Community Development

Google gave more than $300K to Alabama groups in 2022

Google says that in 2022, it awarded more than $300,000 in grant funding to eight north Alabama organizations.

Thompson Engineering sponsors philanthropy events

Events like a fishing rodeo, scholarships for students and more are part of its aid to the community.

Tuscaloosa accepts Randall family Riverwalk land donation

The Randall family, who previously donated land for phase one of the Northern Riverwalk project, has donated another 6.65 acres to Tuscaloosa.

Construction begins on Birmingham neighborhood damaged by 2011 tornado

ShadowBrook, in the North Pratt area of Birmingham, will have 52 new single-family homes.

Exploring Cullman’s German roots

Cullman's German connection is alive and well in the form of Facebook friends and various events throughout the year.

The challenge and history of the Clotilda

University of South Alabama professor Kern Jackson helps unearth the history for the movie 'Descendant.'

Municipal leaders graduate from Economic Development Academy

The inaugural class included 129 officials from 27 communities who learned best practices and strategies for economic and community development.

Jones Valley Teaching Farm raises $8.3 million to build food education center

Jones Valley Teaching Farm has completed the Ready to Grow Capital Campaign, raising $8.3 million towards the building of the Center for Food Education.

UB Community Development helps fund renovation of historic building

The 90-year-old Edwards Motor Co. building will provide space for small business startups in Birmingham.

Beautifying Fayette: A community endeavor

How a small Alabama town came together to clean up the city of Fayette.

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