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  • Technology consulting profits beat estimates as big data fuels demand

    Accenture, the second-largest technology-consulting company, reported quarterly profit that topped estimates as demand for its expertise resurfaced in the U.S. and Europe.

    December 21, 2013

  • news_econsurvey.jpg Poll: Majority of Americans back minimum wage hike

    A large majority of Americans want Congress to substantially increase the minimum wage as part of an effort to reduce the nation's expanding economic inequality, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll.

    December 20, 2013 1 Photo

  • Trucking Partners, LLC announces Opening of Trucking Partners Express

    In follow up to its rapid growth in the truckload and LTL segments of the trucking industry, Trucking Partners announced it has opened an expedited service that will operate under the name of Trucking Partners Express. This expedite division will provide on-demand, same day service in exclusive use cargo vans and sprinters. Primary service area will be within the Southeast region of the U.S., i.e. Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia and Tennessee.
     

    December 20, 2013

  • Chamber small business of month.jpg December Small Business of Month in Cullman County

    The Chamber’s Retail Committee in partnership with Bella Faire Day Spa & Salon presented the December Small Business of the Month award to Werner’s Trading Company.

    December 10, 2013 1 Photo

  • CSHRM's pinnacle award.jpg CSHRM wins pinnacle award

    The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) presented 11 affiliates today with its esteemed Pinnacle Award — the highest honor given to SHRM state councils and chapters for highly notable contributions to the human resource profession. Accepting the award on behalf of CSHRM (Cullman Area Society for Human Resource Management) is Blinda Walker (center) 2014 CSHRM Chapter President.

    December 4, 2013 1 Photo

  • St. John inducted into top legal association

    Cullman Attorney Gaynor St. John has been inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, one of the premier legal associations in America. The induction ceremony took place recently before an audience of approximately 900 persons during the 2013 Annual Meeting of the College in San Francisco, California.
     

    December 3, 2013

  • Screen shot 2013-12-02 at 2.20.04 PM.png VIDEO: Amazon shows off drone package delivery system

    Amazon.com is testing delivering packages using drone. The idea would be to deliver packages using the small, unmanned aircraft.

    December 2, 2013 1 Photo

  • screenshot travel.jpg VIDEO: Holiday travel costs down this year

    Traveling this Thanksgiving? Prepare to be stuffed along the way. Forty-three million people are expected to make the annual pilgrimage to the dinner table. Travel experts say costs are down this year and volume is expected to be high.

    November 22, 2013 1 Photo

  • Williamson receives Lamp award.jpg CCPS' Williamson receives Lamp Award

    Lanie Williamson, a media specialist with Cullman City Primary School, was awarded the Herman Moore Lamp award at the Alabama Library Expo at Calhoun Community College in September. This award is given annually to outstanding media specialists in the state of Alabama. Mrs. Williamson is in her sixth year at the school.

    October 30, 2013 1 Photo

  • news_websecurity.jpg Yahoo to make SSL encryption the default for Web mail

    Yahoo will encrypt Web-based email by default for all of its users beginning Jan. 8, the company has told The Washington Post.

    October 19, 2013 1 Photo