Small Business and Entrepreneurs

Tim Arnold kneels down by road.

Podcast: Tim Arnold on creating Auburn’s ‘Musical Road’

The stretch of road plays the first notes of ‘War Eagle’ as you drive over it.

Fairhope lawyer develops Cognito software to help keep attorneys organized

Clay Rankin would be the first to admit he’s not your typical “startup guy.”Born and raised in Montgomery and armed with a University of...
Portrait of Megan Nivens-Tannett

Podcast: Megan Nivens-Tannett on founding Flourish and teaching herself to build a business

A recent Auburn University graduate, Zac Young discusses his company, how it got started and the competitions he’s already won.

Blueroot opens at Pepper Place

Fast-healthy concept restaurant Blueroot is opening its flagship location in Birmingham’s Pepper Place today.The restaurant, specializing in salads and bowls with various ingredients, made...

Venerable Birmingham-area pizza restaurant gets second location

Davenport’s Pizza Palace, a Mountain Brook institution since 1964, will open a second location in Vestavia Hills in early 2022.The pizzeria will open in...

Birmingham Restaurant Week 2021: Support Your Local Eateries

The COVID-19 pandemic affected all industries across the state, but one continues to take punches — restaurants. According to the Independent Restaurant Coalition, food...

Leadership Change at Business Alabama

After 36 years on the editorial staff of Business Alabama, most of them as editorial director, Chris McFadyen has opted for retirement.Alec Harvey, a...

Preparing for Re-opening your Business

Governor Kay Ivey says she plans to review, before April 28, her orders for the closing of nonessential businesses in the state owing to...

Communicating through Crisis: Don’t Sit and Wait, Create.

The coronavirus crisis has created a frenzy for business owners near and far. In early March, Alabamians watched the crisis unfold in the largest...

Small Business Disaster Loan Assistance: Go to This Expert Center at UA

A specially equipped help center at the University of Alabama is the place to go to speed your application for a small business relief...

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