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Spotlight on Baldwin County

Spotlight on Baldwin County

Baldwin County is home to Alabama’s Gulf Coast beaches, and those beaches and region surrounding them, combine to create the state’s top natural resource destination and a formidable economic impact.

Supply and Demand of Water

Supply and Demand of Water

Only 10 percent of Alabama’s cropland is irrigated, compared to Georgia’s 50 percent and Mississippi’s 60 percent. If Alabama’s were 50 percent, the impact would be $200 million to $300 million a year.

State Water Plan Stalled

State Water Plan Stalled

It’s a question long debated — who has first dibs on Alabama’s abundant water supply? Right now, it goes with the flow, a solution that’s just fine with water-dependent industries.

Reef Master

Reef Master

David Walter is the country’s premier builder of man-made reefs. He helped make Alabama the most productive red snapper state. Tourist destinations compete for him to attract snorkelers.

Flashback: Gulf Real Estate Legend

Flashback: Gulf Real Estate Legend

Brett/Robinson, a Saraland-based general contractor, began its resort work in 1980, the first year of recovery construction after Hurricane Frederic.

Career Notes, May 2018

Career Notes, May 2018

Who's moving up?

Evolution of a Ship Rigger

Evolution of a Ship Rigger

From the rough hustle of a ship chandler, Marine and Industrial has morphed into a specialist in making and testing rigging — and training crews worldwide to use it.

Abundance, Droughts and Floods

Abundance, Droughts and Floods

Great bounty is the median measure of Alabama’s water supply. But a lot depends on where and when the rain falls.

Small Business Focused Finance

Small Business Focused Finance

Alabama credit unions are fine-tuning their small business relationships, mentoring clients and increasing loan portfolios.

From Minnesota With Love: Quail Forever in the Black Belt

From Minnesota With Love: Quail Forever in the Black Belt

When it comes to top-shelf quail hunting and hospitality in Alabama’s Black Belt, that dog will hunt.

Shattered DreamVision Draws 10-year Term, Fine

Shattered DreamVision Draws 10-year Term, Fine

Bryan K. Robinson, who promoted DreamVision along with other business deals through his company, Robinson Capital Investments LLC, pleaded guilty to securities fraud for his part in bilking about 40 Alabama investors.

Grand Prix Plus Motorcycle Mardi Gras

Grand Prix Plus Motorcycle Mardi Gras

The Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum and Motorsports Park in Birmingham stay busy, with events scheduled for between 270 and 280 days a year.

Company Kudos, May 2018

Company Kudos, May 2018

A month of achievements in Alabama business

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NEWS AROUND ALABAMA

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Corvex, Icahn mull Energen takeover bid

An activist hedge fund manager and a billionaire investor may try to buy Energen Corp., according to a regulatory filing Monday. Fund manager Keith Meister of Corvex Management and billionaire investor Carl Icahn are the duo, buying 2 million shares of Energen with an option to purchase more. In addition, they have "an interest in joining with other parties to acquire the Issuer," according to the filing. Icahn has an estimated worth of $18.3 billion. – AL.com

Remington exits bankruptcy process lighter on debt

Remington Outdoor Co. is out of bankruptcy, less than two months after it filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The company says it has "significantly reduced its debt load and interest expense." Remington has about 500 workers in Huntsville, and contributes $30 million in annual payroll into the community. – AL.com

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