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Some of our Best Places

From the northern mountains of Mentone to the southern beaches of Fairhope, five cities exemplify the best of Alabama life, offering...

The Way of the Wayward Andy

Being a motivational speaker is easy when your resume includes gigs at the White House, books on the New York Times Best...

Backing Alabama-China Connections

“We love you George, ” the Chinese visitor said to his American host, hugging his neck before boarding a plane for home....

Candy Acclaim

Alabamians do not observe holidays with “visions of sugar plums” dancing in their heads. Candy, yes — but chocolate has replaced those...

From the Gulf to the Platter

Dominick Ficarino knows shrimp. Like his father, grandfather and great grandfather, commercial seafood is his life. Over the generations, shrimp...

How to Make Money Growing Food

With a .22 rifle, in a 1989 jeep, Sam Givhan transcends a bumpy path through amber waves of grain toward his...

One-of-a-Kind Companies

Robinson Iron Corp. Alexander City Alabama has a precious metal—iron. In Alexander City, iron is art and home to Robinson...

Standout Projects: Polishing the Mobile Skyline

On October 17, 1965, the Mobile Press-Register ran a full page ad: “Towering to a skyline-splitting height of 424 feet above...

Grass-Grown Prime Prices

Randall Hastings is a third generation South Alabama cattle rancher. “My dad and grandfather worked our land from this very house, ” he...

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