Can foreign tourists help US economy?
More than a decade after the federal government strengthened travel requirements after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, foreign visitors say getting a temporary visa remains a daunting and sometimes insurmountable hurdle.
First Cider Sippin' champ named
Village Pizza was the winner of the Sippin’ Cider contest held Dec. 10 in downtown Athens.
Local FBLA students celebrate American Enterprise Day
Students in Debbie Wilson’s business management program at the Limestone County Career Technical Center recently celebrated American Enterprise Day with a field trip to the downtown square in Athens.
David Perkins opening State Farm office on County Line
David Perkins opened a new State Farm Insurance office Dec. 1 at 11156 County Line Road, Suite D in Madison.
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Gov. Bentley reassures foreign industries over immigration law
Alabama's governor says he worries that the state's tough immigration law could hurt industry recruitment and that's why he's reaching out to foreign companies to let them know that Alabama welcomes them.
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Alleged LA-area pepper-spraying shopper surrenders
A woman who allegedly fired pepper spray at other customers during a Black Friday sale has surrendered to authorities, Los Angeles police said Saturday.
Post office near default? Losses mount to $5.1B
The U.S. Postal Service said Tuesday it has lost $5.1 billion in the past year, pushing it closer to imminent default on a multibillion-dollar payment and to future bankruptcy as the weak economy and increased Internet use drive down mail volume.
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