Council 2021

The Mobile City Council elected in 2021. 

Dave Riley was a U.S. Coast Guard rescue swimmer stationed in Mobile until a bacterial infection resulted in the loss of all four of his limbs.

To deal with the pain associated with the issue, Riley was prescribed fentanyl for two decades until the pain clinic he routinely used was shut down. He searched everywhere, including the local United States Department of Veterans Affairs hospital for relief but struggled to find it.


Dale Liesch is assistant managing editor and a reporter with Lagniappe. He can be reached at

Dale Liesch has been helping to keep Mobile Bay funky since 2014. He covers the city of Mobile and brings dad jokes into the office almost every day. He studied journalism at the University of Alabama and graduated way back in 2007.  Dale Has won a n

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Jim Gilbert

No one is forcing Mr. Jones to use Marijuana, mere;y to be able to use it themselves.

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