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Concepts in Eats and Enterprise

It’s been almost five years since Chef James Boyce first stood in the 1821 brick building in Huntsville that is now Cotton Row....

A Life Remembered

By all accounts, Jim Hayes stood above the crowd, ebullient and unsinkable even as cancer rendered him paralyzed and wheelchair-bound. Having...

Four-Star Provider

When Redstone Arsenal became the new headquarters of the U.S. Army Materiel Command, Huntsville also became home to one of only 11...

Pine Trees v. Classrooms

A federal judge has ruled that Alabama’s long-challenged property tax structure might inherently widen the gap between the state’s haves and have-nots, ...

Scared to Death: Cyber Insecurity in Alabama's Technology Hub

Facing economic challenges from the first big Marshall Space Flight Center layoffs in years, the specter of cuts in military spending and...

Unwelcome Harvest

The new Alabama immigration law—officially, the Alabama Taxpayer and Citizen Protection Act—started driving farm workers from Alabama fields and processing plants when...

Plugging in to Explosive Demands

In early August, Huntsville’s Adtran Inc. completed the acquisition of a high-speed network solutions provider that could give Alabama’s largest IT company...

A Sticky Residue of Human Suffering

A year and a half since the BP oil spill erupted, the Alabama Gulf Coast, like everyone else, would just...

Company Born in an OR

CEO Gene Robinson founded IMS Inc. (Integrated Medical Systems) in the late 1980s, based on what he observed going on in the...

Up and Comers: Southern Charm

Kent Blackinton’s success as general manager of Renaissance Mobile Riverview Plaza is built upon the opinion of others, namely that of his guests...

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Who Owns Alabama’s Forests?

Who are the typical timberland owners in Alabama? Are the small landowners in it for investment or recreation? For some insights, we spoke with Stephen Burdette, a registered forester with American Forest Management's office in Prattville.

What Are Your Prospects for an Industrial Coup?

Insights from a top site selection expert include: Foreign direct investment in the U.S. is hot. Time frames are shorter than ever. Small towns can land spinoffs from big cities. Opioid addiction downgrades Alabama's workforce.

Career Notes, February 2019

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Benchmark Changes in This Year’s Fed Income Taxes

Dr. Kerry Inger, who specializes in financial accounting and corporate taxation in Auburn University’s Harbert College of Business, highlights the most significant changes of "the most significant tax reform since 1986."

Royal Cup Rebrands Its Brews

Royal Cup Coffee & Tea, based in Birmingham, completes a strategic rebranding initiative across its product portfolio of premium coffee and tea sold in more than 25 markets across the country.