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Martin Marietta Digs in on Vulcan Takeover

Martin Marietta Materials Inc., based in Virginia, has continued its efforts toward an unfriendly takeover of Birmingham-based Vulcan Materials Co. Martin...

Finns Set to Take Over ThyssenKrupp Stainless

The new ThyssenKrupp Stainless plant near Mobile, rebranded as Inoxum to make it spin-off ready, has been combined with Outokumpu Oyj,...

Eat Up, Alabama

Alabama’s Department of Tourism has christened 2012 The Year of Food—with tributes to fine dining, fun dining and all things edible throughout...

ACIPCO Pipes UP

With its business suffering from a downturn in the construction market, ductile iron pipe maker ACIPCO, based in Birmingham, is...

A Toast to Progress

Jules Berta gazes over his vineyards, the vines naked of fruit but lined up in deliberate rows like soldiers waiting for the...

Celebrating Alabama History

The City of Decatur has produced a new video celebration the achievements of notable African-American citizens who have made contributions to the community...

Taking Sides Over Education

Education funding may be the first hot topic of the new year. Gov. Robert Bentley has announced that he will ask lawmakers...

What Makes Frank Stitt Cook?

As a boy growing up in Cullman in the 1960s, Frank Stitt had no particular interest in learning to cook. “My major...

Attack on the Sage?

Gov. Robert Bentley and several Republican legislators seem to be painting a target on the back of David Bronner, head of the...

Spotlight on Etowah & St. Clair Counties

Etowah County, located in northeast Alabama, is blessed with natural beauty, including Noccalula Falls Park and Lookout Mountain, along...

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