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    Kroger to hold two job fairs at new Wall Triana location

    MADISON, Ala. – Do you or someone you know need a job? Madison Mayor Troy Trulock wants to make everyone aware that Madison’s new Kroger on Wall Triana is now hiring. Mayor Trulock says that he believes it will open in the next 60 days and there are 130 jobs to be filled. You can apply and interview for these positions at two job fairs. The job fairs will be held on August 2nd and 9th at the new Wall […]

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    General Mills expands flour recall after 4 more illnesses

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — General Mills is expanding a flour recall issued over a possible link to an E. coli outbreak after four new illnesses were reported. The recall announced Monday covers several varieties of Gold Medal and Signature Kitchens flour produced on certain dates through February 10. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has said flour produced at a General Mills plant in Kansas City, Missouri, is a likely source of the outbreak, which so far has sickened 46 […]

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    The Village Pizza of East Limestone, County for a Cure Relay for Life to host ‘Pizza for a Cure’ night Tuesday

    By: Blake Williams ATHENS, Ala. – The County for a Cure Relay for Life team is partnering with The Village Pizza of East Limestone to host “Pizza for a Cure” night Tuesday. This fundraiser will take place on July 26 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. The Village Pizza of East Limestone is excited to partner with County for a Cure. Owner Cilynda Weathers said this is a way for Village Pizza of East Limestone to give back to the community. She […]

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    21st child dies in hot car this year – nearly double the death rate of last year

    (CNN) — A toddler in east Dallas has become the 21st child to die in a hot car this year in the U.S., according to the national safety advocacy organization That figure is nearly twice as high as the number of children who died by this time last year, the organization reports. On Sunday afternoon, with temperatures in the 90s, the child’s father noticed that the boy wasn’t in his children’s Bible service class, according to CNN affiliate WFAA. […]

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    Redstone Arsenal leaders hold news conference on Gate 9 movement

      REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. – Beginning as early as next week, traffic will be rerouted around the future site for Redstone Arsenal Gate 9. Redstone leaders will hold a news conference with more specific information this morning at 8:00 a.m. Arsenal leaders announced the move for Gate 9 months ago. But now, the planning stage is moving into the construction phase. The gate will move a quarter of a mile south to allow more space for Redstone Gateway traffic. In early […]

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    Lauderdale County Jail Deputy charged with attempting to promote prison contraband

    LAUDERDALE COUNTY, Ala. –  A Lauderdale County Corrections Deputy was arrested Saturday after an investigation into allegations that he was smuggling in contraband. Lauderdale County Detention Center Director Jason Butler says Kenneth Lawson was searched before coming to work and Deputies discovered drugs and tobacco products on his person.  Lawson has been terminated from the jail following his arrest. Lawson is charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance, attempting to promote prison contraband, and having pistol without permit. Lawson is currently […]

  • Motor vehicle accident on HWY 72 7/24/16

    Wreck causes SUV to flip upside-down; driver trapped inside

    LIMESTONE COUNTY – A motor vehicle crash has occurred near County Line Road and Hwy 72 resulting in a Chevy Uplander SUV flipping over into the parking lot of Import Used Auto Sales. The driver was trapped inside of the vehicle. Huntsville Police, Huntsville Fire Department, HEMSI, and Alabama State Troopers were all on the scene working to rescue the driver by cutting open the vehicle. The driver of the vehicle is reported to have minor injuries. Officers on scene are investigating the cause of the […]

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    Huntsville City Schools team up with AMRDEC to provide students with 3D additive manufacturing skills

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The Huntsville City Schools is teaming up with the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center or AMRDEC in a new educational partnership to collaborate in STEM related programs like an advanced manufacturing program. Students will be able to work in the area of additive manufacturing, which refers to the type of technologies that build 3D component by adding a material, such as plastic, concrete, or metal, one layer at a time. Huntsville City Schools has […]

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    Decatur man accused of running a drug operation from Motel 6

    DECATUR, Ala. – The Decatur Police Department’s Organized Crime Unit began an investigation into alleged drug activity at the Motel 6 after receiving numerous complaints from concerned citizens. A search warrant was executed Friday after developing Brett Marvel as a suspect for the distribution of Methamphetamine. Members of the Decatur Police Department’s Organized Crime Unit, Anti-Crime Unit, and Special Response Unit (SWAT) searched the hotel room and located a quantity of Methamphetamine, Marijuana, drug paraphernalia, a large amount of U.S. currency, […]

  • ANNANDALE, VA - JULY 14: Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton (L) and U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA) (R) acknowledge the crowd during a campaign event at Ernst Community Cultural Center at Northern Virginia Community College July 14, 2016 in Annandale, Virginia. Hillary Clinton continued to campaign for the general election in November. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

    Hillary Clinton announces Tim Kaine as running mate for Vice President

    I'm thrilled to announce my running mate, @TimKaine, a man who's devoted his life to fighting for others. -H — Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) July 23, 2016 FLORIDA — Hillary Clinton announced Friday that she will be running with Virginia Senator Tim Kaine as her vice presidential running mate. The announcement came during her “Stronger Together” rally in Tampa, Florida. Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia emerged as a leading contender after a methodical search, several Democrats close to the campaign […]

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    Judge: Manslaughter conviction for Huntsville woman stands

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Judge Jim Smith has denied a request by Latonya Haley to acquit her on manslaughter charges she was found guilty of. Haley, 33, is currently serving a 55-year prison sentence for manslaughter and leaving the scene of a crime. A jury convicted her on the charges in which Haley was accused of driving an SUV that jumped the curb along Highway 72 and hit the three children before leaving the scene. The wreck happened in September of 2014. […]

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    Professional bass fishing Forrest Wood Cup comes to Wheeler Lake August 4 – 7

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The Forrest Wood Cup – the world championship of professional bass fishing – will come to Wheeler Lake and the Huntsville area August 4-7 to crown bass fishing’s top angler of 2016. Hosted by the Huntsville/Madison County Convention and Visitors Bureau, the tournament will feature 50 of the world’s best bass-fishing professionals casting for the sport’s biggest award – $300,000 cash. On Saturday and Sunday, the first 500 children 14 and under each day who are accompanied by an […]


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