Alabama receives Gold Shovel Award for economic development efforts

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“Area Development, a national business publication, has selected Alabama for its Gold Shovel Award, recognizing the state’s economic development success in 2018.

The honor follows a record year for Alabama, with companies announcing new facilities and expansion projects involving $8.7 billion in new capital investment. The projects will create an anticipated 17,026 jobs across the state and inject economic vitality into many communities…”