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Kathy Hagood

Kathy Hagood

Investing in Toyota and Alabama

A new four-cylinder line, a $222 million investment, will produce engines for combustion and hybrid electric vehicles by late fall.

Ramping up vehicle production

More team members are being hired and trained as Mazda Toyota increases production — going to a second shift.

Peco Foods’ community efforts go well beyond chicken feed

The Tuscaloosa-based poultry producer is an active participant in the communities in which it has plants.

Fiddlesticks is catching fire in the fire-starting industry

Built on a foundation of wood waste, Fiddlesticks LLC is gaining renown for its signature fire starters, as well as cooking wood, firewood and lump charcoal.

Banking in the blood: A family of bankers in Red Bay

Brad Bolton, of Community Spirit Bank in Red Bay, is chairman-elect of the Independent Community Bankers of America.

TLS keeps freight rolling down the road

Jason King, president and CEO of Transportation & Logistical Services Inc. (TLS) in Hoover, had served in the trucking industry as a terminal manager...

Auburn’s SiO2 Making Vials for the Vaccine

This story appears in the April 2021 issue of Business Alabama magazine As Alabamians and others continue to receive COVID-19 vaccines, we can be thankful...

Mercedes Makes Progress on Electric Vehicles & Batteries to Power Them

The exterior of the highly anticipated 600,000-square-foot Mercedes-Benz U.S. International Inc. (MBUSI) battery plant in Bibb County has been completed. That sets the stage...

State Conservation Department Helps Adults Learn Hunting Skills

Steve Kinney was thrilled to harvest an eight-point buck in December when he hunted for the first time in his 59 years during a...

Directions from Afar

Birmingham-based Help Lightning Inc. has seen demand for its remote expertise and merged reality software skyrocket during the COVID-19 pandemic because of lock down...

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