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Briggs & Stratton to invest $12 million in Alabama expansion, creating 50 jobs


AUBURN, Alabama – Governor Kay Ivey announced today that Milwaukee-based Briggs & Stratton Corp. plans to begin production of Vanguard big block V-twin engines at its Auburn location in 2018, ultimately creating approximately 50 new jobs for the area. The project involves a $12 million...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Auburn mayor: BCS Championship Game exposure a lift for Alabama city


PASADENA, California – Regardless of how the pigskin bounces in Monday night’s BCS Championship Game, Bill Ham Jr., the longtime mayor of Auburn, Ala., already knows one winner – the fast-growing Lee County city that aims to build on recent economic development successes. “The...

Written by Jerry Underwood

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