Top Headlines: Auburn Networks buys Hubbard’s media, Amazon opening Daleville facility

Auburn Networks buys Hubbard’s radio stations, magazine
Auburn Networks LLC has bought four radio stations and a magazine from former Alabama Speaker of the House Mike Hubbard, who is jailed on after ethics convictions. The $775,000 purchase price will go toward paying creditors. – Radio Insight

More than 75% of state child care facilities now open
About 76% of child care facilities are open in Alabama, the highest since the pandemic hit hard in March. The Alabama Department of Public Health report says that number is up from 63% in late July. – WTVM-9

Amazon opening ‘Last Mile’ facility in Daleville
A former Fred’s building on U.S. 84 in Daleville will become an Amazon distribution facility. Last Mile facilities are smaller Amazon facilities that help get customer orders ready for delivery. – The Enterprise Ledger

TIAA fighting Alabama-based Twin Pines near Okefenokee
The financial company TIAA has requested that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers withdraw or amend a permit application from Alabama’s Twin Pines Minerals, which has proposed mining titanium and zircon near the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge. – The Florida Times-Union 

AT&T donates $100,000 for hurricane relief
AT&T donated $100,000 to the Governor’s Emergency Relief Fund to help communities impacted by Hurricane Sally.  – Alabama Political Reporter 

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Regions gives $150,000 to disaster relief organizations
The Regions Foundation awarded grants to three Gulf Coast relief organizations in the wake of Hurricane Sally. The grants will go to United Way of Southwest Alabama, United Way of Baldwin County and United Way of West Florida. – Regions Bank

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