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Governor announces closure of ‘non-essential’ businesses until April 17

Gov. Kay Ivey on Friday, March 27, announced a “Safer at Home” order that includes the closure of a list of businesses deemed “non-essential” until ... Read more

2 days ago by Stephen Dawkins.

Alabama’s February unemployment rate was at record low

FROM STAFF REPORTS MONTGOMERY – Before the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic were being felt, Alabama’s unemployment rate was at a record low. Alabama Department ... Read more

2 days ago by Stephen Dawkins.

Enviro-Systems helping customers who can’t pay during pandemic

WESTOVER – A waste-water provider that serves parts of the U.S. 280 area is trying to help its customers during a difficult time. Westover Mayor ... Read more

2 days ago by Stephen Dawkins.

Montevallo mayor forms Economic Sustainability Task Force

A new group of business and economic development leaders in Montevallo will work to find solutions to issues residents face during the novel coronavirus pandemic. Read more

4 days ago by Emily Sparacino.

Southeast SideEye Camo sponsors Chelsea fishing team

CHELSEA – The Chelsea High School fishing team has some new gear and needed funds thanks to a recent sponsorship by Southeast SideEye Camo. Southeast ... Read more

5 days ago by Stephen Dawkins. website launched to help businesses

HOOVER – The city Hoover has partnered with the Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce to launch a new website,, and other resources intended to ... Read more

6 days ago by Stephen Dawkins.

Chamber launches social media campaign, business toolkit to help during pandemic

FROM STAFF REPORTS PELHAM – The Shelby County Chamber has launched a virtual networking forum and, along with 58 INC., a Business Toolkit—both efforts designed ... Read more

6 days ago by Stephen Dawkins.

Total Care 280 offers testing for COVID-19

“I just want it to be available to anybody who is scared and doesn’t know where to go. I have elderly parents, and to think ... Read more

1 week ago by Stephen Dawkins.

Shelby County Chamber launching business resource efforts

With the impacts of COVID-19 on our Shelby County business community already in effect, in addition to good hand hygiene and common-sense precautions with your ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Stephen Dawkins.

Mt Laurel addition public hearing postponed

A public hearing on a proposal to add 174 lots to the Mt Laurel development has been postponed to comply with guidelines on preventing the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Stephen Dawkins.

Local business leaders visit Montgomery to talk issues

Shelby County business leaders heard from state officials about workforce development and other topics of local importance during the annual Montgomery Drive-In on Wednesday, March ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Stephen Dawkins.

Chambers talks mental health, stress control at luncheon

Mental health and stress management were the main topics of Dr. Lemeshia Chambers’ speech at The Shelby County Chamber Connections luncheon on Thursday, March 5. Read more

3 weeks ago by Emily Sparacino.

Goodwill officially opens new donation center in Hoover

“We’re very pleased to be here in Hoover,” Roger Cartwright said. “We’re here to be a great neighbor.” Read more

4 weeks ago by Stephen Dawkins.

Chelsea ensuring business license compliance

“This is an effort to create a level playing field for our existing businesses—that everybody is playing by the same rules,” Tony Picklesimer said. Read more

4 weeks ago by Stephen Dawkins.

PROFILE: Birmingham’s go-to guy for firewood delivers it himself

“I would see trucks go by, Two Men and a Truck or whatever, and I said, ‘Hell, why not One Man and a Load of ... Read more

1 month ago by Stephen Dawkins.

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