Top Headlines: Redmont Distilling Teams w/ World Games 2022, Judson College Will Remain Open

Redmont Distilling teams with World Games 2022
Birmingham’s Redmont Distilling will be the official vodka of the World Games 2022, scheduled to take place in Birmingham in July 2022. Charles Barkley, a majority owner of Redmont Distilling, is an honorary co-chairman of the World Games. –

Judson fundraiser successful; school will remain open
Judson College in Marion, the only all-female university in Alabama, will remain open for spring semester after raising almost $1.4 million in a fundraiser. The college had said it needed $500,000 in donations and $1 million in pledges to remain open. – Alabama Political Reporter

Stimulus checks, PPP loans subject to Alabama tax, for now
Stimulus checks and PPP loans to businesses are still subject to Alabama state taxes, but a bill to change that will be among the first the Alabama House of Representatives considers when it’s back in session on Feb. 2. – WAAY 31

Mobile-area home sales up 25% over last year
Home sales in Mobile increased $25.6% in November 2020 over November 2019, according to the Mobile Area Association of Realtors. In November 2019, 332 closings took place, compared to 417 in 2020. – Alabama NewsCenter

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