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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.

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Just about all public agencies in Guntersville and Marshall County will be closed on Wednesday, January 1, in observance of New Years. A few will be closed New Year’s Eve as well.

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The City of Guntersville is amending the public transportation drug policy. Mayor Leigh Dollar said they are just recommending the city follow the statewide substance abuse. There were findings with the policy statewide so they are taking out the word “functions” and changing it to “duties” …

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RIBBON CUTTING. The Lake Guntersville Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting to celebrate the opening of Lake Guntersville Insurance Agency. It’s owned by Carson and Abbey Ray (center) and is the former Cooter Butler Agency.

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INK MONKEY OPEN. Ink Monkey Tattoo, located at 1428 Gunter Avenue, celebrated their grand opening with a ribbon cutting coordinated by the Lake Guntersville Chamber of Commerce on Nov. 12. Pictured from left are Brian Vaughn, Matt & Heather Donnelly, Mayor Leigh Dollar, Alicia Barnes, Be…

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Just about all public agencies in Guntersville and Marshall County will be closed on Thursday, November 28, in observance of Thanksgiving. Several will be closed the following Friday as well.

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The Lake Guntersville Chamber of Commerce will present its 3rd Annual Small Business Award at a special breakfast on Wednesday, Dec. 11. The breakfast will take place at 7:30 a.m. at Gunter’s Landing. The Small Business of the Year award will be presented to Clay Irrigation.