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Athens Main Street announces "Merchants Alley Revitalization Project"

January 6th, 2021

Athens Main Street leaders say they're in the construction phase of "Merchants Alley."

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Warren Averett's Foley office relocates to new office space

January 5th, 2021

FOLEY - Warren Averett has relocated its Foley office to the revitalized Main Street District of Foley. As of Jan. 5, the Foley team will operate out of a new workspace at 112 West Laurel Avenue, Foley, AL 36535. "We are excited for this move," said Kevin Leeser, Foley Office Managing Member. "We're proud to be a part of the Main Street District's resurgence, and we're confident this new location will be a positive move for the Foley team and our clients."

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2020 'emotional roller coaster' for small business owners

January 5th, 2021

As 2019 turned into 2020, business was booming for many industries across Alabama. The state of Alabama was in the midst of its greatest economic boom in history, with month after month of record-setting low unemployment rates in 2019. However, just a few months into the new year, word began to reach American ears that a viral pandemic was emanating from China. When COVID-19 inevitably reached the United States, Alabama went through a rapid economic decline as many facets of everyday life were shut down in order to try and stem the spread of coronavirus.

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Alabama town is ready for its HGTV 'Home Town Takeover' spotlight

December 17th, 2020

The notion of hometown pride may seem a quaint, old-fashioned sentiment in our modern - and increasingly cynical - era. But it's real, and it can be powerful. For proof, look to Wetumpka, sitting on the soft bluffs rising above the Coosa River about 25 miles north of Montgomery.

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Local restaurant owner explains how he's staying afloat

December 10th, 2020

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The restaurant industry has suffered some of the most significant sales and job losses since the coronavirus pandemic began nine months ago. But local restaurants are weathering the storm.

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