MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) - The Sons of St. Patrick started their festivities with Mass at Cathedral Basilica of Immaculate Conception in Mobile.
Mobile's Archbishop Thomas Rodi was in attendance. He said it's a time for celebration in the Catholic Church.
"We are still excited about the election of Pope Francis. He just is coming across as a down to earth, wonderful man who will be a great shepherd of Earth of the Church," Archbishop Rodi said.
After Mass, the Sons of St. Patrick celebrated their 60th anniversary parade in honor of St. Patrick's Day.
The event featured bands, marchers and floats.
W.C. Helveston was credited with furthering the Pay As You Go Program and helping finance the Child Advocacy Center.
The Mobile County Sheriffs Office is wrapping up an undercover investigation aimed at cracking down on local scrap metal businesses.
Students at Davidson High School are dedicating their annual Christmas Concert Monday, December 9 to their late band director Tony Pike.
Look for a big drop in our temperatures for Tuesday.
The Democratic leader in the Alabama House is calling for the Legislature to use its election-year session to approve a state lottery.
Shaun Cassidy was slapped with a $1,155,00 bond Monday afternoon. He was arrested Friday night on multiple charges of sodomy and enticing a child.