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Grand Prix Plus Motorcycle Mardi Gras

The Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum and Motorsports Park in Birmingham stay busy, with events scheduled for between 270 and 280 days a year.

Trailblazer of U.S. Shrimp Farming

Aquaculturist David Teichert-Coddington worked out a formula for inland shrimp farming. Just as tough was coming up with a marketing formula, which now includes local restaurants, Whole Foods and Western Supermarkets.

From Ball Fields to Boardrooms

The business side of members of the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame

Municipal Multi-tasking

Frank Brocato knows about recruiting technology companies, dousing high-rise fires and birthing mall babies.

Barber Motorsports Park revs up for 2018 season

Spring officially arrived Tuesday, bringing with it the smell of gasoline and the sounds of revving race engines at Barber Motorsports Park in...

Full Moon Rising

David and Joe Maluff are deliberately slow cooking the franchise growth of their iconic Birmingham eatery.

State of the Auto Industry, 2018

As sensational as the announcement 25 years ago when Mercedes-Benz launched Alabama into automotive manufacturing was the announcement January 10 that Toyota and Mazda...

Alabama Tourism Honey Hole

In its fourth year, the Alabama Bass Trail has grown into a Southeastern regional tournament bulging at the seams — drawing 900 anglers for nine months of weekend competition.

Hitting the Accelerator

Planet Fundraiser founders Kasey Birdsong (left) and Drew Honeycutt attribute their early success to mentors and...

Planter-to-Artisan Bed Linen

Anna Brakefield left the bright lights of the big city to rejoin her father in the land of cotton. The result is a fledgling...

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Market Volatility: Weighing the Wide Swings

Why what happened in 2018 is not out of the ordinary. Why not to overreact.

Spotlight on Montgomery County

Montgomery County, in central Alabama, is part of the state’s River Region and is home to the state’s capital city, Montgomery.

Airbus Breaks Ground on New Assembly Line in Mobile

When the new Airbus A220 line gears up, Mobile will be the fourth largest producer of commercial aircraft in the world.

Birmingham Scrutinizes its Workforce

Birmingham put the numbers to its job market and found a lot of work to be done. For one, its IT segment grew 77 percent in five years, creating a job gap that will grow over the next decade.

Winning the Plant, Finding the Workforce

Alabama auto industry ramps up workforce development efforts in advance of the new Mazda Toyota plant.