Top Headlines: Alabama mine closing; Ensley building to be demolished, rebuilt

Alabama mine closure will leave 350 jobless
The Shoal Creek Mine, which runs through parts of Jefferson, Tuscaloosa and Walker counties. will close for six months, leaving 350 jobless in the process. St. Louis-based Peabody Energy bought the mine from Drummond in 2018.  – Lexington Herald Leader

Birmingham tech firm buys bank statement company
Birmingham’s HC3, a data-driven technology company, has acquired Banc Statements Inc., also based in Birmingham. BSI specializes in printing and mailing demand deposit and savings account statements for community banks. – Business Wire

Historic Ensley building to be demolished, rebuilt
Innovation Depot and Birmingham Promise will be among the tenants when Ensley’s Ramsay-McCormack Building is demolished and rebuilt. The 10-story structure, built in 1929 but vacant since 1986, will be replaced with an office tower that mirrors the historic original.  – Alabama NewsCenter 

Bishop State awarded grant for disadvantaged students
The U.S. Department of Education has awarded Bishop State Community College a $1.3 million grant to help students from disadvantaged backgrounds. The Student Support Services TriO grant is designed to help low-income and first-generation students, as well as those with disabilities. – Alabama Political Reporter

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