Calhoun County EDC and Regional Partners form Core 4



The Calhoun County Economic Development Council is honored to announce to be a part of the CORE4 initiative. CORE4 is a regional partnership of economic developers and business leaders representing the four counties along the East Alabama I-20 corridor, dedicated to coordinating efforts to attract industry and jobs to the area. The counties include St. Clair, Talladega, Calhoun and Cleburne. For more information, please read this article from the Birmingham Business Journal.

Current members of the CORE4 effort include:

  • Honda Manufacturing of Alabama, Lincoln
  • Norfolk Southern
  • Goodgame Company, Pell City
  • Jacksonville State University
  • Alabama Power Company
  • PowerSouth Energy Cooperative
  • City of Anniston
  • McClellan Development Authority
  • Jacksonville Industrial Development Authority
  • City of Heflin Industrial Development Authority
  • Pell City Industrial Development Board
  • Talladega County Economic Development Authority
  • Calhoun County Economic Development Council
  • Clair County Economic Development Council
  • Calhoun County Chamber of Commerce Foundation
  • Cleburne County Chamber of Commerce
  • Gadsden State Community College