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Old-style Alabama general store with trendy new gear

By Lee Roop | lroop@al.com  on November 27, 2015 at 3:24 PM, updated November 27, 2015 at 3:25 PM 0 Redit Email  Far from Huntsville’s shopping centers and big box stores, something old with a trendy new face drew hundreds of Black Friday shoppers to downtown. U.G. White Mercantile, a century-old fixture on Athens’ Courthouse…

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GE Aviation announces plans for Huntsville advanced manufacturing facilities

GE Aviation announces plans for Huntsville advanced manufacturing facilities October 27, 2015: GE Aviation announced today that it will build two adjacent facilities in Huntsville, Alabama, to mass-produce silicon carbide (SiC) materials used to manufacture ceramic matrix composite components (CMCs) for jet engines and land-based gas turbines. This is cutting edge technology that will further…

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New details, renderings released of CityCentre at Big Spring in downtown Huntsville

http://www.al.com/business/index.ssf/2015/10/new_details_renderings_release.html#incart_river_home New details and renderings are available of CityCentre at Big Spring, a $100 million mixed-use project that will begin rising late this year in Huntsville. RCP Companies, a Huntsville-based boutique real estate firm, is developing CityCentre at the former Holiday Inn site across from Big Spring International Park. The 270-room, nearly 40-year-old hotel was…

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Huntsville’s fastest growing population

Neighborhood growth may be a key to unlocking more opportunities across Huntsville Posted 10:29 pm, October 14, 2015, by Kristen Conner   HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT)– Leaders say the medical district is the area with Huntsville’s fastest growing population. Chad Emerson of Downtown Huntsville, Inc. breaks it down: “You have Twickenham Square. You have the hospital right there.…

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New I-565 interchange is big win for Town Madison shopping complex

Looking east, this aerial photograph shows the site for Town Madison, a commercial and retail development taking shape south of Interstate 565 near Zeirdt Road. State and federal highway officials have approved a new I-565 exit at the development site. (Marty Sellers | sellersphoto.com) By Lee Roop | lroop@al.com The Huntsville Times Email the author…

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The Top 10 Best American Cities to Work in Tech in 2015

  It’s fitting that as we approach Labor Day, our city finds itself in several national conversations about our workforce.   Earlier this week, Bloomberg Business published an incredible article about the cities leading the nation in careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).  Huntsville is the focus of the piece and is described…

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Coming to Village of Providence in Huntsville

Hampton Inn ‘unlike any other in the nation’ coming to Village of Providence in Huntsville By Lucy Berry | lberry@al.com AL.com Follow on Twitter on August 31, 2015 at 10:31 AM, updated August 31, 2015 at 10:36 AM Developers David and Todd Slyman will break ground soon on a new 92-room hotel at the Village…

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Looking for a STEM career? New report says Huntsville is best in the US

Cummings Research Park is a 3,800-acre park in Huntsville with over 300 companies and 26,000 employees specializing in engineering, technology, research and design. (Sarah Cole | Scole@al.com) By Lucy Berry | lberry@al.com AL.com Follow on Twitter on June 02, 2015 at 11:28 AM, updated June 02, 2015 at 1:30 PM The same organization that ranked…

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