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Gambling Shakeout

In an ironic twist, casino developer Ronnie Gilley, former state legislator Terry Spicer and lobbyist Jarrod Massey were sentenced to jail...

Mobile Flying High on Airbus Updrafts

Electronic billboards offer a brilliant welcome to Mobile’s newest industrial resident, Airbus, which plans to start work on its first U.S....

Jefferson County Bankruptcy Fallout

What effect will Jefferson County’s bankruptcy have on the credit rating of the rest of the state? It’s not a new question, ...

Insurance Again Marks Down Alabama Coast

Facing “continued volatility and severity of homeowners insurance claims in Alabama, ” Farmers Insurance is opting out of coverage for rental properties in...

Company Kudos, September 2012

(Shown above) The National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education has approved Alabama A&M University’s accreditation of its teacher education program, a...

Two Counties with the Right Stuff

During 2011, the northwest Alabama counties of Limestone and Morgan led the state in new business announcements. Economic development professionals in Limestone...

Spotlight on Cullman County

Cullman County is located between Birmingham and Huntsville in north central Alabama and has the advantage of being situated on Interstate 65, ...

Timber Cruise

For this month’s issue focused on land-based businesses, we turned to Craig Blair to give us an overview of the timber industry....

Prime Movers

The Alabama Business Hall of Fame honors business leaders each fall who have “certainly left their mark on their community, their state,...

Coal Making Headlines

Site preparation work is underway for Walter Energy’s new underground mine in Tuscaloosa County, expected to begin production in 2018. And...

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