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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...

Sought-after Software Enterprises

Kevin Chowning has been part of two software startups that were later part of M&A transactions....

Speeding into the Future

October’s Southern Automotive Conference began with the sound of a revving engine and squealing tires reverberating over the loudspeakers at the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex...

Taking Care of the Tide

Hotel Capstone is the longtime, game-weekend home for the Alabama football team.

Thomasville Library Rolls Out Career Tech Tools

Since February, visitors to the public library in the small, southwestern Alabama town of Thomasville can check out a book and check...

SidelinER Takes Center Stage

Pop-up medical tent for Crimson Tide football games is gaining nationwide attention.

A Straight Up Wager on Coal

Looking for a pure play in metallurgical coal? Alabama’s Warrior Met Coal is the only one you’ll find. Question is: How many are willing to bet on coal?

Monumental Iron Masters

There were two paths looming in front of Ricky Robinson in 1973, when Robinson Iron was formed as a spinoff from Robinson Foundry,...

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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.