Happy Friday, Mobile! Here’s everything you need to know to get this day started. Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Mobile today.
First, today’s weather:
Partly sunny. High: 64 Low: 45.
Here are the top 3 stories in Mobile today:
- Mobile United is hosting its annual day of service today, Jan. 14, to honor Martin Luther King Jr. This year, volunteers will participate in outdoor cleanups across seven Mobile districts. Cleanup supplies and equipment will be provided to all who sign up. (WKRG News 5)
- The Mobile County Sheriff’s Office has found a man’s body buried six feet under the foundation of an unoccupied house on Lott Road. They believe the body is related to an ongoing criminal case from more than a year ago. Officers were searching the property on a warrant after receiving a “reliable tip” about a buried body. (WKRG News 5)
- Reverend Charles Edward Brown, the longtime pastor of Mobile’s Government Street Baptist Church, will give his final sermon this Sunday, Jan. 16. Rev. Brown, who led churches in Mississippi at the height of the civil rights movement, is retiring after nearly 60 years behind the pulpit, including 45 as the pastor at Government Street. A reception for the Reverend will be held at the church at 1 p.m after the 10:15 a.m. service. (AL.com)
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Today in Mobile:
- January LoDa ArtWalk At Mobile Arts Council Gallery @ Room 1927 (6:00 PM)
From my notebook:
- The City of Mobile is hiring a new Director Of Parks And Recreation. Click for details and to learn how to apply. (Press Release Desk)
- Mobile native and The Hummingbird Way owner, Jim Smith, has been featured in the recent edition of Food & Wine. Read all about his contributions to Mobile’s dining scene. (Facebook)
- Mayor Sandy Stimpson has announced that Mobile 911 dispatchers have been elevated to first responder status. (Facebook)
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— Sean Peek
About me: Sean Peek is a writer and entrepreneur with a degree in English Literature from Weber State University. Over the years, he has worked as a copywriter, editor, SEO specialist, and marketing director for various digital media companies. He currently co-owns and operates content creation agency Lightning Media Partners.