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HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Oct. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Six days after securing Army West Point as the home team, the Radiance Technologies Independence Bowl, ESPN and Bowl Season announced today that the 2020 Radiance Technologies Independence Bowl will kick off on Saturday, December 26, 2020 at 7 p.m. EST/6 p.m. CST.

HUNSTVILLE, Ala., Oct. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, will host an online event Nov. 3, highlighting the critical role historically Black colleges and universities and other minority-serving institutions play in the success of NASA's missions, and the long-term national value and impact of those partnerships.

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Oct. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Hill Technical Solutions, Inc ("HTSI" or the "Company") announced today that it has formed a strategic partnership with DC Capital Partners ("DC Capital"), a private equity investment firm headquartered in Alexandria, Va., to enhance HTSI's ability to expand its capabilities and grow its customer base.

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Oct. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- For the third consecutive year, Oakworth Capital Bank has been named the #1 Best Bank to Work For by American Banker out of all banks in the United States. The Best Banks to Work For program, which was initiated in 2013 by American Banker and Best Companies Group, identifies, recognizes and honors U.S. banks for outstanding associate satisfaction. Full results of this year's program are available at American Banker and in the November issue of American Banker Magazine.

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Oct. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Anand S. Balachandran, MD, FACC, is being recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Top Cardiologist for his excellence in the field of Medicine and acknowledgment of his outstanding work as the Owner and Cardiologist of the Heart and Vascular Clinic.

LIVINGSTON, Ala., Oct. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- A product that is streamlining personal sanitization also aims to sharpen society's focus on health and personal hygiene in public settings. Producers believe Sanitation Station is a must-have for businesses as public sanitization has become a standard for the American way of life.

HUNSTVILLE, Ala., Oct. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- AEgis Technologies Group ("AEgis") today announced it's joining the formation of BlueHalo (the "Company"), a leading provider of advanced engineering solutions and technology to the national security community. BlueHalo, an Arlington Capital Partners portfolio company, was formed through the combination of AEgis Technologies including its previously integrated acquisitions Excivity and EMRC Heli ("AEgis"), Applied Technology Associates ("ATA"), and Brilligent Solutions ("Brilligent").

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Oct. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Encompass Health Corp. (NYSE: EHC), a national leader in integrated healthcare, offering facility-based and home-based patient care through its network of inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, home health agencies and hospice agencies, today reported its results of operations for the third quarter ended September 30, 2020.

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Oct. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Therapy Brands has announced?Ed Wrzesinski as the General Manager of Procentive and Vice President of Strategy for SUR. In this role, Ed will be responsible for directing segment strategy, managing day-to-day brand operations, spearheading operational budgets to promote profitability, providing local team leadership, shaping culture and positively impacting employee morale.

FRANKLINTON, La., Oct. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Once again Gulf Coast Hospitals are activating emergency internet banners in both Louisiana and Alabama to warn healthcare workers and patients in coastal counties under threat. Emergency Management weather updates for Hurricane Zeta are important for healthcare workers to make plans during possible daily disruptions. The intense wind and rain expected from this storm could cause flooding and other disasters that could interfere with travel to and from important work assignments for many healthcare employees on the Gulf Coast. Families and patients also need to have up-to-date information available due to the unpredictability of this hurricane.

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Oct. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- On Oct. 29, NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, will host the 30th Marshall Small Business Alliance meeting via Web Ex and Microsoft Teams, in keeping with COVID-19 safety protocols. Members of the media are invited to cover the online event.

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Oct. 27, 2020 /CNW/ -- Discovery Life Sciences(TM) (Discovery), a global leader in biospecimen, genomic sequencing, cell, and immunohistochemistry (IHC) services, announces the launch of GMP-compliant Discovery Leukopaks(TM) and other cell-based products for use in human cell and gene therapy research, development and manufacturing programs.

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Oct. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Life Sciences(TM) (Discovery), a global leader in biospecimen, genomic sequencing, cell, and immunohistochemistry (IHC) services, announces the launch of GMP-compliant Discovery Leukopaks(TM) and other cell-based products for use in human cell and gene therapy research, development and manufacturing programs.

MOBILE, Ala., Oct. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- McGlovin, the individually packaged single use disposable glove, launches today. McGlovin is the convenient way to have clean and sanitary hands when eating, pumping gas, changing diapers or any activity where clean hands are desired. McGlovin was created by the OCD owner of Serda's Coffee Co and Serda Brewing.

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Oct. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- ProEquities ("the firm"), a leading independent financial advisory and brokerage firm and subsidiary of Protective Life Corporation, today announced that it has named Kim Davis Vice President of Business Development. In this role, Ms. Davis will manage the firm's long-term growth objectives by leading the recruitment of outside financial professionals and be responsible for boosting productivity by further strengthening its practice management offerings. She will report to ProEquities President Libet Anderson.

AUBURN, Ala., Oct. 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicken Salad Chick, the nation's only southern inspired, fast casual chicken salad restaurant concept, announced today it will be expanding in Tennessee with its newest company-owned restaurant in Wolfchase. Following the brand's opening in Bristol in September, the Wolfchase location marks Chicken Salad Chick's 16(th) restaurant in the state and fourth in the greater Memphis area. The Wolfchase restaurant, which is located at 8361 Highway 64, will celebrate its grand opening on November 4 and offer free chicken salad for a year to the first 100 guests. Those awarded will be properly distanced and will receive a designated return time upon arrival to spread out the number of guests at the restaurant throughout the day.

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Oct. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Independence Bowl and Radiance Technologies extended the first Independence Bowl invitation of the 2020-2021 college football season to the Army's United States Military Academy at West Point today, and the Army's Black Knights accepted the bid. This will be the team's first trip to the bowl game since 1996 and they are excited to return.

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Oct. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Radiance Technologies, Inc. (Radiance) is proud to welcome Ms. Jamie N. Jones as the company's new Director of Radiance University. In this role, she will lead corporate learning and talent development initiatives, and serve our employee-owners through the enhancement and advancement of individual and corporate capability.

FAIRHOPE, Ala., Oct. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Trawick International, an industry-leading travel insurance company focused on providing the best possible travel coverage for travelers, is pleased to announce that it has updated its Safe Travels Voyager insurance plan to meet the new requirements from the Costa Rica government for travelers from abroad.

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Oct. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Taziki's Mediterranean Café and The Dairy Alliance are working together again to promote accessible options that incorporate dairy into the diet of American families. Following up from a successful new Whipped Feta appetizer in the fall of 2019, Taziki's is now partnering with The Dairy Alliance to promote their new 3 Cheese Mac & Cheese.

FAIRHOPE, Ala., Oct. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Trawick International, an industry-leading travel insurance company focused on providing the best possible travel coverage for travelers, is pleased to announce that it has been ranked the #1 top-selling travel insurance provider for September by Squaremouth, a nationally recognized travel insurance comparison site.

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Oct. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Abaco Systems announces the VP431, the next generation of our industry-leading VP430 3U VPX commercial off-the-shelf direct RF processing system, now featuring the all-new 3rd-generation Xilinx Radio Frequency System-on-Chip (RFSoC) Technology. The VP431 maximizes I/O channel density, reduces the radio frequency signal chain complexity, and was developed in alignment with the Sensor Open Systems Architecture(TM) (SOSA) technical standard to help reduce development and integration time and reduce acquisition and lifetime costs.

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Oct. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Encompass Health Corp. (NYSE: EHC) today announced that its board of directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend on its common stock of $0.28 per share, payable on Jan. 15, 2021, to holders of record on Jan. 4, 2021.

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Oct. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Alabama author Daco S. Auffenorde releases her latest thriller, COVER YOUR TRACKS, published by Keylight Books, Turner Publishing's prestige imprint, which focuses on fiction that's ideal to adapt into movies, TV shows, and streaming content. "The entertainment industry is, of course, not easy to break into, and Keylight provides movie producers with perfect content," Auffenorde says. She should know. She's gotten an inside look into the movie business through her husband, Robert Rotstein, who's represented all the major motion picture studios, record companies, along with directors, writers, and performers like James Cameron, Michael Jackson, Lionel Richie, and Quincy Jones, among many others. "It's a privilege to have Keylight as a publisher," Auffenorde says. "They're cutting edge, and they know show business."

MONTGOMERY, Ala., Oct. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- DATAMARK, the public safety GIS team of Michael Baker International, has been selected by the Alabama 9-1-1 Board to provide Next-Generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1) Geographic Information Systems (GIS) data solutions and services. As a part of this contract, DATAMARK will employ its VEP Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) to enable Alabama to aggregate public safety GIS data from 85 Emergency Communication Districts to support geospatial call routing within the Alabama Next Generation Emergency Network (ANGEN). ANGEN is a project to install an Internet Protocol (IP) network to allow handling of 9-1-1 calls via IP.

AUBURN, Ala., Oct. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicken Salad Chick, the nation's only southern inspired, fast casual chicken salad restaurant concept, announced today it will be expanding in Arkansas with its newest restaurant in Conway. With openings in Tennessee, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Louisiana and Florida in the past month alone, the Conway location continues to fuel Chicken Salad Chick's Southeastern development and emphasizes its growth in Arkansas, marking the fourth restaurant opening in the state. Located at 2235 Dave Ward Drive, the Conway restaurant will celebrate its grand opening on October 28 and will offer free chicken salad for a year to the first 100 guests. Those awarded will be properly distanced and will receive a designated return time upon arrival to spread out the number of guests at the restaurant throughout the day.

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Oct. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Tech Innovation Global, a USFCR Inc., Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB/EDWOSB) Incorporated in 2019, is collaborating with Electronic Caregiver for COVID-19 screening. As the seasonal flu is upcoming, people at highest risk for severe diseases and death include seniors and those with underlying conditions such as hypertension, cancer, cardiovascular disease, chronic respiratory disease, cancer, diabetes, and hypertension. Screening symptoms and temperatures as individuals enter facilities and buildings for identification can provide a safer environment and is available through Electronic Caregiver Telehealth services. Screening can assist in determining if the situation is COVID or not COVID. Screening can also assist or improve COVID-19 transmissions at facilities, gatherings, schools, universities, and the national market. Screening can also assist those at a higher risk of exposure who live in communities with sustained positivity rates/transmission, health care workers caring for COVID-19 patients and close contacts of patients. Corporate setting and plans are also available as it is estimated that 40% of people infected with COVID-19 are asymptomatic. The chance of transmission from people with no symptoms is 75%.

DALLAS, Oct. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Responding to the continued public health crisis of opioid addiction in the US, Behavioral Health Group (BHG), the largest network of Joint Commission-accredited outpatient opioid treatment and recovery centers in the US, today announced their expanding footprint in Alabama with the acquisition of Huntsville Recovery, Inc. in Huntsville, AL and Stevenson Recovery, Inc. in Stevenson, AL. The businesses, jointly employing 52 clinicians, counselors, and staff will become known as BHG Huntsville Treatment Center and BHG Stevenson Treatment Center, respectively.

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Oct. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Radiance Technologies, Inc. (Radiance) is proud to welcome Mr. Kacey Clark as the company's Director of Marketing, Communications, and Brand Engagement. In this role, he will bring leadership and focus to our corporate marketing and communication efforts, further strengthening Radiance's strategic vision and expanding our national presence and brand identity.

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Oct. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of their partnership announced earlier this year to join forces to improve health care in Alabama, Huntsville Hospital Health System and the UAB Health System (UABHS) are introducing new health insurance options for seniors and others with Medicare in North Alabama.

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Oct. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- LSINC Corporation, a Huntsville, AL based business, introduces the first in a series of high speed, high resolution decoration printers, the Perivallo360m.

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Oct. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE: VMC) will host its third quarter earnings conference call on Thursday, November 5 at 10:00 a.m. CT (11:00 a.m. ET). Financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2020 will be released before the NYSE market opens.

ENTERPRISE, Ala., Oct. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Carr, Riggs & Ingram (CRI) has announced that they will be presenting two free webinars to assist both individuals and businesses prepare for year end. The webinars, titled "Year-End Tax Planning: Optimizing Tax Benefits for 2020 and Beyond," will feature several different CRI tax partners who serve as leaders in the industry. These webinars will be presented on Nov. 10, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. CST for individuals and 2:00 p.m. CST for businesses.

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Oct. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Alabama Power Company has declared the regular quarterly dividends on the company's outstanding preferred stock as follows:

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Oct. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- In this study, which was published in the journal Frontiers in Immunology on September 30th, researchers used sequencing to characterize the immune system of patients who survive from COVID-19 infection from symptom onset through recovery. Importantly, they also identified a potent biomarker for predicting disease progression. Follow-up studies could lead to the development of a treatment for COVID-19 that is inspired by our own immune system.

RYE, N.Y., Oct. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Dunes Point Capital, LP has created Best in Class Technology Services ("BCTS"), a diversified HVAC services platform, through the investment in Vulcan Heating and Air Conditioning Service, Inc. ("Vulcan"), P1 Services, LLC ("P1"), and Rieck Services, LLC ("Rieck"). Both P1 and Rieck are divisional carve-outs from P1 Group, Inc. and Mechanical Construction Managers, LLC, respectively. Headquartered in Birmingham, AL, BCTS is a provider of commercial HVAC aftermarket services including maintenance, repair and project work. BCTS has 12 locations across six states and employs approximately 450 people.

HOUSTON and BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Oct. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The YMCA of Greater Houston, a community leader in youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility for over 130 years, announced last week its plans to extend their partnership with Daxko for five more years in order to power its new phase of innovation and impact. Daxko's leading Mission Acceleration Suite fuels YMCAs in serving their ever-changing communities through powerful and intuitive technology. With a shared commitment to building healthy, strong, and equitable communities, the YMCA of Greater Houston and Daxko partnership will accelerate and amplify The Movement's future impact.

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MAUMEE, Ohio, Oct. 13, 2020 /CNW/ -- The Andersons, Inc. (Nasdaq: ANDE) will release its financial results for the third quarter of 2020 after 4 p.m. EST on Tuesday, November 3, 2020. The company will host a webcast the following morning at 11 a.m. EST to discuss the results and provide a company update.

MAUMEE, Ohio, Oct. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Andersons, Inc. (Nasdaq: ANDE) will release its financial results for the third quarter of 2020 after 4 p.m. EST on Tuesday, November 3, 2020. The company will host a webcast the following morning at 11 a.m. EST to discuss the results and provide a company update.

IRONDALE, Ala., Oct. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- (EWTN) - EWTN's new film, "A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing II - The Gender Agenda," examines the origins and depravity of the so-called Sexual Revolution, with its current emphasis on gender dysphoria and homosexuality, and explains how the battle over marriage and family will be won.

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Oct. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Chester's Chicken launched a new website this week, providing the first glimpse into the company's rebranding efforts. Chester's is known for their great tasting fresh fried chicken with a unique taste and style. Their secret is a family recipe and unique double breading process that has been successful and enjoyed for over 55 years.

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Oct. 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE: VMC) today declared a quarterly cash dividend of thirty-four cents per share on its common stock. The dividend will be payable on December 3, 2020, to the shareholders of record at the close of business on November 17, 2020.

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. and DALLAS, Oct. 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Encompass Health Corp. (NYSE: EHC) is proud to announce both its inpatient rehabilitation hospital segment and home health and hospice segment have been named to Modern Healthcare's Best Places to Work in Healthcare for 2020. Encompass Health's inpatient rehabilitation hospital segment ranked No. 42 and its home health and hospice segment ranked No. 31 in the healthcare provider/insurer category. This is the ninth year the organization has been named to the list.

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Oct. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Alabama Power Foundation has awarded more than $89,000 in Good Roots and Gateway grants to support communities across the state - part of its longstanding commitment to elevating Alabama.