Mobile Mayor Sam Jones

Politics & Government
8:34 am
Thu August 29, 2013

Mobile Police Chief Announces Retirement

Mobile Police Chief Michael T. Williams says he's retiring within 60 days.
http://www.mobilepd.org

Mobile's police chief is retiring.

   Chief Micheal T. Williams announced Wednesday he will step down from the post within 60 days.

   Williams is leaving before mayor-elect Sandy Stimpson takes office. Stimpson defeated two-term incumbent Sam Jones on Tuesday.

   Williams was named police chief in 2010. He's worked for the Mobile Police Department for more than two decades.

Mayoral Races
6:57 am
Tue August 27, 2013

Birmingham, Mobile Electing Mayors on Tuesday

Mobile Mayor Sam Jones, right, is facing two challengers in Tuesday's mayoral race, including Sandy Stimpson, left.
Mike Brantley/mbrantley@al.com

Birmingham and Mobile are both electing mayors on Tuesday.

   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.

   Bell is being opposed by Kamau Afrika, Patricia Bell, Stephannie Sigler Huey and Adlai Trone in a low-key municipal campaign.

   In Mobile, Mayor Sam Jones is being opposed by Sandy Stimpson and Doris Brown.

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Arts & Life
8:24 am
Thu January 3, 2013

Mobile Mayor Skeptical City Will Get Tornado Aid

Mobile Mayor Sam Jones
southernnationalist.com

Mobile Mayor Sam Jones says federal support in the aftermath of two tornadoes that struck the city within the same week might be tough to come by.


Al.com reports (http://bit.ly/S6Hqpf) that Jones made the comments to Mobile's city council on Wednesday.

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