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Tidal Wave Auto Spa opens in Hartselle

HARTSELLE -- Tidal Wave Auto Spa is making a big splash in Hartselle. One of the fastest-growing express car wash companies in the country, Tidal...

Safety office, Army Game Studio unveil virtual reality trainer

HUNTSVILLE – Participants in a construction safety course at the Army Engineering and Support Center in Huntsville toured a construction site, identified safety hazards...

Off The Record: The latest rumors and rumblings in North Alabama

  'A Gut Punch' Local leaders were shocked at the news of Huntsville City Councilman Devyn Keith's shoplifting arrest. Keith has drawn praise for his work...

Strong appointed to Armed Services subcommittees

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Dale Strong has been appointed to three House Armed Services Committee subcommittees: Strategic Forces; Readiness; and Cyber, Innovative Technologies, and...

Boeing awarded $1.6B contract for Minuteman Missile; Retains ICBM Guidance Systems into 2030s

HUNTSVILLE— The U.S. Air Force awarded Boeing a contract worth up to $1.6 billion over 16 years to provide guidance subsystem support for the...

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Ah, cher! Let the good times roll at MidCity

HUNTSVILLE – The good times start rolling this Friday, February 3, when the fourth annual Mardi Gras at MidCity kicks off a three-week festival...

Tuberville continues work on important Senate committees in new Congress

WASHINGTON — U.S. Senator Tommy Tuberville (R-AL) remains well-positioned to continue advocating for Alabamians’ best interests after announcing he will continue to serve on the Senate Armed Services...

Find Your New Career at Huntsville Hospital

Launch your career with Huntsville Hospital Health System, the highest ranked North Alabama health system as one of the nation’s best employers by Forbes. For...

Our Town Podcast: Meet Drew Gilbert

256 Today is proud to present the Our Town Podcast. Check here every week for the latest episode from Troy Bye, North Alabama’s newest favorite son. The...

Military satellite network honors warfighter

The Space Development Agency’s resilient layered network of military satellites and supporting elements is now the “Proliferated Warfighter Space Architecture” or PWSA, the SDA...

Britt to serve on three committees

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Sen. Katie Britt has been named to serve on three committees: Appropriations; Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs; and Rules and Administration....

Cloud Security and Compliance Series conference slated

HUNTSVILLE – Summit 7 Systems is hosting the Cloud Security and Compliance Series March 7–8 at The Westin. CS2 is an ongoing informational series for...

Adtran’s next-gen fiber access platform quickens broadband rollouts

HUNTSVILLE – While efforts to link the entire world with reliable high speed internet is at full tilt, broadband service providers need modern, open...

Branching out: Decatur named Tree City USA

DECATUR – Warren Buffet said someone is sitting in the shade today, because someone planted a tree a long time ago. The City of Decatur...

Inflatable Habitat Unit passes test at Marshall

LOUISVILLE – Sierra Space just released video of the successful third stress test - this time for duration – performed at the Marshall Space...

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‘Black Hawk Down’ POW Mike Durant considering potential run for U.S. Senate

Prisoner of War and Purple Heart recipient Mike Durant is exploring the possibility of entering Alabama's 2022 race for the U.S. Senate. Sources say a...

Alabama A&M becomes nation’s first HBCU to establish master’s degree registered apprenticeship program

Alabama A&M University, in partnership with the Alabama Office of Apprenticeship (AOA), has made history by establishing a non-traditional career path for those seeking...

Redstone Arsenal to utilize AT&T’s FirstNet communications public safety infrastructure service

HUNTSVILLE -- Public and private sector leaders on Thursday announced that Redstone Arsenal is set to benefit from enhanced wireless communications by way of...

Alabama Forestry Association endorses Steve Livingston’s state senate reelection campaign

State Sen. Steve Livingston (R-Scottsboro) has landed the endorsement of the Alabama Forestry Association (AFA) in his reelection bid to the Alabama State Senate,...

Hometown Lenders hold ‘Back the Blue’ event honoring law enforcement with AG Marshall

HUNTSVILLE -- Huntsville-based Hometown Lenders on Thursday held its annual "Back the Blue" event at Toyota Field recognizing law enforcement with Alabama Attorney General...

State’s ‘college-going rate’ recovering from pandemic

BIRMINGHAM -- Alabama’s 2021 public high school graduates entered higher education at a slightly higher rate than the Class of 2020, according to new...

Tuberville to speak at Washington Update Luncheon

HUNTSVILLE -- U.S. Tommy Tuberville will headline the annual Washington Update Luncheon next month hosted by the Huntsville/Madison County Chamber. The event is noon...

Gov. Ivey appoints Mac McCutcheon Madison County Commission chairman

MONTGOMERY – Mac McCutcheon, former Alabama Speaker of the House is taking on a new leadership role. Gov. Kay Ivey was tasked with appointing a...

Watch STI’s David Raby on the The Reliability Matters Podcast

MADISON – David Raby, president and CEO of Huntsville’s STI Electronics, Inc., will be featured as an expert among experts on the Reliability Matters...

Webb Telescope receives top Space Foundation award

HUNTSVILLE -- The James Webb Space Telescope team, which has strong Huntsville connections, has been selected to receive the 2023 John L. "Jack" Swigert,...

Huntsville’s John Hunt Park offers sports of all sorts

HUNTSVILLE -- Huntsville is growing. And, to keep up with the demands of the state's most-populous city, the Parks and Rec Department is playing a...

Revolutionary engine tested for deep space missions

HUNTSVILLE -- As NASA takes its first steps toward establishing a long-term presence on the moon, propulsion development engineers at the Marshall Space Flight...

Rocket Center names La Branche VP of external affairs

HUNTSVILLE -- Robert La Branche has been named vice president of external affairs at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center. His responsibilities include engaging...