Real 'Fault in Our Stars' couple reunited by hope Katie and Dalton Prager, a young couple who both have cystic fibrosis, celebrated happy news when they reunited Tuesday afternoon after nearly five months apart: Katie is on her way to getting a lifesaving lung transplant. More
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Retailers report modest gains for April Americans spent briskly during the early spring months in the latest sign that they’re encouraged by the economic recovery. Falling gas prices, a rallying stock market and gains in the job market all fueled Americans’ shopping habits even as cold weather tempered their desire to buy spring fashions. More
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The top commercial real estate professionals in Birmingham took home awards this week.
The Birmingham Commercial Realtors Council held its 44th annual awards luncheon on Feb. 23. at the Birmingham Country Club.
Here's who won:
The BCRC's deals of the year were the Graham & Co. office group's First US Bank project, and the Graham & Co.
Kraft Heinz Co. told 330 employees at its Campbell, N. Y., cheese plant that they could be laid off, according to WSKGnews.org.
The food giant, jointly based in Pittsburgh and Chicago, has worked with prospective buyers and government officials to find a viable solution for the factory, which produces Italian cheeses like mozzarella.
Waterstone Financial Inc., the holding company for WaterStone Bank, saw profits soar during the final quarter of fiscal 2016.
The Wauwatosa-based company on Friday reported net income of $6.4 million for the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31, 2016, or 23 cents per share, a 109.1 percent increase compared with $3.1 million, or 11 cents per share, during the same period a year ago.
Terry Smiley, a veteran executive at Alagasco, is joining Alabama Power Co.
Smiley was named external affairs manager for the company's Birmingham division. He will start the role on March 13.
In the new role, Smiley will be responsible for business development, community relations and government relations for the six-county north central Alabama region.
Smiley succeeds Leroy Nix, who joined Southern Co.'s Washington, D.
Ephraim and Sheila Urevbu have ambitious goals for their renovation of 412 S. Main Street. The space, they hope, will soon be the home of art business instruction, in-depth community conversations and a restaurant from the minds of Ephraim Urevbu and one of the city's most successful restaurateurs.
Since Onix restaurant moved out of the space last year, the Urevbus have already invested $60,000 cleaning up and overhauling the space to better accomplish their mission of "diversity through the arts."