Lee Metzger, director of real estate for Providence Hospital and this year's president of the Mobile Area Association of Realtors, spoke this morning to the Sunrise Rotary Club on the efforts of a diverse community-wide transportation coalition to resolve issues that otherwise would stunt Mobile's potential. The audio file is large and may take a minute or two to download.
March 20, 2007
The Political Round-Up: Economic harm slight with gill net ban, unless you're a gill netter; Specks and motes; Globetrotters and homebodies; EADS boss headlines 100 Black Men gala; Human cloning ban, let it begin with thee; Junkyards, dogs in the crosshairs.
March 19, 2007
Order recorded naming new Chief Judge over the Court of the Judiciary.
March 17, 2007
Lights, Camera . . . Candidacy? Fred Thompson is shaking up the GOP presidential field. And he's not even running yet.
Five Best: Blue-chip books on business management.
Amended complaint filed in ethics case against Mobile County Circuit Judge Herman Thomas. Supreme Court taps Criminal Appeals Judge Greg Shaw to preside over proceedings, according to the office of Alabama Chief Justice Sue Bell Cobb. Criminal Appeals Judge H.W. "Bucky" McMillan agrees to resume position as the alternate presiding judge of the Court of the Judiciary. MBT has learned that Jim Byram and Dave Boyd, attorneys in the Montgmery office of Balch & Bingham, will likely represent Thomas before the COJ, although neither lawyer responded to communications from MBT seeking confirmation and comment.
Shelby wraps up visits to all 67 Alabama counties.
March 14, 2007
Dr. Bob Shipp, chairman of the Department of Marine Sciences at the University of South Alabama and a member of the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, spoke this morning to the Rotary Club of Mobile-Sunrise on developments affecting red snapper fishing and the proposed ban on commercial gill net fishing.
High School student council passes nonbinding resolution.
Gitmo's Guerrilla Lawyers: How an unscrupulous legal and PR campaign changed the way the world looks at Guantanamo.
Is the nation's future too important to be left to presidential candidates?
Obama stays pure, spurns PAC's, lobbyists' money; will win with 10's and 20's from the peeps on the streets.
Brookley in the balance: Where lies the future for USA Brookley campus?
Those Al Gore energy wars rage on: Lean and green or limousine liberal? WSJ weighs in. As does the Chicago Sun-Times. And USA Today. Matt Drudge cannot be far behind and is usually in front. Blogma blasts invasion of Gore's pivacy. Gore defends his "carbon-neutral lifestyle."
March 7, 2007
Ron Blount, project manager for the Retirement Systems of Alabama's $300 million-plus investment in downtown Mobile hotels, office buildings and a cruise terminal, will soon be ending his five-year stay in Mobile. He spoke this morning to the Rotary Club of Mobile-Sunrise.
Never too early to talk politics: Oddsmaker picks frontrunner in 2010 Alabama governor's race.
Booze in Baghdad and other signs of the 'surge's' success.
The Libby Lesson: Get a lawyerbefore you're indicted.
March 6, 2007
Rontrell's Choice: Why a South Carolina teen has to work his way through high school.
March 5, 2007
School system survey: Is the school board a scapegoat or a true goat?
March 2, 2007
A Delta dusk? Russell Ladd III on the mysteries of Chuckfee Bay.
March 1, 2007
The Political Round-Up: Tax holidays catching on; County commission barn-burner brewing?; Native son eyes Magic City Hall; Coy's rules for a long and happy political life; Semmes' incorporation simmering; Gigging the gigger; I are in the Congressional Record, Sister Mary Ma.