Top Headlines: Aldi eyes Baldwin County expansion, Alabama could lose House seat based on census

Aldi U.S. eyes expansion into 38th state after opening 2,000th store
Aldi is setting the foundation for a Gulf Coast expansion. Plans call for the retailer to break ground in 2021 on a new regional headquarters and distribution center in Loxley, Ala. The facility will serve new stores in southern Alabama, across the Florida panhandle and in Louisiana. The chain now operates 180 stores in Alabama and Florida as well as four regional headquarters and DCs in the region. — Supermarket News

Davidson Homes enters Atlanta real estate market
Huntsville-based Davidson Homes is expanding into the Atlanta market with the purchase of 2,340 lots in numerous communities. — Press Release

Alabama could lose House seat based on census response
Alabama is in danger of losing at least one congressional seat based on its current response rate to the U.S. Census, officials said Tuesday. — Tri-City Herald

Chilton County offices to reopen after ransomware attack
Chilton County officials say they don’t yet know what information was compromised in the ransomware attack two weeks ago, but around 70 computers were targeted in the cyberincident. — GovTech

Incoa Performance Minerals investing nearly $111M in new Alabama facility
Incoa Performance Minerals is investing $110.85 million in a new calcium carbonate facility in Theodore that will employ 74 workers over the next five years. — Alabama News Center

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Short-staffed Montgomery County sheriff and jail face more cuts
A year ago, the Montgomery County jail was 40 corrections officers short of a full staff, stretched thin and working overtime. Now it’s 58 people short. — Montgomery Advertiser

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