The Weekly Wrap – February 17, 2023

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Business & Economy

Workforce: North Alabama tech companies are growing their own workforce.

Read More: February 16, 2023

Economic Development: Madison County’s Clift Farm is getting Starbucks, Jim’ N’ Nicks, Five Guys, and more this year. 

Read More: February 15, 2023

Economic Development: Massachusetts-based membership warehouse, BJ’s Wholesale, will open its first location in Alabama at Town Madison. 

Read More: February 14, 2023

Travel: Huntsville International Airport travel soared past 1.2 million travelers in 2022.

Read More: February 13, 2023


Blackhawk Crash: A Tennessee National Guard helicopter crashed in Madison County, killing two crew members Wednesday. 

Read More: February 15, 2023

Homeland Security: Homeland Security Investigations opens a new federal facility in Huntsville. 

Read More: Fox54 February 14, 2023


Contract: A Huntsville joint venture between Modern Technology Solutions Inc. and Nou Systems lands a $600 million defense contract.

Read More: Business Alabama February 13, 2023


State Tournament: Huntsville High School boys and Sparkman High School girls basketball teams are headed to the Elite 8.

Read More: WHNT February 15, 2023

Innovation: Drake State upgrading facilities to keep up with Huntsville’s growth.

Read More: February 15, 2023


Awarded: General contractors Brasfield & Gorrie won “Project of the Year” for its work on the Alabama School of Cyber Technology and Engineering from the North Alabama chapter of the Associated Builders and Contractors.

Read More: Yellowhammer News February 15, 2023

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