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Spotlight on Chilton, Dallas & Wilcox Counties

Forest products and other agriculture have long been the backbone of the economy in these counties. While those industries continue to thrive, newer sectors have joined the mix in recent years — especially automotive suppliers.

Top Headlines: Digium acquired, NAFTA deal, Mercedes-Benz’s new electric SUV

Canadian communications company to acquire Digium Canada-based Sangoma Technologies Corp., a provider of hardware and software for voice over IP, plans to acquire all of...

Weathering the Storm: Insurance Coverage For Risks Posed By Natural Disasters

Alabama businesses should take proactive measures to ensure their insurance policies meet their particular risks and expectations.

Top Headlines: Airbus flying cars, Atlas RFID Jovix drone, UAB Stroke Center

Macon County officials expect decision on Air Force project soon Advocates trying to land a major U.S. Air Force contract in Macon County...

Flashback: Gulf Drilling Vigorous after Disaster

Drilling activity hardly blinked at the environmental disaster of the BP spill. After a modest 18-month decline in Gulf production, there began a steady rise that has continued through 2018.

Top Headlines: UAB business school opens, Hibbett Sports Q2 falls short

Adtran CEO: CenturyLink Rebuilding Investment After Level 3-Induced Pause Adtran’s CEO says his company has diversified in recent months after overcoming a “holiday...

Top Headlines: New tariffs on Chinese goods, Another Broken Egg expands

Hyundai gets a little crazy with 2019 Elantra As it slowly expanded its beachhead in the U.S.,  Hyundai played it pretty safe. But now...

Energen Corp. Bought for a Premium, $9.2 Billion

Diamondback Energy Inc., based in Midland, Texas, on August 14 agreed to buy Energen Corp. for $9.2 billion.

Investor Protection Requirements for Seniors and Vulnerable Adults

Alabama was one of the first states to enact legislation requiring certain financial institutions to report suspected financial exploitation of senior and other vulnerable investors.

Top Headlines: Montgomery council static on budget, Tuscaloosa museum closing

Grand opening Friday for UAB’s new business nexus The University of Alabama at Birmingham bridges collaboration, innovation and entrepreneurship with the opening of the...

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