities and communities where Hargrove has offices. Founded in Mobile in 1995, Hargrove...

Port Supply Hub Reflects Virus Crash

The Alabama State Port Authority has been logjammed since the virus crisis wrecked international supply chains. Containers stack up untaken. 24 percent growth set to cliff dive.

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