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Residents asked to be ‘Trail’ blazers for statewide master plan

HUNTSVILLE – Have you ever had a desire to be a trail blazer? Well, Sweet Trails Alabama is offering Alabama residents that opportunity. The statewide economic/recreation...

Report: Area, state rents continue to climb

TUSCALOOSA — For the second consecutive month average rent is on the rise in North Alabama and statewide, according to new data from the...

Cost of living: Huntsville one of nation’s ‘most affordable’

HUNTSVILLE – The current price to buy a house or rent an apartment in Huntsville can be startling to longtime residents. “Greed-flation,’’ a term...

Alabama A&M joins governor’s strategic economic growth team

MONTGOMERY – Alabama A&M is among two universities and a consulting firm selected to help create a strategic economic growth plan that will guide...

We’re No. 2! Second in tourism good place among Alabama counties

HUNTSVILLE – Madison County assumed a place among its Alabama colleagues where it’ll likely be found for the foreseeable future.  But, while second isn’t always...

State economic impact report reveals 10% hike in tourism in North Alabama

DECATUR – In 2023, travelers spent more than $4.7 billion while visiting the 16 counties of the North Alabama region, representing a 10.1% increase...

Port of Huntsville marks another year of growth in intermodal transportation

HUNTSVILLE -- The International Intermodal Center at the Port of Huntsville is on track for sustained growth, according to recent statistics from the facility. North...

Economic development projects to inject $1.15B into North Alabama communities

MONTGOMERY – North Alabama businesses that either launched operations or expanded their facilities last year are poised to make investments of more than $1.15...

State labor force participation rate unchanged; Tenn. Valley counties have low unemployment

MONTGOMERY – While the state's labor force participation rate for February was unchanged from January, three North Alabama counties have the lowest jobless rates...

Ivey, lawmakers release ‘Working for Alabama’ legislative package

MONTGOMERY – It's enough to give someone hope for the future in Alabama. A bipartisan group of the state's top elected officials - including Gov....