August 22, 2013 RSS feed / Business

Unemployment still high in southwest Ala.

Alabama’s unemployment rate for July fell slightly from June, from 6.5% to 6.3%. Southwest Alabama counties continue to have some of the highest rates in the state. More...

Family Dollar opens

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held Aug. 17 at the new Family Dollar store on Jackson St. in Grove Hill. More...

Gravel firm inks contract to ship out of Jackson Port

A Panama City, Fla. company has signed a five-year agreement with the City of Jackson to use the Port of Jackson to transport gravel. Cox Aggregate and city officials inked the deal last week. Fifty jobs are expected to be created. More...

Stock Prices

AT&T (T)................33.86Boise Inc. (BZ)..........8.73Dollar General(DG).....................53.80Family Dollar Stores, Inc. More...