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  • The Catalyst Center is here to help you make your business a success

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Money. For small business owners, making it, is often a top priority, but what about managing it? For those looking to get savvy about taking their project to the next level we got some advice from a local non-profit that is working to help entrepreneurs. When you’re first starting a business, getting your financial house in order can be a real challenge. The Catalyst Center for Business & Entrepreneurship serves as a driver for economic growth and […]

  • Power restored at Marshall Space Flight Center

    Officials with the Marshall Space Flight Center on Redstone Arsenal say power has been restored the buildings in the 4400 & 4700 area. All operations have returned to normal.  

  • Get diapers tax-free, that’s right they are included this weekend!

    The Alabama Retail Association has an important message for families: Diapers are considered apparel items. That means they are included in this weekend’s Tax Free Holiday for school supplies. Tax-free purchases during the holiday include clothing (including diapers) priced at $100 or less. Know a family who could benefit from this? Be sure to share the information with them on social media. Don’t have children, but want to help those in need? You can go ahead and purchase some diapers […]

  • Sen. John McCain diagnosed with brain cancer

    WASHINGTON, DC — Senator John McCain has been diagnosed with brain cancer. The Republican senator from Arizona received the diagnosis last week after having a blood clot removed, according to a statement from his office. Meghan McCain released a statement about her father’s diagnosis Wednesday evening. Statement regarding my father @SenJohnMcCain: pic.twitter.com/SMte9Hkwkq — Meghan McCain (@MeghanMcCain) July 20, 2017 The senator underwent surgery to remove a blood clot on Friday at Mayo Clinic Hospital in Phoenix. Lab results from that […]

  • Health officials provide update on shooting victim’s wife

    CULLMAN COUNTY, Ala. – A home invasion that led to the death of two men is under investigation. Investigators say that on July 17, 45-year-old Patrick Walker entered a home on  Cullman County Road 1301 at around 5 p.m., with the intention of killing the homeowner,  prominent Cullman attorney, 73-year-old Stephen K. Griffith. Investigators say Walker shot and killed Griffith. They say another person inside the home then struggled with the intruder and eventually killed him. Officials are not releasing […]

  • PHOTOS: Man kills 820 lb wild hog in front yard

    SAMSON, Ala. – Wild hogs are common in rural south Alabama, but Wade Seago says he’d never seen anything like the 820-pound animal he shot and killed in his front yard last week. Seago tells our news partners at AL.com that he and his daughter spotted the massive hog in their yard in Samson after the family’s pet Schnauzer started barking. “I jumped up to see what was going on,” Wade explained. “I looked out the back window and saw nothing. […]

  • 25,000 Polaris ATVs recalled because of fuel leak, fire hazard

    The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced the recall of certain Polaris Sportsman 570 All-Terrain Vehicles. Fuel can leak into the headlight pod which poses a fire hazard. This recall involves roughly 25,600 ATVs; model year 2014. The ATVs were sold in several colors. “Polaris” is printed on the front grill, and “Sportsman 570” is printed on the side panel. Polaris has received 30 reports of fuel leaks and four incidents involving a fire. No injuries have been reported. […]

  • Huntsville Police respond to convenience store robbery

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Police say they are looking for a man who robbed a convenience store this morning.  The robbery happened at the MiniMart 2 at the intersection of University Drive and Boxwood Drive. Investigators say the clerk suffered minor injuries from the altercation. The robber got away with an undetermined amount of cash. Officers say the robber left the scene driving a blue Ford pickup truck. If you have any information on the robbery, please contact Huntsville Police.

  • TODAY: Madison Police, Fire to conduct active shooter drill

    MADISON, Ala. – Members of the Madison Police and Madison Fire Departments plan to conduct an active shooter drill today, July 19. The drill will begin at 8:00 a.m. at Liberty Middle School. Authorities warn there will be a police and fire presence on the school’s campus, and they ask you to not be alarmed. The area will be restricted to authorized individuals only during this time.

  • Computer database issues halt driver license, state ID card issuance

    The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency says a software update has caused a problem in the system used to issue driver license and non-driver IDs. This is the same problem that caused a shutdown on Monday. The agency says a software update over the weekend caused database issues. The vendor is working on the problem and will have the system up and running again as quickly as possible. The vendor, MorphoTrust offered more details in a statement: “Over the weekend, ALEA […]

  • Atari reveals new game console – The Atari-Box

    Atari is making a comeback! The gaming pioneer is giving a limited sneak peek at its new console, the “Atari-Box.” Old-school gamers may see a resemblance to the original, with wood paneling, ribbed lines and a raised back. The console will come with four USB ports and an SD Card Slot and an HDMI port. That’s about it as far as details on the new system, though. A portion of a recent newsletter states “We’re not teasing you intentionally; we […]

  • Florence Firefighters battle fully-involved house fire

    FLORENCE, Ala. – Florence Police have reported a fully-involved house fire that firefighters are battling right now. It’s happening at the intersection of Lee Avenue and Houston Street. Drivers should do what they can to avoid the area. As you can see from the picture below, the home is a total loss. Firefighters tell us the house was vacant and had no utilities going to it. The fire has been extinguished, but firefighters will remain on the scene to battle […]