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Noted as one of the best small towns in America, Andalusia boasts an impressive city hall that began life as a school in 1914 and was transformed into a city hall in 2002-2003. Photo courtesy of the Andalusia Area Chamber of Commerce

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Tuesday, April 15, 2014

REHAU opens one expansion, starts another

In addition to officially opening the plant’s new $115 million expansion Monday, the German automobile component manufacturer REHAU also broke ground on a new high-tech research center that will bring skilled jobs to the region. – Cullman Times

Gas prices once again hitting roof

AAA’s Daily Fuel Gauge Report shows today’s average price for regular unleaded in Alabama is $3.54 a gallon. That’s 12 cents more than one week ago, and almost 30 cents from this time in March 2014. – Alabama's 13

BASF site wins Journey Innovations award

A team from BASF Corp.’s McIntosh site has won the company’s coveted Journey Innovations Team Award, recognizing innovative contributions to environmental, health and safety excellence. – al.com

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Student Housing’s Lux 10 Percent

Student Housing’s Lux 10 Percent

Real estate investors are plunging into the high tide of college enrollments, and they build luxury for the top 10 percent. Here’s what’s going up in Tuscaloosa and Auburn for the most affluent — or lavishly indebted — scholars.

Good to Know

Good to Know

Six of Alabama’s foremost women attorneys offer key insights from their business practice areas.

Tackling the Beast and Crafting Yachts

Tackling the Beast and Crafting Yachts

A $12,000 loan in 1959 helped a ship fixer stake a big corner of Gulf diesel work. “Wild and wooly” ventures have since yielded one of the largest yacht companies on the Gulf Coast.

Small Bank Competitiveness Following Financial Reforms

Small Bank Competitiveness Following Financial Reforms

Community banks carry a disproportionate cost of new regulations, while facing slow growth in small business’ appetite for loans. But they’re confident of their competitive edge in customer relations.

Calling Alabama Home

Calling Alabama Home

In recent years, Alabama has racked up an impressive roster of companies relocating their headquarters here. There’s a variety of reasons, but common to all are some native advantages.

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Crime Watch Accounting

Crime Watch Accounting

A Birmingham firm has locked onto the compelling, crime watch side of accounting. Forensic Strategic Solutions sleuths out fraud — detecting deceit in business valuations, fishing hard drives to snag dumped data.

Born to Build Guitars

Born to Build Guitars

Master guitar craftsman Roger Fritz revives a brand, Kay Guitars, and continues his custom work for a lineage of master musicians that has included Roy Buchanan and George Harrison.

Spotlight on Covington, Butler, Crenshaw & Lowndes Counties

Spotlight on Covington, Butler, Crenshaw & Lowndes Counties

Giant Roars to Full Blast

Giant Roars to Full Blast

After hibernating the recession, Alabama’s sleeping giant — a $4 billion industrial recruit trumpeted in 2007 — has slowly roared to life.

Flashback: Resort Revenue Nightmare

Flashback: Resort Revenue Nightmare

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