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Final Mobile Airport Plan Hearing Tonight

The Mobile Airport Authority on Tuesday evening will conduct the final public hearing on its Federal Aviation Administration-backed master plan for moving commercial air...

Southern Company Profits Down 31% in Q2

Southern Co., parent of Alabama Power and other utilities — hit by the pandemic and its effect on the industries it serves — reported...

Alabama Invests VW Settlement Money in Charging Stations

The State of Alabama has partnered with the Alabama Clean Fuels Coalition to create more electric car charging stations around the state. Gov. Kay Ivey...

BankFirst Record Net Income; Farmers & Traders Acquisition Complete

BankFirst Capital Corp., which completed its acquisition of Haleyville’s Farmers & Traders Bancshares on July 1, announced a record-setting second quarter net income of...

ALDI Plans Loxley Distribution Center, More Alabama Stores

Grocery chain ALDI US has announced plans for a new regional headquarters and distribution center in Loxley to serve new stores in southern Alabama,...

UB Offers $65M in New Market Tax Credit Funding

UB Community Development, a partner of Atmore-based United Bank, has received $65 million in New Market Tax Credit authority, which it will allocate to...

New Website IDs Top Federally-funded Road Projects

Alabama used $71.8 million in federal highway funds to complete an $88.9 million project adding lanes on Interstate 65 in Shelby County — the...

Bioscience Firm Avanti Acquired by Global Firm

Alabaster-based bioscience firm Avanti Polar Lipids Inc. has agreed to be acquired by global scientific firm, Croda International Plc. Founded in 1967 by Dr. Walter...

Port of Mobile Sets Coal Record; Ties Size Record

The NSU Voyager, a Newcastle Max bulk carrier, loaded 135,484 short tons — nearly 123,000 metric tons) of Alabama metallurgical coal this week, setting...

Manufacturers Step Up to Meet Health Care Needs

In a program coordinated by the Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce, with technical input from the University of South Alabama, several of south Alabama’s...

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