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Google to buy power from solar farms in Tennessee, Alabama

Google plans to buy power from Tennessee and Alabama solar farms under a deal with the Tennessee Valley Authority

Gourmet burger chain to open first Montgomery location

Gray Chairman, CEO Hilton H. Howell Jr. rang the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange

City leaders praise success of Camellia Bowl

Breweries impacted by government shutdown

Brick and mortar stores encouraged by November sales tax revenue numbers

Thousands of jobs posted online in Alabama

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State to receive $7.9 million in settlement with Wells Fargo

Longtime Montgomery Italian restaurant Corsino’s closing

Eastside Grille in Montgomery closing

First Christmas season with required online sales tax

Montgomery city council denies application for liquor store

Long-Lewis Automotive acquires Selma’s Moore-Stewart

  ALDI opens in Prattville

There are plans to open ALDI, a food market, in Montgomery but first, the chain opened in Prattville Thursday.

8 reasons supermarket chain ALDI is affordable

ALDI just arrived in Prattville Thursday, and it’ll be in Montgomery soon.

  New industry, new jobs coming to Abbeville

Henry County and the city of Abbeville are moving forward on a major economic development project for the area.

AL congressional leaders line up behind farmers hit by Hurricane Michael

Hurricane Michael’s winds and rain destroyed the farms of thousands of farmers in the wiregrass region.

  Black Friday evolves to something bigger in Alabama for merchants

Shoppers look to save big on Black Friday

2018 Thanksgiving and Black Friday store hours

Grand National Spa comes to Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail in Opelika

Dave & Buster’s opens in Riverchase Galleria

Auburn, Delta celebrate partnership with new facility

USDA designates 5 Alabama counties as natural disaster areas

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated five Alabama counties as natural disaster areas, Gov, Kay Ivey's office announced Friday.

Montgomery police stepping up security around shopping centers for the holidays

The Montgomery Police Department is positioning more officers around shopping centers during the busy holiday season.

Montgomery recycling facility expected to re-open in January

The city of Montgomery is getting back into the recycling business after a two-year absence.

Capitol Oyster Bar expansion to include RV park

While Montgomery city leaders are taking a breather for now in expanding the riverfront, Lewis Mashburn’s project is only a half-mile upstream.

New restaurant opens in Cloverdale

There’s a new place to grab a bite to eat in Montgomery’s Cloverdale neighborhood.

Grant will help Alex City company expand, add 100 jobs

A $300,000 federal grant will help automobile industry supplier C & J Tech in Alexander City to expand and create 100 jobs.

  Agriculture damage from Hurricane Michael impacts Wiregrass economy

The impact of agriculture damage from Hurricane Michael is rippling though southeast Alabama’s regional economy. Experts fear if no governmental disaster support is provided, we could see millions of dollars lost and jobs disappear.

Delivery, transportation apps offer convenience and other advantages

Services like Waitr, Shipt and Lyft use technology to make transportation, ordering a meal and shopping more convenient. The services have also helped businesses and people looking for extra pay.

Houston County businessman dies after cancer battle

Ronnie Harold Brown, the owner and manager of Ronnie's Men's and Boy's Wear, died at age 73.

Long-awaited road, bridge project to help Prattville recruit industry, jobs

Combined commitments of more than $2.3 million by Prattville and Autauga County will make a long-awaited 1.3 mile road and bridge system connecting County Road 4 and Highway 82 a reality.

DOJ approves $69B CVS Health-Aetna merger, with conditions

The $69 billion CVS Health-Aetna deal gets the greenlight from Department of Justice

Toyota recalls 2.4 million hybrids due to stalling problems

Toyota recalls 2.4 million hybrids due to potential stalling problems

2018 Diversity Summit’s official photographer on what ‘diversity’ means to her

Sydney Foster has a thriving photography business, and works as a photographer for Governor Kay Ivey’s office. That’s a position she knows would have been hard for her to land a few decades ago.

Montgomery Taco Bell opens 8 months after fire

The Taco Bell on Zelda Road in Montgomery reopened Wednesday - eight months after it caught fire.

Waitr expanding into Opelika, Auburn Thursday

Popular food delivery service app Waitr has announced it will expand into Opelika and Auburn.

The UPS Store Holiday Savings

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Tourism is $1 Million a day business for Montgomery

Tourism in Montgomery rakes in millions of dollars every year, but the daily intake of revenue from people visiting our state's capital may surprise you.

Plan outlines state government’s response to drought conditions

Alabama Drought Management Plan outlines for the first time state government's role in preparing the weekly snapshots of current drought conditions, and it specifies steps to be taken in response to potential drought conditions.

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Cow in Pool (Photos Included)

It took four men, a bunch of rope, and a pickup truck to pull a nearly one thousand pound cow from a swimming pool in Zachary, Louisiana.

Major Credit Agencies Adopt Uniform Credit Scoring System

Equifax, Experian and TransUnion say their new credit scoring system - "VantageScore" - is the result of market demand for a more consistent and objective approach to credit scoring.

Interesting People: Scrushy Attorney Art Leach

People are fascinating and during the government corruption trial in Montgomery, there were plenty of folks to get to know.  The courtroom events have been covered and re-covered; we like to see what else we can find out about who people are and how they've gotten to where they're at.  As Richard Scrushy awaits his fate, we take a look at the man who plays the lead role in defending Mr. Scrushy - Mr. Art Leach.

Les Moore Responds to Jim Parkman Interview

It was a very small part of the interview, but a few words from attorney Jim Parkman, has brought a request that additional information be provided to wsfa.com readers.  Attorney Les Moore, who has worked as an attorney for Richard Scrushy since May 2003, wanted to say a few things in response to my interview with Mr. Parkman.

Drought Forces Early Livestock Sales

As hay supplies dwindle, drought conditions are forcing Alabama cattle producers to sell calves and thin out herds early to avoid further losses.

Shareholders Approve Liberty/Raycom Merger

The shareholders of WSFA parent company Liberty Corporation have voted to approve the merger with Raycom Media, Inc.

Employees may bear more health care costs in 2006

The nation's employers, struggling with surging increases in health insurance costs next year, plan to shift more of the burden to workers.

Government introduces food pyramid for kids

The government hopes a spaceship computer game will help kids eat properly

Chairman says Toyota may raise prices in US

Toyota may raise its vehicle prices in the U.S. to help out its ailing competitors in Detroit.

CitiFinancial customers told of lost data

Citigroup's consumer finance division is notifying (m) millions of customers that their personal information may be at risk.

New York AG Spitzer sues Intermix over PC 'spyware'

He charges the company, Intermix Media, installed "spyware" and "adware" that secretly install nuisance pop-up ads which can slow and even crash personal computers.

Burger King's new "enormous" sandwich packs colossal calories

A new Burger King breakfast sandwich is enormous in more ways than one

Government goes after three debt services companies

These three operations allegedly scammed consumers out of more than $100 million dollars by falsely promising easy debt relief have settled Federal Trade Commission charges that their business practices were illegal.

AIG gets Subpoenas from Spitzer, SEC

American International Group says it has received subpoenas from New York's attorney general and the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Dodge unveils plus-sized Pickup Cab

Dodge says its 2006 Ram pickup trucks will have the potential to feel more like a luxury SUV inside.

Mega Merger Impacts Stocks

Proctor and Gamble's $57 billion dollar deal to buy Gillette is helping to cheer investors overall, but is dragging on the Dow Jones Industrial Average.

South Alabama Man Attacked By Gator

A Baldwin County man says he is actually lucky an alligator attacked him and not his children Wednesday night.

Bareback Bronc Riding

Required to ride for eight seconds, the rider grasps a suitcase handle-like rigging made of leather and rawhide.

Saddle Bronc Riding

Developed from the early chore of breaking wild horses, ranch hands would often gather and compete to see who could ride wild horses with the most style.