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CTE programs improving and expanding in Alabama; Students able to start careers out of high school

The Alabama State Department of Education’s Career Tech Education (CTE) and Workforce Development programs are growing and those in charge of the programs are hoping that growth will continue.

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$92 million investments to create jobs in the Wiregrass

One of the largest industrial investments in the history of the southeast Alabama region is taking place in Houston County.

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Alabama workforce reaches record high; Unemployment rate remains at record low 2.6%

Governor Kay Ivey announced on Friday that Alabama's unemployment rate had held steady at its record low of 2.6% for the month of July.

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Wellborn Cabinets touts Oxford expansion: 'Georgia made us a very competitive offer — but Alabama is our home'

Wellborn Cabinets announces plans for $17 million plant in Oxford. The new facility will create 414 new jobs in the Talladega Calhoun County area.

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Amazon job fair coming to Decatur this weekend

Are you in the Decatur area and want to work at Amazon? Go to the Decatur Career Center (DCC) on Friday and Saturday for the Amazon job fair.

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James Hardie breaks ground on expansion of its Prattville plant

"The public and private sector has embraced James Hardie’s presence in our state, which has led the company to announce in August 2022 that it will double its square footage and add 200 jobs to the Prattville/Autauga County location," Nicole Jones said.

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Mazda Toyota Manufacturing in Huntsville to hold a community appreciation event today

Mazda Toyota Manufacturing USA has already created and will continue to create thousands of direct advanced manufacturing jobs as well as supplier jobs in north Alabama. These are sought-after careers that will provide wages Alabamians can live on with global companies that consistently invest in their workforce and communities. Toyota and Mazda’s monumental presence in Alabama highlights how our state leads the nation in the automotive manufacturing industry,” Nicole Jones said.

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Lockheed breaks ground on new missile facility in Huntsville

The 25,000 square foot Missile System Integrated Lab facility is a $16.5 investment in Huntsville for Lockheed Martin. The company is adding 200 additional jobs to its North Alabama workforce this year.

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Alabama unemployment rate drops to new low

“Yet again, we’re breaking records that were set only a month ago," said Gov. Kay Ivey. "We’re nearly a full percentage point below the nation’s unemployment rate, we’ve been consistently ranked as the having the lowest unemployment rate in the southeast, and our wages are growing at a remarkable pace.”

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Marijuana company promises jobs to the people of Henagar

Anejos Logistics wants to build a facility to grow and process medical marijuana for the state's inaugural medical marijuana program. The company hopes to bring 100 to 200 jobs to Henager in Dekalb County.

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Airbus expansion making Mobile a global epicenter for the aerospace industry

Airbus's addition of a third final assembly line will add 1,000 jobs in Mobile.

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World’s largest aluminum recycler to build new plant in Baldwin County

Aluminum recycling and product manufacturing company Novelis Inc. announced Wednesday it will be building a new $2.5 billion recycling and rolling facility in Bay Minette.

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'Keep Alabama working': Ivey kicks off re-election campaign

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey (R) was at the historic Lloyds Restaurant on U.S. Hwy. 280 in Shelby County Thursday to kick off her re-election...

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Ivey touts 'robust economy' during economic development luncheon

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey (R), who is running for re-election this year, told the state’s economic developers that under her leadership,...

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Frios Gourmet Pops expansion to bring 200 jobs to Mobile

Mobile-based FGP Holding, which owns Frios Gourmet Pops and FGP Manufacturing LLC, announced plans for a rapid expansion and production...

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Congressmen blast Biden for disappointing jobs report; Biden is proud of numbers

The U.S. Labor Department’s Bureau of Labor Statistics on Friday released a jobs report that, while showing job growth, failed to meet...

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Moore, Brooks, and Palmer blame Biden for lackluster jobs report

By Brandon Moseley The U.S. Department of Labor released the November jobs report Friday and while the economy grew jobs, it failed...

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New FedEx facility to create 200 jobs in south Alabama

By Erica Thomas, Managing Editor Around 200 jobs are coming to south Alabama thanks to a new FedEx logistic facility coming to Dothan....

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Amazon adds four new operational sites in Alabama

By Brandon Moseley Amazon.com Inc. will open three new operations facilities in Alabama and will open a new fulfillment center that...