The Morgan County, Alabama economy has a strong and diversified industrial base built on the area's proximity to raw materials and easy access to markets. Transportation and Decatur's riverside location have played important roles in the county's history, especially in the development of business and industry.
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HHS welding course promotes job training

October 22, 2014

The implementation of a dual enrollment welding program at Hartselle High School is giving students a step up as they pursue plans to enter the workforce after earning an associate...

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Top States for Doing Business 2014

September 12, 2014

Sparking growth in business investment and jobs has proven more difficult than expected for states as they have emerged from the Great Recession. Capital spending and, especially, job creation have...

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NAIDA Recognizes MCEDA Board Chairman Wi…

August 29, 2014

The North Alabama Industrial Development Association (NAIDA) recognized Morgan County Economic Development Association’s (MCEDA) Board Chairman, Lynn C. Fowler, at Tuesday’s Annual Conference Awards Luncheon. Fowler was awarded the Michael...

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Penny Shelton Townson joins MCEDA as Pro…

August 29, 2014

Morgan County Economic Development Association (MCEDA) announces the hiring of Penny Shelton Townson as Project Manager. Townson will be responsible for providing business recruitment, existing industry support, and project management...

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ULA launches Decatur-built rocket

August 14, 2014

ULA launches Decatur-built rocket

For the fourth time in six weeks, United Launch Alliance launched a rocket assembled in Decatur. The Atlas V rocket launched the WorldView-3 satellite for DigitalGlobe at 11:30 a.m. PDT on...

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$7M Hartselle expansion to create 20 job…

August 13, 2014

HARTSELLE — A $7 million industrial expansion that Hartselle Mayor Don Hall said will create 20 jobs within three years after its completion received a tax abatement Tuesday from City...

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More Skills, More Money

August 12, 2014

Study confirms officials’ goal: Better trained workforce will net jobs   MONTGOMERY — A study on the potential economic impact of increasing the state's high school graduation rate confirmed what local officials...

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Hartselle considers tax abatement for pr…

August 11, 2014

 The Hartselle City Council will discuss a tax abatement for Hartselle-based Pro-Fab Machine at a 7 p.m. work session in City Hall. Hartselle Mayor Don Hall said Pro-Fab Machine, on U.S....

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Aqua Marine brings jobs to Hartselle

July 24, 2014

Danville’s Aqua Marine Enterprises, Inc., will be opening a manufacturing operation in the Hartselle-Morgan County Industrial Park, which could add as many as 15 new jobs to the local economy. Jeremy...

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Hartselle OKs 10-year abatement

July 23, 2014

The Hartselle City Council approved a 10-year tax abatement Tuesday for Aqua Marine Enterprises, of Danville. The company’s facility, which will manufacture residential and community Safe-T-Shelter safe rooms, will be located...

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