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Airbus Christens Flight Works

Dubbed an aviation experience center, Flight Works will offer interactive exhibits to lure young people and adults to aviation careers.

Not Making the Grade

Big chunks of Alabama’s infrastructure rate the kind of report card you didn’t want to take home to your parents.

Roads and Politics

A permanent solution for dried up road funding includes a gasoline tax increase. But the spark of public support is essential.

Engineering Marvels Become Old Workhorses

Most of Alabama’s locks and dams are past their 50-year design life. But they’re not as ancient as other U.S. waterways, so they aren’t in line for federal funding.

Landmark Bridge and Highway Venture

Anxious to free the flow of Interstate 10 traffic now bottlenecked at the Wallace Tunnel, officials turn to a public-private partnership to fund a $2 billion bridge.

Airbus Goes NEO, Celebrates New Customers

Hawaiian Airlines took delivery in June of the first US-built A321 new-engine-option aircraft at Mobile’s Airbus final assembly line.

At the Intersection of Trains, Trucks, Planes and Ships

ABOVE Containers in transit at the Port of Mobile. Photo by Mike Kittrell  Nil, or close to it. Those...

Port Angles for Auto Traffic

After downturns in coal, Alabama’s port bids for autos — landing a $60 million facility planned by two Latin American partners.

Partners Ratify $300M Air Assembly Line

Top brass from two international aircraft companies flew in to Mobile in February to affirm a big deal for Alabama.

New Plane, New Jobs Planned for Mobile

Top brass from Airbus Americas and Bombardier Inc. flew into Mobile today to introduce the Bombardier C-Series aircraft and talk about the...

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Flashback: Crazy Rich Asians

In September 2009, the third richest man on the Forbes 2001 rich list, Yung Yeung, showed up at a press conference in Montgomery with...

Spotlight on Cullman County

Lying about halfway between Birmingham and Huntsville along Interstate 65, Cullman County has long been recognized for great schools and beautiful lakefront scenery, but...

Making a Living in Crenshaw County

A photographer’s account of business life in three rural Alabama counties: Part 1, Crenshaw County.

Opelika Ponders, Plumbs, Presents Itself

Residents of Opelika eagerly dove into a citywide charrette called DesignPlace. One result morphed from sticky notes, through local history, into a logo with locomotion.

Meet the New Inductees to the Alabama Business Hall of Fame

Since 1973, the Alabama Business Hall of Fame has honored business professionals who have brought lasting acclaim or recognition to the state. This year, seven Alabama business professionals will be recognized as the latest members of the Alabama Business Hall of Fame at a celebration Nov. 15 in Birmingham.