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Retail Giants Entrench in Mobile

Retail Giants Entrench in Mobile

Retail rivals Wal-Mart and Amazon are opening massive facilities just one freeway exit apart in Mobile County.

U.S. Jobs Insourced Down Home

U.S. Jobs Insourced Down Home

It seemed too good to be true — 300 high tech jobs looking for a small town. Because the city took good care of itself, Brewton turned out ideal after this Atlanta IT’s search for a rural homeplace.

Auburn Launches Incubator, Accelerator

Auburn Launches Incubator, Accelerator

The Tiger Cage A&I is a project of the Harbert College of Business’ Lowder Center for Family Business and Entrepreneurship and Auburn’s Research and Technology Foundation.

Gambling Crackdowns Still a Thing

Gambling Crackdowns Still a Thing

Officials in Morgan County closed down operations at River City Entertainment in Lacey Springs until a judge could decide whether gaming machines there constituted an illegal electronic gambling operation.

Gadsden Invests Millions on Riverfront

Gadsden Invests Millions on Riverfront

Alabama’s wealth includes a generous portfolio of waterfront properties, and the city of Gadsden took a 12.5 million step in October to improve its footprint on the Coosa River.

PPG Paint Job Keeps Spy Plane Slippery Slick

PPG Paint Job Keeps Spy Plane Slippery Slick

PPG donates military aerospace coatings to repaint the A-12 Oxcart, the legendary eye-in-the-sky spy plane operated by the CIA during the Cold War.

Race to Win Toyota-Mazda Plant Down to the Wire

Race to Win Toyota-Mazda Plant Down to the Wire

Alabama and Mississippi are both considered strong contenders.

Spotlight on Jackson, Marshall, DeKalb & Cherokee Counties

Spotlight on Jackson, Marshall, DeKalb & Cherokee Counties

Creative Assets Fully Valued

Creative Assets Fully Valued

Catherine Marks Woodson left a lucrative career in high finance to launch a national magazine that lavishly covers the brilliant artists of the Southern art scene.

Higher Ed at the Edge

Higher Ed at the Edge

Modern enterprise demands ever sharper skills and schooling, but Alabama’s higher education funding is at a 50-year low. Access is plunging and student debt climbing above average.

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NEWS AROUND ALABAMA

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

After months of preamble, Election Day arrives

Alabama's high-stakes Senate election Tuesday perfectly encapsulates how the age of Donald Trump has turned political logic on its head: Republicans may lose by winning and Democrats can win by losing. Republican Roy Moore denies accusations of child molestation, but he's riding the President's endorsement. Democratic Doug Jones is striving to become his party's first senator from deep-red Alabama in 20 years. – CNN​

Mobile County Commission OKs incentives for two big projects

Just in time for Christmas, hundreds of thousands of dollars in economic development incentives are being approved for two big Mobile aerospace projects announced earlier this year. On Monday, the Mobile County Commission approved its part of incentives for Safran USA, which announced in August that it will open a new manufacturing operation in Mobile. Commissioners also approved the county share of an incentive package for Continental Motors, which announced in March that it was spending more than $60 million to build an entirely new facility to house its existing operations at the Mobile Aeroplex at Brookley. – AL.com​

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