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REV Birmingham has released a state of downtown report & the future looks bright
REV Birmingham, an economic development nonprofit, released the state of downtown report covering how downtown has been affected by the pandemic and the clear-cut path to recovery. They have gathered enough data (business is on the rise!) to help BHM stakeholders plan for the future of downtown. Importantly, REV Birmingham believes our Magic City is in great shape to take advantage of this growth.
Power Moves: William E. 'Bill' Cooper leads Enterprise, Alabama's 'City of Progress'
Being the first in any arena often takes time and effort. William E. "Bill" Cooper ran a successful race to become the first Black elected mayor of Enterprise after being the first Black elected to the City Council, where he served for 30 years. He has now served more than four years as mayor.
Once a pandemic side job, Gussied Up Flower Truck marks one year anniversary
Despite a little rain, Dinah looked as pretty as ever for a recent photo shoot in downtown Dothan. The 2015 baby blue Mitsubishi mini-dump truck overflowed with an assortment of colorful fresh-cut flowers, greenery, and fillers. Owner Lesley Marshall couldn't be more proud of her little side business, the Gussied Up Flower Truck, which she started nearly a year ago to brighten people's spirits during the pandemic.