Central Highlands

A New Vision for Samford

Samford University, a private, Christian institution based in the Birmingham area community of Homewood, is in growth mode as it celebrates...

Bluewater Paddling on a Green River

The mighty Cahaba River has serene views of diverse wildlife.   A river runs through the heart of Alabama, providing a...

Making Solar Real in Alabama

Just a few years ago Rob Ozols, founder and chief executive officer of Vulcan Solar Power in Birmingham, had attained a coveted...

Smartphone Groceries

ABOVE “Life has plenty of demands already — jobs, family, so many things. Fitting in time to go buy groceries...

A Grand Hotel Venture

The house sits on a small hill surrounded by fast-food restaurants and discount stores. A glorious link to Anniston’s 19th-century past, ...

Social Entrepreneurs at Work

Back in 2012, a friend invited Birmingham banker Barry Morehead on a trip to Bangalore, India, to advise a group of...

Tranquil Turnabout

An autumn-filtered slant of late afternoon light suffuses skies over Pursell Farms with a deeper azure hue, contrasting with foliage turning to gold...

More Magic in Birmingham

Even the best facelift can be diminished by an ugly scar. That is what the city of Birmingham was dealing with in recent years,...

Renewable Power Liftoff

A photo of solar panels stands out on the cover of Atlanta-based Southern Co.’s annual report, and it speaks volumes about the company’s years-long...

Bringing Home the Downtown Grocery

Downtown Birmingham’s expansive new 20 Mid Town development — which hosts a Publix supermarket, Starbucks, luxury apartments and other retail space —...

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