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Honda Manufacturing of Alabama and its suppliers had a $12 billion economic impact on Alabama in 2018, employ over 45,000 in the state and produce 5.4 percent of the total Alabama GDP, according to a report released this week by the automaker and Economic Development Partnership of Alabama (EDPA).

Mum’s Unique Consignment Boutique opened on Saturday with a grand opening celebration. Eric Watters performed under the umbrella on the sidewalk while Steel City Pops quenched the heat with delicious popsicles with shoppers checking out the selections on the consignment floor.

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Lakeside Boathouse held a ribbon cutting on Monday with the Pell City Chamber of Commerce to celebrate their grand opening at their new location.

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The City of Leeds held a groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday to celebrate the opening of Texas based mega-travel center Buc-ee’s. This will be its second store in the State of Alabama in the City of Leeds.

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Your CBD Store in Pell City, sells 100% natural CBD. James Newton, one of co-owners along with his fiancé Courtney Hawkins, of Your CBD Store said it’s a family owned business with a focus on giving back. 

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Trinity Highway Products, a subsidiary of Trinity Industries, Inc. was recently recognized as one of the eight winners of the 2019 Governor’s Trade Excellence Awards. The Pell City plant manufactures and ships proprietary products to all 50 states and 70 countries. 

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The Springville Area Chamber of Commerce hosted Grand Opening celebrations for three businesses.  These businesses have opened their doors in the community over the past couple of months and are part of what seems to be a business boom in the community.  

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Shirleys’ Mainline BBQ was named the Pell City Chamber of Commerce Business of the Month on Monday. They were presented with a certificate and a sign will be displayed outside of their restaurant stating their Business of the Month status.

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The owners of Salon 2113 on Cogswell Avenue are used to holding scissors, but not usually the size of the ones for the Pell City Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting. 

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The Pell City Chamber of Commerce received nominations for local businesses and citizen of the year from their members. Each was voted on and tallied and awards were given out on Dec. 5 during a luncheon at Eden Westside Baptist Church.  More than 175 Chamber members from multiple businesses…

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Gallery of Eden, featuring the art of Wallace Bromberg, Jr. and other local artists, officially opened their doors on Nov. 30 with a Pell City Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting and open house event.

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The St. Clair County Economic Development Council (EDC) presented Ed Gardner, Sr. with the Chairman Award at their annual event on Thursday, Oct. 25 at Mathews Manor in Springville. 

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Eissmann Automotive North America, Inc. held a ribbon cutting and dedication ceremony for the completed expansion at their Pell City location, which includes a $14.5 million capital investment and adds 200 jobs to the area.

ServSafe is a nationally recognized food sanitation certification training program developed by the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF). It is designed for foodservice managers and educates participants about food  hazards and appropriate food handling practices. T…

Garrison Steel was selected as the Pell City Chamber of Commerce Business of the Month on August 2, receiving a certificate and recognition for their contribution to the local economy as well as their commitment to education.

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Leadership from WKW joined employees and local leaders to celebrate 10 years at their Pell City location and they celebrated with planting a magnolia tree and recognizing employees that have been with the company since its groundbreaking 10 years ago.

The magenta glow can be seen emanating from the new T-Mobile location in the Pell City Marketplace Shopping Center as people drive by on Martin Street South.

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Company officials with Preformed Windings, Inc. announced Feb.6 that the company will locate a new manufacturing facility, its first in the United States, in Pell City, Alabama.The new location will be dedicated to manufacturing high voltage coils for the North American market, and will empl…

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TALLADEGA-The gentleman stands in the falling rain, accompanied by friends on this outing to the Civilian Marksmanship Program’s (CMP) exclusive Talladega Marksmanship Park. He lines up his shot on one of fifteen stations on the diverse Sporting Clay Field as his friend presses the button to…

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Chicago Mike’s is truly a family-run business. It is locally owned by Michelle and Kyle Collum, who are joined in its operation by their daughter Jenni Pennington and grandson Nick Lee, three generations working together.   

A new business has opened in Leeds with a unique concept. Rails & Ales is a family-friendly beer garden, offering a place for adults, as well as children and pets, to enjoy.  

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RAGLAND - Mr. Harold G. Burnham, Sr., age 86, passed away Wednesday, October 2, 2019. He is preceded in death by his wife, Delaine Burnham and son, Harold Burnham, Jr. He is survived by two sons, David (Lavenia) Burnham and Robert Burnham; two daughters, Nancy (Gary) Crow and Teresa (Allen) …

PELL CITY - William "Van" Davis passed away on September 4, 2019 in Pell City, Alabama. Visitation for family and friends will be held on Friday, September 6, 2019 from 2 p.m. - 6 p.m. in The Beacon of First United Methodist Church in Pell City. The funeral service will take place on Septemb…

Funeral serivce for Mr. Glover Cook, Jr. will be Saturday, September 7, 2019 at the Overcoming Church, Ashville, AL at 1 p.m with Eulogist, District Elder Edward Lane. Public visitation will be Friday, September 6, 2019 from 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Internment will follow in the Alabama National Cem…