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Four West Alabama Counties Among Hardest Hit by Opioid Crisis, Says UA Study

Four west Alabama counties are the hardest hit by the nation's opioid crisis, according to data recently released and now the basis of a...

Simpson Door Chooses Birmingham for New Facility

Washington State-based Simpson Door Co. has opened a distribution and light manufacturing facility in Ensley. It’s the third location for Simpson Door, which was...

Birmingham Coke Plant Sold

ERP Compliant Coke LLC of Birmingham, which will turn 100 next year, has been purchased by Bluestone Resources Inc. of West Virginia.

Laney Leaves Innovation Depot; Search on for New Leader

After 14 years at the helm of Birmingham’s Innovation Depot, Devon Laney is leaving the organization for a new role in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Birmingham, Huntsville Post Bright Jobs Numbers

Birmingham and Huntsville both saw 2.4 percent year-over-year job growth last year, ranking third among peer cities behind only Nashville and Charlotte.

New Venture Capital Fund Yields Early Returns

In its first year of investments the $25 million Alabama Futures Fund has spurred three promising young tech companies to move their headquarters to Birmingham.

The Key to EBSCO’s Success

75-year-old EBSCO is long-term focused, accumulating companies with one common factor — they make money serving fundamental markets.

Alabama’s Longest Running BBQ Festival Celebrates 70 Years

More than 1,500 plates, including ribs, half chicken pieces, hot dogs, smoked sausage, pork sandwiches and side dishes will be served on July 4th.

Downtown Birmingham’s Latest Condo Surge

A new wave of condominium development sweeps into booming downtown Birmingham.

Transforming Old Wood into New Business

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

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