Category: Partner News Stories

Milestones Bring Toyota Alabama Closer to Increased Engine Production

Milestones Bring Toyota Alabama Closer to Increased Engine Production

| July 9, 2020 @ 2:00 pm

Toyota Alabama announced that it achieved two significant milestones this month as part of an ongoing expansion, a $288 million project originally announced in March 2019.

Read More

Auburn Student, 19, Succeeds in Business Venture Despite Lockdown

Auburn Student, 19, Succeeds in Business Venture Despite Lockdown

| July 8, 2020 @ 6:00 pm

Brock Murphy was enjoying spring break on the Gulf Coast with friends, briefly leaving behind the worries of starting a new business.

Read More

Valentino the Goat is Once Again Getting His Kicks at Clanton Farm

Valentino the Goat is Once Again Getting His Kicks at Clanton Farm

| July 8, 2020 @ 2:00 pm

Whenever a new animal arrives at Serenity Animal Farm in Clanton, Mark Bagley waits until he gets to know the animal’s personality before naming it.

Read More

Gov. Ivey Awards $48M in COVID-19 Relief to Alabama Schools, Up to $50M for Higher Education

Gov. Ivey Awards $48M in COVID-19 Relief to Alabama Schools, Up to $50M for Higher Education

| July 8, 2020 @ 10:00 am

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has allocated millions of dollars for Alabama schools, colleges, and universities to mitigate the effects of COVID-19 as they reopen in the fall.

Read More

Auburn’s SiO2 Facility Plans $163M Expansion to Ramp Up Production of Vaccine Vials

Auburn’s SiO2 Facility Plans $163M Expansion to Ramp Up Production of Vaccine Vials

| July 7, 2020 @ 6:00 pm

Gov. Kay Ivey announced that SiO2 Materials Science plans to invest $163 million in an expansion at its Auburn facility after securing a major contract to supply the federal government with vials to support the COVID-19 vaccine effort. The project will create 220 jobs.

Read More

Freshwater Land Trust Focuses on Conservation, Stewardship to Benefit Alabamians

Freshwater Land Trust Focuses on Conservation, Stewardship to Benefit Alabamians

| July 7, 2020 @ 2:00 pm

From the ever-expanding Red Rock Trail System to protecting the habitat of the endangered vermilion darter on Turkey Creek, the Freshwater Land Trust both cares and caretakes.

Read More

Fairhope’s Bill-E’s Small Batch Bacon is Music to Your Mouth

Fairhope’s Bill-E’s Small Batch Bacon is Music to Your Mouth

| July 7, 2020 @ 10:00 am

The harmonious balance of pure pork flavor, moderate salt and modest smoke in a bite of Bill-E’s Small Batch Bacon will make your taste buds dance.

Read More

Songstress Sherri Brown Takes Center Stage, Even in Pandemic

Songstress Sherri Brown Takes Center Stage, Even in Pandemic

| July 6, 2020 @ 6:00 pm

What Sherri Brown misses most about entertaining since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic has nothing to do with the pay.

Read More

Catfish and Cole Slaw at Ezell’s Among 100 Dishes to Eat in Alabama

Catfish and Cole Slaw at Ezell’s Among 100 Dishes to Eat in Alabama

| July 6, 2020 @ 2:00 pm

There are other restaurants where “fish camp” is part of the motif. At Ezell’s Fish Camp in Lavaca, it’s part of its history.

Read More

Alabama Office of Apprenticeship Plans for Growth with Fresh Funding

Alabama Office of Apprenticeship Plans for Growth with Fresh Funding

| July 6, 2020 @ 10:00 am

Alabama’s apprenticeship effort is primed for additional growth after the U.S. Department of Labor awarded the state a $450,000 grant to expand registered apprenticeship programs.

Read More

Auburn University Veterinarian Offers Tips for Adopting a Cat

Auburn University Veterinarian Offers Tips for Adopting a Cat

| July 5, 2020 @ 6:00 pm

Summer is a great time to consider adding a feline friend to the household. Dr. Diane Delmain of Auburn University’s College of Veterinary Medicine says cats are delightful, playful companions that can provide years of loving friendship, but there are several things to consider to help find the right cat.

Read More

Bama Bug Fest Goes on the Web to Entertain and Educate

Bama Bug Fest Goes on the Web to Entertain and Educate

| July 5, 2020 @ 2:00 pm

Bama Bug Fest: On the Web, a collaboration by the University of Alabama Museums, UA Libraries, and the Tuscaloosa Public Library, will provide interactive videos, interviews with experts, and storytelling for all ages every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday through July 25.

Read More