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L-R: Grady Batchelor (standing), Commissioner Randy Tucker, and Chairman Roger Hayes.

L-R: Grady Batchelor (standing), Commissioner Randy Tucker, and Chairman Roger Hayes.



Chad Fell
Senior Reporter

DOUBLE SPRINGS  РWinston County has been declared a distressed area or recovery zone through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, meaning the county is eligible to receive possibly up to $2 million in economic development bonds and up to $4 million in facility bonds from the $25 billion made available through the U.S. Department of Treasury to local municipalities facing plant closings with high numbers of unemployment.

Winston County delegation with Senator Bedford and Redstone Arsenal command personnel.

Winston County delegation with Senator Bedford and Redstone Arsenal command personnel.

Chad Fell
Senior Reporter

RUSSELLVILLE – Local and area officials are preparing for the 30,000 additional jobs expected to enter north Alabama with an average $81,000 annual salary by uniting to present their industries and businesses opportunities to partner with the nation‚Äôs military headquarters–the Redstone Arsenal in Madison County.

Major General Jim Myles, commanding general at Aviation and Missile Command, was special speaker to over 200 mayors, council and municipal government leaders at the A.W. Todd Center Thursday, Aug. 13, informing them there is a bright light in these dark economic times by encouraging industries and businesses to seize an economic development opportunity made possible by the Base ReAlignment and Closure Act.