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Tuesday, March 21, 2023

    Peggy Smith announced as recipient of the Dave R. Echols Award Distinguished Service Award

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - On Tuesday, former Cullman Economic Development Agency director Peggy Smith was announced as the recipient of the Dave R. Echols Distinguished Service Award for Exemplary Service in Economic Development. The presentation took placed at the Economic Development Association winter conference in...

    Gov. Ivey awards $18 million in grants to improve communities

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded $18.2 million to provide improvements in more than 50 Alabama towns, cities and counties. Grants awarded and projects for Cullman County are:  Cullman (Cullman County)- $500,000 for street and drainage improvements in the Warnke Road neighborhoods. Cullman County –...

    DB Technologies holds grand opening at Wallace State Community College

    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - DB Technologies recently held their grand opening at Wallace State Community College (WSCC) in the Bailey Center Friday, July 16. Among those present were Dr. David Branscomb of DB Technologies, Ted Clem of the Alabama Department of Commerce, Hanceville Mayor Kenneth...

    What’s up on Cherokee Avenue?

    Reliance Worldwide’s $19M distribution center rising fast near southwest side industrial parks   CULLMAN, AL. – Local folks are asking, “What is that building rising up in the field off Cherokee Avenue (Alabama Highway 69)?” Reliance Worldwide Corporation (RWC) is currently constructing its new distribution center...

    Cullman ranked no. 3 micropolitan in U.S. for industry in 2020

    CULLMAN, Ala. – The city of Cullman has been recognized by Site Selection magazine as the no. 3 micropolitan in the nation in the magazine’s Top 100 Micropolitans for industrial growth in 2020. Cullman boasted 12 qualifying industrial projects during the year. Site Selection...

    $500K grant official for Reliance Worldwide expansion

    MONTGOMERY, Ala.— Gov. Kay Ivey on Thursday officially awarded a previously announced $500,000 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) to help Cullman's Reliance Worldwide expand its distribution center. Once the expansion is completed, Reliance Worldwide, which produces water control and plumbing products, will occupy more...

    CEDA receives Excellence in Economic Development Award from IEDC for partnership with HomTex

    Updated 11-19-20 at 5:38 p.m. CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman Economic Development Agency (CEDA) in a small ceremony at Cullman City Hall on Thursday revealed it won a gold category award for its public-private partnership to assist HomTex. This project was in the Public-Private Partnerships...

    Ivey, Reliance Worldwide break ground on 300,000-sq.-foot distribution center

    CULLMAN, Ala. - Reliance Worldwide on Monday morning officially announced and broke ground on a 300,000-square-foot distribution center to be located on an 81-acre site off Cherokee Avenue in southwest Cullman, drawing none other than Gov. Kay Ivey herself to come and pick up...

    Cullman ranks top in industrial expansion, high in jobs and capital investment

    CULLMAN, Ala. - The rate of growth and expansion of Cullman area industries has caught the eye of observers far and wide, prompting even Gov. Kay Ivey to visit the area from time to time, as she did Monday morning for the groundbreaking of...

    Ivey will be in Cullman Monday for Reliance Worldwide expansion groundbreaking

    CULLMAN, Ala. – Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey will be in Cullman Monday, Oct 5 for a groundbreaking ceremony for Reliance Worldwide’s expansion. The project includes the expansion of Reliance Worldwide’s existing Cullman presence, as well as a new 300,000-square-foot distribution facility. According to the Governor’s...