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Spotlight: Pike and Barbour Counties

Pike and Barbour counties, in southeast Alabama, are part of the Wiregrass region of Alabama, a popular ecotourism area that boasts Lake Eufaula, the...

Houston County Schools Weigh Cybersecurity Contract

The Houston County School System began considering a cyberscurity contract proposal Monday, in response to a major malware attack in July that delayed school...

Abbeville’s New Sawmill a Little Slice of Heaven

Henry County got its new lumber mill on Tuesday, a $40 million investment called Abbeville Fiber LLC, which will employ 115 workers when it hits full production.

Stakelum Takes Lead at Landmark Park, Dothan

Dothan native Laura Stakelum, who grew up loving every trip to Landmark Park, has been named its executive director.

Inside Dothan’s Economic Momentum

Houston County is located in the southeast corner of the state in the heart of the Wiregrass region. The county seat is Dothan, a...

Key U.S. Missile Factory Redoubled in Pike County

Pike County is where the newest strategic missile in the U.S. arsenal is manufactured, and production will soon ramp up more than double in response to president Donald Trump's proposed $750 billion 2020 defense budget.

Why Not Abbeville?

Alabama’s richest individual has been rebuilding the small town where he was born. “Hopeless and helpless” not long ago, Abbeville is now headquarters to a thriving, home-grown, coast-to-coast business.

Shaw Industries Finishing $184 Million Alabama Upgrade

Shaw Industries Group’s flooring plant in Andalusia, which makes fiber used in carpet, has been in the midst of a yearlong upgrade worth $184 million.

Wiregrass Plant Makes Ballistic Attack Busters

Lockheed Martin’s Troy plant builds missiles designed to knock out intermediate-range ballistic missiles.

Legacy Machine Maker

One of the largest employers in Dale County is a manufacturer that sprouted from the area’s rural roots and continues to flourish, cutting trees and clearing land.

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