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Reef Master

David Walter is the country’s premier builder of man-made reefs. He helped make Alabama the most productive red snapper state. Tourist destinations compete for him to attract snorkelers.

Recipe for All Pro Hospitality

“There’s only one place in the world that you can see that view, and that’s...

Metallurgical Reimagining

Some 12 years ago Frank Ledbetter’s life was in tatters. An ill-fated expansion had plunged the metal fabrication shop he’d founded in 1976 more...

An Economic History of Family Farming

Despite encroaching residential and commercial development, Baldwin County’s Belforest community remains predominantly a patchwork of family farms, most rooted in the late...

Tracking the Long Life of Nuclear Harm

In a spate of recent medical journal articles and presentations at scientific conferences, Dr. Wladimir Wertelecki has warned that long-term health risks from...

Born to Build Guitars

When Roger Fritz recently relocated to Alabama — to Fairhope, on Mobile Bay — the state reclaimed the business of a master...

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Who Owns Alabama’s Forests?

Who are the typical timberland owners in Alabama? Are the small landowners in it for investment or recreation? For some insights, we spoke with Stephen Burdette, a registered forester with American Forest Management's office in Prattville.

What Are Your Prospects for an Industrial Coup?

Insights from a top site selection expert include: Foreign direct investment in the U.S. is hot. Time frames are shorter than ever. Small towns can land spinoffs from big cities. Opioid addiction downgrades Alabama's workforce.

Career Notes, February 2019

Who's moving up?

Benchmark Changes in This Year’s Fed Income Taxes

Dr. Kerry Inger, who specializes in financial accounting and corporate taxation in Auburn University’s Harbert College of Business, highlights the most significant changes of "the most significant tax reform since 1986."

Royal Cup Rebrands Its Brews

Royal Cup Coffee & Tea, based in Birmingham, completes a strategic rebranding initiative across its product portfolio of premium coffee and tea sold in more than 25 markets across the country.