Some students in the Cleburne County Elementary School might be considered stock market experts, relatively speaking. They recently placed first out of 218 regional teams in the national Stock Market Game. Read the full story
A company known as HNI LLC, the owner of the Heflin Hardee’s, closed six Alabama Hardee’s on Monday as part of a restructuring effort, according to HNI director of operations Ron Mason. Read the full story
Some students in the Cleburne County Elementary School might be considered stock market experts, relatively speaking. They recently placed first out of 218 regional teams in the national Stock Market Game.
A company known as HNI LLC, the owner of the Heflin Hardee’s, closed six Alabama Hardee’s on Monday as part of a restructuring effort, according to HNI director of operations Ron Mason.
The Piedmont City Council heard from business owners about the need to bolster the city’s commercial sector during Tuesday night’s meeting.
Unemployment statewide was at 4 percent in November, the last month for which numbers are available. That marks a year of jobless numbers at or near the lowest levels the state has ever recorded. The labor market is tight, and for some employers, that could be a problem.
Jacksonville State University representatives on Friday revealed their plan to demolish Merrill Hall starting Feb. 1, after a dispute over an insurance claim postponed the project.
Alabama Power was presented with Edison Electric Institute’s “Emergency Recovery Award” Thursday for its work restoring power after the March 2018 tornado in Jacksonville.
Council members voted 3-2 to hire architect Bill Whittaker so that leased space in the Anniston Star building might be turned into a council chamber and city offices.
Hotels in Oxford will see a rise of 2 percentage points in its lodging tax on June 1, from 6 to 8 percent, the City Council decided during its Tuesday night meeting.
“We as a system have got to get our spending in line with our means,” said Joan Frazier, a former Anniston superintendent and current member of the city’s school board.
Kenneth and Glenda Coppock had problems with water leaking into their underground storm shelter a few years ago, but they never thought water pressure would pry it out of the ground.
The McClellan Development Authority rejected land purchase proposals from Xtreme Concepts, a Birmingham-based security firm, after a heated executive session during the development group’s called meeting Thursday afternoon.
A federal system that allows employers to check the immigration status of potential new employees isn’t working this week, a casualty of the partial shutdown of the federal government. A 2011 state law requires Alabama employers to use the system to verify the immigration status of every new hire.
Tony Carroll, 44, who owns two fireworks stores, says New Year’s Eve is the second-biggest fireworks selling season of the year, the most important one being the Fourth of July.
Houses are selling at a faster pace in Calhoun County than they were before the 2008 recession, according to numbers released this month, but experts aren’t worried about a 2008-style housing crash.
With little fanfare, local economic development officials are preparing a 160-acre industrial park in eastern Oxford, but they’re tight-lipped about who they’re recruiting to fill the site.