In November, Amazon plans to expand delivery services in greater Birmingham. This new station will employ approximately 150 people and create indirect job opportunities for hundreds of people through the empowerment of the Delivery Service Partner program.
The Clay County Board of Education will use funds from the Appalachian Regional Commission to renovate and convert the former Pete Phillips National Guard Armory in Ashland into a technical career development center.
For the past 20 years, Disney parks have let guests skip the line with a FastPass for a specific time, at no extra cost. But taking a cue from regional park operators Six Flags and Cedar Fair, Disney will soon start charging for line skipping.
Alabama’s jobless rate dropped slightly to 3.1 percent last month and average wages increased, signs of what the governor’s office says is the state’s continuing recovery from the coronavirus pandemic.
Governor Kay Ivey joined the leaders of Wellborn Cabinet Inc. on Thursday to formally announce a $15 million expansion project that will ultimately create over 200 jobs at the company’s Ashland facility.
Birmingham has the lowest jobless rate in the country for metros over 1 million people. But it’s a catch-22 because even though our unemployment is so low, there are businesses that really need employees.
Experts said the surge in prices is due to growing demand of goods and services as the economy recovers from the pandemic. But the big question remains: will this increase be short-lived or something consumers should worry about?