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Clinton Avenue area near Memorial Parkway to be reworked

HUNTSVILLE – One of the Rocket City’s main downtown arteries is getting a facelift. The Huntsville City Council passed a resolution at its regular meeting...

Bob Jones alum delivers walk-off World Series blast for Kentucky

OMAHA, Neb. – Senior Mitchell Daly had two hits for Kentucky as the program made its debut in the College World Series over the...

Huntsville ceremony set for ‘Parks and Recreation Month’ proclamation

HUNTSVILLE – The National Recreation and Park Association is carrying on a tradition nearing its fourth decade, and in Huntsville a celebration is planned...

‘Stuff the Bus’ returns to help fill student needs

HUNTSVILLE – Summer officially begins Thursday at exactly 3:51 p.m. and ends early Sept. 22. Long before then, however, the coming school year will...

‘NASA in the Park’ returns to downtown Huntsville

HUNTSVILLE -- "NASA in the Park" is cleared for re-entry. After a nearly six-year hiatus, the free event is coming back to Big Spring Park...

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Birthday Fairy creates magical days for Florence kindergarteners

FLORENCE – What started as a neighborhood Halloween display has morphed into a whole community of gift givers known by the collective of The...

DeciBel Research awarded $40M extension to Missile Defense Agency contract

HUNTSVILLE -- A Huntsville company has been rewarded for its continued quality work for the Missile Defense Agency. The reward or, rather, award is a...

Mike Ball: Of Grandpa Ball and other shepherds

The 23rd Psalm has been one of my favorite passages of Scripture for a long time. The direction my life has taken in recent...

California teams win in NASA’s Break the Ice Lunar Challenge at Alabama A&M

HUNTSVILLE -- After two days of competition, two teams from southern California took home a combined $1.5 million from NASA’s Break the Ice Lunar...

Alumni gift to enhance UNA’s Disability Support Services

FLORENCE – Col. Milton Looney, a University of North Alabama graduate and longtime Athens resident, has provided a gift to the Disability Support Services...

Three of a kind: Boys in Blue hope to play winning hand on Father’s Day

HUNTSVILLE –The mood was expectedly upbeat when Huntsville City Football Club players reported for practice this week after the squad took its second straight...

Aerojet Rocketdyne delivers Huntsville-made THAAD motor, attitude control system

HUNTSVILLE -- Answering a critical need for the nation's missile defense, Aerojet Rocketdyne recently completed its 1,000th delivery of key proponents for the Terminal...

Local star Tidwell continues rise through Mets system

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Less than two years after the New York Mets chose him in the second round of the 2022 Major League Baseball...

‘Big Blue Bash’ celebrates 55th anniversary of UAH

HUNTSVILLE -- More than a half-century of charging on and Big Blue will be celebrated Saturday. The University of Alabama in Huntsville is hosting the...

Rocket City’s Green Team playing doubleheader Saturday

HUNTSVILLE – The City of Huntsville’s Green Team is sponsoring two events Saturday, one in a historic district near downtown and another at 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...

Answer the call: Huntsville seeks police dispatchers

HUNTSVILLE – Wanted by police: A good ear for listening, typing skills and composure, among other traits. The Huntsville Police Department is seeking anyone who...

UNA breaking ground on Bank Independent Stadium

FLORENCE – On June 29, 1973, Florence State University President Dr. Robert Guillot told the Board of Trustees that the Alumni Association was seeking...

Alabama A&M alum gets Golden Buzzer on ‘America’s Got Talent’

LOS ANGELES -- Alabama A&M alumnus and former Marching Maroon & White Drum Major Khristopher Alexander Purkson was in the band for Liv Warfield...

Victory Solutions named NASA Small Business Prime Contractor of the Year

HUNTSVILLE – A Huntsville small business brought home a big prize from NASA. Victory Solutions, a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned and Woman-Owned Small Business, was named NASA's...

Colorblindness: Madison County Juneteenth forum to discuss merits 

HUNTSVILLE – While the City of Huntsville is getting an early start with its Juneteenth Festival in Big Spring Park on Saturday, Madison County...

A push for ‘Modernizing’ school funding; Constellation’s big news; and a Culver comeback? all in this week’s OTR

Off The Record: The latest rumors and rumblings in North Alabama     ‘Modernizing’ school funding Expect a lot of discussion on updating Alabama’s school funding policies in...

Council greenlights study for north Huntsville development

HUNTSVILLE – It was only a matter of time before Huntsville administrators and developers turned a collective northward as the city continues to expand.  With...

Flag Day honoring ‘Old Glory,’ Stars and Stripes forever for 75 years

HUNTSVILLE -- "You're a grand old flag, You're a high-flying flag ..." It's the subject of songs and, of course, the National Anthem. We pledge allegiance...