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Heading west is a ‘Breeze’ with nonstop flights to Los Angeles from Huntsville

As Breeze Airways brings the West Coast to the east, north and south Alabama are playing a major role. The carrier announced Tuesday it is...

Reed details legislative approach to building the Alabama workforce of tomorrow in BCA talk

President Pro Tem of the Alabama Senate Greg Reed (R-Jasper) addressed a group of business leaders on Tuesday morning to share challenges, accomplishments and...

Dr. Kyle Searcy: Economic stability vs. union promises is a critical choice for Hyundai workers

Over 20 years ago, Montgomery, Alabama's economy relied mainly on state government roles, due to its capital status, and jobs from the Maxwell/Gunter Air...

Bill Rhodes appointed to Boards of Directors of Regions Bank, Regions Financial Corp.

AutoZone President and CEO Bill Rhodes has been appointed to serve on the boards of Regions Financial Corp. and its subsidiary, Regions Bank. Rhodes’ term...

Forbes: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama among America’s best midsize employers

Forbes has named Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama one of America's best midsize employers in an annual ranking conducted in partnership with...

$40 million in SEEDS could soon take root in Alabama, growing the state’s economic development prospects

Alabama’s economic development successes in the years to come may be due in large part to up to $40 million in SEEDS sewn this...

BlueHalo acquires defense technology company Eqlipse

BlueHalo, which has a major hub in Huntsville, has purchased defense technology firm Eqlipse, the companies announced. Details of the deal were undisclosed. BlueHalo has...

Alabama exported $27.4 billion in 2023, topping record for second consecutive year

Governor Kay Ivey announced that Alabama's economy is continuing to shatter records. Two weeks ago, the Governor reported that the Port of Mobile generated...

Lt. Gov. Ainsworth promotes ‘bullish’ optimism on Alabama’s economy and workforce development efforts in 2024

Lieutenant Governor Will Ainsworth addressed the Business Council of Alabama on Tuesday, covering a wide range of policy lifts identified as top priorities across...

Yellowhammer News celebrates Alabama’s 2024 Women of Impact at sixth annual ceremony

Yellowhammer News hosted its sixth annual Women of Impact Awards event last month at the Florentine in Birmingham to honor 20 of Alabama’s most...

Ivey creates task force to promote responsible use of artificial intelligence

Alabama Governor Kay Ivey announced the creation a task force to recommend policies and promote responsible use of of Generative Artificial Intelligence (GenAI) in...

New Alabama Commerce secretary recruits heavy hitters for state economic development strategic plan

Alabama Commerce Secretary Ellen McNair has been on the job for barely a month but is already at work on a strategic plan that...

Port Authority delivers inland intermodal container facility to Decatur

Life along Decatur's waterfront is about to get a little more busier. On Tuesday, the Alabama Port Authority announced that the River City will be...

Manufacture Alabama elects new members to board of directors – ‘exceptional individuals’

Manufacture Alabama represents hundreds of companies -- from the most recognized international corporations to small, family-owned operations -- all integral to the economy in...

Dollar General in Fruitdale revamps Alabama location, now offers wide selection of produce

Since 2019, Fruitdale residents have relied on their local Dollar General for convenient and affordable shopping. This year, the community came together for change because...

Governor Ivey reflects on successes of past year, sets tone for productive ’24 session in BCA address

Governor Kay Ivey addressed the Business Council of Alabama (BCA) this morning to outline fundamental priorities ahead of her annual State of the State...

Ivey awards $188 million for ‘Middle Mile’ broadband projects across Alabama

Governor Kay Ivey announced major broadband news for rural Alabama at a press conference in her hometown of Camden on Monday. Ivey revealed that a...

Realtors: State housing market mirrored nationwide trend of declining sales in ’23

In 2023, Alabama, like much of the United States, experienced what the National Association of Realtors (NAR) has labeled as, "the weakest year for...

Trump, UAW boss clash as Alabama grapples with push from auto union

Former President Donald Trump and head of the United Auto Workers union, Shawn Fain, have exchanged words in a long conflict that is dusting...

Enduring Shield: Made in Alabama, a new era in missile defense

At a Leidos facility in Huntsville, the next chapter of the U.S. Army’s warfighting capability is being written. The company announced its Enduring Shield rocket...

UAH researchers design wearable biosensor to enhance health, athletic performance

Researchers at the University of Alabama in Huntsville have designed a wearable biosensor that offers a new way to measure human muscle activation to...

Flying high: Robins & Morton celebrates topping out of Graduate Auburn hotel

Robins & Morton caught the Auburn spirit this week when it celebrated the topping out of the Graduate Auburn hotel. During the ceremony to celebrate...

Meredith Drennen named Birmingham Business Alliance VP of investor relations

The Birmingham Business Alliance (BBA) has announced that it has chosen someone familiar to the organization to take over its Vice President of Investor...

Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission fights back against deposition demands, joins applicant’s appeal

On Tuesday, the Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission (AMCC) appealed a trial court order permitting unsuccessful license applicants to depose commissioners on an expedited basis....