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Roanoke's iconic elephant building gets new life as coffee shop

September 15th, 2022

Growing up in Dallas, Ga., Susan Cox never imagined she'd one day own a business inside an elephant-shaped building. How could she?

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Roanoke's iconic elephant building gets new life as coffee shop

September 15th, 2022

Growing up in Dallas, Ga., Susan Cox never imagined she'd one day own a business inside an elephant-shaped building. How could she?

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DesignEconomic Vitality

Open-air market in Anniston moves closer to construction

September 9th, 2022

The new open-air City Market in Anniston is getting closer to construction, as official renderings have been released and city council members approved an $860,000 general contractor bid Tuesday.

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$500k awarded to 13 Black business owners by Magic City Match

June 27th, 2022

Thirteen Black business owners just won big and now they're going to make an even bigger impact in our city. Birmingham's 2022 Magic City Match cohort competed for a total of $500,000 in grant funding at a pitch event on June 17.

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Story of Wetumpka parallels the story of the Tulatoma snail

June 7th, 2022

"Enterprise has the boll weevil. We have the Tulotoma magnifica." Dennis Fain, secretary treasurer of Main Street Wetumpka, explained the town has an unlikely mascot. "The Tulatoma snail is a mollusk. It's a freshwater snail."

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