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Fetch Rewards opening Birmingham office and customer service hub, creating 200 jobs

On Thursday, Gov. Kay Ivey announced that Fetch Rewards, the fastest-growing consumer rewards app in the nation, is set to open an office facility...

Housing affordability predicted to normalize as two Alabama markets make NAR’s top-10 list of ‘Hidden Gems for Real Estate in 2022’

Alabamians became all too familiar with the aggressive housing market in 2021. From rejected offers and competition with cash buyers, to historically low interest...

Did von Braun prophesize Elon Musk colonizing Mars?

Did a book written more than 70 years ago by American space pioneer Dr. Wernher von Braun predict that a man called Elon would...

Alabama remains a top automobile manufacturer as many make the switch to electric vehicles

“Alabama has worked hard to become one of the nation’s leading automobile manufacturers, and maintaining that status as EVs proliferate will improve the state’s...

United Launch Alliance to deliver Atlas V rocket launch in support of U.S. Space Force flight safety mission

United Launch Alliance (ULA) is putting the final touches in its preparation to launch an Atlas V 511 rocket in support of the U.S....

Bonnie Plants unveils Opelika headquarters, outlines plans to extend Auburn University partnership

Bonnie Plants, the largest grower of vegetable and herb plants for home gardens in the nation, on Friday opened its new headquarters in Opelika. The...

Birmingham-based Robins & Morton named one of Best Places to Work nationwide in 2022

Birmingham-based construction firm Robins & Morton has been honored with a Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award, recognizing the Best Places to Work in 2022 across...

Auburn University finance expert says personal budgeting critical to healthy finances in 2022

Inflation and interest rates are expected to rise in 2022, so now is the time to develop a personal budget to ensure a healthy...

Dr. Selwyn Vickers takes reins of UAB Health System

Dr. Selwyn Vickers, senior vice president for Medicine and dean of the Heersink School of Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, has assumed the role...

How Alabama can create success

How can Alabama create economic growth? Dozens of leaders from across Alabama’s public and private sectors gathered recently to discuss that and other economic development...

Satellite made by University of Alabama students ready for launch

For the past three years, students at the University of Alabama have worked on a project that is grabbing the attention of the world. If everything goes...

Vacant Fairfield factory to be brought back to life — HarbisonWalker investing $25 million, adding 50 jobs

HarbisonWalker International (HWI), the largest supplier of refractory products and services in North America, announced it intends to invest approximately $25 million to convert...

Mixed-use development coming to Huntsville’s Cummings Research Park East

A new project is coming to Huntsville's Cummings Research Park (CRP) in the form of a mixed-use development, the first of its kind in...

Regions Bank names Nikki Stephenson as head of Corporate Development

Regions Bank on Wednesday announced Nikki Stephenson has been elevated to serve as head of Corporate Development. In this role, Stephenson will lead the bank’s...

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama touts survey showing Alabamians pay among lowest health insurance premiums in U.S.

According to the federal government's 2020 Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS), Alabamians pay some of the lowest health insurance premiums in the nation. The study,...

Von Braun Center arena undergoes $4 million backstage renovation

Some of the biggest acts in music history have strolled down the halls of the Von Braun Center in downtown Huntsville. That venue has...

Logan Martin association lights lake, brings improved safety to nighttime water sports

Randy Sparks said there’s something peaceful and relaxing about taking a boat ride under the stars in the evening. “Sometimes, I go out into the...

Fill your plate at Alabama’s Sahani food truck

Growing up, Sahani food truck owner David Kimani had a dream of building a business. Early during the pandemic, Kimani and his family had the opportunity to...

Alabama entrepreneurs joining the benefit corporation movement

When Rebecca Denson and her husband, Clint, launched Sachai Tea Co., the idea of improving their community, and the world, were key components of their...

Another record year: Expansion of University of Alabama research efforts continues

Research at the University of Alabama (UA) continues to grow, recording the eighth straight year of record external funding for projects that expand knowledge and spark...

FGP Holding, maker of Frios pops, plans $20 million expansion in Mobile

MOBILE, Alabama – Mobile-based FGP Holding, which owns Frios Gourmet Pops and FGP Manufacturing LLC, announced plans today for a rapid expansion and production...

Here’s every shop and restaurant coming to Mercantile on Morris in Birmingham

With new developments popping up all over town, business in Birmingham is booming. Ultra-modern lofts and cozy city condominiums are continuously adding to the...

Mike Kemp elected Business Council of Alabama chairman; Organization announces 2022 leadership slate

The Business Council of Alabama (BCA) on Monday announced the election of the organization's officers, executive committee members and board of directors for 2022. According...

Huntsville to reap infrastructure, education system benefits from $750M Facebook data center expansion

The City of Huntsville recently approved a project agreement with Facebook, now officially known as Meta, which will expand the tech giant's campus in...