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Weaver and Sons Lawsuit: Your Company on the Line

Late on an October afternoon in 2007, a car headed east on Highway 84 in Clarke County crossed the center line and hit a...

Front Line in a Trade War with China – Leeds-Based M&B Hangers

It would have been entirely possible for Leeds-based M&B Hangers to be an importer now instead of a manufacturer of steel wire garment hangers....

Second Career Farmers Sell Natural Crops Locally

A 1996 civil engineering graduate from the University of Alabama, Trent Boyd was working for a building and excavation contractor in Birmingham when it...

Credit Unions Contribute to Solid Growth Throughout the Downturn

After adding 40, 000 newcomers in 2013, Alabama’s credit unions now have 1.9 million members — more than they’ve ever had. Since 2008, during...

How to Sell a (Pricey) College Degree

Has it become trite to say that Microsoft founder Bill Gates, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg and the late Steve Jobs at Apple never finished college? And...

Small Bank Competitiveness Following Financial Reforms

Well into the first quarter of this year, Alabama banks are grappling with a continuing slow economy and a barrage of regulations rising from...

Bank Merger of 2012: Causes and Effects

Given the timing of the 2012 merger between the Alabama Bankers Association and Community Bankers Association, it’s no wonder a state banking veteran said...

The Biggest Splash in Sports

For Randy Howell and other professional anglers, nothing would help their careers more than winning what’s known as the Super Bowl of bass fishing...

Doctor Visits and Affordable Healthcare

There have been ups and downs during his long health care career, but Dr. Bruce Irwin is exactly where he wants to be right...

Businesses and the Creativity and Innovation Behind Them

It was the need for creativity — for something new — that resulted in the U.S. Navy’s Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), which is built...

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