Gadsden Reorganizing Industrial Development Authority

By William Thornton | wthornton@al.com The City of Gadsden is reorganizing its Industrial Development Authority in a move that city officials said would have direct effects on the city’s ability to attract industry. “Through cooperation and coordination of business, education …

Gadsden Reorganizing Industrial Development Authority

By William Thornton | wthornton@al.com The City of Gadsden is reorganizing its Industrial Development Authority in a move that city officials said would have direct effects on the city’s ability to attract industry. “Through cooperation and coordination of business, education …

OUR VIEW: Goodyear Tax Abatements Easy Call

– In May, we addressed some significant (and positive) news at Gadsden’s Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. plant. Its protected status was extended, a new product line was promised and there was the hope of additional capital investment by the …

City OKs Tax Plan For Goodyear Expansion

The Gadsden City Council on Tuesday approved two tax abatements on a $30.1 million expansion at Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.’s Gadsden plant. Some $27.7 million will go toward new manufacturing machinery, and $2.4 million is for facility construction. Goodyear …

Air Taxi Service To Be Offered At Gadsden Airport

ImagineAir, an on-demand air taxi service, announced Monday its partnership with Northeast Alabama Regional Airport to offer regional flights to cities across the Southeast directly from Gadsden. Travelers will be able to access more than 500 regional airports from the …

Commission’s Goal: Educate Public On Megasites

(NOTE: To view more information about Etowah County’s megasite development, go to http://www.gadsdenida.org/content.php?id_pages=56#.  There are links to a 35-page report about the development and marketing of this property as a megasite, as well as a one-page summary of site development options.) …