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County approves new polling places

STAFF REPORT www.thecallnews.com        The Mobile County Commission, in its meeting on May 20, approved the relocation of 21 polling places for the upcoming elections.      All 21 of the polling places were relocated in response to the COVID-19 crisis, according to Commissioner Merceria Ludgood. The new polling locations were selected in order to provide additional…

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Dry-Brined New York Strips with Grilled Brown Butter Balsamic Onions

Prep time: 1-12 hours Cook time: 30-40 minutes Servings: 4   Dry Brine: 4          tablespoons Kosher salt 1          tablespoon coarse ground pepper 4          (11-ounce) Omaha Steaks Private Reserve Boneless New York Strips, thawed   Butter and Balsamic: 4          tablespoons salted butter 2          tablespoons balsamic vinegar 2          teaspoons fresh thyme…

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Summer educational programs approved

BY WILLIE GRAY williegray@thecallnews.com      Students attending the Mobile County Public School System have been doing schoolwork from their homes for the past several weeks due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As the official school year has come to a close for most students, those who might need additional assistance will be given an opportunity to continue…

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MCHD Virus update for May 19, 1010 as of 2pm

Current key points: • The number of individuals tested from Mobile County by a lab is 15,435. According to ADPH, the statewide number of total tested is 157,208. The statewide number of hospitalizations since March 13 is 1,432. • The Unified Command is encouraging voters to use absentee ballots for the July 14 special election.…

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Virus update for May 18, 2020, as of 1pm

Current key points: • Dr. Bernard H. Eichold II, Health Officer for Mobile County, had this comment today, “I know these two months have been very hard for many people, especially our food, hospitality, personal service and other small businesses. These are very unusual times and as a community we will prevail over COVID-19. Please…

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