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BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Aug. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Oakworth Capital Bank is entering the Middle Tennessee Market with its new office in the Nashville area. Oakworth, which was named "Best Bank to Work For" in both 2018 and 2019 by American Banker, delivers a distinctive approach to the market by focusing on privately-held businesses, professionals, and families. With its core purpose of "Helping People Succeed", Oakworth associates assist clients with generational decisions by delivering its three core disciplines of commercial & private banking, wealth management, and advisory services. Headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, Oakworth serves clients in 17 states from its offices in Birmingham and Mobile, Alabama.

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Aug. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Abaco Systems today announced plans to grow the company's presence in Austin, Texas, the home of its DSP Innovation Center. This expansion follows Abaco's February move to new headquarters in Huntsville, Alabama and is further evidence of the company's investment in innovation and continued growth.

MOBILE, Ala., Aug. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- AEU LEAD, a management consulting and developmental training organization for labor-intensive industries, announced the launch of its new virtual learning platform, the AEU LEAD Online Learning Academy.

PLANO, Texas, Aug. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Toyota is adding 10.8 acres of new solar arrays across the company's plants in Alabama, Missouri and West Virginia, reducing its reliance on outside energy needed for operations. The solar arrays will offset 6,480,000 kWh energy - the equivalent of powering nearly 800 homes per year.

AUBURN, Ala., Aug. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicken Salad Chick, the nation's only southern inspired, fast casual chicken salad restaurant concept, announced today it will be expanding in Alabama with its newest restaurant in Gulf Shores. Located at 160 Cotton Creek Drive, the Gulf Shores restaurant, which marks the brand's 27(th) restaurant in the state and fifth location for the brand in the Mobile Bay area, will celebrate its grand opening on August 25 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.

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Aug. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Birmingham Thunderbolts 18 Premier softball team, won the 2020 USA Softball 18U GOLD National Championship in Oklahoma City with a Saturday, July 25th win over Arizona Hotshots Premier - Dumezich. The Thunderbolts marched undefeated through pool play and the winner's bracket, requiring only one more win on the final day of the double elimination tournament to clinch the national title. In Saturday's first championship game, the Hotshots beat the Thunderbolts by one run in extra innings, but the Bolts charged back and defeated the Hotshots 3-2 in the "if game" to bring the Championship trophy home to Alabama.

DOTHAN, Ala., Aug. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Construction Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ: ROAD) (the "Company"), a vertically integrated civil infrastructure company specializing in the construction and maintenance of roadways across five southeastern states, today announced the promotion of F. Julius ("Jule") Smith, III, a Senior Vice President of the Company, to the newly created role of Chief Operating Officer, effective October 1, 2020. Mr. Smith has led Fred Smith Company, the Company's North Carolina subsidiary, for more than nine years. As Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Smith will be charged with driving the development of the organization and overseeing day-to-day operations of the Company.

DOTHAN, Ala., Aug. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Construction Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ: ROAD) (the "Company"), a vertically integrated civil infrastructure company specializing in the construction and maintenance of roadways across five southeastern states, today reported financial and operating results for its third fiscal quarter ended June 30, 2020. Results for the quarter included revenues of $217.0 million, gross profit of $36.5 million, net income of $15.7 million, and adjusted EBITDA((1)) of $31.9 million.

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Aug. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Taziki's Mediterranean Café and the American Lamb Board are working together to promote accessible options that incorporate lamb into the diet of American families. This new partnership includes visual storytelling, in-restaurant promotions, recipe ideas as well as a social media campaign @fanoflamb to increase awareness about this delicious and flavorful, high-quality meat.

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Aug. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- WAAY 31, the ABC affiliate in Huntsville, Alabama, has launched a daily newscast in Spanish: WAAY 31 en Español.

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Aug. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Local and state officials and members of the business community gathered to celebrate the groundbreaking of a new 404,738 SF industrial building in the SouthPoint Business Park in Huntsville, Alabama. This will be the 11(th) facility developed by The Hollingsworth Companies in SouthPoint which has provided the community with facilities that support hundreds of jobs and millions of dollars in investments.

ENTERPRISE, Ala., Aug. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Carr, Riggs & Ingram (CRI) will host a complimentary webinar focused on the manufacturing and distribution sector, entitled "Quality of Earnings Reports: A Dress Rehearsal for Selling Your Business," led by partners Todd Giustiniano and Jeff Hawkins. The webinar will be presented on Aug. 20, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. CDT. A recording will be made available following the conclusion of the webinar to registrants who are unable to attend the live broadcast.

MOBILE, Ala., Aug. 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Personal injury law firm Lattof & Lattof, P.C. has launched a brand new website. The new state-of-the-art site was designed with user experience in mind. The site integrates numerous cutting-edge design elements meant to improve navigation for the user, such as drop-down menus, text accordions, and sliders.

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AUBURN, Ala., Aug. 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicken Salad Chick, the nation's only southern inspired, fast casual chicken salad restaurant concept, announced today it will be expanding in North Carolina with its newest restaurant in High Point. With an existing location currently open in Greensboro, the High Point restaurant marks the brand's second in the Piedmont Triad and emphasizes Chicken Salad Chick's continued development in the north-central region, with plans to open an additional location in Clemmons later this year. The High Point restaurant, which is located at 4117 Brian Jordan Place, will celebrate its grand opening on August 19 by offering 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., Aug. 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Truck Gear BY LINE-X, the exclusive brand of premium truck and lifestyle accessories available only through LINE-X, unveils an OEM quality 4" step bar to its lineup. Constructed of military-grade aluminum and built to strict corrosion resistance and strength requirements, Truck Gear by LINE-X Edge Series Step Bars offer contemporary aesthetics plus hard-wearing durability. Available in two high-end finishes: coated with bright chrome plating that matches vehicle trim better than polished stainless steel or durable two-stage black powder coat for a more subtle, edgier look. Edge Series Step Bars feature a textured rubber modified step pad that grips shoes in any weather. Plastic end caps deflect rocks and allow water to drain naturally, and highly engineered mounting brackets that provide maximum ground clearance for uneven terrain. With a trapezoid shape that creates a modern profile and two high-end finish options, Edge Series Step Bars are a perfect match for elevating the overall look of your truck.

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Aug. 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Avion Solutions, Inc. is proud to announce it is now a 100% employee-owned company. This announcement of the sale to the Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) was made on July 31, 2020 to employee owners.

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Aug. 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Main Street, Inc., the leading provider of data-driven print services to community financial institutions across the nation, announced today the acquisition of Onovative, an automated marketing technology software provider based in Louisville, Kentucky.

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Aug. 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE: VMC), the nation's largest producer of construction aggregates, today announced results for the quarter ended June 30, 2020.

TAMPA, Fla. and BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Aug. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- WellCare, a wholly owned subsidiary of Centene Corporation, announced today an industry-leading partnership with Shipt, a same-day delivery service, to help Medicare Advantage members safely and conveniently access groceries and everyday essentials throughout 2020, providing them with a critical service during the COVID-19 pandemic.

ATMORE, Ala., July 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- United Bancorporation of Alabama, Inc. ("United") reported net income of $8.3 million for the six months ending June 30, 2020 compared to net income of $4.1 million for the same period last year. The $8.3 million includes a $6.0 million Capital Magnet Fund (CMF) grant awarded by the CDFI Fund to finance affordable housing projects. Earnings per share for the six-month period were $2.24 and $0.99 without the CMF award, compared to $1.34 for the same period in 2019.

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., July 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Abaco Systems today announced the IPN254, a rugged fourth generation 6U OpenVPX/SOSA aligned heterogeneous multiprocessor solution that leverages Abaco's partnership relationships. It demonstrates Abaco's commitment to continuing innovation with the latest technology and performance standards, while aligning with relevant industry standards.

FAIRHOPE, Ala., July 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Trawick International, a provider of travel medical insurance, trip cancellation insurance, international student insurance, group travel insurance, and many other products designed specifically for those traveling, is honored to announce our partnership with popular travel insurance aggregator, TravelInsurance.com.

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala., July 27, 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 second quarter ended June 30, 2020.

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AUBURN, Ala., July 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicken Salad Chick, the nation's only southern inspired, fast casual chicken salad restaurant concept, announced today its expansion along the Gulf Coast of Mississippi with its newest restaurant in Gulfport. Located at 10490 Highway 19, the Gulfport restaurant marks Chicken Salad Chick's eighth restaurant in the state and second along the Mississippi Gulf Coast, with an additional location in Madison slated to open later this year. The Gulfport restaurant will celebrate its grand opening on August 4 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., July 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- After eight months of late nights writing reports, early morning presentations to NASA rocketry experts, and weekends spent building, testing, flying, and perfecting their machines, the mission is complete for the 54 teams of the 2020 NASA Student Launch competition. The category and overall winners were announced virtually July 23. Vanderbilt Aerospace Design Lab from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, claimed top honors for the seventh time in the last eight years.

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., July 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- TheraNest, a leading practice management software solution for therapists, psychologists, social workers and counselors, has announced the addition of a new suite of electronic prescription submission and management tools integrated into the TheraNest practice management and electronic health record system to improve efficiency, reduce errors and increase medication compliance. The TheraNest eRx feature gives clinicians legend drug and controlled substance e-prescribing (EPCS) capabilities, a new level of access to medication history and patient medication adherence support. Additionally, users can easily access patients' pharmacy records and insurance coverage information.

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., July 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- PS Holdco, LLC ("PS Logistics") announced today that it has completed the acquisition of substantially all assets of Diamond State Trucking, Inc., RDA Tractor, LLC and RDA Trailer, LLC (collectively, "Diamond State Trucking" or the "Company"). Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala., July 21, 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 Oct. 15, 2020, to holders of record on Oct. 1, 2020.

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., July 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- CommentSold, a digital commerce solution that enables small and medium-sized retail businesses to unlock sales growth through live and social selling, today announced that it is expanding its platform capability with the launch of branded mobile apps for all of its eligible merchant customers. Retail SMBs using the CommentSold platform will now be able to control their own brand channel and expand their live-selling capabilities through a CommentSold-powered branded app that allows them to sell via livestream through social media and their app at the same time using a single, centralized inventory.

TUSCALOOSA, Ala., July 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Catawba Indian Nation today launched its FastCommand system in response to the emergency caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Catawba Indian Nation has initiated an emergency information system https://catawbaindian.net to protect their tribal members and employees. The Tribe has established FastCommand to present an emergency information portal, allowing the Catawba Nation to increase its protection and security measures in response to the pandemic. The Tribe will be using Smart Alerts to send comprehensive details to tribal citizen's remote phones and devices.

MUNDELEIN, Ill. and HUNTSVILLE, Ala., July 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Utopia Global, Inc., a leading global data solutions company known for its end-to-end data quality, data migration and data governance software solutions, and Hexagon's PPM division, the leading global provider of engineering software for the design, construction and operation of plants, ships and offshore facilities, have joined forces. The companies announced today they plan to provide an integrated solution that ensures the synchronization of asset master data between the SAP Plant Maintenance system and Hexagon's engineering design management solution, HxGN SDx(®).

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DENVER and BIRMINGHAM, Ala., July 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Daxko, the health and fitness industry's leading software and integrated payments provider, announced today the promotion of Concetta Lewis to Vice President of People Development. Lewis has played a vital role in Daxko's growth, culture, and team member development for more than a decade. She is the newest member of the Senior Leadership Team and reports directly to CEO, Ron Lamb.

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala., July 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Encompass Health Corp. (NYSE: EHC) joins the growing coalition pledging to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace. One of more than 1,000 CEOs that have come together for CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion(TM) (CEO Action), Mark Tarr is committing himself and Encompass Health to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace.