• L to R: Defense attorney Bruce Gardner with his client, Brett Naff (Photo: Gregg Stone/WHNT News 19)

    UPDATE: Closing arguments underway in trial of former Huntsville teacher

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Closing arguments have begun in the trial of Brett Naff, a former teacher and soccer coach at The Country Day School. Naff is charged with sexual abuse and sodomy. The defense called witnesses most of the day Thursday. Our news partners The Huntsville Times/Al.com reports the defense called several witnesses, including Naff’s […]

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    Grissom Students Competing in National Econ Challenge

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – A team of high school economics whizzes from Huntsville will have a final day of competition in a National Economics Challenge in New York City today. The students from Grissom High School are competing to be the National Champs at the 14th Annual Economics Challenge. The first day of competition was […]

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    County Road Partial Closure Approved

    PISGAH, Ala. (WHNT) — The Jackson County Commission unanimously votes to close down a part of County Road 61 in Pisgah. The road runs right through the middle of Pisgah School. Recently the school board approached the Commission about the possibility of closing part of it down. School board members say having students walk across the road […]

  • UPDATE: Dr. Wardynski Answers School Concerns From West Huntsville Residents

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Nearly 50 residents representing seven neighborhood associations from west Huntsville meet with school Superintendent Dr. Casey Wardynski Monday night. Huntsville City Councilman Bill Kling arranged for Wardynski to meet with West Huntsville neighborhood associations concerning the impact of School System Rezoning on the West Huntsville community. School re-zoning in the city […]

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    School Closings: Update for Thursday & Friday, May 1-2

    (WHNT) – Due to extensive tornado damage in parts of the Tennessee Valley, local school systems have announced the following changes. Lincoln County, TN schools will be CLOSED Thursday and Friday, May 1 – 2. Limestone County, AL schools – Blue Springs Elementary and Clements High School are the only schools that will be closed […]

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    School Closings for Wednesday, April 30

    (WHNT) - The following school systems will be closed due to storm damage and power outages.

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    Huntsville Police Announce Downtown Road Closings for Panoply

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – The annual Panoply Arts Festival will take place this weekend in Big Spring Park.  It’s a wonderful event, taking place from Friday, April 25 through Sunday, April 27. Panoply’s School Day will be inside the park on Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Panoply will be open to the general […]

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    Memon Mistrial: Which Verdict Would You Choose?

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – A mistrial was declared Thursday after a jury of three men and nine women could not unanimously agree on a verdict in the case of Dr. Iqbal Memon on the charge of hindering the prosecution of son and convicted murderer Hammad Memon. The jury is also still out on Dr. […]

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    Judge Schedules New Trial for Dr. Iqbal Memon

    Judge Donna Pate has rescheduled the trial for September 8 at 9 a.m.

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    Huntsville School Board Claims Commissioner Harrison Demanded Johnson Closure 8 Years Ago

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Earlier Monday, Huntsville City Schools’ Superintendent Casey Wardynski and School Board President David Blair announced they plan to request an audit of thousands of dollars awarded to two non-profit organizations County Commissioner Bob Harrison was involved with. Later that day, the homepage of the Huntsville City School System had a prominently placed the statement, […]

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    Commissioner Bob Harrison Blasts School Board In Letter to Federal Judge

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – The war of words between Madison County Commissioner Bob Harrison and the Huntsville City School Board is now spilling over into federal court. Our news partners at The Huntsville Times/Al.com report Harrison emailed a letter to U.S. District Judge Madeline Hughes Haikala, who is handling Huntsville’s long-standing desegregation case. “We believe that the […]

  • Jackson Co. Commission Discuss Partial Road Closure In Pisgah

    JACKSON CO., Ala. (WHNT) — The Jackson County Commission is discussing the pros and cons to shutting down part of County Road 61. County Road 61 takes drivers right through the middle of the Pisgah High School campus. Students have to walk across the road, which on a normal day stays busy, to get across […]