Author Archive: Alabama News Center

Alabama News Center tels the stories of the people and businesses powering the states of Alabama, striving to make Alabama a wonderful place to live and work.

rss feed

Alabama NewsCenter — Commerce Department teams for updated primer on starting a small business in Alabama

Alabama NewsCenter — Commerce Department teams for updated primer on starting a small business in Alabama

| August 12, 2022 @ 9:00 am

The Alabama Department of Commerce’s Office of Small Business Advocacy and the Alabama Small Business Development Center Network (ASBDC) announced the publication of “Alabama’s Answers: Starting Your Business in Alabama,” a comprehensive primer.

Read More

Alabama NewsCenter — Wellborn Cabinet plans $17 million Alabama expansion creating 415 jobs

Alabama NewsCenter — Wellborn Cabinet plans $17 million Alabama expansion creating 415 jobs

| August 11, 2022 @ 5:00 pm

Ashland-based Wellborn Cabinet, one of the largest cabinet makers in North America, plans to add a plant in Oxford to continue expanding its product lines.

Read More

Alabama NewsCenter — Can’t Miss Alabama: ‘American Mariachi’ takes the stage at the Alabama Shakespeare Festival

Alabama NewsCenter — Can’t Miss Alabama: ‘American Mariachi’ takes the stage at the Alabama Shakespeare Festival

| August 11, 2022 @ 1:00 pm

Start planning for a super, exciting weekend with this week’s edition of Can’t Miss Alabama.

Read More

Alabama NewsCenter — Iconic Alabama character from ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ explored in exhibit at Gadsden Museum of Art

Alabama NewsCenter — Iconic Alabama character from ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ explored in exhibit at Gadsden Museum of Art

| August 10, 2022 @ 5:00 pm

Sixty years after the release of the film adaptation of “To Kill a Mockingbird,” a new exhibit at the Gadsden Museum of Art examines the character of Atticus Finch in an exploration of the complexities of hero worship and human relations.

Read More

Alabama NewsCenter — Medical products maker APS growing with 110 new jobs in Houston County

Alabama NewsCenter — Medical products maker APS growing with 110 new jobs in Houston County

| August 10, 2022 @ 1:00 pm

Global Resources International and its Advanced Products Solutions subsidiary announced plans today to add 100 workers at the APS medical manufacturing center in Dothan and to expand in the nearby community of Columbia with 10 new jobs.

Read More

Alabama NewsCenter — A COVID-19 refresher for Alabama as cases, variants continue to spread

Alabama NewsCenter — A COVID-19 refresher for Alabama as cases, variants continue to spread

| August 9, 2022 @ 5:00 pm

New cases and variants of COVID-19 continue to affect people across the world, and knowing how to protect yourself and others in the event of an exposure can be confusing.

Read More

Alabama NewsCenter — APSO donates supplies to boost students’ new school year

Alabama NewsCenter — APSO donates supplies to boost students’ new school year

| August 9, 2022 @ 1:00 pm

Alabama Power Service Organization (APSO) volunteers are easing children’s and families’ transition into the new school year by donating school supplies statewide and helping prevent childhood hunger.

Read More

Alabama NewsCenter — Surviving and thriving — breast cancer survivor shares how she savors life

Alabama NewsCenter — Surviving and thriving — breast cancer survivor shares how she savors life

| August 8, 2022 @ 5:00 pm

As frightening as a cancer diagnosis can be, the good news is that survival rates continue to improve, the number of cancer survivors continues to grow and the O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Alabama at Birmingham has resources to help patients even after they are cancer-free.

Read More

Alabama NewsCenter — Auburn University research providing hope for children with deadly disease GM1

Alabama NewsCenter — Auburn University research providing hope for children with deadly disease GM1

| August 8, 2022 @ 1:00 pm

Jojo is experiencing life like most 13-year-old girls: staying up later, watching movies, shopping and baking cookies. Now she has more liberty, but it’s a different kind of freedom.

Read More