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Why e-readers are better than books, and more educational advice from ...
Saraland City Schools Superintendent Aaron Milner and his staff were gathering ideas for the district's goals when they came up with a radical concept: Why not ask the students themselves? So, Milner's three principals nominated students to represent the elementary, middle and high schools, and presto, the 19-member Superintendent Student Advisory ... (more)
Thu Dec 12, 2013
A famous Mobilian you should know: Dan Povenmire, creator of 'Phineas and Ferb'
The back yard in "Phineas and Ferb" is based on creator Dan Povenmire's memories of his childhood home in Cottage Hill Estates, he said.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Eyeing workforce development, Gulf Coast Technology Council awards 2013 scholarships totaling $6,000
MOBILE, Alabama - Six area college students inched closer to their professional dreams Wednesday with a little financial help from the Gulf Coast Technology Council .
Positive Feedback Regulation of Agonist-Stimulated Endothelial Ca2+...
From the Department of Physiology, University of South Alabama College of Medicine, Mobile, AL ; Institute of Molecular Medicine, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark ; and Translational Research Unit, University Hospital Miguel Servet, Aragon Institute of Health Sciences and ARAID, Zaragoza, Spain .
Names of Campus Quarters shooting victims released, details emerge about relationship
China Leann Barber, Robert "BJ" Sprinkle and Augustus "Gus" Bennett are the names of the three people that died in Tuesday's shooting at Campus Quarters apartment complex in Mobile, near the University of South Alabama.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
The Mississippi Press
Three dead in shooting at Campus Quarters near University of South Alabama
A shooting reported early this morning at Campus Quarters near the University of South Alabama has claimed the life of a third victim, a Mobile Police Department spokeswoman said.
Mitchell to speak at USA's fall graduation ceremony on Dec. 14
Abraham A. Mitchell, a philanthropist and businessman who earlier this year committed $50 million to the University of South Alabama on its 50th anniversary, will be the speaker at USA's fall commencement ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 14, at the Mitchell Center.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Man faces charges in Christmas parade wreck
A South Alabama man remained in police custody on Monday following a hit-and-run accident before the annual Robertsdale Christmas parade.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Jesmyn Ward's tale of tangled roots: Men We Reaped
She won the 2011 National Book Award for Fiction and a 2012 Alex Award with her second novel Salvage the Bones, a story about familial love and community covering the 10 days preceding Hurricane Katrina, the day of the cyclone, and the day after. An assistant professor of Creative Writing at the University of South Alabama, Ward is ... (more)
Three Quiznos have closed in Mobile, hundreds more across country as company falters
Three Quiznos locations have closed in Mobile amid a crisis at the company. One was located on Royal Street, another in the Pinebrook Shopping Center on Airport Boulevard and the third near Target on Schillenger Road.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
USA trustees agree to demolish old dorm, seek bids for new physican office building
The University of South Alabama is moving forward on capital improvements at its main campus and at its medical complex at USA Children's & Women's Hospital.
USA names regional burn center in honor of Dr. Arnold Luterman
The University of South Alabama's Board of Trustees approved a resolution to name the USA Medical Center's regional burn center in honor of Dr. Arnold Luterman.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Mississippi Business Journal
No fish tales: DMR keeps official record catches
An angler's exaggerated tale about the big catch of the day is a well known sideline to the sport of fishing.
USA Board of Trustees may reduce term of service from 12 to 6 years
The University of South Alabama Board of Trustees is expected to approve changes in the length of terms that its members serve, and a plan to redraw the districts from which the trustees are selected.
USA Foundation's assets at $305 million; investments expected to do well in 2014
The University of South Alabama Foundation's net assets have risen to $305 million, board members learned in their meeting Wednesday.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Braceville native to lead KSU nursing college
Braceville native Barbara Broome will return to her alma mater on March 17. She said she hopes to continue the school's legacy of great faculty, great expectations and great students.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
SWAT team called after man shot in Hancock County
One man was in custody Tuesday night after officials said he shot another man, critically wounding him, and later fired shots at authorities.
Pensacola News Journal
Local group donates $25,000 to cancer research
The Board of Directors of the Wonderful Wacky Women and Mighty Men Who Love Them have donated a total of more than $50,000 to Sacred Heart Cancer Center in Pensacola and the University of South Alabama Mitchell Cancer Institute in Mobile.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Insurance Journal West
Raue Added as State Auto Regional Claims Manager in Texas
Raue assumes responsibility and oversight for the local execution of the group's claims strategy, claims quality and customer service.
Councilwoman Bess Rich: Urban Development Department's support...
MOBILE, Alabama - Ongoing parking concerns at a privately-built apartment complex next to the University of South Alabama might have a future resolution at the location of the former Anders Bookstore.