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Student found with gun at Murphy High School in Mobile

A student at Mobile's Murphy High School was caught with a gun on campus early Wednesday morning. The 10th grader was found playing dice in a bathroom ...

Mobile says goodbye to beloved businessman Jack Greer  WKRG News 5

JACK VIDMER GREER September 26, 1927 – July 2, 2019 Jack V. Greer, a native of Mobile, Alabama, passed away peacefully at his home on July 2, 2019.

Bus transporting Murphy High students hit by SUV  FOX10 News

A group of Murphy High School students were traveling on a bus from Tuscaloosa Friday night when it was struck by an SUV in Greensboro.

Alabama Roots: The 100 greatest NFL careers -- Players 61 through 80

Which players from Alabama high schools and colleges have had the greatest NFL careers in the league's 99 seasons?

Ruth Janet Taylor  Gulf Coast News Today

Ruth Janet Taylor, age 80, a resident of Fairhope, Alabama, passed away Monday, July 15, 2019. Known as "Goofy Ruthie," she loved living life to the fullest!

Youthful offender status denied for teen charged with firing gun at Murphy High School  FOX10 News

Jonah Neal faces multiple charges connected to the January 2018 incident at the campus in Midtown Mobile.

Murphy student taken to Strickland Youth Center after filing a false report  FOX10 News

MPD Overnight Recap: This is a part of the crime report distributed by the Mobile Police Department. These crimes occurred Thursday, March 14.

Regina “Gina” A. Gaines Prouty  Gulf Coast News Today

Regina "Gina" A. Gaines Prouty, age 75, a resident of Daphne, Alabama, passed away Thursday, April 11, 2019. Her story began on Oct. 5, 1943 in Mobile, ...

Murphy High student Griffin Noble reaches ACT perfection

There was a moment during the ACT exam when Murphy High's Griffin Noble knew he'd found his sweet spot.

Murphy High School honors New Orleans Saints' Taylor Stallworth

Murphy used its annual Blue and Gold spring football game as the backdrop for recognizing school alumnus and New Orleans Saints defensive tackle Taylor ...

Shots fired at Murphy High School  WKRG

MOBILE, Ala (WKRG) - Update Jan. 25th 5:00 p.m.. Mobile Police have released the following information after further investigation: "Mobile, AL – The Mobile ...

VIDEO: Large fight outside Murphy High School graduation  WKRG

Video taken outside the Murphy High School graduation Tuesday shows a very large crowd gathering around several people fighting.

Parents weigh in on Murphy High School becoming open-zone school  FOX10 News

Murphy High School could be the first school in Mobile County to throw out the district lines, and let any high schooler in the county go there.

Happy 100th birthday: Murphy cheerleaders visit alumnus

World War II veteran was an athletic standout in the school's Class of 1937.

After 2 shot outside Mobile high school, board member calls for metal detectors

Two people were shot on the Davidson High School campus after a basketball game between Murphy and Blount.

NFL player and Murphy High School alum gives back to hometown  FOX10 News

Carolina Panther's cornerback and Mobile Native, Captain Munnerlyn, is home for the Easter weekend giving back.The Murphy High School alum and now NFL ...

Alabama teen bullied at homecoming has community come to her rescue  WJLA

MOBILE, Ala. (WPMI) - A teenager from Murphy High School in Mobile, Alabama said she wanted to take her life after being made fun of for the way she looked ...

Mobile man sentenced to life for the murder of Murphy High School student

A Mobile man was sentenced to life for the 2014 murder of Murphy High School student Raven Hamilton, the Mobile District Attorney's office announced ...

How an Alabama HS basketball coach rebounded from brain surgery

Murphy High coach Douglas July will be on the sideline tonight against Davidson after having emergency brain surgery in the spring.

University of Alabama partners with Murphy High School to offer college classes on campus

Mobile County Public Schools announced Tuesday that the University of Alabama is partnering with Murphy High School to offer college classes on campus.

Tornado-damaged Murphy High School auditorium reopens in grand style

When a tornado struck midtown Mobile on Christmas Day 2012, Murphy High School's auditorium was among the buildings severely damaged. More than three ...

Murphy High School to induct 10 graduates into Hall of Fame on April 27

The Murphy High School Alumni Association will hold its 13th annual Hall of Fame Induction on Sunday, April 27, at 2 p.m. in the school's cafeteria.

NFL players holding free youth football camps

Across Alabama this summer, free football camps hosted by current and former NFL players aim to provide fun and instruction for state youngsters. Free youth ...

Alabama native has her 'shot' in cast of 'Hamilton'

As a member of the ensemble and an understudy for three characters, Nikisha Williams performs in eight shows of the megahit musical per week.

A reporter shares her memories of Murphy High (please share yours, too)

MOBILE, Alabama -- I didn't graduate from Murphy High, but I've spent a good amount of time at the school since I began covering K-12 education for the ...

Jamarcus Mahone gets life sentence for murder of Murphy High School student  FOX10 News

Jamarcus Mahone was sentenced Thursday to life in prison for the 2014 murder of a Murphy High School student, according to the Mobile County District ...

Murphy High School's largest class celebrates 50th reunion  Press-Register -

"How Time Slips Away" was the theme for Murphy High School's class of 1961 reunion. With nearly 300 in attendance, they celebrated yet another milestone in ...

Mobile Sports Hall of Fame reveals members of Class of 2019

What were the odds that Danny Sheridan would be inducted into the Mobile Sports Hall of Fame? Whether a long shot or a sure thing, the sports analyst and ...

Student charged for shooting gun at Mobile high school removed from court after outburst

The juvenile suspect is being tried as an adult. He is to be arraigned on Tuesday.

Murphy High 'is pretty trashed,' band dad says post-tornado after group hurried to save instruments

MOBILE, Alabama -- Rev. Robert Gulledge was checking on some of his neighbors after an apparent tornado hit Midtown Mobile this evening, when he came ...

Organizers praise Billy Odom's influence on Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Football Classic  Alabama NewsCenter

The following is the ninth in an 11-part series featuring members of the 2019 class of the Alabama High School Sports Hall of Fame. The general consensus of ...

Frances Sibley, longtime Murphy High administrator, gives one last campus tour  Press-Register -

MOBILE, Alabama -- A few minutes spent with Frances Sibley, Murphy High School tour guide, reveals that the 40-acre campus in midtown Mobile was a ...

Former combat medic turns chemistry teacher at Murphy High School  FOX10 News

Every teacher has his or her own way of reaching students. That holds true for a former combat medic turned chemistry teacher at Murphy High School. As FOX ...

Architectural firm has long history with Murphy High School  Press-Register -

Holmes and Holmes Architects is assessing the tornado damage at Murphy High School and making plans to restore the historic buildings. The firm has a long ...

Mobile native among Morehouse graduates to have student loans paid by billionaire  WKRG News 5

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — It's a donation that's gone viral. Billionaire Robert F. Smith announced on Sunday he's paying off all the student loans for the ...

Mobile releases police body cam video of controversial pepper spraying of high school students  FOX10 News

FOX10 News obtained body camera video from an incident involving high school students pepper-sprayed by a Mobile Police officer nearly two years ago.

MPD: Student with gun taken off MPCSS school bus Wednesday  FOX10 News

MOBILE, Ala. -- For the second time in two days a student in Mobile County Public Schools has been found with a gun.

Judge dismisses murder charge against Murphy student in Airport Boulevard killing  FOX10 News

The felony murder charge against Murphy High School student Taylor Law was dismissed by a Mobile County District Court judge, according to court records ...

Sexually explicit Murphy High prom video has parents upset

A video of Murphy High School students simulating sex acts while dancing at the school's prom has caused an internet stir and drawn condemnation from school ...

Murphy High School student's 2007 assault on English teacher to be featured on TRUtv  Press-Register -

TRUtv, the warts-and-all network of crashes, mayhem and murder trials, will soon share with the world an infamous 2007 video of a Mobile high school student ...

2 from Baldwin, 20 from Mobile among Alabama Bicentennial Schools  FOX10 News

Governor Kay Ivey announced Friday the 200 schools selected as official Alabama Bicentennial Schools.

ACT scheduled for several local schools - canceled  FOX10 News

ACT tests scheduled for Saturday, December 9th, have been canceled in many locations. Check the list to see if your school is on the list.

How many former Alabama prep football players are in the NFL?

Every NFL team has at least one player from an Alabama high school on its roster. With all teams having reached Phase III of their offseason programs -- the ...

Murphy High School drum major Tripp Gulledge never misses a beat, on the field or in life  Press-Register -

Tripp Gulledge says he doesn't cry. But when the band room at Murphy High School was destroyed by last year's Christmas Day tornado, he was close to tears.

Murphy student arrested after caught with gun at school  FOX10 News

A Murphy High School student was arrested Wednesday after he was caught with gun on the school campus.

Longtime Daphne assistant Lawrence Yelding to lead B.C. Rain football program

Lawrence “L.T.” Yelding has always seen himself as a head football coach. The longtime Daphne High assistant now has that chance. Yelding, 49, has been ...

Mobile superintendent drops plan to change high school attendance borders

One issue appears to be a rivalry between Murphy and Davidson high schools over some predominantly white, affluent neighborhoods in west Mobile.

Secret murder indictment in deadly shooting outside Panera Bread in Mobile  WKRG News 5

A grand jury has returned a secret indictment against a teenager accused of playing a role in a deadly shooting outside a Panera Bread.

Former Birmingham News editor dies

Jim Jacobson, who served as editor of The Birmingham News from 1978-1997 during a period when Alabama's largest newspaper won its first Pulitzer Prize, ...

The Most Beautiful Public High School in Every State in America  Architectural Digest

For most students, summer has ended and schools across America are back in session (to the delight of some, to the chagrin of others). So what better time to ...

What’s Working: State’s first charter school to graduate first class in Mobile  WKRG

ACCEL Day and Evening Academy opened in August. Next week, its first class of forty-five students will graduate.

2 teens arrested for stealing packages off front porches  FOX10 News

Mobile Police have arrested an 18-year-old and 17-year-old for stealing packages off front porches.

‘I feel like he earned it:’ Baker takes interim tag off football coach Steve Normand

Baker High principal John J. Poiroux announced Monday that Steve Normand, who finished 2018 as the team's interim coach, will be the full-time head football ...

ECHS hires coach - The Atmore Advance  Atmore Advance

From the first moment Scott Mason laid eyes on the talent at Escambia County, he knew he wanted to be the Blue Devils' head football coach. Mason was hired ...

Saints counting on Murphy’s Taylor Stallworth ‘to step up’ in NFC title game

The former Murphy High School standout could carry a bigger load in the defensive interior on Sunday.

Thomas Potter Ollinger Jr. (aka “Corky”)  Gulf Coast News Today

Thomas Potter Ollinger Jr. (aka "Corky") July 30, 1952 - March 10, 2019. He was preceded in death by his parents, Tom P. Ollinger Sr., Alexina Dooley Ollinger; ...

Murphy High School yearbook staff wins award of excellence  Press-Register -

Murphy High School's yearbook, The Mohian, has been recognized for excellence and featured in the 2014 Jostens Look Book, celebrating the best-of-the-best ...

Mobile County magnet schools to start application process earlier this year  WKRG News 5

The Mobile County Public School System says they will start the magnet school application process earlier this year.

Danny Sheridan heads into Mobile Sports Hall of Fame  WKRG News 5

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — From his home base in Mobile, Danny Sheridan has spent more than 35 years handicapping sporting events and commenting on the ...

Alabama teens invited to learn more about Military Academy opportunities  Alabama Today

Attending one of the five *service* academies is a great way to prepare to be military officer while also getting a top-of-the-line college education.

Captain Munnerlyn's annual youth football camp  FOX10 News

Registration is now open for a youth football camp hosted by local NFL star Captain Munnerlyn.

School Shootings List in Twenty Years Since Columbine: 240 and Counting  Westword

Twenty years ago tomorrow, on April 20, 1999, two seniors at Columbine High School killed twelve students and a teacher before taking their own lives in an ...

Alabama's 25 highest paid public school principals  WTVY, Dothan

The right principal at a school can be a big factor in improving the lives of students and the local community. The main role of a principal is being responsible for ...

'Seussical, Jr.' opens Thursday at Murphy High School  Press-Register -

Favorite Dr. Seuss characters will take the stage May 5 in Drama Camp Production's "Seussical, Jr.," based on "Horton Hears a Who" and "Horton Hatches the ...

2019-2020 Azalea Trail Court announced  WKRG News 5

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — The 2019-2020 Azalea Trail Court was announced Sunday. Courtney Cooner, a junior at Saraland High School, was named queen of ...

No. 9 McGill-Toolen paints a shutout on Murphy  USA TODAY High School Sports No. 9 McGill-Toolen (Mobile, Ala.) earned the right to paint its colors on Mobile's Cannon at the ...

NFL player Captain Munnerlyn donates $50000 to his Alabama high school alma mater

Captain Munnerlyn, entering his seventh season in the NFL, donated $50,000 to help Murphy renovate its weight room. ( file photo). By Ben Thomas ...

'Lights of Love' tree lighting ceremony | News  FOX10 News

The 'Lights of Love' tree lighting is set for Tuesday, Dec. 4, at USA Children's & Women's Hospital.

20 largest public high schools in Alabama

There once was a time that children in all grades attended school in one classroom. Those times are long gone.

Captain Munnerlyn's free football camp hits 9 years and counting

Former Murphy High School standout Captain Munnerlyn has returned to Mobile to hold a free football camp after every season of his NFL career.

Mobile County superintendent sets stage for state school grades

On Thursday, Alabama will release grades for schools and school systems. On Wednesday, Mobile superintendent Martha Peek made a pre-emptive argument ...

School violence in Alabama: Was teacher shot in 1856 after strangling student who killed bird?

Alabama has had few incidents of deadly school shootings, but it may have one of the earliest, and strangest.

25 largest - and 25 smallest - high schools in Alabama

Alabama's high schools range from student populations of a little more than 150 to 2900-plus.

11 Coastal Alabama Leaders You Should Know: Michael Pierce

Michael Pierce, a product of Murphy High School and Tulane University, played football in college and graduated with a degree in business.

Mobile segregation landmark could be reborn as 'cultural venue'

A developing city-county deal could provide a whole new chapter to a Mobile building that is both a historical landmark and an artifact of segregation.

Mobile Press-Register 200th Anniversary: Racial upheaval, vanishing jobs mark the '60s (1960-1969)

The University of South Alabama was established by the Legislature in May 1963, with construction on a new campus underway and the first classes being held ...

Obituary: Frances Jay Shipley | Obituaries  Berkeley Independent

Frances Jay Shipley. Frances Jay Shipley, 91, died September 6, 2018 in Fairhope, Alabama. Her graveside *service* was held on September 11, 2018.

Alabama Roots: 19 stars from the Super Bowl

The NFL will decide its champion for the 2018 season on Sunday when the Los Angeles Rams and New England Patriots square off in Super Bowl LIII at 5:30 ...

Carolina Panthers release Captain Munnerlyn

To play an 11th season in the NFL, cornerback Captain Munnerlyn will need a new team. The Carolina Panthers announced on Monday that they had released ...

Student brings gun to Mobile middle school  FOX10 News

A Pillans Middle School student is accused of bringing an unloaded 380-caliber pistol to the school on Friday, May 18.

Rick Cauley leaving Murphy after 19 years to become head football coach at Gulf Shores

Rick Cauley was approved Thursday night as the head football coach and athletic director at Gulf Shores. (Scott Donaldson | By Ben Thomas ...

Fifty-three Murphy High School students could have to retake AP exams after answers go missing

Answer sheets from more than 50 exams taken by Murphy High School students in May are currently missing, which could result in them having to retake the ...

Alabama Roots: The NFL Draft's biggest bargains

Some of the best NFL players from Alabama high schools and colleges entered the league late in the draft.

Show Choir Mobile to give free performance tonight at Davidson High School  Press-Register -

The 31 Mobile County high school students who make up Showchoir Mobile will have a free performance tonight at 7 p.m. at Davidson High School.

How to watch Mobile County high school graduations this week

MCPSS valedictorians.jpg. If you can't attend a graduation ceremony, you can watch it live from the USA Mitchell Center this week, or buy a DVD. (MCPSS photo).

School nurses spread thin over Mobile County schools

On a recent rainy Monday, Derick King, the nurse at Murphy High School, had seen 11 ailing students by 10:15 a.m., sending five of them home for vomiting.

2019 Nappie Awards Finalists Announced  Lagniappe

Ashley Trice is the editor and publisher of Lagniappe Weekly, which she co-founded with fellow publisher Rob Holbert in July 2002. Lagniappe has steadily ...

Use-of-Force: When is it okay for police to use pepper spray?  FOX10 News

FOX10 Investigates called multiple police agencies in Mobile County and Baldwin County to try and find out their policies on the use of pepper spray.

Attaboy!: Senior Linebacker Crawford Doyle Gives His Dad, Homewood Fans Plenty to See  Over the Mountain Journal

Instead of watching to see whether the players he coaches are carrying out their assignments, sometimes he's caught up in looking at what the Patriots' middle ...

20 largest high schools in Alabama

The days of the little red schoolhouse are long gone.

Next Alabama experiences another earthquake  WKRG News 5

Another earthquake has been reported in Alabama.

There have been 18 school shootings since Jan. 1, 2018, including 1 in Alabama

Wednesday's deadly attack at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida was the 18th school shooting of 2018.

NFL Playoffs: Defenses on the spot in conference championship games

The sports adage says, "Defense wins championships." But in the NFL of 2018, offense has gotten teams in position to win championships.

Former Murphy coach C.D. 'Lefty' Anderson dies, leaving legacy of hard work, support, honesty

"Lefty" Anderson was instrumental in the beginning of the Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Game. Here he is pictured with former Auburn coach Pat Dye and ...

At BC Rain, improved graduation rate part of a culture of success

In 2011, Mobile County school system officials began using an $8 million federal grant to transform B.C. Rain, a struggling high school, and its feeder school, ...

Should the Alabama Legislature send state funds to fix tornado-damaged Murphy? (poll)

MOBILE, Alabama -- Mobile County school officials have sent their request to state leaders for funds to repair Murphy High School, which was severely damaged ...

District secession proposal may further segregation

Mobile's community would likely be better served by a more regional, countywide district without carving MCPSS up further into distinct districts.

Keith McCants charged with possession of crack cocaine

Former Alabama All-American Keith McCants was booked at 4:24 a.m. EDT Monday on charges of driving with a suspended license (second offense) and ...

S.C.H.O.O.L.S program is creating a safe haven for Prichard teens  FOX10 News

For some youth, the difference between failure and success often comes down to a test score. New efforts to create a local safe haven for teens where they can ...

Tornado-ravaged Murphy High getting help from Panther Pride 5K Run

The Panther Pride 5K Run on Saturday is not going to raise all of the $35 million needed to restore Murphy High School to first-class condition after the ...

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