The Weekly Wrap – September 30, 2022

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Business & Economy

Expanding: FirstBank expands its footprint with a new Huntsville location in the MidCity area. 

Read More: Sept 27, 2022

Hiring: Mazda Toyota Manufacturing plans to add more than 100 new employees to its workforce of over 400. 

Read More: Thomas Sept 26, 2022

Launching: Huntsville’s CommentSold, the leading live video commerce solution enabling retail businesses to unlock sales growth through live selling, announced the launch of its point of sale system built on Stripe, a financial infrastructure platform for businesses.

Read More: Businesswire Sept 22, 2022


Resolution: The city of Huntsville is moving closer to avoiding arresting suspects on minor marijuana charges by asking the state legislature for a local law that would permit an array of misdemeanor charges to be made through citations rather than arrests.

Read More: September 26, 2022

Funding: The Huntsville city council carved out discretionary spending funds for themselves, despite objections from Councilwoman Jennie Robinson and Mayor Tommy Battle.  

Read More: September 26, 2022


Awarded: SAIC has been awarded $757M software project with United States Army.

Read More: Clearance Jobs September 26, 2022

Awarded: Raytheon has been awarded $985M for the Hypersonic Attack Cruise Missile for the United States Airforce. 

Read More: Clearance Jobs September 22, 2022


The Nashville Soccer Club announced Chad Emerson as the Managing Director of Business Operations for the MLS NEXT Pro club.

Read More: WHNT September 22, 2022

The national association of Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) has selected Michelle Kloske, Senior Business Advisor for the UAH SBDC, as the 2022 State Star in recognition of her contributions in serving Alabama’s small business community. 

Read More: UAH September 22, 2022

These news articles were curated by Laurie Heard and Stephanie Lowe