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Crazy Cazboy’s, which opened a location in Guntersville last year, is expanding into Texas, according to an article in al.com last week. 

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TC Chassay describes herself as a “serial entrepreneur” and has owned several businesses over the years. But she feels like she has really found her calling with her latest venture. She is a professional organizer, helping people eliminate clutter from their lives, including both homes and w…

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After many years as a Northtown fixture, Swords Jewelers is out of business. Owner James Swords has dealt with many health issues over the last several months.

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COVID-19 is not canceling the annual Guntersville Christmas Bird Count. Organizer Linda Reynolds said it will take place the day after Christmas as usual with 8 counting parties going out.

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NEW BUSINESS. The Spot Nutrition celebrated its grand opening at 11893 Hwy 431, Suite E on December 2. At the ribbon cutting were, from left, front, Morri Yancy, Deborah Cornelius, Andres Gaspar, Reyna Gaspar, Mayor Leigh Dollar, Carina Martinez, Allan Galindo and Savana Estes; back, Chrysta…

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A group of friends have come together to bring Guntersville a winery featuring fruit wines that are not made with grapes. With its official slogan, “Think Beyond the Grape,” the Harbor View Winery officially opened its doors last Saturday.

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Charter Communications, Inc. announced it has opened a new Spectrum Store in Guntersville. The Spectrum store can handle i adding or managing Spectrum internet, TV, mobile or voice services, the company said in a statement. 

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Dr. Justin Kendall, an optometrist at EyeCare Associates in Albertville, loved the Guntersville area so much he moved here to begin a new chapter of his life.

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Pilgrims, which has a large poultry processing plant in Guntersville's East Lake area, recently announced that it would be investing $690,000 in the Guntersville community.

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United Way is currently doing its United Way of Marshall County Small Business Blitz, to raise funds for the 2020-2021 campaign.

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It started as a whim really, just something to do to along with the hobby of fishing. But in just a few short months, a garage bait business has already grown far beyond anything owners Gus and Sharon White could have imagined.

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Lisa Lyons and Nikki Fossett will open a new boutique, Magnolias on Main, Thursday at 414 Gunter Avenue. That's across from the Courthouse and next door to Beard & Beard. 

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Weezie Boiles always loved drawing and doodling as a child. Her mother always encouraged her to keep it up, suggesting she become a graphic designer when she grew up. And that’s just what she did.

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Pilgrim's, the international company with a large chicken processing plant at East Lake in Guntersville, wants to make large donations to the communities in Guntersville, Enterprise and Russellville, all locations where they have operations. 

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Lots of teens get their very first experience in the world of employment working for McDonald’s. One who started working there for the very first time this week is Gabe Marsh.

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Southern Brewers Cooperative – a consortium of 5 different brew labels – was announced this week as the first tenant for the City Harbor project being developed by Patrick Lawler

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Cody Gore, the funeral director at Grant Memorial Funeral Home, holds a rather unusual distinction. 

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We ran out of space the other day when we ran the list of local businesses getting Payroll Protection Program (PPP) loans during the pandemic shutdown.

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The federal government's Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) was a lifeline for many businesses earlier this year during the coronavirus lockdowns. For many firms, the program kept people on the payroll who would otherwise have been laid off. 

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Ace Aeronautics, LLC of Guntersville announced this week the issuance of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) # SR01944WI for the ACE DECK VL-60, the premier integrated flight deck for the Black Hawk, the company said in a statement.

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Advertiser-Gleam reporter Sherry Mayberry won a 1st place award in the Alabama Better Newspaper Contest with her story about Charlotte Dutton and Christie Bruce, the mother-daughter duo at McDonald's. The story ran Sept. 28, 2019, as part of the newspaper's first ever "Women in Business" spe…

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Pilgrim’s Pride Corp.  chief Jayson Penn has agreed to surrender his passport and not leave the country as he continues to face federal price-fixing charges, according to the Greeley, Colorado, Tribune. 

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The CEO of Pilgrim's Pride, Jayson Penn, has been indicted by the federal government along with 3 other chicken company executives on charges of price fixing. 

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Mike Jones, proprietor of Mike’s Merchandise, which has a little bit of everything, has a saying: “You never know what you’ll find at Mike’s Merchandise.”

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Business is returning to downtown Guntersville following the COVID-19 shutdown that shuttered small business. For the people who work it these businesses, it was exciting to see th people on the streets again. The parking lots and city streets have been empty for several weeks with only a fe…

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Husband-and-wife Norman and Tana Bonds had a pretty interesting distinction in the Advertiser-Gleam’s recent “Best of 2020” readers’ choice awards:

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Guntersville-based Ace Aeronautics, LLC has received a contract to support the Navy. Ace is based at the Guntersville Airport and specializes in upgrading helicopters and other aircraft, especially changing the cockpit configuration from analog to digital. 

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1,183 people in Marshall County filed for unemployment in a single week from April 12-18, the Alabama Department of Labor announced late this week.

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A funny thing happened to Chris Stanley's business, Guntersville Outfitters, when the COVID-19 shutdown took place. 

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Jacksonville State University's Small Business Development Center is able to advise small businesses struggling to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, the school announced in statement. 

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A new Burkes Outlet is coming to Finlay Plaza, in the part of the shopping center where Fred's used to be. 

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The local protective apparel manufacturer Kappler is seeing an increase in requests for protective apparel, especially gowns, according to company president Laura Kappler-Roberts. The company is taking precautions to keep its employees safe so they can continue making protective apparel.

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Residents of Grant and surrounding communities now have a new location for getting fit and making positive lifestyle changes. Body by B owner Brandy Hall has opened a new facility on Simpson Point Road just outside of the Grant town limits.