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WORK BEGINS TO TRANSFORM FORMER JCPENNEY AT THE AUBURN MALL


Date Published: April 10, 2019

Hull Property Group, owners of the Auburn Mall, announced today the commencement of a large-scale project that will transform the building formerly occupied by JCPenney. The project includes the creation of a new mall entrance, additional exterior facing retail storefronts and outparcel opportunities.Work will begin with the demolition of 35,000 square feet or approximately 60% of the former anchor space facing E. University Drive. After the demolition of the exterior wing of the buil...

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WEICHERT FAST TRACK TRAINING OFFERS COMPETITIVE EDGE FOR LOCAL REAL ESTATE PROFESSIONALS


Date Published: April 5, 2019

Weichert, Realtors(r) - Porter Properties, located in Auburn, is proud to announce that Sales Associate Lori Fuller successfully completed the Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. Fast Track training. The training helps quickly bring new Weichert(r) affiliated agents, as well as current agents interested in taking a refresher course, up to speed on the latest information and technology available to real estate professionals so they can better communicate with clients to offer the best servi...

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ALABAMA OPPORTUNITY ZONE FORUM TO BE PRESENTED BY UNIVERSITY OUTREACH GOVERNMENT AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE


Date Published: April 4, 2019

Passed as a part of the 2017 Federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Acts, Opportunity Zones were created to drive private investment into state’s most distressed and poverty ridden areas. All of Alabama’s 67 counties have one or more designated Opportunity Zones areas that enable investors to benefit from reduced or deferred capital gain taxes when investing in a qualified fund. Auburn’s Government and Economic Developme...

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ROBYN BRIDGES ELECTED TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR SOUTHEAST TOURISM SOCIET


Date Published: April 1, 2019

Robyn Bridges, vice president of Auburn-Opelika Tourism, has been elected to a two-year term on the board of the Southeast Tourism Society (STS). Founded in 1983, STS promotes travel and tourism throughout a 12-state region. The organization focuses on Education, Advocacy, Recognition and Networking for travel and tourism industry professionals and their respective destinations. B...

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EAMC RECEIVES THE 2019 WOMEN’S CHOICE AWARD® AS ONE OF AMERICA’S BEST HOSPITALS FOR ORTHOPEDICS


Date Published: March 26, 2019

East Alabama Medical Center (EAMC) has been named one of America’s Best Hospitals for Orthopedics by the Women’s Choice Award®, America’s trusted referral source for the best in healthcare. The award signifies that EAMC is in the top 10 percent of 4,797 U.S. hospitals offering orthopedics services.There are clear gender differences in musculoskeletal disease, according to a study reported in The Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Structural...

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HOMEWORKS OF ALABAMA ADDS MORE BEST OF 55+ AWARDS FOR THE DORSET MODEL


Date Published: March 11, 2019

Homeworks of Alabama has won more awards for The Dorset, a model home showcased at The Springs of Mill Lakes, at the Best of 55+ awards ceremony held during the National Homebuilders Association International Builders Show. “We work hard to provide quality built homes for our clients, and we are thrilled to receive this recognition again from the National Asso...

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COUNTRY FINANCIAL® SUPPORTS LOCAL POLICE AND FIRE DEPARTMENTS THROUGH OPERATION HELPING HEROS DONATION


Date Published: March 11, 2019

COUNTRY Financial Representative Shannon Works is pleased to announce the city of Auburn as a 2019 recipient of a $1,500 COUNTRY Financial Operation Helping Heroes Donation. Works presented the donation, which will assist with the purchase for the police DARE projects’ materials and the fire department’s new gloves and ear protection, to the police chief and fire department o...

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UPDATE 3.25.19: LEE COUNTY DISASTER RESOURCES


Date Published: March 7, 2019

UPADATE 3.25.19: NEW SUNDAY HOURS FOR THE DISASTER RECOVERY CENTERS, CHANGE OF LOCATION FOR SMITHS STATIONThe state/FEMA disaster recovery centers in Lee County have changed Sunday hours to 1-5 p.m. Hours are 7 a.m.-7 p.m. local time Monday through Saturday. Also, the Smiths Station location has changed to Smiths Station City Hall.The centers offer in-person support to individuals and businesses in Lee County affected by the recent tornadoes. Recovery specialis...

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METROPOWER ANNOUNCES JASON CROWSON AS NEW COLUMBUS BRANCH MANAGER


Date Published: March 6, 2019

MetroPower, Inc., a premier electrical contractor serving the southeastern United States, recently announced that Jason Crowson has been promoted to branch manager for branch 12 in Columbus, Georgia. In the new position, Crowson is responsible for sales and customer satisfaction, planning, personnel development and continuous improvements of the branch operations.“Jason is an...

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STONE MARTIN BUILDERS: OWNER AND CEO HONORED BY PROFESSIONAL BUILDER MAGAZINE


Date Published: March 5, 2019

Professional Builder magazine unveiled its annual 2019 40 Under 40 list of rising stars in the home building industry and Mitchell Martin, Owner and CEO, of Stone Martin Builders is among the honorees profiled in the March 2019 issue.This year’s class of 11 women and 29 men were selected from more than 150 nominations submitted from all regions of the United States. Their job...

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