Alfa Foundation Awards $100,000 In College Scholarships
The Alfa Foundation recently awarded $100,000 in scholarships to 100 students attending colleges and universities across Alabama. Recipients, who hail from 44 counties and will attend 23 different academic institutions, each received $1,000 from the Foundation to use on tuition, fees, books or supplies in the 2023-24 academic year.
Rural Alabama Experiencing Strong Economic Development
Alabama farmers living in rural communities could soon feel the impacts of strong economic development throughout the state. The Alabama Department of Commerce released a report June 1 stating corporate investments into rural communities in 2022 topped almost $1.8 billion, creating 1,900 jobs.