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Monday, December 6, 2021

    Scooter’s Coffee continues growing in Alabama

    OMAHA, Neb.– Scooter’s Coffee LLC, the Midwest-based drive-thru coffee franchise, is continuing its effort to grow its presence throughout the United States by bringing its drive-thru coffee locations to Cullman, Alabama and the surrounding area. Scooter’s Coffee, based in Omaha, Nebraska, specializes in artisan espresso...

    NASA named best place to work, No. 1 for COVID-19 response

    WASHINGTON - For the ninth consecutive year, the Partnership for Public Service has ranked NASA as the Best Place to Work in the Federal Government among large agencies and, new for 2020, has also ranked NASA No. 1 among large agencies for its response...

    Cullman City Council approves Regional Airport improvements

    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman City Council passed two resolutions Monday evening concerning Cullman Regional Airport, allowing the facility to improve its runway and make takeoffs and landings safer.  The first resolution awarded the bid for the airport runway reconstruction project to Wiregrass Construction Co.,...

    Make more from the food you grow

    AUBURN UNIVERSITY - Each growing season, producers must decide how and where to sell their crops. Farmers markets, grocery stores, roadside stands and wholesale distributors are excellent established options; however, there are new opportunities to consider. Charitable donations and second-generation uses of fresh fruits...

    Livestock making the switch to soy? Everything you need to know!

    AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – Did you know? Livestock were on the soy diet before it was cool.  While this may seem a bit surprising, soybeans were a popular forage choice for livestock producers in the 1800s. Around World War II, soybean production started to focus...

    Recent drop in lumber prices doesn’t tell full story

    AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – After a year of record-high lumber prices, headlines across the country are reporting a 40% plunge in prices since May. However, this staggering statistic doesn’t tell the full story. The bottom line? Lumber prices are still immensely higher than before...

    Drinkard Development breaks ground for new cinema in Albertville

    ALBERTVILLE, Ala. – After a weekend of rain, the sun finally came out as Drinkard Development broke ground Tuesday afternoon of what will become Albertville’s first movie theatre. Everyone in attendance was incredibly excited about how this will benefit citizens in Albertville, as well...

    Small Businesses – Why Shop Local?

    People may often see the terms “shop local” or “buy small” used in advertisements, on bumper stickers and in-store signs. These terms are also widely observed on Small Business Saturday, a shopping day generally held the Saturday after Thanksgiving. Beyond the feel-good nature of...

    Gov. Ivey awards grant to create commerce and jobs in Good Hope

    MONTGOMERY, Ala.  –  Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded a $300,000 grant to create commerce in the city of Good Hope and bring new jobs. The governor awarded a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) that will be used to help establish a new, locally-owned restaurant and...

    Alabama’s April unemployment rate drops to 3.6%, Cullman County 2.1%

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Alabama Department of Labor Secretary Fitzgerald Washington announced today that Alabama’s preliminary, seasonally adjusted April unemployment rate is 3.6%, down from March’s rate of 3.8%, and well below April 2020’s rate of 13.2%.    “Alabama continues to see a decline in unemployment, as...