Gulf Coast

Retail Giants Entrench in Mobile

Retail rivals Wal-Mart and Amazon are opening massive facilities just one freeway exit apart in Mobile County.

U.S. Jobs Insourced Down Home

It seemed too good to be true — 300 high tech jobs looking for a small town. Because the city took good care of itself, Brewton turned out ideal after this Atlanta IT’s search for a rural homeplace.

Factory Controllers: Hargrove Engineers + Constructors

Most Royal Street pedestrians are oblivious to the workings underneath the road. But in the subterranean basement of Hargrove Engineers + Constructors is an...

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...

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