Bookmark and Share Business News in the South from The Randle Report

 

Sign up for Randle Report Daily Emails for all The South's Business and Political News Follow Randle Report on Facebook for Business News in the South Follow Randle Report on Twitter for all The South's Business and Political News

 

 
0
Likes

MO Gov. Nixon: Kansas City Biodiesel Plant to Expand Operations and Capacity
JEFFERSON CITY - Gov. Jay Nixon was in Kansas City today to announce an expansion at an area biodiesel plant which will significantly increase production of the renewable fuel in Missouri. The plans announced this morning will increase production at the facility by 40 percent, to more than 56 million gallons of biodiesel per year. Southern Governor's Association
Submitted 1 years 344 days ago

5
Likes

How the White, Conservative South Took Over the GOP -- And May Take Over America
Every now and then someone highlights the overlap between today’s Republican states and the slave states of the former Confederacy. As clichéd as the point may be, it remains indispensable to understanding what is happening in American politics today: Alternet
Submitted 1 years 344 days ago

0
Likes

FedEx outlines details of its push to boost profitability, no word on jobs
FedEx on Wednesday outlined building blocks of a new plan to boost profitability by $1.7 billion a year by the end of fiscal 2016. Businessweek
Submitted 1 years 344 days ago

-6
Likes

Coast Guard report: Sheen at Deepwater Horizon disaster site is BP oil
NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard says an oil sheen near the site of the massive BP spill in the Gulf of Mexico matches oil from the 2010 disaster. The Coast Guard says its tests established the oil came from the BP well. It could be left over from the wreckage of the Deepwater Horizon rig or debris from the calamity. Washington Post
Submitted 1 years 344 days ago

0
Likes

UCall, IHaul Recruit Workers in Cobb GA
The Georgia Department of Labor will help UCall & IHaul, a residential moving and cleaning company, fill about 10 jobs in Cobb County Friday, Oct. 12. Patch.com
Submitted 1 years 344 days ago

1
Likes

Missouri: Leading Or Following On Job Creation?
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon was in St. Charles on Wednesday trying to burnish his credentials as chief steward of the state's economy. It’s an election year, and so the question of who deserves credit or blame for the economy is up for debate. Stlpblicradio.org
Submitted 1 years 344 days ago

0
Likes

Auto recovery speeds ahead as Southern Automotive Conference opens in Chattanooga
Three years ago, the American auto industry was in a heap. Bankruptcies by General Motors and Chrysler, plant shutdowns from suppliers and the layoffs of longtime workers littered the landscape. Chattanooga Times Free-Press
Submitted 1 years 344 days ago

0
Likes

Sen. Rockefeller addresses representatives of W.Va. tourism industry
SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. — More than 200 members of convention and visitors bureaus from across West Virginia are in Shepherdstown this week to network and talk about tourism. Herald-Mail
Submitted 1 years 344 days ago

0
Likes

New Orleans airport proposed hub for start-up airline; city administration not on board
A Baton Rouge businessman, whose investment group has long been looking to bring a low-cost airline hub to Louis Armstrong International Airport, told the Regional Planning Commission this week that there's just one thing standing in the way: He needs a nod from New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu. Times-Picayune
Submitted 1 years 344 days ago

0
Likes

Jefferson County's differences with Alabama governor, others could hurt chances for fiscal fix
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Jefferson County's differences with the governor, some state lawmakers and city officials could harm efforts to find a solution to the county's fiscal woes and stymie any chances for regional cooperation, say several political experts. al.com
Submitted 1 years 344 days ago

 

 

 

Features & Opinion

 Top Ten Places in the South for Relocating California Companies

The America South is home to almost as many residents as the Northeast and the Midwest combined, but even that statistical record is about to be broken. According to a new Census Bureau study that came out in April, 51 percent of the nation's population jump occurred in the South from 2010 to 2013.
 

 Randle Report - Business News in the South

 FEATURE  
By Stacy Randle
Demographer Wendell Cox recently analyzed the largest gains in holders of bachelor's and post-graduate degrees between 2007 and 2012 in the 51 metro regions in the U.S. of 1 million residents or more. The results were published in Forbes magazine and the South dominated the ranking.
 

 Business News in the South - Randle Report

FEATURE     
This is our annual "Made in the South" issue and it's timely because there is a new player in the South's manufacturing universe. For almost two decades, economic developers and politicos in the South and the U.S. have been chasing Chinese projects with little or nothing to show. Want proof we've been chasing ghosts in China for years? Okay, go ahead and name a Chinese brand that's made in the South? Tick. . .tick. . .tick. Give up?
 
 Nashville Mayour Karl Dean

We try to change up the categories in our annual Ten Top 10s section, but we always include the "Ten People Who Made a Difference" category. This year though, we are honoring 12 and you will learn why by reading about this group of folks who have made a difference in the South. Here is our annual list that includes executives, economic developers and politicians who have made a difference in the South's economy.


 


 

 

http://www.alliancece.com
Southern Business & Development Southern Auto Corridor Small Town South Randle Report

Copyright ©2014 Randle Report
All of the South's Business News, Political News, and Economic Development News in One Place
Login