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LOCAL JACKSON THORNTON OFFICE NAMES WILLIAM SHEFFIELD NEW PRINCIPAL

December 5, 2019

Jackson Thornton, a certified public accounting and consulting firm, is pleased to announce that William Sheffield has been named a principal in the Opelika office, located at 100 N. 9th Street.Sheffield, a Certified Public Accountant since 2006, specializes in tax planning and consulting for individuals and closely held businesses. He…

LUCY'S TEAM TAKES HOME FOUR WINS AT ALABAMA RESTAURANT AND HOSPITALITY ASSOCIATION INDUSTRY AWARDS

November 13, 2019

Lucy’s, an Auburn newcomer and popular neighborhood restaurant, announced that four members of its team have been recognized as winners of this year’s Alabama Restaurant and Hospitality Association (ARHA) Industry Awards. All winners were announced on November 11 at the association’s awards gala in Birmingham, Ala. More details on each…

MARTIN HEAD NAMED CEO OF MAX CREDIT UNION

November 7, 2019

Max Credit Union has announced that Martin Head has been named the new president and CEO of the financial institution, effective October 15.Head was the organization’s chief lending officer. He has more than three decades experience, including time with AmSouth and Aliant banks. He replaces Greg McClellan, who retired in…

ALABAMA'S FIRST STEM PRESCHOOL OPENING IN AUBURN IN EARLY 2020

November 6, 2019

Alabama’s first STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) preschool, Auburn Day School, is slated to open in early 2020.The half-day preschool will focus on a concept-based, hands-on, active curriculum targeting children ages 12 months to 5 years. Additionally, the school will offer multiple STEM camps for children ages 3-6 years during…

HOTEL AT AUBURN'S BROOK LADNER FEATURED IN HOTEL MANAGEMENT'S NATIONAL 30 UNDER 30 LIST

October 15, 2019

Brook Ladner, assistant director of food & beverage for The Hotel at Auburn University, has been named to Hotel Management’s 30 Under 30 list. The award recognizes emerging leaders in the hospitality industry who have been nominated by their property. Hotel Management then selects the “rising stars” based on pre-determined…

RAPA NAMED 2018 OUTSTANDING QUALITY SUPPLIER BY FIAT CHRYSLER AUTOMOBILES

October 10, 2019

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) recently traveled to Auburn to award Rausch & Pausch GmbH (RAPA) with its distinguished 2018 Outstanding Quality Supplier award. This is the third nomination, but the first year that the specialty valve manufacturer received the award. Less than 50 manufacturing locations worldwide will receive this honor.…