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Auburn tops Forbes’ ‘America’s Best Employers for New Grads’ ranking for universities

Auburn University was selected as the premier university on Forbes magazine’s 2022 list of “America’s Best Employers for New Grads.” This accomplishment sees the university...

Valley is home to Camellia Crossing, Alabama’s first rural Smart Neighborhood

Residents in Valley now have a smarter, energy-efficient neighborhood to call home. Built by Holland Homes, Camellia Crossing is the first rural Smart Neighborhood community in Alabama Power’s Smart Neighborhood Builder...

National Park Service grants to boost Auburn University research projects

Researchers in Auburn University’s College of Architecture, Design and Construction (CADC) and College of Liberal Arts recently received grants from the National Park Service (NPS) to further their efforts to...

Pioneering remote aviation control tower landing at Selma’s Craig Field

SELMA, Alabama — Craig Field, the airport and industrial park in Selma, will soon become home to the nation’s first Remote Tower Air Traffic...

New program director aims to turn Alabama’s Sloss Metal Arts into nationally known center for artists

When Lindsey Christina walks the grounds at Sloss Furnaces in Birmingham, she often finds “little pieces of art” that have escaped notice or simply been forgotten. “I...

How an organ saved the Alabama Theatre

“We were just stupid enough or crazy enough to think we could actually do it,” says Gary Jones, president of the Alabama Theatre Organ...

Alabama earns prestigious recognition for 2021 economic development success

The Yellowhammer State experienced massive economic gains in 2021, which was the second-best year for growth in Alabama's 202-year history. Gov. Kay Ivey announced on...

University of Alabama researchers to study Gulf Coast severe weather communications

A new study by a team of professors from the University of Alabama’s College of Communication and Information Sciences will examine the effectiveness of public messaging...

Where to buy locally raised meat in Alabama

Walk around any pop-up farmer stand or permanent site like the Montgomery Curb Market, and you’ll see the full bounty of fruits, vegetables, herbs,...

Preparation was key to $2.5 billion project choosing Alabama

It pays to be prepared. That’s the big takeaway from last week’s announcement that Novelis will build a $2.5 billion aluminum plant on the South Alabama Mega Site in Bay Minette. “The...

State economic impact report reveals dramatic increase in tourism for North Alabama; Travelers spent $3.7 billion in 2021

In 2021, travelers spent over $3.7 billion while visiting the 16 counties of the North Alabama region, representing a 42.8% increase over 2020, according...

Huntsville-based HomeTown Lenders named title sponsor of ESPN’s Bahamas Bowl

Prominent Huntsville-based mortgage lending company Hometown Lenders (HTL) has been named title sponsor of the Bahamas Bowl, which has been owned and operated by...

Former U.S. Rep. Bradley Byrne named Mobile Chamber president & CEO

The Mobile Chamber on Thursday announced that former U.S. Rep. Bradley Byrne (R-Mobile) will become the organization's next president and CEO, effective June 1,...

Baumhower’s Victory Grille celebrates 40 years in business, continues investing in Alabama communities

Over the last 40 years, former University of Alabama football star Bob Baumhower has grown his Aloha Hospitality group into a successful chain of...

Birmingham-based Robins & Morton named top five general contractor

Robins & Morton, which is based out of Birmingham, earned the number four spot on Modern Healthcare Magazine’s recently released ranking of the country’s...

Grant Writing 101 a prerequisite for Alabama cities looking to fund projects

With so many people in the room, you might have thought Grant Writing 101 was some crip course, an easy A offered at the University...

$20 million UAH-led partnership to boost Alabama in plasma science and engineering

Nine Alabama universities and one private firm are partnered in a new $20 million, five-year effort led by the University of Alabama in Huntsville...

Alabama records historic low 2.8% unemployment rate in April jobs report

The Yellowhammer State has reached a new record low unemployment rate, dropping to 2.8% for the first time in its 202-year history. According to the...

United Launch Alliance delivers on NASA International Space Station mission

United Launch Alliance (ULA) maintained its unblemished mission success rate as it successfully launched a Boeing spacecraft to the International Space Station (ISS) Thursday...

Southern Research expanding Birmingham facility, adding 150 jobs

This week, Southern Research broke ground in Birmingham on a new biotech lab. Per construction plans, the facility will anchor the development of 200,000 square...

Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle touts No. 1 ranking for ‘Best Places to Live’ — ‘We’re very fortunate and honored’

Earlier this week, U.S. News and World Report ranked Huntsville No. 1 in the outlet’s 2022-2023 edition of “Best Places to Live in the...

United Launch Alliance in final stages of International Space Station launch

United Launch Alliance's (ULA) Atlas V rocket is in final preparations to launch a Boeing spacecraft capsule to the International Space Station (ISS). The Orbital...

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...

Auto supplier Shinhwa to invest $78M, create 42 jobs at second Auburn manufacturing facility

Tuesday, automobile supplier Shinhwa Auto USA Corp. announced plans to expand its Auburn footprint by establishing a second auto parts manufacturing facility. The company will...