July 31, 2013 RSS feed / Business

Clarke has sixth highest jobless rate in Alabama

Unemployment dropped slightly in Alabama from May to June but edged up nearly a full percentage point in Clarke County where the 11.3% rate is the sixth highest in the state. More...

Business Facts

Weyerhaeuser earnings way up for quarter

Weyerhaeuser Company ( WY) reported earnings of 35 cents per share for the second quarter of 2013, far above the 9 cents earning per share for the same quarter of 2012.  Weyerhaeuser’s net sales increased over 19% to $2,141 million, exceed More...

Rains hamper loggers

Adverse impact on state’s $21 billion industry

Clarke County and southwest Alabama timbermen have been bogged down by the recent heavy rains and the state’s $21 billion timber industry has been adversely affected.  The heavy rains have caused problems not only in cutting timber but in More...

Stock Prices

AT&T (T).............. 35.66 Boise Inc. (BZ)........ 9.11 Dollar General (DG)....................53.09 Family Dollar Stores, Inc. More...