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  • The Fyffe Red Devils take a knee during a previous game during their undefeated 2016 season. (WHNT News 19 file)

    Fyffe Red Devils wins 2A State Championship

    AUBURN, Ala. – Fyffe has been unstoppable all season.  The Red Devils took their undefeated record against one-loss Aliceville today in the 2A State Championship. The Red Devils pulled it off winning 28-0 over the Yellow Jackets. Congratulations on a great season to both teams. Congrats: Paul Benefield & the Fyffe Red Devils #TwoTimeStateChamps #Unbeaten #Machine 28-0 over Aliceville 2A Champs Dilan Kilpatrick #MVP pic.twitter.com/vHKD5VrOvF — Drew DeArmond (@DrewD977ESPN) December 2, 2016 We’ll have highlights from the game tonight on WHNT […]

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    Boy Scouts hold clothing drive for victims of Smoky Mountain wildfire

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Last week as a country we took time celebrate Thanksgiving and what we are thankful for. On Monday and Tuesday, devastating fires swept through eastern Tennessee in the Gatlinburg area, destroying businesses, homes, displacing thousands of people. In an effort to help out our friends in the Great Smoky Mountains, The Greater Alabama Council Boy Scouts of America would like to announce a clothing drive. Clothing donations may be dropped off at the Huntsville offices on Drake Ave. They […]

  • TUSCALOOSA, AL - APRIL 18:  Offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin of the Alabama Crimson Tide watches action prior to the University of Alabama A Day spring game at Bryant-Denny Stadium on April 18, 2015 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.  (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

    Report: Alabama’s Lane Kiffin to interview for Houston’s head coaching job

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Lane Kiffin, current Alabama offensive coordinator, will reportedly interview for the head coaching position at Houston after Alabama’s SEC Championship game against Florida. This, according to an article by SBNation.com.  Houston is looking for a replacement now that Tom Herman has accepted the head coaching job at Texas. Kiffin will meet with Houston on Sunday, according to the report.  SB Nation also reports Alabama head coach Nick Saban supports Kiffin taking this job, because LSU wouldn’t be […]

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    Reminder: Alabama’s burn ban remains in effect until further notice

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Despite the rain we got this week, the statewide Drought Emergency ‘No Burn’ Order declared by Governor Robert Bentley in early November remains in effect. We’re still very dry, which increases the risk of wildfires.  The Governor and officials with the Alabama Forestry Commission remain cautious. “We are grateful for the rainfall we’ve received, but because of the severe prolonged drought it is just too soon to lift the ‘No Burn’ Order,” explained Interim State Forester Gary Cole. […]

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    Tonight: Rosalie community meeting to organize storm cleanup on Saturday

    ROSALIE, Ala. – The Rosalie Rescue Squad wants to get the community organized for a Saturday full of storm cleanup. Storm victims and volunteers are invited to attend. The meeting is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. at the Rosalie Community Center. Organizers plan to use the meeting to plan a workday for Saturday morning. Rosalie Rescue asks those with storm damage who need help to call or stop by the squad building ahead of the meeting so they know to schedule volunteers […]

  • Map showing north Alabama and southern Tennessee Counties which can access the weather radio signal from the Huntsville transmitter (Image: National Weather Service)

    UPDATE: Weather radios remain offline for many after phone line goes down

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – As heavy rain, wind and thunder grew loud Tuesday night, many weather radios went silent. The National Weather Service in Huntsville says a downed phone line took weather radios offline for all of Madison County. This is not just affecting people who live in Madison County, though. The Huntsville transmitter’s signal spreads out into eight neighboring counties. The National Weather Service in Huntsville suggests that until the outage is fixed, people can tune their weather radios to […]

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    Salvation Army still has Angels that are in need of adoption

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala  – Time is winding down for the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree program, but there are still Angels that need to be adopted! Help them make sure that all of the Angels have a bright and hopeful Christmas! Adopt your Angel today at the Salvation Army Angel Tree Booth located at Parkway Place Mall on the lower level, in front of Dillard’s; or online at www.salvationarmyhuntsville.org. The booth will be open this weekend from 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. on Saturday and […]

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    Heavy storm damage reported in Morgan County

    MORGAN COUNTY, Ala. – Numerous cases of damage related from Tuesday night’s storm have been reported in the Danville, Neel, Punkin Center area in Morgan County. Heavy winds hit the area during the storm. The roof was blown off at the Neel Fire & Rescue Station no. 1. Shady Grove Church is reporting roof damage. around 30 utility poles have been snapped. Several homes have major structural damage. A mobile home was reportedly flipped over and is completely demolished. Several outbuilding […]

  • Tornado damage in Ider

    UPDATE: Dozens of homes, buildings damaged or destroyed in DeKalb Co. tornado, several people injured

    IDER, Ala. – The storms that killed three people in Rosalie continued on and hit again near Ider in DeKalb County, injuring several people, knocking out power, and destroying homes. The path the tornado took when it touched down early Wednesday morning near Ider is clear: twisted trees like broken toothpicks still stand, branches litter the ground, and a trail of debris marks a clear direction. The National Weather Service confirms at 12:13 a.m. a tornado touched down in Dekalb […]

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    Join Mayor Battle’s final Walking Challenge on Thursday, Dec. 1

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Have you been getting your steps in? The Mayor’s 100-Day 100-Mile Walking Challenge culminates this Thursday, December 1 and you’re invited to lace up your shoes and join in. A public walk will take place at 12:30 p.m. at the Lakewood Community Center, located at 3601 Kenwood Drive, Huntsville AL 35810. Mayor Tommy Battle and District 1 Council Member Devyn Keith will lead students and citizens on a final walk in the 2016 challenge with a half-mile walk […]

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    Set your DVR! Tuesday night’s ‘Bull,’ ‘Rudolph’ scheduled to re-air

    Tornado warnings in the Tennessee Valley required the WHNT News 19 team of meteorologists to break into CBS prime-time programming Tuesday night. Unfortunately, a large portion of “NCIS” aired Tuesday night, so CBS doesn’t allow us to re-air the program. That being said, you can always watch CBS programs on whnt.com. The same goes for “Rudolph,” however, CBS already had plans to air the hour-long program again on Saturday, December 10th at 7:00 p.m. The new drama “Bull” did not run […]

  • Damage on Maysville Road

    Homes damaged along Maysville Road, Ryland Pike in Madison County

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – The Madison County Emergency Management Agency set up a staging area Tuesday night at Madison County High School for anyone who needed shelter. Many in the area lost power, and also had damage to their homes.  The National Weather Service said preliminary surveys show an EF-2 tornado hit the area. If you have storm damage, you can report it to the EMA at the school. People in the Maysville, Central, Ryland areas can go to Madison County […]