Tuscaloosa airport to improve terminal; 3 Alabama companies selected for Venture Atlanta; Shaia’s celebrates 100 years in Homewood; Huntsville CEO named to UA board

Tuscaloosa's airport is receiving a little more than $1 million from the U.S. Department of Transportation towards paving the aprons and taxiways

Tuscaloosa airport to improve terminal

Tuscaloosa National Airport is getting a $1.053 million grant to improve its terminal. The U.S. Department of Transportation awarded the money through the American Rescue Plan. – AL.com


3 Alabama companies selected for Venture Atlanta

Three Alabama companies are among the 85 selected for Venture Atlanta, a conference in which capital is raised for tech startups. Alabama’s  QuantHub, Rippleworx and Smart Alto have all been selected to participate in the conference in October. – Venture Atlanta

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Shaia’s celebrates 100 years in Homewood

Men’s clothing store Shaia’s in Homewood has been recognized as an Alabama Centennial Retailer. The store opened in 1922, four years before its dirt-road location became part of the city of Homewood. – Alabama Retail Association


Huntsville CEO named to UA board

Jeff Gronberg, CEO of Huntsville-based desiBel Research, has been named to the University of Alabama board of trustees. Gronberg, who graduated from the University of Alabama, will represent the Fifth Congressional District on the board. – University of Alabama System

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