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Tag: August 2012

Broken But Not Forgotten

Alabama’s public education system was born at Barton Academy along Government Street in January of 1839. The Greek Revival building, which was first proposed in 1830,...

Houses of Fun

As a child, the closest I got to owning a playhouse was the green storage shed in my family’s wooded backyard. It housed enough snakes, in...

Ask McGehee: Didn’t Mobile’s Saenger Theatre originally have a pipe organ?

According to news clippings from the opening in January 1927, the Saenger Theatre had every luxury at the time – air-conditioning, uniformed usherettes and “program girls,...

Little Red Schoolhouse

In 1920, The Blakeley School, above and opposite, was erected on Magnolia Church Road, just north of Spanish Fort. It was built according to...

Thinking Outside the Lunch Box

Andolyn Fitzgerald puts a great deal of time and effort into nourishing her children in both mind and body. The amazing mother of seven homeschools much of her...

Spotlight on David Morris

David Morris, 32, is no stranger to the gridiron. As a former second-string QB for Ole Miss (1998 - 2002), Morris traveled with starter and...

Offbeat Academia

Summertime is over! It’s time for Pop-Tart breakfasts and school buses, for imaginary numbers and forgotten locker combinations. Reading, writing and ’rithmetic can give new meaning to “bored of...

War of 1812: The 200th Anniversary

Most of us know only that the War of 1812 occurred in 1812, and that it wasn’t all that important. The fact is, it was very...

Swamp Writer: My First Night in the Mobile-Tensaw Delta

In the spring of 1996 I was determined to rebuild an old camp in the Mobile-Tensaw Delta. Miles from any road, deep in the swamp, and...

Wonder Kids 2012

Marlin Brutkiewicz, 17, Will Glass, 17 • Olympic Trials Competitors How they spent their summer vacations Following a rigorous training schedule, in late June, the Mobile duo shared a pool with...

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