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Gulf Distributing to expand activities with growth project in Mobile

MOBILE, Alabama — Gulf Distributing, one of the oldest beverage distributors in the Southeast, announced plans to relocate its operations from Moffett Road to...

State unemployment insurance tax is cut 54%

The Alabama Department of Labor is making many employers throughout the state very happy. Recently, the department announced most employers in Alabama will receive a...

Peoples to head Alabama Power

Jeff Peoples has been named chairman of the board of directors, CEO and president of Alabama Power, the Southern Company announced today. Peoples succeeds recently...

Continental Carbon plant closing in Phenix City

A carbon black manufacturing plant in Phenix City is shutting down Saturday. Continental Carbon will close its doors, eliminating 120 jobs. Carbon black is a...

BCBS of Alabama partners to administer TRICARE West region contract for DOD

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama announced Friday that it will be supporting a contract awarded to TriWest Healthcare Alliance to administer the...

Charging station maker plans $8M facility in Auburn

ADS-TEC Energy, a German-owned electric charging infrastructure producer, is establishing its first U.S. location in Auburn. To serve the North American market, ADS-TEC plans to...

Multi-tenant facility planned for Gadsden’s former Goodyear facility

The former Goodyear Tire property in Gadsden has been purchased by an investor group, Mayor Craig Ford recently announced. According to Ford, Phoenix investors plans...

Boeing delivers interceptors, thanks to Huntsville team

Boeing has delivered two Huntsville-managed ground-based interceptors to the U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA) in Fort Greely, Alaska. Fort Greely is home to missile fields...

Four questions with BCA President & CEO Helena Duncan

This month, the Business Council of Alabama announced Helena Duncan as president and CEO. As the state's largest business advocacy organization, BCA's stated purpose...

Child labor found in more Alabama auto suppliers

Four additional auto suppliers in Alabama have utilized child labor in recent years, investigative reporting conducted by Reuters found. The father of a 14-year-old Guatemalan...

Huntsville a Top 10 ‘Real Estate Market to Watch’

HUNTSVILLE — The National Association of Realtors® has named Huntsville a top 10 real estate market to watch in 2023. Every city on the...

Huntsville to house Southeast’s first net zero development

HUNTSVILLE – RCP Companies has teamed with Grounded Capital Partners on a net zero energy residential development in Huntsville’s MidCity District. Wellory Living, a $108...

Honda Alabama launches production of redesigned 2023 Pilot SUV

Honda’s Alabama Auto Plant has notched another major milestone, with the launch of a redesigned Pilot SUV that is already setting records for the automaker. The...

State unemployment rate steady; job count record high

Alabama’s preliminary, seasonally adjusted November unemployment rate is 2.7%, unchanged from October, Gov. Kay Ivey announced today. The rate is also below November 2021’s...

C-Spire names Mary Aderholt development manager

C-Spire has hired Mary Elliot Aderholt as an economic development manager for its strategic and government relations group in Homewood. C-Spire is a statewide telecommunications...

Ivey pushes state’s broadband expansion

To inform residents about the state's broadband expansion plan, Gov. Kay Ivey has kicked off meetings in all 67 counties. The meetings will be...

Artemis I mission called success ‘for all humanity’

Cited as the “crowning achievement of Artemis I,” the Orion spacecraft splashed down Sunday morning in the Pacific Ocean, capping a more than 1.4...

Dr. Daniel Sutter: Lessons from the FTX collapse

Cryptocurrency exchange FTX imploded in November.  The company and its founder Sam Bankman-Fried (SBF) attained incredible notoriety in a short time and a $32...

Dynetics, Northrop Grumman to collaborate on NASA landing system

Huntsville-based Dynetics has submitted a bid on the Human Landing System Sustaining Lunar Development contract for NASA’s Artemis mission, the company announced. Northrop Grumman...

FBI lays out objectives, expansion plans in Alabama

Alabama's Redstone Arsenal is the economic engine that powers roughly half of the Huntsville metro economy with agencies managing over $50 billion in federal...

Four questions with BCA President & CEO Helena Duncan

Last week the Business Council of Alabama announced Helena Duncan as president and CEO. As the state's largest business advocacy organization, BCA's stated purpose...

Gillis named CEO of Birmingham’s Innovation Depot

Innovation Depot, a Birmingham-based tech and bio-focused startup system, has selected Brooke Gillis as its CEO, the organization announced Wednesday. Alabama Media Group reported that...

Watch: Saban, local leaders tout investment potential in Appalachian Alabama

Alabama's rural and traditionally economically deprived Appalachian region has benefited from increased investment of late. This injection of funds from the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC)...

Eissmann Automotive to invest $3.4M, create 79 jobs in Pell City

German-based Eissmann Automotive will create 79 jobs as part of a $3.4 million expansion at its Pell City facility, the company announced Tuesday. The expansion...