The Shoals EDA: Partnerships & Powerful Outcomes

Economic development is a crucial aspect of any region's growth and prosperity, and partnerships play a vital role in fostering sustainable progress. Here in The Shoals, we are fortunate to have many top-tier partners who frequently bring their best to the table. A great example of partnerships at work is Governor Ivey's recent grant announcementth...
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The Shoals EDA: Programs and Purpose

 In today's rapidly changing economic landscape, communities must adapt and innovate to thrive. The Shoals Economic Development Authority (Shoals EDA) exemplifies this ethos through its multifaceted approach to fostering economic growth and enhancing community prosperity in the Shoals area. From traditional industrial recruitment to cutting-ed...
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Economic Development Association of Alabama Elects Kevin Jackson as New Board Member

Economic Development Association of Alabama Welcomes Kevin Jackson as Newly Elected 2024 Board Member The Economic Development Association of Alabama: The Shoals, Ala. – January 31, 2024 – Kevin Jackson, a prominent figure in the field of economic development, is pleased to announce his recent appointment to the board of directors of the Economic D...
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The Shoals EDA: History & Harmony

The Shoals area has always had a thriving economy. From the Tuscumbia Railway Co. to Reynolds Metals, Tennessee Valley Authority, and Ford Motor Company, major players have been drawn to our natural resources and unique positionings. These employers and businesses provided vast opportunities for Shoals area citizens. One unique aspect of The Shoals...
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2023 Holiday Events to See!

Tis the season for a multitude of festive events! The holiday season is a wonderful time of year here in The Shoals. There are plenty of joyous events to attend for the whole family. Find majority of the events listed right here!  All the Festivities! Where to See Santa! Christmas Parades!  Event Name Date & Time Location Ad...
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Product Dev 2023
MUSCLE SHOALS/FLORENCE, ALABAMA – Doster Program Management and The Shoals Economic Development Authority (Shoals EDA) break ground on two speculative industrial building projects in Northwest Alabama. In 2023, The Shoals EDA committed to an ambitious endeavor to enhance the industrial product of The Shoals area to lure new manufacturing investment...
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The Employment Growth Program: Renewal & Updates!

The Shoals EDA's Employment Growth Program is officially renewed! This program, designed to promote the increase of quality employment opportunities within The Shoals community, has been a great success and asset to our community. Through the EGP, we hope to encourage full-time employment growth through a streamlined process and incentive...
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Southwire Announces Expansion in Florence, Ala.

Southwire Announces Expansion in Florence, Ala. Company's growth will create approximately 120 jobs, add capacity and improve current facilities Florence, Ala. – June 9, 2023: As part of its ongoing modernization efforts, Southwire has announced an expansion at its campus in Florence, Ala., that is expected to increase production capacity by 30% an...
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Summer in The Shoals 2023

 Summer events in The Shoals June 2022July 2022Recurring EventsSplash Pads & Public PoolsArts & CultureWebsites to Watch! Event Name Date Location Additional Information Website First Fridays Florence June 2nd Downtown Florence Visit historic Downtown Florence every first Friday of the month to see a variety of booths from unique ...
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7 Compelling Reasons to Pursue a Career in Technology: Exploring a World of Opportunity

In today's fast-paced world, technology has become a crucial part of almost every industry, and the demand for professionals in the technology field is growing rapidly. A career in technology offers many benefits that make it an attractive career option for many people. High demand for tech professionals: With the increasing use of technology in al...
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