Expansion

New Businesses Taking Up Residence in Troy

Some new businesses are making a home for themselves in Troy. December 16, 2021 was the grand opening for the first Dunkin’ Donuts establishment in Troy. Dunkin’ is one of many new businesses that will be taking up residence in the town. It’s not just restaurants coming to Troy but also a bowling alley and 2 more hotels. The Mayor…

Montgomery Airport Expanding Rental Car Fleet

New cars are headed to the Montgomery Regional Airport (MGM). The airport has executed agreements to bring a larger inventory of vehicles for on-property rentals, and more than 105 additional spaces are available for rental car parking. Passengers and rental car customers can expect the new rental spaces to fill up at MGM by middle March 2021, just in time…

Auto Supplier Expansion Adding More Jobs in Alabama

The state of Alabama says a planned expansion by a European auto supplier will add more than 180 new jobs in two cities. The governor’s office announced $56 million in projects by International Automotive Components Group North America Inc. on Monday. The company plans a roughly $34 million expansion and 119 new jobs in Cottondale, where it will make door…

Selma City Schools Looking to Expand its Transportation Services

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Selma City Schools is looking to expand its transportation services in the district — to provide school bus pick up and drop off service — to hundreds of students. Students from School of Discovery — R. B. Hudson STEAM Academy — and Selma High — who live more than two miles away from school —…

ALEA Driver License Division to Expand Saturday Services in December

Beginning December 7,  the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) Driver License Division will more than double the number of locations, offering services from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. each Saturday. ALEA introduced its Saturday operations pilot program on April 6 at its Birmingham, Opelika and Mobile locations. On November 2, the agency added the Huntsville office to the Saturday lineup….

GD Copper Expansion Project Means More Jobs on the Way

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Some good economic news coming out of Wilcox County. A multi-million dollar expansion project at the GD Copper plant — means more good-paying jobs are on the way to the area. County officials say the expansion represents a $3.5 million dollar investment at the Pine Hill facility. They say the project will also mean about…

New Indoor Pool Announced at YMCA Groundbreaking Event

The Cleveland Avenue’s historic YMCA of the Greater Montgomery Area announced plans to construct a new two million dollar, state-of-the-art indoor pool at a groundbreaking ceremony on Thursday. YMCA President Gary Cobbs says the pool will be used to benefit the community by offering swimming lessons to children. “Swimming lessons are very critical for children in this area,” Cobbs said….

Hwashin America to Expand

Major supplier of Hyundai announces plans for multi-million dollar expansion in Butler County

IMG_0277 Hwashin America will undergo a $23 million project line expansion at its Greenville facility. The expansion will create approximately one hundred new jobs. That’s in addition to the 800 people already employed at the plant. The City of Greenville is granting a tax abatement to aid in construction-related expenses. Mayor Dexter McLendon says the expansion will have a tremendous…

Giant Canopy Part of $6 Billion Expansion at Atlanta Airport

ATLANTA (AP) – Officials in Atlanta are laying the groundwork for an expansion of the world’s busiest airport. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport officials unveiled details Thursday for a $6 billion expansion and renovation project. Airport General Manager Miguel Southwell said plans include a giant, translucent canopy that will cover the streets and sidewalks outside the main terminal. Workers will update…