Huntsville Considers a Network Investment, as Its Businesses Consider Chattanooga

Date: 6 Aug 2014 | posted in: MuniNetworks | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

We reported back in June on Huntsville, Alabama’s decision to undertake feasibility study to evaluate its options for increasing next generation fiber optic internet access throughout the city. AL.com is now reporting that Huntsville Utilities hopes to hear the results of … Read More

Alabama Citizens Sue to Block Wal-Mart Giveaways

Date: 1 Nov 2003 | posted in: Retail | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Owners of a small business in Birmingham, Alabama, near the site of a proposed Wal-Mart supercenter, have filed suit against the city for giving the retailing giant a $10 million subsidy. Southeast Meats of Pelham, in operation for over two decades, contends the handout gives Wal-Mart an unfair advantage. The suit also asserts that the city improperly threatened to use eminent domain to force owners of the Wal-Mart property to sell.… Read More

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