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The Secret to Starting a Business

Auburn, Alabama — Starting a new business venture is difficult in today’s economy. Although some argue that luck is the key, seeking guidance and a solid plan can lay the foundation for a new business to thrive, according to a business expert. Rick Zapata, a regional Extension agent with the Alabama Cooperative Extension System, describes what it takes to lay a ... Read More »

Marengo County Business Incubator Helps Create Jobs

A big empty building–that’s what was left behind when the Alabama National Guard shut its armory in Linden, Ala.  It could have stayed empty, but a community partnership saw an economic opportunity in the old armory building. The Marengo County Commission, the Marengo County Economic Development Authority (MCDEA), and the Marengo County office of the Alabama Cooperative Extension System joined ... Read More »