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Angelia Walker’s Surprise Opportunity Led to Three Decades with NASA

A surprise call from NASA in 1987 changed Angelia Walker’s life. The Phenix City native was starting her first semester at Columbia Theological Seminary...

Meet the Man Behind the Summer Classics Brand

Descendant of an Alabama textile magnate, Bew White created his own empire of fabric and furniture design — Summer Classics, a rapidly growing leader in distinctive, high-end outdoor furniture.

Managing a Portfolio of the World’s Best Wine

Vineyard Brands curates a collection of the very best. “You think of it like planting a vineyard. We get to think about business like our wineries think.”

Making a Living in Marshall County

A photographer’s account of business life in three rural Alabama counties: Part 2, Marshall County.

How I Got My Start: Tuskegee University’s Shaik Jeelani

Tuskegee University produces more research per capita than any other historically black college, and one reason is Shaik Jeelani. Tuskegee made a place for him 45 years ago and he was never persuaded to leave.

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.”

Transforming Old Wood into New Business

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

Dothan Chef Named Bravo’s ‘Top Chef’

Dothan chef Kelsey Barnard Clark has earned the title of Bravo Network’s “Top Chef."

Behind the Billboards with Alexander Shunnarah

The king of Alabama mass-marketing plaintiff attorneys tells us his back story.

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