74.8 F
Mobile
74.7 F
Huntsville
73.5 F
Birmingham
70.2 F
Montgomery

CATEGORY

Business

Wellborn Cabinet creating 200-plus jobs at Ashland facility with $15M expansion

Gov. Kay Ivey (R-AL) on Thursday joined the leaders of Wellborn Cabinet Inc. to officially announce a $15 million expansion project which will create...

Brokers’ tips for buyers in a seller’s market

Just like summer in the South, Alabama’s real estate market is sizzling hot and showing no real signs of cooling down as buyers literally...

Huntsville market in running for Colorado-based aerospace contractor Infinity Systems as firm seeks growth opportunities

The Rocket City is on the radar of Colorado-based aerospace engineering firm Infinity Systems as the company is seeking to expand its footprint. According to...

Technicians graduate Lockheed Martin advanced manufacturing apprenticeship program at company’s Courtland facility

Lockheed Martin last week held its Advanced Manufacturing Technician Apprenticeship Program (AMTAP) cohort graduation. Graduates are now prepared to start working as full-time technicians...

Lockheed Martin’s Huntsville facility hosts Australian ambassador to the United States

Lockheed Martin's Huntsville facility played host to the Australian ambassador to the United States, where the defense contractor's representatives discussed efforts undertaken by the...

Huntsville’s Drake State receives $75K grant to expand LPN program as area experiences nursing shortage

Drake State Community & Technical College's Health Sciences department announced on Monday that it has secured nearly $75,000 from the Alabama Community College System...

The Park at Auburn is advancing research innovation to benefit the region

Located within The Park at Auburn, the Office of Innovation Advancement and Commercialization (IAC) helps move research to the market. It offers mentorship opportunities to Auburn...

Alabama Hospital Association’s Williamson explains state ‘negative’ ICU bed count — ‘We are in a critical situation’

Last week, Alabama ICU bed count reportedly trended into negative territory, which drew alarm from many throughout the state. According to the Alabama Hospital Association's...

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...