Rural Alabama. Known Throughout the World.

There are plenty of assumptions about rural Alabama. Well, we’ve got ‘em too. We assume that everything we produce is the highest caliber, and that everyone knows it. We assume that our neighbor is working just as hard as we are. And we assume that everyone knows our neighbors: from Mercedes-Benz and Honda to Conecuh Sausage and Wickles Pickles.

’Transformational’ logistics park project preps for construction

TUSKEGEE, Alabama — Construction is scheduled to begin soon on the first building in an expansive logistics park along Interstate 85 in Macon County that backers say could have a massive economic impact when its three phases are developed.

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Rural Economic
Development

$2.3

Billion

New Capital Investment

3,600

New and Future
Jobs Created

*Based on 2020 and 2021 data.

Rural News

‘Transformational’ logistics park project kicks off in Macon County

TUSKEGEE, Alabama — Governor Kay Ivey joined leaders of Farpoint Development and the Macon County Economic Development Authority at an event today to mark the launch of an ambitious project to build the Regional East Alabama Logistics (REAL) Park, which aims to supercharge economic growth in the Tuskegee region. The groundbreaking ceremony comes as Farpoint…

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Linde plans to build $83 million hydrogen plant in Alabama

McINTOSH, Alabama — Linde, a leading global producer of industrial gases, plans to build a new hydrogen plant in Washington County as part of an $83 million growth project that will have a substantial impact on the community’s economy. Linde said the new plant will reinforce the company’s robust supply network. and allow it to…

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Pioneering remote aviation control tower landing at Selma’s Craig Field

SELMA, Alabama — Craig Field, the airport and industrial park in Selma, will soon become home to the nation’s first Remote Tower Air Traffic Control Center and a unique training academy stemming from a project that could revolutionize airspace control services in the United States. Advanced ATC Inc., an air traffic control academy in Valdosta,…

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