Mobile mayor Sandy Stimpson

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.

Politics & Government
7:31 am
Wed August 28, 2013

Stimpson Unseats Jones in Mobile Mayoral Race

Standy Stimpson celebrates his victory over incumbent Mayor Sam Jones. Simpson carried more than 53% of the vote.
Bill Starling/bstarling@al.com

Mobile has a new mayor, but Birmingham voters re-elected the incumbent in municipal elections.

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