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.
Wiregrass native Kelsey Barnard Clark took her German-Southern heritage to school in the Ivy League of eats, New York City. Dothan now has her back with two KBCs and the best of both worlds.
In the Wiregrass, vegetable farming and canning are investment grade traditions. A public-private partnership expects to generate jobs and new enterprise — including pickled veggies and salsas — as dependable as the area’s agricultural roots.
The Wiregrass reversed one of its biggest job setbacks almost overnight, with an aircraft enterprise that’s bigger and better than the one that flew away.
Troy tourism is her career, but singing is in her heart.
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