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John Lewis Urges People to Vote for Doug Jones in Senate Race


By Glynn Wilson – MOBILE, Ala. — It felt like history was being made to many in the audience Friday night when Georgia Congressman John Lewis joined Doug Jones on the campaign trail and urged people to exercise their hard fought right to vote. When I asked Levon Manzie, a member of the Mobile City…

Mobile Mardi Gras 2014: Joe Cain Day Parade


MOBILE, Ala. — The Order Of Pi Krewe, led by Queen Stephanie VanArsdale, went off on Joe Cain Day in Mobile, Alabama on Saturday. Joseph Stillwell Cain, Jr. “Joe Cain” (October 10, 1832 – April 17, 1904) is largely credited with the rebirth of Mardi Gras celebrations in Mobile, Alabama, stopped due to the Civil…

Mobile Mardi Gras 2014 Mystics of Time


MOBILE, Ala. — One of Mobile’s most popular parades, the Mystics of Time, comes out on the Saturday before Mardi Gras and unleashes smoke-breathing dragons on the streets of the city. The krewe was formed in 1948 and first paraded the next year. As the story goes, a group of friends, while playing their regular…