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Top Headlines: Mercedes shifts leadership in Vance, Grease trap law now enforced statewide

Mercedes shifts leadership role at Alabama plant Mercedes Benz U.S. International, the Alabama-based arm of the luxury carmaker, is getting new leadership as CEO Jason...

Tuskegee Spotlights Homegrown Icons Hurston, Ellison, Murray

A two-year grant totaling nearly $100,000 from the National Endowment for the Humanities will help Tuskegee University faculty produce curriculum, digital humanities resources and community engagement activities focused on three black authors with ties to Alabama.

Top Headlines: State adds more than 44,000 jobs, Lockheed Martin predicts lower profits

State added more than 44,000 jobs in 2018 Alabama added more than 44,000 jobs across all industries in 2018 and ended the year by posting...

MGMWERX: It’s a Salute to Serendipity

As technology expands to phones, cars, home speakers and refrigerators, people charged with creating increasingly complex technology solutions have reached a conclusion: They need to be casting a broader net.

Top Headlines: RSA sheds Mobile shipyard, Winter storm approaches

RSA sheds Mobile shipyard, new owner to add recycling A Mobile shipyard has changed hands, and in the process the Retirement Systems of Alabama has...

Fuel-Delivery Service Launches in Birmingham

An onsite fuel-delivery service based in Birmingham hopes to erase the inconveniences and unpleasantry of gas station chores from your life.

Top Headlines: Culverhouse celebrates 100 years, Southern Research’s Birmingham lab

University of Alabama’s business school celebrating 100 years The University of Alabama’s Culverhouse College of Business is celebrating 100 years of transforming business in 2019. The upcoming...

Top Headlines: Protective Life announces big deal, Austal USA investigated

Protective Life Insurance announces $1.2 billion deal Birmingham’s Protective Life Insurance Co. has announced it will acquire substantially all of the individual life and annuity...

Sweet Tea Domination: Milo’s Expands

The company founded by Milo and Bea Carlton in Birmingham has expanded again, as Milo’s Tea Company moved 50 positions from accounting, finance, sales,...

400 Ways to Celebrate the Bicentennial

Hundreds of events are planned in 225 cities and towns to mark Alabama’s bicentennial year.

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Business Catalyst Par Excellence: The Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail

It was part of the RTJ mission from the beginning: 11 sites and 26 masterful courses that would tee off on business opportunities across the state.

Superlative Burbs: Fairhope

Fairhope is a watchword among Alabama’s cities — known for its history, charm and intense sense of community.

Expansions Continue to Roll

Alabama’s auto sector won the grand prize in 2018, a $1.6 billion greenfield plant that led a year of industry expansion announcements.

Hyundai Sees Opportunity in Collapse of U.S. Sedan Giants

Americans are enamored with the SUV these days. The sedan? Well, it seems U.S. drivers are just not into them the way they use...

New Model, New Record at Honda

Officials at the 4.6 million-square-foot Honda Manufacturing of Alabama plant are looking forward to a successful year after hitting production milestones in 2018.