MOBILE, Ala. (2/17/21) -- Loree Thornton, M.D., brings a unique perspective to the physical, mental and emotional demands of residency. Thirteen years ago, at age 25, the Florida native made her Olympic debut for the United States at the Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics, having proven herself as one of the best women’s hammer throwers in the nation. Competing at that level was worth the years of grueling training and delayed gratification. “Representing my country and having USA across my chest is one of
Pamela Denham & Associates Recognized in Business Alabama's ''Top Rank Alabama 2020” For Public Relations Firms
Fairhope, Ala.-based Pamela Denham & Associates has once again been recognized in Business Alabama’s Top Rank Alabama magazine in the Public Relations Firms category for 2020. This is the eighth year Pamela Denham & Associates has been selected for inclusion among the top-rated public relations firms. Criteria considered when selecting the top Alabama companies include number of employees and active clients in the state. The firm works with more than 11 clients and eight employees and has been
DAPHNE, AL -- Southern View Media owners, Brad and Michelle Murrill, recently purchased a new building in Daphne, AL with the goal of helping more local businesses grow and thrive. The agency is already known for being a proponent of community outreach and growth. The Murrills plan to utilize the space, known as Daphne Square, as not only an office for their agency, but also a commercial hub for local businesses. After some improvements and initial updates, they plan to host networking events and
Goodwyn Mills Cawood is pleased to announce its new Disaster Recovery department, led by Robert Ramsey as executive vice president. Since 2017, Disaster Recovery has been housed as a service within Engineering; however, with its continued growth, unique service offerings and distinct operations, it will now function as a standalone department. Over the last several years, GMC has become a leader in critical programs to restore impacted communities from disasters. The firm’s experience with disaster
Are you interested in working at one of our area’s best known restaurants for great seafood, scenery and southern hospitality? The Original Oyster House is looking for good people who want to work in a fun, casual atmosphere with panoramic waterfront sunsets, caring coworkers and competitive benefits. We are hiring cooks, expediters, prep, dishwashers, retail sales associates, bussers, hosts and cashiers. Experience a culture that thrives on service, recognition and financial reward. Summer incentives are
· NEW EXHIBIT: Members' Juried Show. This annual exhibit showcases various work from the Artist Level members of the Eastern Shore Art Association. Artist Members were able to submit 3 original works done in any media. This year's judge: Lucy Gafford, Mobile Arts Council Executive Director. Awards will be given during Art Walk night @ 6:30pm. Work will be on display through April 30, 2021. · NEW EXHIBIT: “Mind of Marchman” Artwork by Fred Marchman. ESAC celebrates the life and work of Mobile Bay area’s
Bayside Academy’s Visual Arts Department congratulates the Bayside students who have been honored with a Scholastic Art & Writing Award in one of the most prestigious art competitions for high school students in the United States. According to the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards website, “Since 1923, the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards have recognized the vision, ingenuity, and talent of our nation’s youth, and provided opportunities for creative teens to be celebrated. Each year, increasing numbers of
Bayside Academy’s news magazine, BA Today, won two national awards in the American Scholastic Press Association Contest/Review for yearbooks, magazines, and newspapers: First Place with Special Merit and Most Outstanding Private School General Magazine. This is a tremendous accomplishment! Congratulations to the Bayside students involved in the award-winning BA Today: Cole Boswell ‘22, Camille Buckner ‘22, Caroline Cunningham ‘20, Wilson Engeriser ‘23, Jenny Florey ‘20, Spencer Gaberino ‘20, Kate Ginger
SPANISH FORT, Ala. - The Eastern Shore Children's Clinic has now opened a new location in Spanish Fort. The Eastern Shore Chamber of Commerce helped celebrate with a ribbon cutting on Wednesday, February 10, 2021.They announced, "We have EXCITING NEWS! Our NEW Spanish Fort office will be open MONDAY, FEBRUARY 1ST! We are so excited about our beautiful new office and can't wait to see you guys there!" Their new office is located at 9603 Stagecoach Commercial Park Circle, Spanish Fort, AL 36527.Learn More
As we approach the one-year mark of the Coronavirus Shutdown of our economy, our schools and our way of life; the stress and economic impacts are real. Power bills are going unpaid. Rent and mortgages payments are late. Keeping the fridge stocked with healthy food is difficult. There is help. Case Managers at BALDWIN TOGETHER can connect families and individuals impacted by COVID-19 with an assortment of available resources to stabilize their household and recover some sense of normalcy. Baldwin County
BBB Industries, LLC (BBB) is pleased to announce the launch of a new, fully updated website for its Commercial Vehicle (CV) customers. The website – www.bbb-cv.com – offers access to BBB’s new e-commerce shopping cart, an integrated e-catalog, a comprehensive resource library, and a video training center, all specific to heavy-duty alternators, starter, turbochargers, and air disc brake parts. Commenting on the launch, Cara Mitchell, Product Marketing Manager for OE, Commercial Vehicle, and Industrial
Montgomery, AL — Hill Hill Carter Franco Cole & Black, P.C. is pleased to announce Attorney Michael M. Eley has joined the firm in its Montgomery office. His practice will focus primarily on workers' compensation issues for individual companies, self-insured funds, and insurance companies. Mr. Eley is an accomplished trial attorney with over 40 years' experience. The courts of various jurisdictions regularly appoint him as a mediator in both worker's compensation and employment matters. He has
Home2 Suites by Hilton® Daphne/Spanish Fort, and its Owner, A&R Group, announced that Teresa Floyd has been appointed General Manager of the new Home2 Suites by Hilton. As general manager, Teresa Floyd will direct all areas of the hotel’s operations, including guest services, sales/marketing efforts and hotel administration. “Leadership is especially critical during a new hotel opening and Teresa is a great fit for the popular, upscale Home2 Suites concept. Teresa’s extensive Hilton brand and hospitality
Progress Bank celebrated its 13th anniversary today, marking the occasion with a social media gift card giveaway to support local restaurants within each of our markets, as well as gifts for our team. Progress Bank was formed in 2007 as the only state-chartered, locally-owned and managed bank in Huntsville and Decatur, Ala. The initial leadership team, which has over 120 years of combined banking experience, includes four executives who are still with Progress today. The strength we derived from our local
MOBILE, ALABAMA, February 5, 2021 – The USS Alabama Battleship Commission has elected Bill Tunnell of Gulf Shores to serve as Commission Chairman for the upcoming term, expiring in 2022. Tunnell, who served as the executive director of Battleship Memorial Park until 2016, is in a unique position to lead the governing board. Tunnell began his career in Mobile in 1979 in the hotel and convention industry. In 1991 he came to Battleship Memorial Park as the director of sales and marketing.
Mobile, Ala. (February 10, 2021) -- Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, research shows Black, Latino and other minority communities have suffered greatly from the virus. Minorities experience more profound impacts in terms of disease severity and death if they contract COVID-19. Researchers at the Center for Healthy Communities at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine explored this topic and have published a report to answer two critical questions:How have minority communities been affected
Kaiser Sotheby’s International Realty, a well-known real estate sales firm in Gulf Shores, Orange Beach and Fairhope, Alabama, recently celebrated the successes of their real estate sales associates for 2020. Leonard Kaiser, Owner/Broker and Glen Kaiser, CEO/COO recognized members of their team of professional REALTORS® for their outstanding real estate achievements during 2020. The Top Overall Sales Agent of the Year, Top Buyer’s Agent and Top Sales and Listing Agent for Gulf Shores was Sandy Davenport.
The Original Oyster House celebrated seven employees for reaching a quarter of a century or greater anniversary. Cedric Hudson, the longest employed staff member, will celebrate his 35th anniversary late this year. Hudson joined the restaurant only three years after it opened in 1983. Other longtime employees of the Mobile Causeway location included Roderick Marks, who will celebrate his 30th anniversary this year, Margaret King who celebrated her 26th Anniversary this past December and Norman Abrams, who
Bayside Academy participated in The Great Kindness Challenge January 25–29, 2021, and has once again been named a Kindness Certified School. The Great Kindness Challenge is a positive, proactive kindness initiative, reaching millions of students and families every year. Bayside Academy is an independent, coeducational, college preparatory day school for students in grades PK–12.
Bayside Academy is proud to have two student-athletes who signed letters of intent with Division III schools yesterday. Emily Buhl will play volleyball at Birmingham-Southern College, and Steadman Jones will play football at Trinity University in San Antonio. Bayside Academy is an independent, coeducational, college preparatory day school for students in grades PK–12.
A Bigger Better Breakfast us Coming to Fairhope Wingfingers brings a bigger, better breakfast to Fairhope, Alabama on February 1, 2021 FAIRHOPE, AL (January 28, 2021): Wingfingers, known for its fresh, never frozen, jumbo mojo-marinated chicken fingers, is bringing a bigger, better breakfast option to Fairhope, Alabama on February 1st. Located on the corner of Greeno Road South and Fairhope Avenue in the former Hardee’s building, Wingfingers has made its name for being fresh, fast, and friendly and is
Eastern Shore Art Center Galleries Showcasing Alabama and Mississippi Artists! · NEW EXHIBIT: "Convergence" a collaboration between Mississippi College visual art professors Stephanie Busbea, Randy Jolly and Randolph Miley. Each artist delves into a different type of mixed media, all bold and expressive. Work will be on display through February 26, 2021. · RETURNING EXHIBIT: “What You See, or What You Imagine?” Photography by Jack Daily. This Fairhope based artist is inspired by 20th century art
Mobile, Ala. (February 1, 2021) -- A visit to a gynecologist may be uncomfortable for some, especially for young women under the age of 18. In an effort to help relieve patient concerns, USA Health’s Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology has added the Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology Division. The new division, the first of its kind in Mobile and Baldwin counties, creates a more comfortable environment for girls seeking preventative and routine care or treatment for gynecologic issues. Patients are
Local Hotels Win Marriott’s National Gold and Silver Awards Spanish Fort, AL – The Courtyard and Fairfield Marriott hotels located on the Eastern Shore in Spanish Fort, Alabama have both earned Marriott’s top awards for outstanding guest satisfaction scores. Announced in late December 2020 for the year of 2019, Courtyard Marriott won Marriott’s Golden Circle Award and its sister hotel the Fairfield Marriott won the Silver Circle Award for select service brands. This is Courtyard Marriott’s second year
Mobile Airport Authority Accepts Federal Grant for Runway Rehabilitation Tuesday, February 2, 2021 MOBILE, Ala. – The Mobile Airport Authority has accepted a grant offer for $9.1 million from the U.S. Department of Transportation to fund the rehabilitation of Runway 14/32 at the Mobile Downtown Airport (BFM). The project includes milling and resurfacing across the runway, upgraded lighting, and pavement marking. The improvements are expected to start this March/April and be finished by the end of
Valentine Seafood Special This Valentine’s Day, Sunday, February 14, the Original Oyster House is celebrating with a sweetheart package for $24.99 per person, not including tax and tip. Start with a cup of award winning seafood gumbo, followed by a Create-Your-Own-Seafood Platter with a choice of three items: Fried Shrimp, Stuffed Crabs, Fried Oysters, Fried Flounder, Bourbon Grilled Chicken Breast, Bourbon Grilled House Catch, Grilled Shrimp, Baked Stuffed Shrimp or Shrimp Scampi and don’t forget it
Spanish Fort, Ala. (Feb. 2, 2020)—Bellator Real Estate & Development has gained seven new REALTORS® in December 2020 and January 2021 in its Eastern Shore, Orange Beach, Gulf Shores and Fairhope offices. Each of our seven new agents brings unique experiences and qualifications to the company: Stefani Horn (Eastern Shore), Ann Mitchell (Orange Beach), Viktoriya Morris (Gulf Shores), Danna Saia of The Spears Group (Eastern Shore), Lacy Valdez of The Spears Group (Eastern Shore), Jason Meherg (Fairhope),
Daphne, Ala., February 3, 2021 – Bayside Academy student Rhia Tkac ’22 has been named to the Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) 2021 Student Leadership Team. Rhia and 15 other Alabama high school juniors will join the 16 returning seniors who will form the leadership team for the 2020–2021 school year. Rhia will represent the Southwest District, and we are so proud of her for her willingness to represent her school and state. The AHSAA Student Leadership Team is comprised of student leaders