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    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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    Safety 1st strollers recalled over fall hazard

    The Consumer Product Safety Commission has recalled 20,000 Step and Go Travel Systems sold under the Safety 1st brand. Anyone who owns this system should stop using it immediately. The company has received 30 reports of the front stroller tray that supports the infant car seat falling on one side. The stroller has a step-to-open design that was sold in a variety of colors. “Safety 1st” is imprinted on the front of the stroller tray, and model number “TR314” is […]

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    Election Results: Check results for August 23 municipal races across north Alabama

    More than 60 cities in north Alabama are having elections, and WHNT News 19 has a large team working to get results as quickly as possible.

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    Huntsville Council of PTAs collecting information about bus issues

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Have you experienced a problem with transportation issues related to Huntsville City Schools? The Huntsville Council of PTAs says it is collecting information and would like to hear from you. A number of you have called WHNT News 19 since the school year started to report problems communicating with Durham Services, the company that handles busing for the school system. We have tried to get a response from Durham on some of these concerns.  In fact, we’ve […]

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    The tradition returns: Auburn fans will roll Toomer’s Corner once again

      AUBURN, Ala. – The tradition of rolling the oak trees on Toomer’s Corner will return this football season. It’s one of college athletics’ best-known traditions. “This is a tremendous day for the Auburn Family and for all sports fans across the country who love the fall and football,” said Ron Booth, executive director of facility operations. “Our hope has been to reinstate rolling this season, and, now, we can make that announcement.” University officials are welcoming ‘gentle’ rolling of […]

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    Your Photos: Municipal Elections August 23, 2016

    Municipal Elections are Tuesday, August 23, 2016 for many cities and towns across Alabama. Polls are open 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. across the state. Mayor Troy Trulock arrives to cast his vote at Restoration Foursquare Church! @whnt — Courtney Crown (@CourtCrownWHNT) August 23, 2016 Incumbent Huntsville Mayor, @TommyBattle heading into cast his vote right at 7am! @whnt — Sarah Macaluso (@SarahMacaluso) August 23, 2016 Mayoral candidate Paul Finley just cast his vote at Restoration Foursquare Church in […]

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    Madison County school leaders announce new partnership with Lockheed Martin; will help with technology costs

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – Monday, Madison County Schools Superintendent Matt Massey announced a new partnership with Lockheed Martin. A game changer for Madison County Schools came in the form of a box truck. “The most up to date technology in the hands of the students, it’s going to give them resources just right off the bat, right now,” says Superintendent Matt Massey. The truck was one of four from Lockheed that is bringing 100 laptops, docking stations, and 50 copiers […]

  • A flurry of policies affecting transgender people has swept the country in recent weeks, leading to widespread protests, economic losses and a growing debate about equality and privacy.

    Texas judge temporarily blocks Obama’s transgender directive, move impacts Alabama

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal judge in Texas has temporarily blocked an Obama administration directive on bathroom rights for transgender students in U.S. public schools. U.S. District Judge Reed O’Connor in Fort Worth issued the preliminary injunction Sunday. Texas and 12 other states, including Alabama, asked O’Connor to halt the directive after the federal government told U.S. public schools in May that transgender students must be allowed to use bathrooms and locker rooms consistent with their chosen gender identity. […]

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    State authorities search for escaped inmate

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Alabama Department of Corrections is searching for Edward Paul Powell. They say he escaped from the Red Eagle Work Center in Montgomery around 2:20 Monday morning. He’s described as a 46-year-old who stands 5’11” tall and weighs approximately 250 lbs. Powell was serving a 20-year sentence for a theft of property incident in Houston County. He was sentenced in June of 2011. If you have seen Powell, please call your local law enforcement agency or the […]

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    Wife of murder victim arrested in Muscle Shoals

    MUSCLE SHOALS, Ala. – Muscle Shoals Police Chief Robert Evans confirms, the wife of murder victim Jason Fox has been arrested. Chief Evans says Erica Rae Fox was picked up in the overnight hours Sunday, Aug. 21. She is charged with capital murder. According to Evans, investigators began to be suspicious of Fox early in the investigation into her husbands death. Police are not planning to release any more information on Sunday, but will hold a news conference Monday. Erica Rae […]

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    VictoryLand Casino to re-open in September

    MACON COUNTY, Ala. – A big announcement was made by casino owner Milton McGregor and Tuskegee Mayor Johnny Ford today.  VictoryLand will reopen on September 13 at 2 p.m. The casino has been shut down for several years following numerous raids and property seizures. According to McGregor, the casino will generate more than 200 new jobs for the residents of the surrounding area before it opens and there will be several hundred more jobs available over the coming months. “We […]


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