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UAB Callahan Eye Hospital offering new gene therapy treatment for an inherited retinal disease

The University of Alabama at Birmingham Callahan Eye Hospital has been named one of the newest sites for Spark Therapeutics’ Luxturna, the first gene therapy treatment approved...

Gov. Ivey partners to promote outdoor recreation

The importance of recreation and the state’s extraordinary outdoor amenities, including The Preserves, was the focus of a recent event featuring Gov. Kay Ivey, the state Department of...

Electric vehicles offer smoother ride around steep gasoline prices

Gasoline prices in Alabama are on the rise again, just as summer driving season is about to heat up. According to AAA, gas prices in Alabama...

PGA Tour Champions, Regions Bank announce nine-year extension for Regions Tradition

The Regions Tradition, one of Alabama’s marquee professional sporting events, will continue to be played at Greystone Golf and Country Club through at least...

Women’s Foundation of Alabama reports potential for the state’s overall GDP to grow by $22 billion

Friday, the Women’s Foundation of Alabama released its 2022 economic impact report during a research showcase at The Club in Birmingham. Over 100 women and...

Truck Driver Program continues to grow with Gadsden State Ayers Campus

This week, Gadsden State announced a new Class A driver program being launched at its Ayers Campus site. The program is supported by the Alabama...

Despite rising inflation, real estate remains the #1 investment for 8 years running

It’s no surprise in an annual Gallup poll, Americans chose real estate as the best long-term investment. And it’s not the first time it’s topped the...

Amazon CEO David Clark urges Auburn graduates to be bold and brave in commencement speech

Amazon CEO David Clark this past weekend gave the keynote speech at the spring commencement for his alma mater, Auburn University. During the speech, he...

Baldwin County mega-site lands $2.5B aluminum recycling producer Novelis with plans to create up to 1,000 jobs

Novelis, an Atlanta-based aluminum producer, on Wednesday announced the company's plans for a $2.5 billion rolling and recycling plant in Baldwin County. The company, which...

Study: Huntsville International Airport has nation’s highest domestic travel fares

Huntsville International Airport is the most expensive for domestic flights across the United States, according to NetCredit. In its 2022 US Flight Cost Index list,...

Airbus lays out Mobile facility expansion plans, announces creation of over 1,000 jobs

Monday, Airbus leadership joined with local elected officials and education professionals at Bishop State Community College to roll out the aerospace giant's growth plans...

Veteran-owned brands Bison Union, Musket Powder Seasoning enter Alabama market

Alabama-based company Xtreme Concepts is partnering with The World Games 2022 to introduce two new brands to the Yellowhammer State, Bison Union Co. and...

‘Gear Up Your Career’ event at Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama drives students to job and training opportunities

Automotive manufacturing is one of Alabama’s most important industries, and inspiring Alabama students for careers in the field is an ongoing mission. Last week, more...

TechBirmingham will host seventh CyberNow Summit May 11-13

TechBirmingham will host its seventh annual CyberNow Summit on May 11-13. After two years as a virtual event due to the pandemic, the cybersecurity conference...

UAB receives $100,000 grant to study cognitive effects of COVID-19 in older adults

UAB School of Nursing Associate Professor Pariya Wheeler has been awarded a two-year, $100,000 grant to study the neuropsychological impact of COVID-19 in older adults. It is one of UAB’s first...

Report: 2021 growth projects bringing Alabama $7.7 billion in new investment

MONTGOMERY, Alabama — Governor Kay Ivey announced today that economic development activity across Alabama surged during 2021, with a new report showing that projects...

Macon County logistics park project preps for initial construction

TUSKEGEE, Alabama — Construction is scheduled to begin soon on the first building in a logistics park along Interstate 85 in Macon County that...

Cerrowire kicks off $100 million expansion project in Alabama

HARTSELLE, Alabama — Cerrowire, a major U.S. manufacturer of copper building wire, today officially launched an expansion project near its Morgan County factory, where it...

United Launch Alliance inks new union deal, credits workers for company’s success

Monday, United Launch Alliance (ULA) announced that it had reached a three-year contract agreement with the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM). The...

What’s next for the ‘Seafood Capital’ of Alabama?

Now that a multiyear effort to restore, enhance and protect the shoreline habitats of the “Seafood Capital” of Alabama is complete, state and local...

Grove Station shows food can be key to reviving smalltown Alabama

Afternoon sun streams through a big bay window, putting a natural spotlight on a thick stack of rosemary-scented ham and creamy whipped butter on...

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama wins Excellence in Health & Well Being Award

This week, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama was one of 44 large employers awarded the prestigious Business Group on Health Best Employers:...

This iconic Alabama BBQ restaurant brings it from pit to plate

Bob Sykes Bar-B-Q is much more than a beloved family business. It’s a restaurant that honors a storied Southern culinary tradition of food and fire. Bob...

Kronospan set to expand facilities in Oxford

Kronospan, a leading manufacturer of wood-based panel products and related value-added products, plans to invest $46.5 million to expand its North American headquarters in...