Top Headlines: New Buc-cee’s opening in 2021, Lockheed Martin gives to Huntsville schools

New UAH program aims to bolster cybersecurity workforce
The new SMDC Underserved Community Cybersecurity and Engineering Education Development program (SUCCEED) will train students from underserved areas of academia for the cybersecurity workforce. The venture includes UAH’s Center for Cybersecurity Research and Education, the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command and others. – University of Alabama in Huntsville 

Report: poultry feed mill would greatly impact state economy
If a $30.2 million poultry feed mill were to open in Alabama, it could generate $207 million in sales and $5.4 million a year in taxes, according to a report from the Alabama Cooperative Extension Service. Such a mill would benefit a wide range of industries in Alabama, including steel and concrete, the report says. – Powder & Bulk Solids 

Second Buc-cee’s in state sets opening date
Alabama’s second Buc-cee’s convenience store and gas station will open on Jan. 25, 2021. The new location is in Leeds off Interstate 20. The chain’s first Alabama location opened in Robertsdale in 2019.  – Trussville Tribune

Lockheed Martin gives $75,000 to Huntsville-area schools
Lockheed Martin has donated $25,000 each to three school systems in North Alabama – Madison City, Huntsville and Madison County. The money will help purchase technology for students. – The Madison Record

Auburn-Opelika area most educated in state, survey says
About 41% of adults in the Auburn-Opelika area have at least a bachelor’s degree, making it the most-educated city in Alabama, according to 24/7 Wall St., which used Bureau of Labor Statistics to name the most-educated city in every state. Auburn-Opelika’s ranking is due to the presence of Auburn University, which requires many college-educated workers, the site says. – 24/7 Wall St.

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Regions third-quarter earnings at $501 million
Regions Financial Corp. reported $501 million in earnings for the third quarter of 2020, a 30% increase over last year. Earnings per share were 52 cents, up 33% over last year. – Business Wire

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