Lagniappe (newspaper)

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Type Alternative newspaper
Format Tabloid
Owner(s) Something Extra Publishing, Inc.
Publisher Ashley Toland & Rob Holbert
Founded July 24, 2002
Headquarters 1102-A Dauphin St.
Mobile, AL 36604
United States

Lagniappe - "Something Extra for Mobile" - is a weekly alternative newspaper published in Mobile, Alabama. Lagniappe was first published bi-weekly on July 24, 2002 under the guidance of co-publishers Ashley Toland and Rob Holbert, who now serve as editor and managing editor respectively.[1] Beginning April 2014, Lagniappe is published weekly. Since 2004, the Mobile Press Club has honored Lagniappe for its reporting and features.[2]

Regular sections in Lagniappe are news, commentary, cuisine, music, style, arts, and sports.[1]

Since 2003, Lagniappe has sponsored and hosted the annual "Nappie Awards", where favorite local people, places, and things are chosen by readers' votes.[3]


  1. ^ a b "About Lagniappe". Lagniappe. Retrieved July 31, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Jackson native wins Mobile Press Club award". South Alabamian. July 8, 2004. Retrieved July 31, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Lagniappe's Nappie Awards". FOX Newsradio 710. July 14, 2011. Retrieved July 31, 2011.