Vote for Iverson Gandy Jr. of Tuskegee's FITNESS CHALLENGE for the 2014 FedEx Small Business Competition
SCABC secures private funding for broadband project
The South Central Alabama Broadband Commission announced that it has secured a private partner to help it move forward with a broadband project that will serve eight south central Alabama counties.
New Industry for Shorter, AL
A new manufacturing facility planned for Shorter will create 70 new jobs, according to a report from the Alabama Department of Commerce.
South Korean company Taesung will invest $6.6 million to build a new manufacturing facility in Macon County, its first plant in the U.S. The company currently has facilities in South Korea, Poland, Russia and Mexico.
GE Aviation opened of its new $75 million jet engine components factory in Auburn, Alabama that is expected to eventually create more than 300 jobs in the region.
The CSX Select Site program was started in 2012 to work with economic developers in generating a list of properties with the potential for development that have direct rail service by CSX. The Macon County Select Site is only one of eight sites nationwide.
See how Tuskegee celebrated Dr. Amelia Platts Boynton Robinson's 101st Birthday on August 18th, 2012, from 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. at the Booker T. Washington High School.
On May 2, 2013, officials of the United States Department of Agriculture, Alabama state agencies and community based organizations announced the launching of the Strikeforce for Rural Growth and Opportunity in Alabama. The announcement took place at Hooks Farms in Shorter, Alabama.
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