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OFFSHORE OIL AND GAS In 1978, Mobil Oil went on a bit of fishing expedition in the waters off of Alabama’s Gulf...

Juggling Bricks and Apps

Are branch banks becoming an endangered species? Soon to rest in peace with downtown movie theaters, record shops, video rental stores...

Public Money for Banks Only?

Local governments, schools boards, utilities and other public agencies, working to stretch their budgets as the economy struggles, are...

Increasingly Vital Business Lending

When Glenn Sasser applied for a $25, 000 small business loan from his bank, he had already spent nearly a decade running his...

Number One Tax Tip for 2013 — Put your tax advisers on speed dial

With lawmakers burning the New Year’s Eve oil to finalize tax laws,  Business Alabama has gone to tax advisers and experts for their...

Company Kudos, January 2013

The Gulf Coast GreenLeaders, U.S. Green Building Council Alabama Chapter, has recognized White-Spunner Construction for its role in building the Seafood...

First Avenue Banker Breakout

Steve Reider and Kimberly Clay know a thing or two about planning and marketing bank branches. Before opening their firm, Bancography,...

Accounting for Health Care Reform

One thing you can count on after the 2012 presidential election is that health care reform, passed in 2010 — the Affordable...

Jefferson County Bankruptcy Fallout

What effect will Jefferson County’s bankruptcy have on the credit rating of the rest of the state? It’s not a new question, ...

Leading the Alabama Publics League

Jeffry Rosenthal is CEO and president of Hibbett Sports Inc., one of the best performing companies on our annual ranking of Alabama...

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