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Wiregrass Wunderkind’s Great Eats

Wiregrass native Kelsey Barnard Clark took her German-Southern heritage to school in the Ivy League of eats, New York City. Dothan now has her back with two KBCs and the best of both worlds.

Southern Styled for High Yield

Brent Howell has always loved clothes. For him, a perfect-fitting polo style shirt was the height of comfort and style. Throughout his life,...

A Pickles and Salsa Partnership

In the Wiregrass, vegetable farming and canning are investment grade traditions. A public-private partnership expects to generate jobs and new enterprise — including pickled veggies and salsas — as dependable as the area’s agricultural roots.

Commercial Jet Restores Wiregrass Aircraft Industry

The Wiregrass reversed one of its biggest job setbacks almost overnight, with an aircraft enterprise that’s bigger and better than the one that flew away.

Battle Tested Camp Gear

From father-and-son nights camping under the stars to winning supply contracts for military tents has taken several decades, but it’s been a successful...

Alabama Coast Basks in a Rebound

It seems like an easy sell. Take a trip to sugar-white-sand beaches, crystal-clear water and the promise of shopping, eating and...

Talking Money and Hard Driving

Chris Hornady, president of Monroeville-based Hornady Transportation LLC, is one of those owners who says he thinks of his employees as...

Launch Funding for Innovative Companies

Alabama sees the value in funding innovative and creative companies. The development of these companies, as well as enticing them to stay...

$62 million Stadium Delivered for Kickoff in 20 Months

When Alabama State University started working on its new football stadium, the plan was to complete the stadium in time for the...

Best Small Employer: ITAC

For the fourth year in a row, ITAC has been nominated as one of Alabama’s Best Companies to Work For. This year, ...

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