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Shelby County in the News

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U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $450,000 To Enable Bioscience Job Growth in the Birmingham Region

July 27, 2021- EDA awards $450,000 grant to enable bioscience job growth in Jefferson and Shelby County, Alabama. 

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Shelby County Career Corps Program Launches

June 29, 2021-CAWACO Funds New Program Through 58 INC and Shelby County Chamber Foundation

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OHenry’s Coffee Opens Mt. Laurel Location

June 17, 2021- New Coffee Shop Coming to Dunnavant Valley Community

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Kontane Logistics Opens New Columbiana Facility

June 4, 2021- Automotive Supplier Finds New Home in Renovated Columbiana Property

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Starbucks Planning New Location at Caldwell Mill and Valleydale Road

May 19, 2021- National Coffee Shop Locating at Busy Northern Shelby Intersection

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BioHorizons Announces New Expansion in Hoover

May 17,2021-Growing Medical Device Company Plans Larger Facility in Riverchase

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Avanti Polar Lipids Announces Expansion in Alabaster

April 9, 2021- Leading Bio Firm Plans New Facility to Accommodate Growth

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Arby’s and Buffalo Wild Wings Coming to Chelsea

April 5, 2021-  Southern Wings Inc. officials celebrated the announcement of their newest locations of Buffalo Wild Wings and Arby’s with a groundbreaking ceremony at the site along US HWY 280 in Chelsea.  Mayor Picklesimer thanked everyone involved in the effort and recognized Chelsea resident Joseph Palladino who will serve as Regional Director of Operations for Southern Wings, Inc.   Site prep has already begun with hopes of construction being complete in time for a fall, 2021 opening. 

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BioGX Finds a New Home in Shelby County

February 9, 2021 - Leading biotech company announces plans for new headquarters, R&D, and manufacturing facility on Valleydale Road

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AGC Automotive breaks ground on new expansion

November 24,2020- Automotive supplier holds groundbreaking for 30,000 square foot expansion


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JumpStart AL – New Innovate Workforce Initiative Launched

July 16, 2020- 58 Inc. partnering with statewide education and industry leaders to launch virtual reality training

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Ace Hardware Opening New Store in Dunnavant Valley

May 19, 2020- 58 Inc. welcomes store owner David Majure to Shelby County and enjoyed working with leasing agent Kathy Dennis of The Shopping Center Group and developer Bill Thornton on this project.

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Printswell Announces Expansion

March 5, 2020- The national stationery design, manufacturing, fulfillment and distribution company, is expanding their operations in Pelham by purchasing property, constructing a new facility and increasing employment.

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Campus 124 will breathe new life into the former Valley Elementary School

February 25, 2020- New project in Pelham will transform the school into a mixed-use development with new offerings in restaurants and entertainment.

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2020 Industry Appreciation Event Held

February 24, 2020- 58 Inc. and The Shelby County Chamber of Commerce co-host Annual Industry Appreciation event which recognized companies engaged in workforce development initiatives and programming

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Half Shell Oyster House to Join Campus No. 124

July 9, 2021- One of the top seafood restaurants in the Southeast joining tenant lineup at Pelham development. 

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Jefferson State Community College Opens New Welding Lab

June 24, 2021- New Facility at Jeff State Valleydale Campus Provides New Opportunities for Shelby County Students

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DaySol Coffee Lab Opens in Old Town Helena

June 13, 2021- Upstart Coffee Roaster Bringing New Concept to Historic Helena

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Jersey Mikes Coming to Alabaster

May 19, 2021- New Restaurant Will Join Medical Mile Corridor

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Helena Welcomes New AT&T Store

May 17, 2021- New National Retailer Joins Development at Key Helena Intersection

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Chicken Fryd Announces Plans for Chelsea Restaurant

May 10, 2021- Local Family Bringing New Concept to 280 Corridor

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AutoZone and RaceTrac Coming to Chelsea

March 10, 2021- Two New Retailers Coming Soon to Hwy 280 in Chelsea

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Beer Hog Opens at Campus 124

April 2, 2021- The much anticipated opening of Beer Hog at Campus 124 occurred on March 31st with great response and overflowing crowd! Beer’s Hog’s new location allows them more space and amenities like the addition of a game room and private party room but also provided them the opportunity to add liquor and food options. For more information on leasing options at Campus 124 contact Melody Whitten (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

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Alabaster Named Top 50 Best Places to Live in America

September 23, 2020- Money Magazine Recognizes Alabaster For Superior Quality of Life.


Shelby County Commission Joins Application for Life Sciences Study

June 9, 2020- County joins consortium of regional partners to apply for grant studying pharmaceuticals and bio-pharma needs in the Birmingham metro area.


Home Goods and Five Below will locate in the former Best Buy location in Alabaster

March 18, 2020- Merchants Retail Partners announces new retailers

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The Canopy to Begin Site Prep Soon

March 5, 2020- The GenRev Properties development in Pelham will include multi-family, hospitality, retail and entertainment options.

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Dunkin Announces New Location in Alabaster

February 25, 2020- New retailer coming to Medical Mile on Hwy 31

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High School Ready to Work Students Participate In Interview Day

February 3, 2020- Students begin to consider their first job upon graduation

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COVID-19 News & Updates

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March 26, 2020

COVID-19 Update

April 2, 2020

COVID-19 Update

April 6, 2020

Workforce Newsletter

April 9, 2020

COVID-19 Update

April 15, 2020

COVID-19 Update

April 23, 2020

COVID-19 Update

April 30, 2020

COVID-19 Update

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