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Applications being accepted for 2022 lineworker programs at Alabama community colleges

A well-trained workforce prepared for current and future jobs is essential for continued growth in Alabama, and Alabama Power is among utilities partnering with community colleges...

Miles College awarded a half-million-dollar grant to preserve, restore Williams Hall

Miles College was recently awarded a $499,869 grant from the Historic Preservation Fund administered by the National Park Service of the U.S. Department of Interior. The grant will fund the second...

Gone phishing: UAB expert offers five ways to prevent cyberattacks

When it comes to hackers’ attempting to access unauthorized information stored on computers or networks, anyone is susceptible. Cybint research found that 95% of cybersecurity breaches...

Boeing to sponsor ESPN’s Red Tails Classic honoring HBCUs and Tuskegee Airmen

Boeing on Friday announced that it has signed a three-year agreement to become the title sponsor of ESPN Events’ inaugural Red Tails Classic college...

University of South Alabama receiving $644K grant to renovate additive manufacturing lab, create cyber research hub

The University of South Alabama is receiving a U.S. Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration (EDA) CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant totaling $644,045. The...

Alabama’s July unemployment rate falls to 3.2%, wages rise to record high

Gov. Kay Ivey on Friday, along with Alabama Department of Labor (ADOL) Secretary Fitzgerald Washington, announced that Alabama’s preliminary, seasonally adjusted July 2021 unemployment...

Summer camp in Alabama’s rural Black Belt aims to improve STEM performance for local students

As students across the state prepare to return to the classroom, a group of Black Belt middle and high school students will be ahead...

First piece of Decatur-built flight hardware for NASA’s Artemis II mission arrives at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station

The Cape Canaveral Space Force Station has received the first piece of flight hardware from United Launch Alliance's (ULA) Decatur facility which will be...

U.S. Rep. Robert Aderholt says Gadsden poultry plant proposal over amid FAA concerns of attracting wildlife near airport

U.S. Rep. Robert Aderholt (R-Haleyville) on Wednesday issued a statement detailing the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) concerns over a proposed poultry rendering plant at...

Northrop Grumman opens Huntsville-based Missile Defense Futures Lab

Northrop Grumman Corporation on Wednesday announced the opening of its new Missile Defense Futures Lab (MDFL) in Huntsville, which the defense giant says will...

Redstone Gateway receives $65M investment as tech firm KBR expands Huntsville footprint

Huntsville's Redstone Gateway, an Arsenal-centric business park, is receiving a $65 million investment from developers as tech and engineering firm KBR has agreed to...

City of Montgomery launches innovative technology initiative with Apple to bring coding education to local students

The City of Montgomery has partnered with MPS (Montgomery Public Schools), Ed Farm and Apple to launch MGM Codes, an advanced technological initiative designed...

International in-space services company Nanoracks to open first Alabama-based location in Huntsville

Nanoracks, a Voyager Space Holdings company, will soon open its first office in the Yellowhammer State. Its new location at Huntsville's Lincoln Mills will...

Lawsuit seeks to force Alabama into distributing federal unemployment dollars

In the midst of a labor shortage crisis and record low unemployment, a lawsuit has been filed seeking to force Alabama back into federally-funded...

Coca-Cola United joins The World Games 2022 as presenting sponsor for closing ceremony

One of the world’s most recognizable brands has joined the team of The World Games 2022 (TWG2022). Birmingham’s Coca-Cola Bottling Company United, among the largest privately held...

Electric vehicles will drive Alabama’s automotive industry going forward

The electric vehicle evolution that is taking place in the automotive industry is having a huge effect on Alabama’s economic development efforts. As the state’s...

Yellow Top Ice Cream Shop owner honored as Tourism Superstar on Alabama’s Lake Martin

It’s no secret that the pandemic has provided more opportunities for people to get outside and enjoy Alabama’s beautiful lakes and scenery. To keep up...

Milestone: Hyundai marks 5 million Alabama-built vehicles

MONTGOMERY, Alabama – Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama’s leadership, team members, and special guests today celebrated a production milestone – the 5 millionth vehicle built at the...

UAB set to deliver ‘revolutionary’ new cancer treatment — ‘holy grail’ of radiation therapy

The University of Alabama at Birmingham O'Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center has received what, according to the hospital, some are calling the "holy grail" of...

Birmingham-based HPM ranks among globe’s top program management firms for eighth straight year

HPM was named one of the top 30 program management firms in the U.S. by Engineering News-Record, ranking No. 27 on the annual list,...

Air Force showcases nuclear readiness in Huntsville-supported, Boeing-built Minuteman III ICBM test launch

The U.S. Air Force on Wednesday conducted this year's second test launch of its Boeing-built Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM). The purpose of...

Rep. Gary Palmer and staff get firsthand look at Alabama’s National Carbon Capture Center

U.S. Rep. Gary Palmer (R-Hoover) got a firsthand look at one of Alabama’s premier energy research facilities Wednesday, taking his entire staff for a...

Regions chief economist: Inflation likely not temporary, could continue into 2022

Despite only a moderate increase in inflation in the previous month, one of the state's prominent economists foresees a continuation of elevated prices heading...

Madison County earns financial accolades; best credit rating in history — Moody’s, S&P

Madison County has received the highest credit rating in its history after a recent upgrade by Moody’s Investors Service, according to Commission Chair Dale...