Mobile ups the stakes in fight with New Orleans over birthplace of Mardi Gras

February 17, 2015 in News

MOBILE, Alabama (AP) — The mayor of Mobile, Alabama, is touting his city’s claim as the birthplace of Mardi Gras this Carnival season in a long-running, but good-natured rivalry with […]

Young manatee rescued near Mobile recovering at Orlando SeaWorld

January 7, 2015 in News

The Associated Press A manatee rescued from Alabama’s Magnolia River is recovering at SeaWorld in Orlando, Florida. The young female, which weighed 780 pounds when she arrived late Sunday, has […]

10 injured in Wayne County, minor street flooding seen on Mississippi coast, NWS says

April 29, 2014 in News

WAYNESBORO, Mississippi (AP) — The National Weather Service says 10 people were injured when a possible tornado or straight line winds moved over Wayne County in southeast Mississippi. Meteorologist John […]