Tuesday, August 18, 2015

NACC Joins CARCAM Consortium


SUBJECT:  NACC Joins CARCAM Consortium 

DATE:  August 18, 2015

Northeast Alabama Community College (NACC) president Dr. David Campbell recently announced that the college has joined the Consortium for Alabama Regional Center for Automotive Manufacturing (CARCAM). CARCAM is one of 36 regional National Science Foundation Advanced Technological Education Centers across the US charged with educating today’s workforce in cutting edge technology. Curriculum is specifically designed and developed with input from business and industry and implemented in today’s highly advanced technical manufacturing industry. 

Thursday, July 30, 2015

DeKalb County EDA Receives Award of Merit for New Website

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Monday, May 06, 2019
4:13 PM

Fort Payne, Ala. – DeKalb County Economic Development Authority received an Award of Merit for their new website at the annual Southern Economic Development Council (SEDC) Conference, held this past week in Savannah, GA. 

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

NACC Launches Its First Apprenticeship Program

For immediate release—June 30, 2015

In 2014, officials from Siemens in Fort Payne contacted the Workforce Development staff at Northeast Alabama Community College (NACC) to explore the possibility of establishing an apprenticeship program for Machinists.  As we began to discuss a possible partnership, the college found that other companies were experiencing the same needs.  Meetings were held with officials from business and industry in DeKalb and Jackson counties.  A Consortium was formed, and was named the “Northeast Alabama Community College Tri-State Apprenticeship Consortium”, which developed this partnership.  The Consortium decided to branch out to neighboring states, Tennessee and Georgia, to further meet the demanding needs of our surrounding area.

Friday, June 12, 2015

Fort Payne Alabama Named Main Street Alabama City

Main Street Alabama announced that Fort Payne has been chosen as a newly designated Main Street Community. Main Street, a subsidiary of National Trust for Historic Preservation, is a program that focuses on developing Alabama’s downtown districts. They have been energizing downtowns for more than 30 years. 

Monday, June 1, 2015

FORT PAYNE ALABAMA Participates in Sustainable Communities Development Program



Press Release
Fort Immediate Release

FORT PAYNE ALABAMA Participates in Sustainable Communities Development Program

FORT PAYNE, ALABAMA – JUNE 1, 2015       

THE CITY OF FORT PAYNE and the DeKalb County Economic Development Authority (DCEDA) have applied and been accepted to participate in the Valley Sustainable Communities Program. This program, now in its third year, is being sponsored by the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) and managed by Boyette Strategic Advisors (BSA).

Monday, May 25, 2015

Rainsville recently was designated as an Alabama Community of Excellence

RAINSVILLE — Rainsville recently was designated as an Alabama Community of Excellence.
The city of Rainsville joined Alexander City, Elba, Fairhope and Saraland as the newest ACE members. Rainsville Mayor Nick Jones said the ACE certification was something the city has been working on for some time.

Friday, March 20, 2015

Sand Valley Landfill Gas to Electricity Facility Named U.S. EPA’s LMOP

For Immediate release
May 30, 2015

Collinsville, AL (March 19, 2015) - Energy Development (ASX ENE), parent company of Nashville based Energy Developments, Inc. (EDI) today announced the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Landfill Methane Outreach Program (LMOP), has selected EDI's Sand Valley Landfill Gas to Electricity Plant as the LMOP Electricity Project of the Year.     

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Jimmy Durham Receives Prestigious Statewide Economic Development Award



Monday, February 10, 2015 4:23 PM


Diana Goss
Marketing Director
Office: (256) 845-7957 

DeKalb County Economic Development Authority Director, Jimmy Durham, received the David R. Echols Distinguished Service Award for Exemplary Service in Economic Development.  The award was presented by the Alabama Department of Commerce at the Economic Development Association of Alabama Winter Conference in Montgomery.  

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