Central Highlands

Samford receives $100 million gift

A $100 million gift to Samford University from the estate of Marvin Mann is the largest gift from a single donor made to a higher education institution in Alabama

Carraway demolition to proceed in Birmingham

Demolition will begin this month at the Carraway Hospital site in Birmingham, which will become a new mixed-use development that will be called the Star at Uptown

UAB breaks ground on $156.7 million rehabilitation facility

Slated to open in 2025, the 350,000-square-foot building will be 11 stories tall and hold 78 rehabilitation beds and 28 acute care beds.

Retrospect: Selling Alabama stone

The Moretti-Harrah Marble Company's championing of Sylacauga marble. Pictured is the interior of the U.S. Supreme Court building.

Mercedes reveals look and specs on new EQS SUV

The Mercedes-Benz EQS SUV will be made exclusively in Tuscaloosa for a worldwide market.

CARA receives $474,000 grant from Sewell’s office

Rep. Terri Sewell is giving a nearly $500,000 grant to a nonprofit that helps small businesses grow.

DC Blox to expand Birmingham data center

The Birmingham location will deploy the company’s newest design to accommodate High-Performance Compute applications.

Woodlawn Theatre is now under construction

Woodlawn Theatre, a live music venue planned for the Birmingham suburb since 2019, is under construction and accepting bookings for late summer.

UAB to break ground on $78 million building

The University of Alabama at Birmingham on Monday will break ground on the $78 million Altec/Styslinger Genomic Medicine and Data Sciences Building. The new complex...

UA awarded $360M to lead national water effort

A $360 million grant to the University of Alabama, the largest in the university’s history, will make UA a leader in water research that leads to predicting water-related hazards and managing water resources

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