Capital Heartland

Institution Cultivator

From ag to academia — Jay Gogue bookends his career at Auburn.

Spotlight on Lee and Russell Counties

Lee and Russell counties are in east-central Alabama along the Alabama-Georgia border — a very felicitous location for both vacation travelers and economic developers....

Capital City Benchmark

A luxury apartment complex on the Alabama River establishes a new gateway for Montgomery.

Auburn Alumni Seed the U.S. with Fast Growing Companies

For the first time in its storied history, Auburn University dedicated a day recently to honoring a new kind of tiger — the sort that slices through business challenges and swallows the competition.

Spotlight on Tallapoosa & Chambers Counties

Tallapoosa and Chambers counties in east-central Alabama have abundant natural resources and an economy that has shifted in the last decade from textiles and...

Spotlight on Lee and Russell Counties

The location of Lee and Russell counties in east-central Alabama along the Alabama-Georgia border has helped both counties develop their tourism and economic...

Spotlight on Tallapoosa and Chambers Counties

Tallapoosa and Chambers counties in east-central Alabama have abundant natural resources, a strong emphasis on quality of life and an economy revived...

Colorful Businesses, Colorful CEOs

Life's a Beach For John McInnis III, the best part of going to work is, well, going to work....

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Dog’s Nose Inspires Diabetes Detector

A new wearable device by AerBetic Inc. lets diabetics keep up with their blood-sugar levels.

Auburn Soil Lab Gets $43M Infusion

A venerable soil research facility at Auburn University is expecting a $43 million funding infusion from Congress for a new facility that will continue its work of improving global food production.

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.