Edit Module Edit Module
Bookmark and Share Email this page Email Print this page Print Pin It

Top News Links: Friday, April 25

Honda’s profits double on yen in Q4

Honda said Friday that its profit for the fiscal fourth quarter zoomed to more than double the previous year’s as the benefits of a weak yen added to strong sales, but momentum was forecast to ebb as the currency perk wears off. January-March net profit totaled $1.67 billion. – AP/New Jersey 101.5

State lawmaker charged with perjury

Rep. Barry Moore, R-Enterprise, surrendered Thursday morning to agents of the Alabama attorney general's office. Moore, 47, faces charges of felony perjury and making false statements to a Lee County grand jury. If convicted, Moore faces up to 10 years in prison and a $15,000 fine on each count. – Montgomery Advertiser

Mercedes unveils SUV coupe in China

Mercedes-Benz is planning a coupe-style sport-utility vehicle with a low, sloping roofline. The four-door crossover, with high-clearance 22-inch tires and a sporty grille with the iconic Mercedes star integrated into it, was unveiled at the Beijing auto show. It will be built in Alabama. – Businessweek

HealthSouth part of new Tennessee venture

HealthSouth Corp. and Mountain States Health Alliance announced Thursday they have signed an agreement to form a joint venture to own and operate the James H. & Cecile C. Quillen Rehabilitation Hospital in Johnson City, Tenn. – HealthSouth News release

Profits freeze in January? Get a loan

Federal economic injury disaster loans are available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private nonprofits in Covington, Escambia and Geneva counties in Alabama as a result of freeze and frost on Jan. 7-31, 2014. – Small Business Administration

Law firm marks expansion with donation

Butler Snow law firm hosted an event at the Birmingham Museum of Art Thursday as an official welcome of the firm’s expansion into Birmingham, with a guest list that included the mayor, governors and other officials and capped by a $50,000 donation to the museum. The firm added 20 lawyers to its Birmingham office. – al.com

AEA loses teacher payroll deduction option

The Alabama Department of Education has directed school districts to begin enforcing a law aimed directly at the Alabama Education Association's major method of fundraising. – Montgomery Advertiser

Competition grant application period open

The Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries will continue to accept grant applications for projects that enhance the competitiveness of U.S. specialty crops in foreign and domestic markets until May 16 at 5 p.m. – News release

Peoples Bank teaching about moola

Peoples Bank of Alabama has partnered with EverFi Inc., the nation’s leading education technology company, to bring Teen Moola U, an interactive, web-based financial management program to 50 Alabama high schools. – Moola U News release

T-Mobile hiring 100 in Birmingham

T-Mobile U.S. plans to hire more than 100 people for its Birmingham call center, the company announced Thursday. The jobs are full-time financial care representatives, and the hiring will happen by the end of July. – al.com

Add your comment:
Edit Module
Edit Module
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Edit Module