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Up from the Ducks—Crimson’s Gold

Eli Gold has been the “voice” of something for more than 40 years, from hockey teams to NASCAR races to his current...

Walter’s Big Push

If “black gold” makes you think of oil, think again. It may be a better moniker for coal. After all, coal...

Seven Real Estate Winners

The Alley, Montgomery Sometimes a big deal can occur in a small space—like a back alley, for example. That...

Shelley Stewart: From Segregation to Connections

At a time when cultural and political forces were aligned to keep people apart in Alabama, Shelley Stewart wanted to start a...

Aggressive Strategies in Hard Times

Few business sectors have been hit as hard as the construction industry by the economic downturn that began in 2008. The Associated General...

Slow Trains & Wide Open Spaces

In Birmingham, a river does not run through it. There is no lake front or bay side or ocean view. No significant...

Human Resources

With the unemployment rate hovering around 9 percent and nearly 14 million Americans unemployed, companies have an abundance of workers to choose...

Rebuilding Alabama's Front Porch

One of the first things greeting you when you reach the departure level of Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport is the curious façade on the...

Back in the Game with a Splash

After living the fast life in New York City, Alabama native Don Logan decided to retire and return home to spend his days...

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Flashback: Peak Oil

Figure it was an early Christmas present for folks who still fret over America’s energy security. On November 28, 2018, the U.S. Department of the...

Movers & Shakers in Coffee, Dale & Geneva Counties

Mike Baergen Baergen is general manager of the Ozark Assembly Operations for Bell Flight, working to increase production while maintaining safety and quality standards. Baergen,...

City Trees Are These Artisans’ Niche

Leigh and Cliff Spencer’s Alabama Sawyer makes its niche in the recycled timber of Alabama’s “urban forest.”

Alabama Builders Advance New Technologies

Technology is now making a difference on the ground in Alabama construction — whereas, the data once just flowed to HQ.

Transforming Old Wood into New Business

Peerless wide-plank floors and panels made from reclaimed wood is the specialty of Birmingham-based Riverbottom Pine.