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‘Biggest accident’: Poisoned Ross Bridge greens alter golf trail capital plan

Robert Trent Jones’ Ross Bridge golf course in Birmingham experienced a costly grounds-keeping mistake this month. The error led to most of the course...

PeggyLee Wright is a 2022 Woman of Impact

Army officer, Blackhawk helicopter pilot, educator, volunteer, entrepreneur, wife, and mom to four kids. PeggyLee Wright used every one of those experiences to build The...

deciBel CEO Gronberg named to UA Board of Trustees

The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees has elected Jeff Gronberg to represent the Fifth Congressional District. Gronberg is CEO of deciBel Research in...

Business group makes Strong endorsement

HUNTSVILLE -- The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) announced its endorsement of GOP Fifth Congressional District nominee Dale Strong on Tuesday. The NFIB, the...

Alabama stands out as America continues to draw foreign investment in real estate and business

Current events have drawn attention to foreign investors in U.S. real estate. An increasing number of international buyers are investing in homes and agricultural...

Alabama joins top states in publication’s new site selectors survey

A national economic development publication reports that site-selection professionals it surveyed have again ranked Alabama among the top states for business, citing a broad...

German state celebrates ties to Commerce with partnership award

An organization promoting economic ties to the German state of Niedersachsen recognized the Alabama Department of Commerce as its “Outstanding Economic Development Partner of...

South Star Battery Metals announces test drilling at Alabama graphite project

South Star Battery Metals has announced it will begin test drilling this month at its Alabama graphite project. Graphite is an essential material in electric...

Companies to invest $92 million in Alabama Wiregrass growth projects

Houston County officials say infrastructure improvements will allow two growing businesses to make new capital investments totaling a combined $92 million in Dothan as...

Rep. Carl receives NFIB’s Guardian of Small Business Award

The National Federation of Independent Business has recognized U.S. Rep. Jerry Carl (R-Mobile) with its Guardian of Small Business Award. Widely recognized as a champion...

State maintains record low 2.6% unemployment rate

Alabama's unemployment rate remained unchanged at 2.6% for the month of August, according to updated labor statistics released Friday. The historically low unemployment rate sits...

Supply chain calamity: Alabama truckers brace for pending rail union strike

A lack of consensus among labor unions on an agreement with the largest U.S. freight railroads could spell trouble for an already-strained American supply...

Ivey: Mazda Toyota created ‘domino effect’ for state’s automotive industry

In recent years, the Yellowhammer State has emerged as a pre-eminent location for prospective automotive manufacturing companies. Alabama's successful efforts to attract automotive suppliers was...

Sanders Capital puts skin in the game with dermatology group acquisition

Birmingham-based Sanders Capital Partners purchased three medical practice offices from the Surgical Dermatology Group. The acquisition of the offices in Vestavia, Montgomery, and Gadsden...

Capstone Building breaks ground on Georgia development

Capstone Building of Birmingham has broken ground on a $13.45 million multifamily project in West Point, Ga., the company said in a news release. The...

Dr. Sutter: Labor Day reflections on quiet quitting

Labor Day was established in 1894 to honor America’s workers. “Quiet quitting” refers to working no more than necessary to keep your job and then...

Four to be inducted into UA Communication Hall of Fame

The University of Alabama College of Communication and Information Sciences will induct four new members into its Hall of Fame Thursday, Oct. 13, in...

Birmingham-Southern College awarded $1.25M STEM grant to develop curriculum

Birmingham-Southern College (BSC) has been awarded $1.25 million to develop curriculum centered around environmental-related issues for schools in Mobile. The grant, which was issued by...

Saban, Miss Terry join upscale Tuscaloosa hotel ownership group

Expanding upon their business ventures in the Yellowhammer State, Nick and Terry Saban are backing an upscale hotel in the heart of Tuscaloosa. The Alamite,...

Yellowhammer Multimedia honors Alabama Women of Impact

Yellowhammer Multimedia is proud to announce the fifth annual Women of Impact Awards, a celebration of strong women who shape and propel Alabama. This year’s...

Gateway Tire to invest $9M in Dothan distribution hub expansion

Gateway Tire announced Wednesday it would undertake a $9 million expansion of its distribution hub in Dothan. The retail and wholesale tire distributor's project will...

Indoor, hydroponic farms sprouting across Alabama

It’s a growing business in Alabama that is sowing a different kind of agriculture – and helping meet the expectations of polished palates, healthy...

K&J’s Elegant Pastries & Creamery has a sweet home in Alabama

Kristal Bryant’s sweet success is absolutely made from scratch. The chef-owner of K&J’s Elegant Pastries & Creamery, a custom cake shop in downtown Birmingham that specializes...

Austal USA partners with Saildrone to build high-tech, unmanned marine vessels in Alabama

A cutting-edge marine vessel that can sail the high seas without a crew will be manufactured exclusively in Mobile through a partnership between Austal USA and...