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Transforming Old Wood into New Business

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

Lyric Partners Introduces Lullabuddy

Birmingham-based Lyric Partners LLC recently birthed Lullabuddy, a portable player and speaker pre-loaded with music from Mae Robertson’s lullaby and love song collection.

Royal Cup Rebrands Its Brews

Royal Cup Coffee & Tea, based in Birmingham, completes a strategic rebranding initiative across its product portfolio of premium coffee and tea sold in more than 25 markets across the country.

Fuel-Delivery Service Launches in Birmingham

An onsite fuel-delivery service based in Birmingham hopes to erase the inconveniences and unpleasantry of gas station chores from your life.

Sweet Tea Domination: Milo’s Expands

The company founded by Milo and Bea Carlton in Birmingham has expanded again, as Milo’s Tea Company moved 50 positions from accounting, finance, sales,...

Birmingham Scrutinizes its Workforce

Birmingham put the numbers to its job market and found a lot of work to be done. For one, its IT segment grew 77 percent in five years, creating a job gap that will grow over the next decade.

Spotlight on Tallapoosa and Chambers Counties

Tallapoosa and Chambers counties in east-central Alabama have an abundance of natural resources — with Lake Martin, the crown jewel of the area, plus many other attractions, jobs and amenities for residents.

Building Innovator Ready to Power Up

Global building materials innovator James Hardie scouted the South before choosing Prattville for its 10th U.S. plant — a $220 million, 200-job investment that’s the largest new industry in Prattville in 50 years.

Spotlight on Cullman County

Lying about halfway between Birmingham and Huntsville along Interstate 65, Cullman County has long been recognized for great schools and beautiful lakefront scenery, but...

Disaster Graduate School

At the Center for Domestic Preparedness, in Anniston, first-responders from across the nation prepare to handle worst-case scenarios.

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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

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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.