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Amazon Buys Whole Foods for $13.7B

Online juggernaut Amazon is buying Whole Foods in a deal valued at about $13.7 billion, including debt. Amazon.com Inc. will pay $42 per share for Whole Foods Market Inc. That marks an 18 percent premium to Whole Foods closing price… continue reading ›

TSA is Testing 3-D Scanners for Carry-on Luggage

Federal officials are screening some carry-on bags with 3-D scanning technology, which they say improves the ability to find bombs. The Transportation Security Administration said Thursday that it is testing computed tomography, or CT, scanning at one checkpoint at Phoenix… continue reading ›

New Jobs Coming to Autaugaville

Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded $166,500 to help the town of Autaugaville turn the tap on for a new water bottling plant, resulting in 25 new jobs for the community. The Community Development Block Grant will provide infrastructure required for… continue reading ›

Alabama State Troopers Hiring

Secretary of the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency Hal Taylor announced that the agency is continuing to accept applications for a new class of State Troopers.  The goal is to have this new class of Troopers begin their training at the… continue reading ›

More U.S. Firms Believed Hit by Cyber Attack

A law enforcement official says investigators believe additional companies in the United States have been affected by the global "ransomware" software cyberattack but have not yet come forward to report the attacks. The official spoke to The Associated Press on… continue reading ›

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