Birmingham shopping center sold; Lockheed Martin interceptor passes test; Commerce updates small-business manual; New school system opens

Brook Highland Plaza, a retail center on U.S. 280, has been sold for $77 million

Birmingham shopping center sold

Brook Highland Plaza, a retail center on U.S. 280, has been sold for $77 million. The nearly 600,000-square-foot center is home to stores such as Ashley Furniture, Best Buy and Lowe’s Home Improvement.  – Bham Now

Lockheed Martin Next Generation Interceptor passes milestone test

Lockheed Martin’s Next Generation Interceptor had its prototype communications radio technology validated during a test. The test showed the technology would work over vast distances at high speeds through harsh environments. The team working on the Interceptor is based in Huntsville. – Lockheed Martin


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Commerce Dept. updates small business primer

“Alabama’s Answers: Starting Your Business in Alabama,” a comprehensive primer for starting a small business in Alabama, is now available from the Alabama Department of Commerce and the Alabama Small Business Development Center Network. It’s the 16th edition of the guidebook. – Made in Alabama


Newest school system opens Wednesday

Alabama’s newest school system opens in Orange Beach on Wednesday. The schools in Orange Beach had previously been part of the Baldwin County School System.  – Dothan Eagle

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