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Baldwin County, Alabama Named One of the Strongest Local Economies in America

Baldwin County, Alabama was recently ranked by Policom Corporation as one of the strongest micropolitan economies among in America. Micropolitan statistical areas are economies with populations of between 10,000 and 50,000 people. Continue reading

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Fairhope Shop Owner Not Afraid of Walmart

Sonja Pate isn’t afraid of Wal-Mart. Pate owns Village Peddler in downtown Fairhope and when asked about competition from Wally World, she quickly replied, “It’s all about customer service and unique merchandise.” Continue reading

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Fairhope mom-and-pop business explodes across the Southeast.

With speed comparable to Kudzu, a small shop in downtown Fairhope, Alabama has spread across the Southeastern retail landscape.  Most shoppers in Fairhope are unaware that the trendy little jewelry, clothing and ladies accessory store on Fairhope Avenue has become a … Continue reading

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