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Development review reveals record growth across Huntsville

HUNTSVILLE – In what is beginning to sound like a broken record, growth in Huntsville continues to follow a pattern of all-time highs. While Huntsville’s...

Athens ‘lives her story’ in mayor’s State of the City address

ATHENS -- Books can be a collection of stories and stories can be made up of chapters. For the city of Athens, there are many...

James C. Crawford Park undergoes facelift after two decades of service

HUNTSVILLE – Twenty years since its inception, Huntsville's James C. Crawford Park is no worse for the wear. Especially not now that it has...

Cyber Huntsville opens applications for US Cyber Academy scholarships

HUNTSVILLE – Young students with an interest in cyber technology and with family ties to Cyber Huntsville are invited to apply for scholarships to...

Decatur Career Center hosting Pilgrim’s Pride job fair

DECATUR – The Decatur Career Center is hosting a job fair this week for Pilgrim’s Pride Starting pay is $17.25 per hour and includes a...

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‘They’re everywhere:’ 5 arrested on child exploitation charges in Albertville

ALBERTVILLE -- Albertville Police Chief JT Cartee has a dire warning to parents about child exploitation: “These kinds of people are in our community,...

Washington Update breakfast featuring Britt postponed

HUNTSVILLE -- The Huntsville/Madison County Chamber had to postpone a Friday breakfast with Sen. Katie Britt as the featured speaker because the junior senator...

Unserved North Alabama areas in line for broadband expansion

MONTGOMERY – Thousands of residents in a dozen Tennessee Valley counties will be able to get on the internet superhighway thanks to funding from...

Voters advised to check their status; deadline approaches to apply for absentee ballot for Super Tuesday

MONTGOMERY -- Super Tuesday is next week and Alabama Secretary of State Wes Allen has information for voters regarding absentee ballots and registration. “Before heading...

Grand opening, ribbon-cutting set for John Hunt Park community center

HUNTSVILLE – The expansion of recreational facilities at John Hunt Park continues, this time with senior citizens the focal point, as the city of...

Oak Ridge Boys bring farewell tour to the Shoals

FLORENCE -- After singing together for more than 50 years, the legendary Oak Ridge Boys will soon be parking their tour buses for good....

Cast Products expands, adds jobs at Athens facility

ATHENS – A legacy cast aluminum component manufacturer has announced an expansion at its North Alabama facility.   Cast Products is planning a $6.7 million expansion...

Huntsville City Council approves $25,000 for First Stop homeless center

HUNTSVILLE – First Stop, a nonprofit organization that advocates for the homeless in Madison County, received $25,000 from the city of Huntsville. First Stop originally...

Cullman Regional expands; now a 175-bed hospital

CULLMAN – To meet ever increasing medical needs of a growing population, Cullman Regional hospital has continued to expand and renovate its facilities and services. The...

Report foresees successful year for area home buyers, sellers

HUNTSVILLE -- The future for the region's housing market appears bright. That's according to a report from the Huntsville Area Association of Realtors and the...

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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...

New documentary: Betty Wilson wrongly convicted in death of husband, Dr. Jack Wilson

UPDATED 2:12 p.m. HUNTSVILLE -- A new documentary claims Betty Wilson was wrongly convicted for the murder of her husband, Huntsville Dr. Jack Wilson 30...

Summit 7 adds threat protection to its advanced specializations

HUNTSVILLE – Summit 7 has earned another advanced specialization in Microsoft Threat Protection. The Huntsville-based company is a Microsoft Gold Partner and the 2022...

Chapel Hart to perform at Coldwater Jam in Tuscumbia

TUSCUMBIA -- Chapel Hart recently wowed audiences on "America’s Got Talent," garnering a golden buzzer to the finals and a legion of fans. This weekend,...

Opening today: Luxury personal services that are all about ‘VOUS’

HUNTSVILLE – Jessica Barnes' vision for creating a special space in the salon and spa industries that not only accentuates people’s outer beauty, but...

Outpost Technologies wins space station contract

HUNTSVILLE -- Outpost Technologies has been awarded a contract from the Johnson Space Center to provide equipment for the International Space Station. The nearly $1...

String music! Memorable basketball phrase takes on new meaning at VBC

HUNTSVILLE -- Basketball fans of a certain age who followed basketball in the South through the years and remember the late Joe Dean will...

Higginbotham launches expansion with Fountain, Parker, Harbarger & Associates

FORT WORTH, Texas -- Higginbotham, a Texas-based insurance, financial and HR services firm, has teamed up with Fountain, Parker, Harbarger & Associates of Huntsville. Combining more than 175...

Givhan, Melson, Orr rated most conservative among state senators

WASHINGTON --  A trio of North Alabama lawmakers are rated among the most conservative lawmakers in the nation, according to new ratings from the...

UAH Athletics’ new nutrition, wellness program aims to strengthen student-athletes

HUNTSVILLE – To help the student-athletes at the University of Alabama in Huntsville perform at their mental, emotional and physical best, the UAH Department...

Habitat for Humanity of the River Valley coming to Jackson County

SCOTTSBORO -- Symbolizing the unity and shared vision between the organizations, Habitat for Humanity of the River Valley is merging with Jackson County Habitat...

Agricultural conference CROPS set for HudsonAlpha

HUNTSVILLE – Hundreds of scientists, agricultural researchers, professionals and students are expected to convene at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology as it hosts the...

State rehabilitation services, community college system ease access to credentials for in-demand jobs

GADSDEN -- The Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services and the Alabama Community College System are streamlining access to in-demand credentials and jobs for residents...