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Gov. Robert Bentley’s Road to Economic Recovery Tour Hits Mobile Friday

Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley is introduced at Lulu’s at Homeport in Gulf Shores, Ala. before his speech on Friday, March 21, 2014. Bentley will bring his Road to Economic Recovery tour to Mobile on Friday, April 11, 2014. (Brian Kelly/

MOBILE, Alabama – Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley will bring his “Road to Economic Recovery Tour” to Mobile Friday with a series of stops throughout the county.

In addition to several public appearances in and around the Port City, Friday’s events will also include a small business roundtable discussion with the Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce and will conclude with Bentley’s attendance at the Boy Scouts Golden Eagle Dinner.

The tour is designed to encourage conversations regarding local economic conditions and state-level efforts to attract more jobs to Alabama. The stops will give local residents and business owners the opportunity to discuss these things with Bentley directly.

Bentley is seeking re-election to a second term as governor.

The stops and approximate times of the scheduled stops are as follows:

  • 11:45 a.m.: Big Time Diner, 4936 Cottage Hill Road
  • 1:30 p.m.: Kate Shepherd Elementary School, 3980 Burma Road
  • 4 p.m.: Government Plaza, 205 Government St.
  • 7 p.m.: Boy Scouts Golden Eagle Dinner, Arthur R. Outlaw Mobile Convention Center, 1 S. Water St.

Recent stops along the tour have included Muscle Shoals and Huntsville.

April 10, 2014

Kelli Dugan | By Kelli Dugan |

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