Folks came out with the intention of taking home lots of Mardi Gras throws. Mauricio Washington, 12, and his friend 13-year-old William Blake used Mardi Gras beads to rope off a section for their families on Church Street. From their six foot space they were set to catch plenty of beads, moon pies, and stuffed toys.
The Order of Athena parade rolled through the streets of downtown Mobile on Fat Tuesday.
It is Fat Tuesday and there is a whole day of parades on tap. Both Mobile and Baldwin County have parades today. Remember to play it safe. Park in designated areas and don’t jump barricades.
A Murphy High School cheerleader was still in the hospital Monday, March 3 recovering from a car crash that killed one friend and left … More »
Monday night, March 3, the Infant Mystics wrapped up the parades before Tuesday’s celebrations in the streets in downtown Mobile.
Walking downtown Monday, March 3 the crowd we found wasn’t lined up along the parade route. Instead they were in the coffee shop ordering hot chocolate, coffee, and anything to keep warm.
Prichard Police said an angry boyfriend shot into a car with children inside. A city councilwoman said she stepped in to help, potentially saving lives.
A deep tradition surrounding Joe Cain Day is that of the “Merry Widows.” Described as a mystic society of women who weep over their dead husband, Joe Cain, these ladies dress in all black with veils and mourn their “husband” every year at his gravesite in downtown Mobile.
Yates is a cook at the nearby Ollies Restaurant. He said the car was already on fire when he ran outside with a fire extinguisher.
With Spring Break for many schools just around the corner, Gulf Shores officials are preparing for the beginning of the busy summer beach season.… More »
Fire officials say a man was seriously hurt while working at the Alabama State Docks’ Pinto Island facilities around 11 p.m. Saturday night.
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More than 100,000 people could flood the streets of downtown Mobile Sunday in the ever popular Joe Cain Day parade.
Cain is credited with … More »
— On Tuesday, March 4, a parade will be part of the celebration of the Fat Tuesday Mardi Gras in Mobile. Postal service will … More »
Mobile Police estimate 106,432 people filled downtown Mobile to watch the Mystics of Time parade Saturday night.
The Mystics of Time, or the MOTs … More »
According to Mobile Police, a one vehicle crash claimed the life of one teenager and seriously injured five others. The accident happened at the intersection of Grelot Road and Hillcrest Road shortly after midnight on Sunday, March 2.