Prichard is getting two new fire trucks. The Prichard City Council made a deal to buy them for about $700,000. It will take about 30 days for the new fire trucks to arrive.
A family of six in Mobile County is looking for a new place to live after a tragic house fire. But the family has a lot for which to be thankful. The Weaver family says everyone rushed outside when the fire started Thursday morning, but they panicked when they realized they couldn't get to their 72-year-old father, who is a hospice patient. Fortunately, a passerby helped rescue him.
More drugs are off the streets after a huge drug bust in Mobile. It was part of a three-month investigation called Operation Westside. Narcotics officers confiscated marijuana, guns and $73,000 in cash. Officers targeted the Mobile Terrace community. Police arrested two women and seven men as part of the operation.
Today, FOX10 is kicking off our 10 Caring Gifts program with Volunteers of America. We want to encourage you to give back this holiday season. We have lots of ways for you to get involved and help others this holiday season -- everything from collecting blankets to donating art and school supplies. We have a list on our website, FOX10tv.com. Just click the 10 Caring Gifts tab.
Gulf State Park's golf course in Gulf Shores is shutting down. Alabama's Department of Conservation and Natural Resources says there are lots of other golf courses in the region and it can no longer afford to fund the course. The last day of operations is December 2.
You have a chance to immerse yourself in different cultures from around the world, and you don't even need to leave Mobile. The 35th Annual Mobile International Festival is tomorrow at The Grounds on Cody Road. You can sample different foods and cultures from more than 70 different nations. Tickets range from $5 to $12.