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  • Madison Mayor Paul Finley talks about growth during his annual State of the City Address

    MADISON, Ala. — Madison Mayor Paul Finley delivered his annual State of the City Address Friday night at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center. Finley went over what the city accomplished in 2017 along with his vision for the future of Madison. The event also celebrated the connections between the City of Madison, regional governments, businesses and residents that help make Madison great. “Madison, Alabama, the state of our city is strong and it continues to get stronger,” he stated […]

  • Huntsville Walmart locations set to offer free health screenings this weekend

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — In an effort to keep the community healthy, Walmart stores in Huntsville will be hosting their first Walmart Wellness Day event of the year. The event will be held on Saturday, Jan. 20 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. The event aims to provide residents with valuable health information. The free health screening includes: Blood glucose Blood pressure Body mass index Low-cost immunizations Customers can also take advantage of free vision screenings at select locations. Walmart is introducing […]

  • Highway 53 in Madison County blocked because of storage unit fire

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – Multiple fire departments are on the scene of a storage unit fire on Highway 53 in Madison County. This is south of Ready Section Road. Toney Fire and Rescue says multiple units are on the scene, which are blocking the highway. Working Storage Unit Fire at 8887 Hwy 53. Multiple units involved. TFR has area closed due to multiple fire apparatus’ on scene. Avoid Area. — Toney Fire & Rescue (@Toney_FD) January 19, 2018 Multiple units […]

  • Man wanted by Limestone County Sheriff’s Office now in custody

    LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. — The Limestone County Sheriff’s Office says Christopher James Shock is in custody. He’s the man who led deputies on a chase into Tennessee Thursday evening. Shock was wanted on felony drug charges. Investigators tell us Shock threw a pistol from his vehicle while leading deputies on a chase. They found the gun and confirmed it was stolen.  

  • Report: Racial slur reason apparent reason for Fayetteville fire chief’s suspension

    FAYETTEVILLE, Tenn. — The use of a racial slur led to the suspension of Fayetteville Fire Chief Danny Travis earlier this month, according to the Elk Valley Times. However, officials wouldn’t elaborate any further. Sources for the Times say Travis used the slur during a call with the Emergency Communications Center when describing a police officer in the area. Travis was suspended with pay for 24 hours on January 5, which was followed by a two-week suspension without pay. The […]

  • Crews battle early morning structure fire, one man escapes flames

    LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. – Firefighters in Limestone County say a man managed to escape a fire on Crutcher Road this morning. The fire happened around 12:30 Friday morning in a storage shed that had been converted into a small apartment. Flames engulfed the building by the time firefighters arrived.   We understand the man who was living in the shed will now move back into a home that’s just a few feet away from the destroyed apartment.   There’s no […]

  • Report: University of Alabama professor dies after contracting flu

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — According to a report by The Crimson White, a University of Alabama professor died last week after contracting the flu. The report states that Professor John McDuffie died at his home. McDuffie was a part-time instructor in the chemistry department.

  • No current temperature logs, food held at unsafe temps in Limestone County

    Limestone County Express 99 18020 Hwy 99 in Athens Violations: Unclean drink nozzles Display unit, cheese, nacho cheese, and burgers found to be 52°F Score of 82   Raceway #6712 (Lal Maharaja Inc) 1523 Hwy 72 East in Athens: Score of 88 Violations: Chemical bottles not labeled. Food at unsafe temperatures Chorizo, potato, & egg bowl – 110°F Chorizo, egg, & cheese burritos – 106-116°F fried chicken – 106-125°F nacho cheese – 94°F Last time/temp log available dated 01/02/18

  • Huntsville teen dies from gunshot injuries, juvenile charged with murder

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – A Huntsville teenager has died from injuries received in a shooting that happened Monday afternoon. The Madison County Deputy Coroner confirms that 17-year-old Brandon Thornton was shot at a home on Marianawoods Drive around 3 p.m. Monday. Thornton was transported to the hospital for treatment of the life-threatening injuries, but died on Wednesday. Huntsville police say that they have a person in custody in connection to the shooting. A juvenile suspect was arrested on Monday and charged with […]

  • Madison firefighters share warning about ice-covered ponds, lakes

    MADISON, Ala. – The Madison Fire Department has a warning: stay away from ice-covered bodies of water. Firefighters had to rescue a woman and her dog from water at an apartment complex on Continental Drive Wednesday night. The woman survived, but we understand the dog didn’t. Firefighters also tell us a child went in the water, but was rescued before they got to the scene. Now, firefighters are asking the public to pet owners to keep their animals away from […]

  • Coca-Cola unveils commemorative championship can for Alabama Football

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Coca-Cola® is raising a toast to the University of Alabama as fans celebrate the Crimson Tide’s 17th national college football championship win. In honor of the University of Alabama and the dedicated Crimson Tide fans who cheered on their team to victory, Coca-Cola is unveiling a commemorative 12-ounce can. The limited-edition Coca-Cola can – available in six packs – features the custom logo commemorating Alabama’s impressive 17th national football championship. “Coca-Cola congratulates the University of Alabama on this incredible victory […]

  • Possible flu death prompts flu shot clinics across Alabama

    A child’s death is prompting the Alabama Department of Public Health to offer more flu shot clinics. Department officials say they don’t know for sure that the death is related to influenza (flu), but it is believed to be a result. The flu, which has increasing activity levels across the state, is a very contagious respiratory illness and the best preventive measure for influenza illness remains the flu vaccine. Health departments across the state will be conducting flu shot clinics statewide. […]