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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.

RealtySouth Takes Historic Downtown Digs

RealtySouth, which has been selling real estate in downtown Birmingham since 1955, recently doubled down on the area by locating a new office in the historic Denechaud House.

Worth the Risk

Birmingham-based insurer Infinity carved a nationwide niche among big city Hispanics. Bilingual agents and in-house lawyers were keys to a success that led to a $1.6 billion acquisition by Kemper.

Birmingham Scores NBA Game with BBVA Bank Shot

The city of Birmingham scored its first NBA preseason game in a dozen years with a big assist from a local corporate sponsor.

Talladega to Get $50M Transformation Upgrade

A $50 million redevelopment plan at Talladega Superspeedway dubbed “Transformation” is scheduled for completion by October 2019, just in time for the track’s fall NASCAR weekend.

From Napa to Bama

One of California’s newest wines has roots in a partnership extending to Alabama.

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Market Volatility: Weighing the Wide Swings

Why what happened in 2018 is not out of the ordinary. Why not to overreact.

Spotlight on Montgomery County

Montgomery County, in central Alabama, is part of the state’s River Region and is home to the state’s capital city, Montgomery.

Airbus Breaks Ground on New Assembly Line in Mobile

When the new Airbus A220 line gears up, Mobile will be the fourth largest producer of commercial aircraft in the world.

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.

Winning the Plant, Finding the Workforce

Alabama auto industry ramps up workforce development efforts in advance of the new Mazda Toyota plant.