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Report: Black Belt has economic impact of $3.8 billion

Tourism doubled between 2020 and 2023 in Alabama's 23-county Black Belt region.

Meta, Facebook parent, building $800 million data center in Montgomery

Meta, Facebook’s parent company, today announced an $800 million data center to be built in Montgomery

Retrospect: The Selma Ordnance and Naval Foundry

Selma was key for the Confederacy, building cannon, small arms ammunition and outfitting ironclad vessels.

Auburn’s McCrary Institute partners with Oak Ridge to fight cyber threats

Auburn University’s McCrary Institute for Cyber and Critical Infrastructure Security has been awarded a $10 million grant in partnership with Oak Ridge National Laboratory to create a pilot center to protect the electric power grid against cyberattacks.

Tuskegee University receives $20 million gift

Tuskegee University has received its second $20 million gift in less than four years.

Montgomery wins $36M grant to revitalize western portion of city

The federal grant funds will support transportation, internet access, public safety and more.

Hyundai produces luxury-model Genesis in Montgomery

A $590 million investment has the Hyundai plant driving into the electrified market.

Meridiam breaks ground on $230 million Selma fiber project

Meridiam has broken ground on a $230 million fiber infrastructure project in Selma

Montgomery airport adds charger for electric planes

BETA Technologies’ ALIA electric aircraft flew in for the first charge at Montgomery Regional Airport.

Historic Alabama: Prattville Mercantile Company

A spa in Prattville now operates in a building that dates back to 1855.

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