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Bessemer Amazon workers’ vote against unionization nullified by National Labor Relations Board

Earlier this year, employees at Amazon's fulfillment center in Bessemer overwhelmingly rejected an out-of-state effort to unionize their workplace. Prominent far-left figures on the national...

Austal USA contracts with local steel provider SSAB for U.S. Navy ship construction

Mobile-based shipbuilder Austal USA on Monday announced that it had contracted with Alabama steelmaker SSAB to support the construction of new U.S. Navy Ships. The...

Regions Bank celebrates Christmas season with Birmingham HQ tower light display

After months in the making, the Regions Center tower in downtown Birmingham has once again staked its claim as the Magic City's tallest holiday...

Alabama Power, Magic City Bar Association launch partnership

Alabama Power and the Magic City Bar Association (MCBA) have launched a partnership that will provide education, training and support for association members. The association and the company...

Coffee shop coming to Alabama focuses on the ‘ability in disability’

A new coffee shop is coming to Auburn that is working to shift the way people view individuals with disabilities. North-Carolina-based Bitty & Beau’s Coffee is planning...

Alabama Power recognized as a veteran-friendly workplace

Teamwork, responsibility and dedication are hallmarks of military service and qualities valued at Alabama Power. The company was recently honored by the Birmingham Business Journal (BBJ) as a...

UAH alumnus Taylor Reed launches ShowerUp Huntsville to help bring hope to area homeless

When Taylor Reed saw a need in his community, he stepped up to the plate to address it, helping to bring hope and renewed...

FedEx plans $57M logistics facility in Dothan as Alabama hubs multiply

DOTHAN, Alabama — FedEx Ground plans to open a $57 million logistics facility in Houston County, adding another hub to the robust network of...

HomeTown Lenders to sponsor former All-American Auburn University golfer Jovan Rebula

Huntsville-based mortgage company HomeTown Lenders (HTL) on Wednesday announced that it had agreed to sponsor rising golf sensation Jovan Rebula. Rebula, the nephew of World...

Alabama, Auburn female athletes partner with Taziki’s Mediterranean Cafe

Birmingham-based Taziki's Mediterranean Café on Wednesday announced its first collaboration with two female NCAA college athletes. Auburn University softball player Carlee McCondichie and University of...

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama CEO Tim Vines elected BCBSA board chairman

Tim Vines, president and CEO of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama, has been elected to serve as chair of the Blue Cross...

Alabama Aerospace and Aviation High School officially signs state charter contract

The Alabama Aerospace and Aviation High School (AAHS) on Monday announced that it had signed its charter contract with the Alabama Public Charter School...

TechMGM, TechBirmingham form alliance preserving Alabama’s technology and innovation infrastructure

Two leading Alabama technology organizations, TechMGM and TechBirmingham, are collaborating to preserve the state's technology and innovation infrastructure. According to the announcement, the two organizations...

Alabama Mining Association announces inaugural Safety & Sustainability Awards

The Alabama Mining Association (AMA) on Monday announced the winners of the organization's inaugural Safety & Sustainability Awards. AMA held its annual awards presentation on...

Alabama Department of Human Resources announces child care provider grant opportunity

The Alabama Department of Human Resources (DHR) on Monday announced that child care workers may be eligible for quarterly bonus payments through its new...

Huntsville to play role in developing Missile Defense Agency hypersonic weapons interceptor technology

Raytheon Missiles and Defense and Lockheed Martin were recently awarded Missile Defense Agency (MDA) contracts to develop the first-ever interceptor designed to eliminate the...

Techstars company Birdstop demonstrates UAV capabilities for Alabama Power

Routine monitoring and inspections to protect the integrity of Alabama Power‘s 85,000 miles of power delivery infrastructure; enhanced security at the generating plants and other...

UA leading effort to ready future teachers of computer science

The University of Alabama is leading a program among six state universities to prepare secondary education students to fill the need for trained computer science teachers...

Philanthropic support gives UAH COS undergraduate Sidney Martin opportunity to intern at Harvard Medical School

Sidney Martin says his prestigious summer internship experiences with Harvard Medical School, Broad Summer Research Program, MIT and Boston Children’s Hospital could not have...

Growing Alabama Credit spurs $3 million investment at Etowah mega-site

GADSDEN, Alabama – The Growing Alabama Credit program is helping accelerate improvements at the Little Canoe Creek Mega-Site through a $5.7 million, multi-phase project...

Two companies awarded $75K from Alabama Launchpad startup competition

The Economic Development Partnership of Alabama (EDPA) earlier this week held its virtual Alabama Launchpad Cycle 3 Finale, where it awarded two startups a...

J.M. Smucker Co. to invest $1.1B in Jefferson County project, create up to 750 jobs

Gov. Kay Ivey on Thursday announced that The J.M. Smucker Co. plans to construct a new manufacturing facility and distribution center in Jefferson County. The...

Birmingham native Cara Fields to oversee AT&T Gulf States business operations

AT&T earlier this week announced that it had named Birmingham native Cara Fields as the telecommunications company's vice president and general manager for the...

Boeing awards $75K grant to Centerstone’s Military Services supporting free Alabama active duty, veterans’ mental health

Centerstone's Military Services on Wednesday announced that it had been awarded a $75,000 grant from Boeing to support free mental health care services provided...