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United Flea Markets Purchases Flea Market Mobile

United Flea Markets Purchases Flea Market Mobile

The Alabama sale marks United Flea Markets’ third acquisition in as many months.

CEO Paychecks

CEO Paychecks

What the CEOs of Alabama's public companies get paid and how it compares to company performance

Movers & Shapers, August 2018

Movers & Shapers, August 2018

Spotlight on Chilton, Dallas & Wilcox Counties

Pumping Oil, Fighting Raiders

Pumping Oil, Fighting Raiders

Energen Corp. is feasting on a chunk of assets that could surpass Saudi Arabia’s Ghawar Field as the largest oil field in the world. The company also is being circled by some hungry activist investors.

Miracle of Chemistry Conjures Corporate Poison

Miracle of Chemistry Conjures Corporate Poison

What was once proclaimed a miracle of modern chemistry has many Tennessee Valley residents not trusting their water supply. They’re looking for payback from the corporate magician.

The Opioid Crisis Goes to Court

The Opioid Crisis Goes to Court

Cities and counties across Alabama turn to the courts to find help in dealing with an addiction that’s especially rampant here.

From Napa to Bama

From Napa to Bama

One of California’s newest wines has roots in a partnership extending to Alabama.

Company Kudos, August 2018

Company Kudos, August 2018

A month of achievements in Alabama business

Best Companies to Work for in Alabama 2018

Best Companies to Work for in Alabama 2018

The Best Companies Group offers Alabama businesses a chance to evaluate how well they measure up as great employers — both in the eyes of their employees and in comparison to other companies across the state.

On the Board

On the Board

Meet the top 20 highest paid directors of Alabama public companies.

Birmingham Nets Data Center Packing $785M Potential

Birmingham Nets Data Center Packing $785M Potential

DC BLOX has announced plans for a Birmingham data center with a $785 million investment potential over the next 10 years.

Wanna Bet? Don’t Do It in Alabama

Wanna Bet? Don’t Do It in Alabama

For decades, an unconfirmed statistic has floated around that Alabama has more illegal sports betting per capita than any other state in the nation.

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NEWS AROUND ALABAMA

Monday, August 20, 2018

Mobile Ship Channel plan up in air over Dauphin Island concerns

A plan to make the biggest manmade thing in Mobile Bay even bigger is up for discussion -- at least for a few more days. A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers study on enlarging the Mobile Ship Channel has been years and millions of dollars in the making. That process recently reached a major milestone with the release of a draft version of its final report. Early response includes dismay from some who say it underplays the potential for environmental damage or at least misses an opportunity to right old wrongs, where the fragile health of Dauphin Island is concerned. – AL.com

Briggs & Stratton plans distribution center in Auburn

Briggs & Stratton Corp. announced plans Friday to open a 400,000-square-foot distribution center in Alabama, adding 20 new jobs to its significant manufacturing presence in Auburn. The new Alabama distribution hub, focusing on Briggs & Stratton engines and other products, will allow the company to reduce delivery times to its customers in the Southeast region. The new facility is expected to be operational by spring 2019. – Made in Alabama

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