Gulf Coast

How to Assemble a Destination Eatery

Opening a beach town restaurant on a summer holiday makes a memorable Memorial Day. The crew of Fisher’s at Orange Beach Marina will never...

Up Close World ’Round

There you are on the Mobile Bay ferry — or at Mount Rushmore or Stone Mountain or at the feet of Birmingham’s Vulcan statue...

Recipe for All Pro Hospitality

“There’s only one place in the world that you can see that view, and that’s...

Port City Legend Builds Countrywide

John White-Spunner, the president and CEO of White-Spunner Construction, has overseen the construction and...

Bayou Shipbuilder Booming

Travis Short looks out the picture window in his Bayou La Batre office and points out the diversity of Horizon Shipbuilding’s clientele. To...

An Immigrant’s Business Odyssey

Crowds form quickly at Von’s Bistro. During prime time dining, the line at this downtown Mobile culinary destination may extend beyond the door,...

A Big Show to Recruit Engineers

ABOVE Aboard the replica 1851 America, students learn the varied ways engineers can put their skills to use.   For...

Enterprise as Therapy

They make protective sleeves for plants using brown paper and glue. They cut, sharpen and paint wooden stakes that hold real estate yard...

Gulf Coast Landmark Reborn

It’s hailed as the first skyscraper on the Gulf Coast and one of the first in the Southeast, an 11-story reinforced concrete, ...

Chief Activist for the Retired

Even being voted “most likely to succeed” in your Theodore High School graduating class is no guarantee in life. But Jo Ann Jenkins’...

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Dog’s Nose Inspires Diabetes Detector

A new wearable device by AerBetic Inc. lets diabetics keep up with their blood-sugar levels.

Auburn Soil Lab Gets $43M Infusion

A venerable soil research facility at Auburn University is expecting a $43 million funding infusion from Congress for a new facility that will continue its work of improving global food production.

Movers & Shakers in Coffee, Dale & Geneva Counties

Mike Baergen Baergen is general manager of the Ozark Assembly Operations for Bell Flight, working to increase production while maintaining safety and quality standards. Baergen,...

City Trees Are These Artisans’ Niche

Leigh and Cliff Spencer’s Alabama Sawyer makes its niche in the recycled timber of Alabama’s “urban forest.”

Alabama Builders Advance New Technologies

Technology is now making a difference on the ground in Alabama construction — whereas, the data once just flowed to HQ.