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High-Speed Internet Service Will Enable Rural Alabama Infrastructure Development

State Sen. Clay Scofield and Rep. Donnie Chesteen are the Legislature’s leading advocates of pending legislation that will encourage development of high-speed Internet service to rural Alabama. Without effective high-speed Internet, or broadband service, rural Alabama’s infrastructure will be unable to attract jobs, they said. Sen. Scofield, R-Guntersville, and Rep. …

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Hard Work, Dedication, Training Pay Off for Tuscaloosa Small Business Owners

Business Council of Alabama members Misty and Lee Garrison started a small business in Tuscaloosa last year and can offer some advice on success: have the right idea, dedicate yourself, constantly train, and use your experience. The Tuscaloosa couple founded BloGo Blow Dry Bar & Salon, a haven where clients …

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Senate, House Judiciary Committee Chairs Urge Business Support for Adult, Juvenile Justice Reforms

The chairs of the Senate and House Judiciary Committees were the speakers at today’s Business Council of Alabama’s Tuesday Briefing and they urged business community support for juvenile and adult justice system reforms. Sen. Cam Ward, R-Alabaster, chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee and Rep. Jim Hill, R-Moody, chairman of …

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