Gulf Coast

Waves of Relief

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

Mobile’s Carnival Fantasy Dirtiest Cruise Ship, Says CDC

The Carnival Fantasy, the Carnival cruise ship home-ported in Mobile, was given the lowest cleanliness report of all cruise ships by the most recent inspections of the Centers for Disease Control.

Grand Hotel Named One of USA Today’s Top 5 Historic Hotels

The Grand Hotel Golf Resort & Spa in Point Clear was voted #4 in a USA Today Readers' Choice poll of the best historic...

Second Airbus Model Now in Production in Mobile

Designed specifically for the 100- to 150-seat market, the plane was developed by Bombardier in Mirabel, Quebec, Canada, before joining the Airbus product lineup.

Feds Invest in Landmark Mobile Bridge Project

Local and visiting commuters to Mobile received welcome news on July 25 when the U.S. Department of Transportation announced a $125 million grant to the city through the Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) program.

Disease Culprit Detection in 40 Seconds at USA Health

USA Health University Hospital in Mobile says it is now the only healthcare system on the Gulf Coast with the technology to identify diseases-causing...

Gulf State Park’s Eagle Cottages Gain National Geographic Recognition

Gulf State Park’s Eagle Cottages have been recognized as one National Geographic’s select Unique Lodges.

Study Tracks Manatee Migration along Gulf Coast

A 10-year study by the Dauphin Island Sea Lab tracks the growing migration movement of manatees.

Mobile’s Economy is on the Move

Increasingly, Mobile County's economy is based on moving things in and out.

Inside the Battle to Build Warships

Following 10 years of building one of the most sophisticated ships in the Navy fleet, the Littoral Combat Ship, Austal contends for an even bigger prize — the new Navy frigate.

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