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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.

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United Way of Marshall County is conducting its annual Small Business Blitz this month in which volunteers are contacting small businesses face-to-face or by phone asking them to contribute to the 2019/2020 United Way Campaign, the agency announced.

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Area business and industry, city and county leaders attended the Citizens Bank Business Summit at Lake Guntersville State Park last week.

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Charlotte Dutton and Christie Bruce have "ketchup running in their blood" and each one says “I’m lovin’ it!”

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Alabama has an estimated 158,824 women-owned businesses, employing 111,462 and attributing to roughly $19,241,446,000, according to the 9th annual State of Women-Owned Businesses Report, commissioned by American Express, analyzing data from the U.S. Census Bureau’s Survey of Business Owners.

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RIBBON CUTTING. The Lake Guntersville Insurance Agency held a ribbon cutting to celebrate the opening of Farmers Insurance — The Narrell Agency at 508 Blount Avenue. Pictured are, from left:

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Guntersville City Councilman Carson Ray has bought the Florence “Cooter” Butler Insurance Agency and renamed it Lake Guntersville Insurance.

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Melody Walker has opened Lake Haven, a new boutique at 440 Gunter Avenue next to Mosley Monogram in downtown Guntersville.

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Angie Ginn of Guntersville received a $1,000 scholarship from FirstBank Mortgage, one of 73 awarded in Alabama, Georgia and Tennessee as part of its Next Generation Mortgage Scholarship program.

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Laura Braswell, a mother of two, marketing coordinator for a dental practice, and Guntersville transplant has launched an etiquette training program for children in grades 3-8. She calls it the “the Lakeside Social Club.”

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County Commission Chairman James Hutcheson said that his two main areas of focus for this year are the animal shelter and the jail.

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Shelly Fleisher, the administrator the Marshall County Commission, explained exactly what the county’s General Fund is. The General Fund is received from different areas such as the revenue commission and the state.

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Jonica’s Bakery celebrated its one year anniversary of being in business in Guntersville. Owner Jonica Thompson said Guntersville has been a blessing. 

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Nevaeh & Co. has opened on Gunter Ave. just two doors down from Errol Allen Park. Owner Mindy Anthony envisioned a place to find goods from multiple vendors in a boutique setting. Her main goal was to provide quality products at affordable prices.

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Guntersville attorney Wes Long has been working with the anglers who make up the new Major League Fishing Anglers Association. He said the group has decided to make its headquarters in Guntersville. The actual Major League Fishing organization is headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma.