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    Ask the Gardener

    Have a gardening question?  Use the form below to ask the folks at Bennett Nurseries.


    NEW DETAILS: Huntsville Police identify man found dead near Torrance Dr.

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Police are investigating a body that was discovered near the 4400 block of Torrance Drive, just north of Highway 72 and west of Jordan Lane on Monday evening. Police say the body of William Earl Battle, 47, was found along a path frequently used as a cut-through for people who live near Hillside Village Apartments to go to the store. Investigators say Battle’s sister had last seen him earlier Sunday afternoon.  Police say he was in […]

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    Your Photos: Sleet and ice coat Tennessee Valley

    TENNESSEE VALLEY (WHNT) – Here are many of your pictures of the sleet and ice that blanketed most of the Tennessee Valley on Thursday, March 5. If you have a picture to share, please click the ‘Submit Your Photo’ button to add it straight to this gallery. We’ll check for new additions and approve them.

  • WHNT News 19 brings you the weather where you live at Building, Home and Remodeling Show

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – WHNT News 19 Took Action to help bring you the weather where you live this past weekend at the Building, Home and Remodeling show at the VBC. With severe weather season fast approaching, we want to make sure you’re prepared in the event of severe weather. Teams from WHNT News 19 helped show attendees program weather radios all weekend. We’re happy to report approximately 200 weather radios were programmed at the show. Many people also downloaded the WHNT SAF-T-Net […]

  • Oakwood University students travel to Selma to commemorate 50th anniversary of ‘Bloody Sunday’

    SELMA, Ala. – Bloody Sunday was one of the most significant events of the civil rights movement. Last weekend, people will gathered in Selma to remember what happened there. Marking the 50th anniversary of that march isn’t just important for those who were alive then, it’s also important to a younger generation.

  • ‘Alabama Shakes’ to appear on Late Show with David Letterman Monday night

    The Alabama Shakes have a new album coming out next month.  The band, founded in Athens, will perform tonight on The Late Show with David Letterman. The band promoted their appearance on their website, alabamashakes.com.  The group also wished Dave well. Letterman will step down as host of The Late Show on May 20.  Stephen Colbert will take over as host in September. You can watch the Alabama Shakes tonight on The Late Show right after WHNT News 19 at 10:00 […]

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    BLOG: Events to commemorate 50th anniversary of Selma march

    SELMA, Ala. (WHNT) – Below is an archived blog of various pictures and coverage links from events that happened in Selma on March 7 and 8, 2015.

  • Crowds come to Selma to mark 50 years since “Bloody Sunday”

    SELMA, Ala. (WHNT) – WHNT News 19’s Al Whitaker & David Kumbroch are in Selma covering the weekend events to mark the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights march on the Edmund Pettus Bridge.

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    Business Closings & Delays/Event Cancellations: Friday, March 6

    The following business closings and delays are for Friday, March 6.  Please check the latest forecast. Please read the WHNT Closings Policy to see which business closings we list.  We also offer these suggestions for businesses about ways to notify employees and customers.  American Wholesale Book Company: Opening at 10 a.m. Athens City Offices: Closed until 10 am Friday. BancorpSouth:  All Madison County locations opening at 11 a.m. Big Heart Pet Brands, Decatur: 2nd and 3rd shift are cancelled Thursday. 12 hour day […]

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    Albertville Police ask for help to find teen missing for nearly a month

    ALBERTVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Albertville Police are asking for the public’s help to find a teenager missing since early February. Police say Jason Glenn Richards, 15, is considered a runaway.  He was last seen on February 8 when he was dropped off by friends in the parking lot of Zaxby’s in Guntersville.  Richards’ family says they haven’t seen or heard from him since. The teen has run away in the past, but his family says he always returned a short […]

  • Photo of the 18-wheeler on its side on Memorial Parkway, just near University Drive. (Jeremy Jackson/WHNT News 19)

    Traffic blocked on Memorial Parkway access road near University due to wreck

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – A wreck is blocking traffic northbound on Memorial Parkway just near University Drive.  A semi-truck turned on its side on the northbound access road. The scene is just in front of the Huntsville/Madison County Metro Jail.  Traffic is blocked for drivers trying to use the North Parkway access road, but the main part of North Parkway is moving, just slowly in this area. Two fire trucks are on the scene, as well as three police cars […]

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    Daycare van involved in crash on Wall Triana, everyone said to be okay

    MADISON, Ala. (WHNT) – A van carrying children to a local daycare was involved in an accident Wednesday afternoon.  Fortunately, everyone is okay, we’re told. The accident happened about 3 p.m. on Wall Triana Highway at Pine Grove Road.  The van is from Growing Smiles Learning & Child Care Center on Mastin Lake Road. Some children were on board, a staff member said, but no one was hurt.  Growing Smiles sent another van to pick up the children.


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