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New Book Highlights Alabama’s Beauty

Rolling off the press of NewSouth Books next month is “My Alabama: John Dersham Photographs a State.”

Huntsville Coffee Trail Joins Growing Beer Trail

Downtown Huntsville has launched a new promotion for its growing cluster of gourmet retailers.

Hibbett Sports (HIBB) Stock Rose 20% on Earnings, Can It Hold Those Gains?

Hibbett Sports, Inc. (HIBB), stock jumped more than 20% Friday following the release of company earnings. HIBB stock rose as high as $23.88, which...

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.”

Is the road to the future being paved in the Alabama House of Representatives...

We sit down with Katie Britt, president of the Business Council of Alabama, to discuss the possible gas tax increase.

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...

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.

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.

Animals, Celebrities, Old Movie Trailers…What Works in Super Bowl Advertising

Dr. Linda Ferrell, professor and chair of the Department of Marketing in Auburn University’s Harbert College of Business, dishes super secrets about Super Bowl ads

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New Book Highlights Alabama’s Beauty

Rolling off the press of NewSouth Books next month is “My Alabama: John Dersham Photographs a State.”