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Checkers Unveils New Design in Mobile

When Jim Mattei founded the Checkers drive-thru hamburger chain in Mobile 25 years ago, his first store was on Airport Boulevard at...

Alabama Trial Lawyer Grills BP’s Hayward

Mobile lawyer Robert Cunningham had the job a lot of Gulf Coast residents would envy last month when he took a legal deposition...

Birmingham Landmark Snags a Buyer

Even as Wells Fargo economists Mark Vitner and Michael Brown said that Alabama has “likely slipped into a recession, ” the building that...

Top Doc Invests in Resort Medicine

Renowned Alabama orthopedist Jim Andrews, who developed the Andrews Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center in Birmingham, has now joined forces with...

If Only We Could All Be Central Bankers

A New York Times blog in June wondered why little old Regions Financial Corp. and its ex-CEO are being set upon by Federal...

Big Payback at the Port

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Mercedes Peep Show: Leaks and Sneak Previews

Alabama’s automotive pioneer, Mercedes-Benz, drew a bit of premature buzz when pictures of its newest M-Class SUV were leaked on the...

Huntsville Names New Economic QB

Michelle Jordan has been chosen as director of economic development and legislative affairs for the City of Huntsville. Jordan has been the city’s...

ThyssenKrupp Stainless Re-branded For Sale

ThyssenKrupp, which announced in May that it was looking at ways to change or divest its stainless steel operations, has taken...

Smashing Sendoff at Austal

Austal USA christened the first of its new Joint High Speed Vessels and won accolades from a visiting Navy official. The “Spearhead,...

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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...

Movers & Shakers in Coffee, Dale & Geneva Counties

Mike Baergen Baergen is general manager of the Ozark Assembly Operations for Bell Flight, working to increase production while maintaining safety and quality standards. Baergen,...

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.”

Alabama Builders Advance New Technologies

Technology is now making a difference on the ground in Alabama construction — whereas, the data once just flowed to HQ.

Transforming Old Wood into New Business

Peerless wide-plank floors and panels made from reclaimed wood is the specialty of Birmingham-based Riverbottom Pine.