News Archives for December 2013
There’s been lots of talk from educators, business leaders and government officials (we’ve also touted the concept here) about career technical training, with good reason.
Several Alabama metros have landed spots on Milken Institute's 2013 list of America's Best-Performing Cities, including Huntsville (No. 101), Birmingham-Hoover (No. 179), Mobile (No. 134) and Montgomery (No. 182).
Etowah County’s unemployment rate dropped significantly in November to a five-year low of 5.5 percent, according to Alabama Department of Labor statistics.
The annual unemployment rate in Etowah County has been declining since 2009 and that trend will continue for 2013, according to Mike McCain, executive director of the Gadsden-Etowah Industrial Development Authority.