Entries by staff reports

Huntsville-based Merit Bank Announces Board of Directors

Huntsville-based Merit Bank has announced a board of directors reflecting its philosophy of focusing on local small businesses. The board for the bank, which opened this summer, is comprised of entrepreneurs and small business owners. Merit Bank is among six percent of the banks which are Huntsville-based. “The directors guiding Merit Bank have been small […]

U.S. Department of Transportation Awards $9.26M for Blake Bottom Road Widening Project

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao today announced that the Trump Administration will award $9.26 million to Madison County for the Blake Bottom Road Widening Project. The award is part of some $900 million in American infrastructure projects through the Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) Transportation Discretionary Grants program. “The administration is […]

HudsonAlpha, CFD Research Partnership Aims to Find New Treatment for Pancreatic Cancer

At the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, casual gatherings can lead to incredible research opportunities. Most recently at the Institute, a fortuitous encounter at a HudsonAlpha mixer led to a partnership that will search for new ways to treat pancreatic cancer. HudsonAlpha Institute President Dr. Rick Myers and fellow faculty investigator Dr. Sara Cooper will work […]

Corporate Tax Advisors Expands Service Offering with Georgia Tax Credits

Huntsville-based Corporate Tax Advisors is offering comprehensive Job Tax Credits and Quality Job Tax Credits for companies with employees in Georgia. Sam Hyon and John Park have been added to the Atlanta CTA team. “Sam and John bring us the experience and credibility needed to navigate the complex rules surrounding these two employment incentives,” CEO […]

IberiaBank, First Horizon Announce Merger

First Horizon National and IberiaBank today announced an all-stock merger of the two southern banks. Under the terms of the agreement, which was unanimously approved by the Boards of Directors of both companies, the combined holding company and bank will operate under the First Horizon name and will be headquartered in Memphis. Once the transaction […]

Rocket City Trash Pandas Name Food & Beverage VP, Executive Chef

The Rocket City Trash Pandas have announced the appointment of a veteran culinary director and award-winning Executive Chef to lead the team’s food and beverage operations. Mary Nixon, who has worked with several Minor League Baseball teams as a food service consultant and catering director, has been named Vice President and Executive Director of BallCorps […]

Huntsville Doubles Down on Leadership Role in Space at International Conference

WASHINGTON — Huntsville is living up to its moniker as the Rocket City at the 70th annual International Astronautical Congress this week in Washington, D.C. Huntsville is the only community to participate among 170-plus corporate, state and national exhibitors. Last year’s IAC in Bremen, Germany saw a record 6,500 participants from 83 countries convene to […]