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    Director of FBI Hazardous Devices School discusses the importance of certified bomb technicians

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – There are many important agencies located on Redstone Arsenal and one of the most important is the FBI Hazardous Devices School. Terror attacks have been growing in number over the past decade and the terrorist’s weapon of choice is usually an improvised explosive device.  This week Director Jeff Warren stopped by to discuss the importance of bomb technician training in the modern world. Training to be a certified bomb technician is a difficult and ongoing process.  Jeff Warren says that “Not only […]

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    Tennessee Valley High School Football Scores: Aug. 25-26

    Check scores here — and call in yours! Our newsroom phone number is (256) 533-1919. You can also Tweet us @whnt or @whnt_sports.

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    UPDATE: Missing girl from Etowah County found safe

    ALTOONA, Ala. – The Etowah County, Alabama Sheriff’s Office says a missing 13-year-old girl from Altoona has been found.  Madison Hope Parker is safe. She was found just after 4:45 p.m. Friday. Prior to this, her parents had discovered her missing from her room at 6:00 a.m. Friday. Again, Madison Parker has been found safe.  The Sheriff’s Office thanks the public for tips and for help sharing the information on social media.  

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    Are you a multi-tasking Mom? This new entrepreneur event is just for you

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – WBCNA is delighted to partner with Community Bank Partners & Rocket City Mom to offer a brand new entrepreneurial workshop targeted just for moms, called “The Mompreneur Event”. This unique half-day event kicks off at 8:30am, Thursday, September 8th and will be held at The Atrium at Redstone Federal Credit Union on Wynn Drive. “A ‘Mompreneur’ is a multi-tasking mother who can balance both the stresses of running a home-based business as an entrepreneur, and the time-consuming duties […]

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    Huntsville Animal Services joins with area pet rescue groups for 1-day-only adoption event Aug. 27

      HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Animal Services is joining area pet rescue groups in sponsoring a community wide, one day pet adoption event on Saturday, August 27, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Huntsville Jaycee Building in John Hunt Park. Shelter pets will be available for a low adoption fee of $8 for cats and kittens, and $27 for dogs and puppies. This includes rabies and other vaccinations, spay or neuter surgery, license, and microchip for pet identification. […]

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    Former Huntsville Mayor Loretta Spencer donates $100,000 to HudsonAlpha Foundation

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Former Huntsville Mayor Loretta Spencer gifted $100,000 to the HudsonAlpha Foundatio to support the Smith Family Clinic for Genomic Medicine. In honor of Spencer’s gift, the clinic’s triage room was named in her honor. Spencer served as the mayor of Huntsville from 1996 to 2008 and is actively involved in many local nonprofit organizations, including HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology. She was the mayor when HudsonAlpha broke ground in 2005. The Smith Family Clinic for Genomic Medicine is the first clinic in the world to use […]

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    New Jack’s Pep Rally voting features Plainview, Geraldine, West Limestone and Red Bay

    The Jack’s Pep Rally of the Week is back — and our second week of voting is underway! The competition is between Plainview, Red Bay, Geraldine and West Limestone. Voting started Friday, August 26 at 10 a.m.  It closes Wednesday, August 31 at 4 p.m.  Good luck to each school!  We’ll visit the winning school’s pep rally on Sept. 2. After you vote, be sure to friend us on SnapChat! Each week, we will snap from the winning pep rally to show the […]

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    Dog owners celebrate National Dog Day by sharing pictures of their 4-legged friends

    It’s National Dog Day, a time to celebrate the dog in your life! Organizers don’t discriminate. They celebrate all breeds, pure and mixed. The day is used to help bring attention to the number of dogs that need to be rescued each year, either from public shelters, rescues or pure breed rescues. According to, the group is against any kind of “breed ban.” Meaning, they are against euthanizing dogs specifically because of their breed. We encourage you to share […]

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    Auburn football player arrested; accused of attempting to elude, possession of gun without permit

    AUBURN, Ala. – Auburn defensive back Stephen Roberts was arrested late Wednesday night in Auburn, according to our news partner He’s facing charges of attempting to elude an officer and possession a firearm without a licence. The Opelika native was later released from the Lee County Detention Center on bond. Each charge had a bond of $1,000. Each charge is a Class A misdemeanor, and carries a penalty of no more than one year in jail and a fin […]

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    Auburn names Sean White as starting quarterback

    AUBURN, Ala. — Auburn has named Sean White was the Tigers’ starting quarterback. White was named the starter by coach Gus Malzahn on Thursday. The Tigers open their season against Clemson on Sept. 3 in Jordan-Hare Stadium. Malzahn said, “We have confidence in Sean and, more importantly, his teammates have confidence in Sean.”I think he’s improved in all areas,” he added. “He competed at a high level last year and battled through some injuries.” White started five games in middle of 2015 season before […]

  • Garden Tips

    Have a gardening question? We’d love to hear from you!

    Have a gardening question?  Use the form below to ask the folks at Bennett Nurseries.  We may feature this in an upcoming Garden Tips segment!

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    Soldier arrested after active shooter incident reported at Fort Campbell

    FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. – Military police arrested a 101st Airborne (Air Assault) soldier on Thursday after they responded to a report of an active shooter near Campbell Army Airfield. There were no reports of any injuries.  Fort Campbell authorities say the installation is secure, the gates are open and there are no threats to the post or local communities. No more details have been released yet.


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