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“Activist”: The Fighting Life of Wiley L. Bolden

The lead plaintiff in the landmark Bolden v. City of Mobile case led a life of consequence and service.

Port City Legends

A city as old as Mobile is bound to have its share of ghost stories and tales of mysterious creatures.

“That Awful Ship”

The ins and outs of a 1950s effort to move the USS Hartford from Virginia to the Mobile Bay Causeway.

Mr. Star Class

Part adrenaline-chasing sailor, part ground-breaking float artist, George Criminale Sr. was as Mobile as it gets.

Crystal Pool Near Fort Whiting

Dive into the history of Mobile's Crystal Pool with this 1930s photograph

Leave Your Footprint

Mobile’s Ann Bedsole — preservationist, philanthropist, Alabama’s first female state senator — adds “author” to her list of accomplishments with the release of her autobiography “Leave Your Footprint.”

Ask McGehee: What is the history of the Spring Hill Hotel?

According to the May 3, 1903 edition of the Mobile Press-Register, the new Spring Hill Hotel was under construction on the south side of Old Shell Road, just east of today’s McGregor Avenue.

The Mardi Gras Master of Make-Believe

John Augustus Walker changed the world of float design and made Mobile’s Mardi Gras a sight to behold.

Roy Hoffman and ‘The Promise of the Pelican’

The Mobile native discusses his new novel, set in Fairhope, the diverse cultures of the South and the “myriad impressions” that go into his creative process writing fiction.

E.O. Wilson’s Mobile

In 2010, we sat down with naturalist E.O. Wilson to discuss his first work of fiction — a book titled “Anthill” based in large part on his childhood in Mobile.

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