Communities Receive Betterment Funds

    Southeast Gas recently announced Community Betterment Funds in the amount of $164,000 for 14 communities in Southeast Alabama. Community Development Funds are just one way that Southeast Gas invests in communities throughout Southeast Alabama. The company’s approach to economic development includes an emphasis on community development to support existing and potential commercial businesses in cities served by Southeast Gas. Funds must be requested through each city’s Southeast Gas Board representative, and typically awards are split between the local economic development agencies and the city to provide enhancements to community development efforts in the area. Southeast Gas Director of Community Development Jimmy Black works alongside local economic development agencies, chambers of commerce, and other organizations to support and enhance efforts to locate and retain commercial entities in the region. “In the past year, our focus has been getting to the heart of what each city needs specifically,” says Black. “From infrastructure…
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  • Southern Roots Announces Dothan Plant

    Southern Roots Nut Company recently announced its investment of $16.6 million for a pecan processing facility in Dothan that is expected to create 120 jobs. The new facility is expected to be a hub for processing, storing, and distributing raw pecans. Southern Roots is a New Mexico-based company that specializes in growing and processing high-quality […]
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  • Welcome Spring

    Get your home ready for warmer weather ahead With spring on the horizon, a few simple maintenance tasks can make sure your home is ready for the warmer weather. Home improvement experts offer the following advice: Because winter storms can be hard on outdoor structures, it’s important to check outside for damage to railings, stairs, […]
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  • Dothan Seeks SEEDs Funding for Westgate Super Site

    The Dothan Area Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the City of Dothan,  Houston County Commission, and the Industrial Development Board of the City of Dothan  recently applied for site acquisition grant funds offered though the Alabama SEEDs Act. After an exhaustive search of the developable property in the region, the Dothan team believes they’ve […]
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