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Alabama AdvantageSite

For Release: June 25, 2009

 Contact: Greg Knighton
205.943.4710 telephone 

BIRMINGHAM, AL (EDPA) – The Cooperative District of Winston County has received AdvantageSite designation.

The AdvantageSite program requires that community economic development organizations provide documentation specific to a proposed industrial site, including a set of standard data related to ownership/control, environmental and geotechnical conditions, and infrastructure status.

ADDISON, Ala.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jun. 15, 2009– Cavalier Homes, Inc. (NYSE Amex: CAV) today announced that its Board of Directors has entered into a definitive merger agreement for the Company to be acquired by Addison, Alabama-based Southern Energy Homes, Inc. Terms of the agreement call for the payment of $2.75 cash for each outstanding share of common stock. Southern Energy Homes, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Clayton Homes, is the industry leader in producing top-quality, customizable homes.

Exxel Outdoors, Inc. is bringing jobs back home to the U.S. from China.  Read the full story at

Talking about Blane, Canada Ltd. | Synchronist Make A Difference Awards

Blane, Canada Ltd.’s Make A Difference Award acknowledges individuals and programs that go beyond the basics. Award winners have demonstrated higher level impact beyond the narrow parameters of their own organization and individual success stories. Their entrepreneurial approach to BR|E is a benchmark others can use to measure their own success.

Winston County recipient of Making a Difference Award or Making a Difference Award.

Precision Husky Locates in Lynn


Precision Husky Locates in Lynn
$2 million bond issue approved by IDAWCA

By Chad Fell
Senior Reporter

LYNN – A $2 million bond issue approved by the Industrial Development Authority of Winston County Alabama has made possible a new industrial opportunity opening the door for 15 to 25 new jobs in Lynn by next week with plans of expanding to 30 to 50 jobs within a year.