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    Below is a listing of Internet sites, grouped by topic area, with Alabama-specific information.

    State and Regional Partners:

    Alabama Department of Commerce

    Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs
    Alabama Department of Revenue (ADOR) - Alabama's Official Web Site
    Alabama Industrial Development Training (AIDT)
    Alabama Mountain Lakes Association
    Business Council of Alabama (BCA)

    Department of Industrial Relations
    Economic Development Partnership of Alabama (EDPA)
    Governor Robert Bentley
    Huntsville International Airport
    North Alabama International Trade Association (NAITA)
    North Central Alabama Regional Council of Governments
    State of Alabama
    Tennessee Valley Authority
    Tennessee Valley BRAC Committee (TVBRAC)
    Top of Alabama Regional Council of Governments (TARCOG)
    The Northwest Alabama Council of Local Governments

    Local Partners:

    Cherokee County:

    Cherokee County IDA/Gadsden State

    Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce
    Cherokee County Board of Education

    Cullman County:
    City of Cullman
    City of Cullman Parks & Recreation Foundation
    Cullman Economic Development Agency
    Cullman City Schools
    Cullman County Chamber of Commerce
    Cullman County Economic Development
    Cullman County Schools
    Cullman Times

    DeKalb County:
    City of Fort Payne
    City of Collinsville
    City of Crossville
    City of Sylvania
    DeKalb County Economic Development Authority
    DeKalb County
    DeKalb County Schools
    DeKalb County Tourist Association
    Fort Payne Chamber of Commerce
    Fort Payne City Schools
    Fort Payne Improvement Authority
    Fort Payne Times-Journal
    Fyffe, AL
    Rainsville, AL
    Rainsville Chamber of Commerce
    Sand Mountain Electric Cooperative

    Franklin County:
    City of Russellville
    Franklin County Chamber of Commerce
    Franklin County Development Authority
    Franklin County Schools
    Franklin County Times
    Russellville Industrial Board
    Russellville City Schools
    Russellville Utilities

    Jackson County:
    City of Scottsboro
    City of Woodville
    Daily Sentinel (Scottsboro)
    Goosepond Colony Recreational Complex
    Greater Jackson County Chamber of Commerce
    Impact Learning Center
    Jackson Co. Economic Development Authority
    Jackson County Board of Education
    Scottsboro City Board of Education
    Scottsboro Electric Power Board

    Lawrence County:
    City of Courtland
    Decatur Daily
    Industrial Development Board of Lawrence Co.
    Lawrence County
    Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce
    Lawrence County Schools
    North Alabama Industrial Air Park

    Limestone County:
    Athens City Schools
    City of Athens
    City of Mooresville
    Chamber of Commerce, Athens – Limestone County
    Limestone County
    Limestone County Economic Development Assn., Inc.

    Limestone County Schools
    News Courier ( Athens)

    Madison County:
    City of Huntsville
    City of Madison
    Huntsville City Schools
    Huntsville International Airport
    Huntsville Utilities
    Huntsville Water Pollution Control
    Huntsville/Madison County Chamber of Commerce
    The Huntsville Times
    Madison City Schools
    Madison County
    Madison County Tax Assessor
    Madison County Tax Collector
    Madison County Schools
    Private Schools

    Marshall County:
    Advertiser Gleam (Guntersville)
    Albertville City Schools

    Albertville Municipal Utilities
    Arab Chamber of Commerce

    Arab City Schools
    Boaz Chamber of Commerce
    Boaz City Schools
    City of Albertville

    City of Arab
    City of Boaz

    City of Guntersville
    City of Guntersville Economic Development Department
    Conners Island
    Grant Chamber of Commerce
    Guntersville City Schools
    Guntersville Electric Board
    Lake Guntersville Chamber of Commerce
    Marshall County Economic Development Council
    Marshall County
    Marshall County Commission
    Marshall County Convention and Visitors Bureau
    Marshall County GIS Server

    Marshall County Manufacturers Association
    Marshall County Schools
    Marshall-DeKalb Electric Cooperative
    Sand Mountain Electric Cooperative
    Town of Grant

    Morgan County:
    Calhoun Community College
    City of Decatur
    City of Hartselle
    Decatur Chamber of Commerce
    Decatur City Schools
    Decatur Convention & Visitors Bureau
    Decatur Daily
    Decatur Utilities
    Hartselle Chamber of Commerce
    Hartselle City Schools
    Morgan County
    Morgan County Economic Development Association
    Morgan County Schools
    North Alabama Skills Center

    The Shoals:
    City of Florence
    City of Muscle Shoals
    City of Sheffield
    City of Tuscumbia

    Colbert County
    Colbert County Board of Education
    Florence City School System
    Lauderdale County
    Lauderdale County Board of Education
    Muscle Shoals City School System
    Shoals Chamber of Commerce
    Sheffield City School System
    Shoals Economic Development Authority
    Times Daily (Shoals)
    Tuscumbia City School System

    Winston County:
    Industrial Development Authority of Winston County
    Winston County Schools


    NAIDA Corporate Partners

    Platinum Level

    Balch & Bingham, LLP

    Bank Independent

    Barge, Waggoner, Sumner & Cannon

    Bradley Arant Boult Cummings, LLC

    CDG Engineers & Associates

    Fite Building Company

    Turner Construction

    Warren, Averett, LLC

    Gold Level

    Agracel, Inc.

    Goodwyn Mills and Cawood

    Red Sage Communications

    Silver Level


    B. L. Harbert International, LLC

    Brasfield & Gorrie

    Burr Forman, LLP

    Covenant Steel

    Decosimo CPA

    Doster Construction Company

    Dudley Group, LLC

    Dunn Building Company

    Farmers Telecommunications Cooperative.

    Gray Construction

    The Hollingsworth Cos.

    JESCO, Inc. Construction

    New Media Production

    Norfolk Southern Corporation


    S&ME Inc.

    TTL Inc.

    URS Corporation

    U.S. Engineering Co.


    Other Links:


    Alabama Rural Electric Association (AREA)
    Athens Utilities
    Cherokee Electric Cooperative
    Cullman Electric Cooperative
    Cullman Power Board
    Decatur Utilities

    Electric Cities of Alabama
    Florence Utilities
    Fort Payne Improvement Authority
    Guntersville Electric Board
    Hartselle Utilities
    Huntsville Utilities
    Joe Wheeler Electric Membership Corporation
    Marshall-DeKalb Electric Cooperative
    Municipal Utilities Board of Albertville
    Muscle Shoals Electric Board

    North Alabama Electric Cooperative
    Russellville Utilities
    Sand Mountain Electric Cooperative
    Scottsboro Electric Power Board
    Sheffield Utilities
    Tennessee Valley Authority
    Tuscumbia Utilities

    Aerospace and Defense:

    Alabama Space Grant Consortium
    Alabama A&M University
    Army Space and Missile Defense Command
    Army Materiel Command
    Army Aviation and Missile Command
    BRAC Information
    Missile Defense Agency
    National Space Science & Technology Center
    NASA – Marshall Space Flight Center
    Tennessee Valley Corridor
    The University of Alabama in Huntsville

    Agriculture/ Food Processing:

    Alabama Agricultural Statistics Home Page
    Alabama Cooperative Extension System

    Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries
    Alabama Farmers Market Authority


    Alabama Automotive Manufacturers Association

    Business Start-Ups:

    Alabama Small Business Development Consortium
    Small Business Administration

    Shoals Entrepreneurial Center

    Colleges & Universities:

    Alabama A&M University
    Alabama College System
    Alabama Commission on Higher Education

    Alabama Institute for Manufacturing Excellence
    Athens State University
    Auburn University
    Faulkner University Huntsville
    Florida Institute of Technology - Redstone Graduate Center
    Heritage Christian University
    J.F. Drake State Technical College
    John C. Calhoun Community College
    Northeast Alabama Community College
    Northwest-Shoals Community College
    Oakwood College
    Snead State Community College
    Virginia College at Huntsville
    Wallace State Community College
    The University of Alabama
    The University of Alabama in Huntsville
    The University of North Alabama

    K-12 Education:

    Alabama Department of Education
    School Report Cards

    Economic Development Associations:

    CoreNet Global (merger of NACORE and IDRC)
    Economic Development Association of Alabama (EDAA)
    Economic Development Partnership of Alabama (EDPA)
    International Economic Development Council (IEDC)
    Industrial Asset Management Council (IAMC)
    National Association of Seed and Venture Funds (NASVF)
    Southern Economic Development Council (SEDC)
    U.S. Chamber of Commerce

    Environmental Permitting:

    Alabama Department of Environmental Management
    Alabama Department of Environmental Management Permitting Page

    Existing Industry Resources:

    Alabama Technology Network

    General Research:

    Alabama State Data Center
    Geological Survey of Alabama
    NAICS Association
    NAICS page
    Standard Industrial Classification Search

    UA Center for Business and Economic Research
    US Census Bureau Home Page U.S. Census Bureau

    Information Technology:


    Alabama Dept of Industrial Relations
    Alabama Industrial Development Training
    Alabama State Employment Service
    U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

    Life Sciences:

    Biotechnology Association of Alabama
    BizTech – High Tech Business Incubator with Lab Space
    Hudson-Alpha Institute for Biotechnology
    Partnership for Biotechnology Research

    The University of Alabama in Huntsville

    News Sources:

    News Channel 19 (CBS)
    WAAY 31 (ABC)
    WAFF 48 News

    WVNN News Talk 770AM/ 92.5FM

    Advertiser Gleam (Guntersville)
    Cullman Times
    Daily Sentinel (Scottsboro)
    Decatur Daily

    Fort Payne Times-Journal
    Franklin County Times
    Hartselle Enquirer
    The Huntsville Times

    News Courier ( Athens)
    Times Daily (Shoals)

    Business Publications
    Birmingham Business Journal
    Business Alabama magazine

    North Alabama Congressional Delegation:

    Congressman Mo Brooks (R)
    Congressman Robert Aderholt (R)
    Senator Richard Shelby (R)
    Senator Jeff Sessions (R)

    Quality of Life:

    Alabama Bureau of Tourism & Travel
    Alabama Mountain Lakes Tourist Association
    Alabama Music Hall of Fame
    Alabama State Parks , Alabama Department of
    Conservation and Natural Resources
    Outdoor Alabama, Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources
    Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail
    The Arts Council
    U.S. Space & Rocket Center
    Von Braun Center

    Resources for International Companies

    Alabama International Trade Center
    Alabama State Bar - International Law Section
    Alabama World Trade Association
    Japan-America Society of Alabama
    Japan External Trade Organization
    North Alabama International Trade Association
    The Alabama – Germany Partnership
    The Southeast US / Japan Association

    Taxes and Incentives:

    Alabama Department of Revenue - Home Page
    Alabama Department of Revenue - Tax Incentives
    Alabama FTZ Contacts
    Alabama Industrial Development Training
    Dept of Revenue Office of Economic Development


    Alabama Department of Transportation

    Norfolk Southern

    Port of Huntsville International Intermodal Center

    Federal Aviation Administration
    Huntsville International Airport
    Northwest Alabama Regional Airport

    Alabama State Port Authority
    Port of Florence
    Morgan County Port Authority
    Tennessee Tombigbee Waterway
    TVA – Tennessee River Navigation
    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Navigation Data Center
    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Navigation Information Connection

    Wood Products:

    Alabama Center for Advanced Woodworking Technology
    Alabama Forestry Commission
    Pulp and Paper Research and Education Center
    USDA Forest Service – National Forests in Alabama

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