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Alabama Highest in 2020 Per Capita Bankruptcies

Commercial chapter 11 filings during the first six months of the year 2020 increased 26 percent over the year before, and Alabama had the...

SiO2 Materials Sciences Expands in Auburn

SiO2 Materials Science plans to invest $163 million to expand its Auburn facility after securing a contract to supply the federal government with vials...

Airbus Announces Layoff of 15,000

Airbus has announced plans to lay off 15,000 workers from its facilities around the world, citing a 40 percent drop in commercial aircraft business...

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...

Unemployment Pay Near $2 Billion; State Still Overwhelmed

Since the Covid-19 pandemic struck in mid-March, Alabama has paid nearly $2 billion in unemployment benefits to more than 308,000 people, and state officials...

Biotech Job Fair for Critical SARS-CoV-2 Role

Auburn biotech company SiO2 is holding its second of two job fairs this Thursday, June 18, to fill up to 200 jobs expected to...

Alabama One of Only Three States Warm to Contact Tracing App

Alabama is one of only three states that have said they are planning to use a new Google and Apple developed smartphone application for...

Miles College Awarded Grant for Student Emergency Assistance

The Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham has awarded a $25,000 Rapid Response Grant to Miles College to provide emergency assistance to students with financial...

May Unemployment Figures Hint at Recovery

The Covid economy appears to have reached bottom and recovery may be underway, according to an analysis from a team of BBVA researchers. The BBVA...

Mini Grants Aid Small Farms, Farmer Markets

The Alabama Sustainable Agriculture Network is offering mini-grants to farmers and farmers markets that serve Jefferson, Shelby, St. Clair, Blount and Walker counties, to...

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