Wednesday, June 12, 2013

The big sprawl: Mobile's population isn't growing so much as moving west | al.com

An al.com piece on suburban sprawl in Mobile.

The big sprawl: Mobile's population isn't growing so much as moving west | al.com: The move to the exurbs, a demographic term for outer-ring suburbs, has had far reaching consequences. It has put pressure on government finances. And, because of the nature of suburban development, the migration has radically altered the human environment in which residents live, transitioning many from an environment where walking and biking is possible to an environment where car ownership is a necessity.

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Wreck found in Delta not the Clotilda, the last American slave ship | AL.com

It was a good story and a worthy quest. Which will continue. Wreck found in Delta not the Clotilda, the last American slave ship | AL.com ...