Gulf Coast

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.

Port Authority Names New CEO

A nationwide search to replace Alabama State Port Authority CEO Jimmy Lyons concluded April 6 with the announcement that John C. Driscoll, maritime director...

Airbus Pauses Production in Mobile, Other Sites Worldwide

COVID-19 is temporarily halting production at Airbus in Mobile, one of the state’s largest and best known international industrial sites. “These actions are being taken...

Port of Mobile Completes Container Terminal Expansion

The Port of Mobile completed the third phase of its container terminal expansion March 20, adding 400 feet to the container dock, and just...

Superlative Burbs: Spring Hill Village

Gracious homes, a neighborhood icon, a leafy college campus and beautiful churches abound in Mobile’s Spring Hill.

Port Gains Major Poultry Export Capacity

MTC Logistics’ $61 million frozen food facility at the state port quadruples capacity for poultry exports and highlights Mobile’s assets as a distribution hub.

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