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Woodfin: Birmingham is a City that Leads by Responding to Needs

This is part of a continuing series of commentaries by Alabama business and community leaders about the coronavirus crisis.

Leadership Changes at KPS Group

KPS Group Inc. has named Donald Simpson president and Hugh Thornton chairman of the board. The Birmingham-based architecture and design firm announced the changes...

Birmingham YMCA Helps Hospital Workers

As the coronavirus spreads in the U.S. and in Alabama, healthcare workers are under tremendous strain to help the sick, while keeping themselves and...

Big Startup Booster Expands in Birmingham

Endeavor, a New York-based nonprofit that promotes startup enterprise in emerging markets around the world, announced recently it is expanding into Birmingham with a...

Authentic Mediterranean in the Heart of Homewood

A staple on the Birmingham restaurant scene is a Mediterranean café that has been steadily responding to its clientele with upgrades to its menu...

SWAC Buys New Home in Birmingham

The Southwestern Athletic Conference has purchased a 16,000-square-foot corporate office building in downtown Birmingham for its new headquarters. The league of historically black schools...

Warrior Met Coal Announces New Underground Facility

Brookwood-based Warrior Met Coal has announced a five-year plan to develop a $500 million underground coal mining facility near its current mines in northern...

Apple CEO Tim Cook Visits Birmingham to Kick Off Education Initiative

Apple CEO Tim Cook traveled to Birmingham Thursday to unveil a new education initiative for local students, visit with local leaders and make a...

Chamber Honors Tuscaloosa Volunteers

Tuscaloosa’s top volunteers for 2019 were recognized earlier this month by the Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama. Tripp Powell, of Powell Petroleum, was named...

Gun Law Showdown at Frog Festival

The City of Sumiton, population 2,520, had better lawyer up before the showdown it's headed for with BamaCarry Inc., an outspoken defender of gun...

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