Top Headlines: Alabama’s sought-after employees, Alcohol sales cutoff will end

Huntsville Company will make bomb-clearing vehicle
Parsons Government Services Inc., of Huntsville, has won a nearly $40 million contract to build 13 vehicles that can disarm unexploded bombs and mines. The vehicles will be built by September 2023. – Alabama News Network

Registered nurses, retail salespeople most sought-after employees in state
More than 8,000 employment ads were placed in August for people in five professions: registered nurses, retail salespeople, truck drivers, sales representatives and customer service representatives. The top three employers posting ads were UAB Medicine, Lowe’s and the University of Alabama at Birmingham. – Alabama Department of Labor

CARES Act relief available for fishery businesses
Fishery-related businesses that experienced revenue losses of at least 35% between March 1 and May 31 (compared to the past five years) can apply for relief through the CARES Act. The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Marine Resources Division is accepting applications. – Outdoor Alabama 

11 p.m. alcohol cutoff will end
The Alabama Beverage Control Board plans to end next week its 11 p.m. cutoff of alcohol sales at bars. The restriction was put in place earlier this year to help curb the spread of COVID-19. – WBRC-6 

Small Business Administration offers disaster assistance
The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering low-interest disaster loans for businesses and residents affected by Hurricane Sally in Baldwin, Escambia and Mobile counties. – Alabama Political Reporter

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Alabama Power resumes walk-in operations
Alabama Power has reopened lobby service in its business offices and appliance centers. Those offices have been closed since March because of the COVID-19 pandemic. – Alabama Political Reporter

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