Mobile mayor race 2013 http://apr.org en Mobile Police Chief Announces Retirement http://apr.org/post/mobile-police-chief-announces-retirement <p>Mobile's police chief is retiring.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; Chief Micheal T. Williams announced Wednesday he will step down from the post within 60 days.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; Williams is leaving before mayor-elect Sandy Stimpson takes office. Stimpson defeated two-term incumbent Sam Jones on Tuesday.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; Williams was named police chief in 2010. He's worked for the Mobile Police Department for more than two decades.</p> Thu, 29 Aug 2013 13:34:09 +0000 The Associated Press 36898 at http://apr.org Mobile Police Chief Announces Retirement Stimpson Unseats Jones in Mobile Mayoral Race http://apr.org/post/stimpson-unseats-jones-mobile-mayoral-race <p>Mobile has a new mayor, but Birmingham voters re-elected the incumbent in municipal elections.</p> Wed, 28 Aug 2013 12:31:04 +0000 The Associated Press 36822 at http://apr.org Stimpson Unseats Jones in Mobile Mayoral Race Birmingham, Mobile Electing Mayors on Tuesday http://apr.org/post/birmingham-mobile-electing-mayors-tuesday <p>Birmingham and Mobile are both electing mayors on Tuesday.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; In Birmingham, incumbent William Bell faces four challengers as he seeks his first, full four-year term. Bell originally took office after the felony conviction of former Mayor Larry Langford and then won a shortened term.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; Bell is being opposed by Kamau Afrika, Patricia Bell, Stephannie Sigler Huey and Adlai Trone in a low-key municipal campaign.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; In Mobile, Mayor Sam Jones is being opposed by Sandy Stimpson and Doris Brown.<br> Tue, 27 Aug 2013 11:57:19 +0000 The Associated Press 36756 at http://apr.org Birmingham, Mobile Electing Mayors on Tuesday