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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).

Mayor Stimpson sponsors agreement to transform Water Street

Mayor Stimpson is sponsoring an agreement with Thompson Engineering, Inc. to transform Water Street from the backyard of downtown into the gateway of Mobile. The Mobile City Council is scheduled to vote on the contract during Tuesday's Council meeting.

Moss promoted to mortgage lending manager

Cadence Bank announced that Sam Moss was promoted to mortgage lending manager. Moss is charged with managing first lien mortgage production in the Huntsville area

Homeowner, The Family Handyman share latest homeowner hacks

With the surging popularity of "life hacks" among consumers looking to save time and money, Today's Homeowner TV and The Family Handyman magazine are pleased to present clever, innovative tips and tricks designed to make the task of home improvement a little easier.

Palmer Applauds Stay of Clean Power Plan

Congressman Gary Palmer (R-AL), a member of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee, issued the following statement in response to the Supreme Court’s decision to stay the EPA's implementation of an overreaching Clean Power Plan designed to cut carbon dioxide emissions from power plants

Attorney Arrested for Stealing From the Department of Housing and Urban Development

Christopher B. Pitts, 46, a Georgia resident who was previously an attorney practicing in Montgomery, Alabama was arrested today after being indicted on February 2, 2016 for nine counts of wire fraud, announced George Beck Jr., U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Alabama

Priority Veteran receives 3-year CARF accreditation

United Way of Central Alabama's Priority Veteran initiative recently received a 3-year accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities for its Rapid Rehousing and Homelessness Prevention Program.

Gateway settles claims with U.S. Justice Department over accssiblity requirements

The Gateway Companies, based in Florence, Alabama, its owner, Allan Rappuhn, and related partnerships which own multifamily apartments today settled claims by the United States Justice Department that Gateway failed to meet the technical accessibility requirements for apartments under the Fair Housing Act and Americans with Disabilities Act. The settlement, which was formalized by a Consent Order (the "Agreement"), affects 71 separate apartment complexes in Alabama, Georgia and North Carolina.

Twist Technology’s Lucy Bluetooth Audio named 2016 top product for Multi-Family

Twist Technology's Bluetooth Audio Product, "Lucy" has scored big in the ballpark of Multi-Family Development. The Lucy Audio System has been ranked the No. 1 product for Multi-Family for 2016 by TecHome Builder

BCHS students to set up cardboard city to raise awareness of the homeless

Despite freezing temperatures, Baldwin County High School students will brave the cold weather Friday night to shed light on the homeless community in the area. The school's National Honor Society will set up a "Cardboard City" on the school lawn and the members will spend the night outdoors in cardboard boxes.

Castle Lanterra Properties kicks off resident academic scholarship program

Castle Lanterra Properties (CLP) has launched an academic scholarship program to provide opportunities for its tenants at the company's residential properties throughout the east, south and midwestern U.S., announced Elie Rieder, founder and CEO of the New York-based, privately-held real estate company

Habitat for Humanity receives property donation in Bay Minette

North Baldwin Utilities has committed to donate a parcel of property to Habitat for Humanity of Baldwin County for the construction of a new home for a family in need of decent housing

Hometown Realtor joins Three Sixty

Growing up in the construction industry is a real plus for a Realtor, as Harris knows first hand. Her father, Allen Harris, owner of Bailey-Harris Construction, taught her from an early age about the importance of hard work and customer satisfaction. Harris loves new construction and development and she has truly enjoyed watching the Auburn area grow over the years. Her long term experience with the area is a meaningful benefit to her clients.

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Governor Awards $37.2 Million to Assist Low-Income Families with Energy Costs

Governor Robert Bentley on Friday awarded grants totaling $37.2 million to assist low-income families in Alabama with home energy bills. Due to the recent storms in Alabama, the Governor has fast tracked these grants in order for funds to be distributed immediately.