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Boo at Bellingrath is Oct. 29 at Bellingrath Gardens and Home

Bellingrath Gardens and Home will present a brand-new Halloween event, Boo at Bellingrath, on Saturday, Oct. 29. Dress up your little ghosts and goblins and come to the Gardens for a day of spooky fun! The Gardens will be filled with Halloween-themed inflatables to guide visitors along the pathways to the Great Lawn. Local businesses and organizations will set up numerous treat stations to hand out candy and trinkets to guests.

Central Library AC update – Reduced hours extending into next week

Due to repairs necessary to fix air conditioning issues, the Birmingham Public Library (BPL) announced today that reduced operating hours in its East Building at 2100 Park Place downtown will be extending into next week (early August)

Alabama Real Estate Investor Pleads Guilty to Mail Fraud Conspiracy Involving Foreclosed Homes

An Alabama real estate investor pleaded guilty for his role in a conspiracy to commit mail fraud at public real estate foreclosure auctions held in southern Alabama, the Department of Justice announced today.

Byrne Sends Letter Opposing Housing Migrant Children in Baldwin County

Congressman Bradley Byrne (R-AL) partnered with Congressman Jeff Miller (R-FL) in sending a letter to the Obama Administration urging them to reject efforts to house migrant children at Navy airfields in Baldwin County, Ala.

Retail Specialists hires commercial real estate industry vet

Retail Specialists is pleased to announce the newest member of its team, Beau Young, who will serve as senior vice president specializing in shopping center development, management, acquisition re-development and anchor leasing.

FirstBank Mortgage’s Hammond ranked as one of the nation’s top originators

FirstBank Mortgage congratulates Adam Hammond for ranking as a Scotsman Guide 2015 Top Originator. Hammond was ranked No. 159 in Most Closed Loans, closing 318 loans and producing $60.3 Million in volume for 2015

Shelton receives national honor from the National Association of Home Builders

Philip Shelton, president of Shelton Construction Inc. in Decatur, has been named the 2015 Graduate Master Builder of the Year by the National Association of Home Builders at the International Builders Show in Las Vegas.

Congresswoman Terri Sewell Applauds the Unanimous Supreme Court Ruling in Voting Rights Case

Sewell says Supreme Court decision makes it clear that all people matter and all people should be counted. Congresswoman Terri Sewell (D-AL-7) released the following statement on the Supreme Court’s unanimous decision in the Evenwel v. Abbott case upholding state and locality power to continue to draw its legislative districts based on total population

Lanham appointed to UA’s ACRE Leadership Council

Clay Lanham, a partner in the firm's Real Estate Practice Group who practices from the Mobile office of Jones Walker LLP, has been appointed to the University of Alabama's ACRE Leadership Council

$1 Million Contract presented for drainage repairs in City of Mobile

"When I first stepped into office, the City Mobile was the poster child for mismanagement of stormwater runoff which is a major problem for the rainiest city in America. Our new goal is to become the poster child of excellent stormwater management. We need to address erosion and drainage issues throughout the City of Mobile to ensure effective stormwater management." – Mayor Stimpson

Mobile Fire-Rescue and American Red Cross announce Home Fire Campaign

In an effort to ensure every home is equipped with a working smoke detector, the Mobile Fire-Rescue Department (MFRD) and the American Red Cross are teaming up to provide and install battery powered smoke alarms at no cost to the citizens of Mobile. Additionally, firefighters will educate every household where alarms are installed on fire safety and smoke alarm maintenance.

Howard appointed to UA’s ACRE Leadership Council

During her 17-year career, she has been featured at local and national speaking engagements including real estate panels. She is the founder and CEO of Amanda Howard Real Estate, which opened in 2009 in Huntsville.

US Courts, GSA break ground on Mobile, Ala. federal courthouse

The U.S. District Court, Southern District of Alabama, and the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) will today break ground on the new federal courthouse construction project in Mobile, Alabama

Project Homeless Connect serves more than 600 clients

On a balmy Saturday morning Feb. 27, more than 1,000 people gathered outside the Boutwell Auditorium all in the name of service, some to provide service and some to receive service. Project Homeless Connect 2016 brought out hundreds of homeless or near homeless in Jefferson County with dreams to improve their situation in life and move closer to self sufficiency.

City of Mobile strengthening security measures at community centers

The City of Mobile is taking steps to strengthen security at its community centers to safeguard citizens utilizing these facilities. Pending Council approval, the City of Mobile will install new security systems at Harmon, Springhill and Dotch Community Centers. The camera feeds will be streamed to Mobile Police Department's Joint Operations Center, an intelligence-based initiative designed to protect public venues.

Bank Independent welcomes Crittenden to mortgage lending team

Anita Crittenden has joined Bank Independent's Mortgage Lending Department as a mortgage originator. Based in the Bank's Muscle Shoals sales office, Crittenden will assist customers across the Shoals with their mortgage needs.

Three Sixty proudly announces move to 411 Opelika Road

Now situated much closer to the heart of downtown Auburn, the company's improved accessibility to Clients and Realtors® alike is more important than ever, as business has grown remarkably and staff has jumped from 17 to 28 team members since last year

Spring events set for Bellingrath Gardens and Home in March

Springtime in Mobile means beautiful azaleas, and the best place to view them is Bellingrath Gardens and Home. Enjoy the blooms of more than 250,000 vibrant azaleas in an explosion of color throughout the 65 acres of the Gardens.

The Building Home and Remodeling Show set for March

The Huntsville/Madison County Builders Association will be hosting its 28th annual Building, Home and Remodeling Show from Friday, March 4 through Sunday, March 6 in the South Hall of the Von Braun Center.

Intrepid awarded $57 million contract

Intrepid has been awarded a $57,563,870 cost-plus-fixed-fee level-of-effort task order providing technical assistance and analytical support to the Studies and Analysis Division of the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command (USASMDC/ARSTRAT) Future Warfare Center (FWC) in support of all aspects of Army Analysis. This task was awarded through the Systems Engineering and Technical Assistance Contract (SETAC).

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Byrne Sends Letter Opposing Housing Migrant Children in Baldwin County

Congressman Bradley Byrne (R-AL) partnered with Congressman Jeff Miller (R-FL) in sending a letter to the Obama Administration urging them to reject efforts to house migrant children at Navy airfields in Baldwin County, Ala.

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Boo at Bellingrath is Oct. 29 at Bellingrath Gardens and Home

Bellingrath Gardens and Home will present a brand-new Halloween event, Boo at Bellingrath, on Saturday, Oct. 29. Dress up your little ghosts and goblins and come to the Gardens for a day of spooky fun! The Gardens will be filled with Halloween-themed inflatables to guide visitors along the pathways to the Great Lawn. Local businesses and organizations will set up numerous treat stations to hand out candy and trinkets to guests.

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Boo at Bellingrath is Oct. 29 at Bellingrath Gardens and Home

Bellingrath Gardens and Home will present a brand-new Halloween event, Boo at Bellingrath, on Saturday, Oct. 29. Dress up your little ghosts and goblins and come to the Gardens for a day of spooky fun! The Gardens will be filled with Halloween-themed inflatables to guide visitors along the pathways to the Great Lawn. Local businesses and organizations will set up numerous treat stations to hand out candy and trinkets to guests.

Central Library AC update – Reduced hours extending into next week

Due to repairs necessary to fix air conditioning issues, the Birmingham Public Library (BPL) announced today that reduced operating hours in its East Building at 2100 Park Place downtown will be extending into next week (early August)

Alabama Real Estate Investor Pleads Guilty to Mail Fraud Conspiracy Involving...

An Alabama real estate investor pleaded guilty for his role in a conspiracy to commit mail fraud at public real estate foreclosure auctions held in southern Alabama, the Department of Justice announced today.

Byrne Sends Letter Opposing Housing Migrant Children in Baldwin County

Congressman Bradley Byrne (R-AL) partnered with Congressman Jeff Miller (R-FL) in sending a letter to the Obama Administration urging them to reject efforts to house migrant children at Navy airfields in Baldwin County, Ala.

Retail Specialists hires commercial real estate industry vet

Retail Specialists is pleased to announce the newest member of its team, Beau Young, who will serve as senior vice president specializing in shopping center development, management, acquisition re-development and anchor leasing.