Construction at Fort McClellan; Birmingham startup gets $3 million; Brasfield & Gorrie repairing North Carolina courthouse

 Construction starts on Fort McClellan modernization

Construction has started on a $31 million project to modernize the barracks at Fort McClellan Training Center in Anniston. The construction will replace 15 World War II-era barracks with new barracks, dining halls, administration buildings and battalion headquarters. The project will take about two-and-a-half years. – Yahoo! News 

Birmingham startup gets $3 million investment

A venture fund created by New Orleans Saints owner Gayle Benson is giving Birmingham startup Wyndy a $3 million investment. In addition, Missy Polhemus has been named Wyndy’s CEO. Wyndy is an app that helps families find and pay college-aged babysitters.  –

Brasfield & Gorrie making repairs to North Carolina courthouse

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Birmingham’s Brasfield & Gorrie is making major repairs to a federal courthouse in Wilmington, North Carolina. A $31 million federal contract was awarded for repair and preservation work and the project should be completed in 2024. – Wilmington Biz

Comcast launches ‘Lift Zone’ in West Alabama

Comcast is opening its newest Xfinity WiFi-connected “Lift Zone” at the Boys and Girls Club of West Alabama Jaycee Park Unit. At Lift Zones, students and families can connect to the internet to do homework, connect to online education, conduct job searches and more. – Comcast


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