Alabama Department of Commerce

Haleyville selected as pilot city for first Rural Workforce Outreach Event

Officials, from left, Haleyville Mayor Pro-Tem Richard Bittinger, NACOLG Director Keith Jones, WC Commission Chairman Roger Hayes, Lakeland Community Hospital Administrator Gerita Rye, Haleyville Mayor Ken Sunseri, North Alabama Works Director Micah Ballard, Assistant Director Stephanie McCulloch, Eddie Martin, regional workforce council liaison of the Alabama Department of Commerce; Brenda Tuck, rural development manager for Department of Commerce; State Representative Tracy Estes and Haleyville Area Chamber of Commerce Director Mike Evans.
HALEYVILLE  - The city of Haleyville,  known the past 51 years as the Home of 9-1-1, is now known as the home of the first ever Rural Workforce Outreach Event being planned by state officials with an emphasis on economic development in rural Alabama.

Canfield keynote speaker at economic development meeting

From left, Greg Canfield, director of the Alabama Department of Commerce, Haleyville Mayor Ken Sunseri and Senator Greg Reed at the economic development meeting.
HALEYVILLE - Officials from throughout Winston County were joined by those from the state level in a crucial economic development meeting comparing the strengths of the county to incentives that can be provided from the Alabama Department of Commerce in helping more rural areas.