Gulf Coast

Austal USA Global Services Division wins $21M contract

The U.S. Navy has awarded Austal USA a $21.5 million order for planned post-delivery work on the Independence-variant Littoral Combat Ship USS Charleston (LCS...

Flora-Bama Rolls Tide in Florida Court

The Flora-Bama, the little landmark Alabama bar on the Gulf coast, will have its day in court against broadcast giant Viacom, following an Oct....

Historic Coast Guard Cutter Arrested in Mobile

"Old soldiers never die, they just fade away," General Douglas MacArthur lugubriously declared.The same could be said for old military ships, such as the...

How to Build a Zoo

Gulf Shores’ newest attraction faced a herd of construction challenges.

Austal Meets Deadline For $16 Billion Frigate Contract

September 26 is the deadline for one of the largest defense contracts in history, at least $16 billion worth of bundled contracts for the...

United Bank, UB Community Development to give $100K to Atmore

United Bank & UB Community Development, a community development partner of United Bank, together plan to donate $100,000 to the Pride of Atmore for...

Valent Group Adds to Mobile Team

Valent Group, the risk consulting and insurance division of EBSCO Industries, one of Alabama's largest privately held companies, has added to its team in Mobile.

Port Improvements Approved

The Alabama State Port Authority has received permission to make improvements at the port to accommodate larger vessel and improve transit efficiency.

Newest Austal Ship Completes Sea Trials

Austal’s Expeditionary Fast Transport #11, soon to be the USNS Puerto Rico, has completed sea trials and is ready for delivery to the U.S....

Waves of Relief

Dauphin Island survives and thrives despite potential changes in the National Flood Insurance Program.

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