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    Huntsville Utilities’ Water Operations close the outside northbound lane of Pulaski Pike

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Beginning this morning, at 8 a.m., Huntsville Utilities’ Water Operations Crews will close the outside northbound lane of Pulaski Pike in Huntsville between Moss Road and Sparkman Drive for utility infrastructure improvements. During this lane closure, northbound traffic on Pulaski Pike between Moss Road and Sparkman Drive will be reduced to one lane. Southbound traffic will not be affected by this utility work. Crew anticipate completing this utility work and re-opening the closed section of Pulaski Pike […]

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    2016 Parade of Homes is open to the public

    So, are you looking for your first home? Or, are you wanting to upgrade, or check out all the possibilities in Madison County, all the neighborhoods that you’ve not checked out before? The Huntsville/Madison County Builders Association has opened its 2016 Parade of Homes. 65 new homes will be in the Parade and these homes are located throughout Madison County with one located in Limestone County. You can visit 58 different neighborhoods this year. 2016 Parade of Homes: October 15 (Saturday) October […]

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    LSU mascot Mike VI, dies at age 11

      BATON ROUGE, La.  – LSU’s tiger mascot, Mike VI passed away today. According to LSU, Mike VI was born on July 23, 2005, and adopted in 2007. Mike was 11 years old at the time of his passing. Mike was humanely euthanized in his night house by LSU’s Attending Veterinarian David Baker, DVM, Ph.D. He was diagnosed with spindle cell sarcoma in May and underwent treatment in June. The Bengali-Siberian tiger entered hospice care in his night house on October […]

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    Driver wrecks stolen car in southwest Huntsville, 2 people held for questioning

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Police say a person wrecked a stolen car Tuesday and hit a tree in southwest Huntsville. Investigators say three people were inside a blue Honda, and one of them was injured when the car wrecked on Clopton Street, just west of Triana Boulevard.  Two others jumped from the car and took off, one of them carrying a gun. Police detained both of them for questioning. WHNT News 19 is tracking down more information on this breaking story […]

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    Junior fiddler crowned champion of Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddlers Convention

    ATHENS, Ala. – Maddie Denton was named “Fiddle Champion” at the 50th annual Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddlers Convention at Athens State University Saturday night on the Alabama Farmer’s Cooperative Main Stage.  The Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddlers Convention is the home of the Alabama State Fiddle Champion. Denton of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, won the title by winning the “fiddle off” which pits the top fiddlers from the junior, intermediate, and senior divisions. Joel Whittinghill of Bowling Green, Kentucky finished runner-up.  […]

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    Blue Bell Ice Cream expands recall for products containing chocolate chip cookie dough pieces due to Listeria concerns

    BRENHAM, Tex. – Blue Bell Ice Cream is voluntarily recalling all products that were made with a cookie dough ingredient supplied by a third party supplier Aspen Hills, Inc., due to the potential for them to contain Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria monocytogenes can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and […]

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    Priceville rallies around assistant police chief

    PRICEVILLE, Ala. – Many in Priceville are rallying around the family of their assistant police chief. Ron DeWeese underwent emergency surgery after suffering a stroke this weekend. His family says he is doing better but doctors are still trying to find the source of the blood clots that led to the stroke. In the meantime, they say the community support and prayers are much appreciated.  

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    Some Florence PD officers change their uniforms in October

    FLORENCE, Ala. — Some police officers were look at little big different during the rest of the month. Motor Officers are putting on pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. You can join in on raising awareness and funds too. The department is is selling pink shirts. All of the proceeds will go to breast cancer research. If you would like a shirt, email requests to The cost of the shirt is $15.

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    City of Florence accepting nominations for the 2017 Walk of Honor Inductees

    FLORENCE, ALABAMA—Mayor Mickey Haddock announced today that the City of Florence will be accepting nominations for the 2017 Walk of Honor Inductees. The public is invited to make nominations. The Walk of Honor, located in the beautiful River Heritage Park, recognizes individuals of Florence and Lauderdale County who have achieved national or international acclaim. This is a means to give honor and perpetuate the name and achievement of deserving individuals, either current or former citizens, through a form of civic […]

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    Man flown to UAB after being burned at Polaris plant

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — A man suffered severe burns at the Polaris plant on Monday morning. HEMSI officials say paramedics were called to the scene at about 7:30 am. HEMSI Chief Operations Officer says the man had severe burns to his upper body. The man was flown from the scene to the burn center at UAB. Polaris issued this statement in response to the incident: Our thoughts and prayers are with the employee who was injured this morning while working at our […]

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    ‘Green Tie Bash’ on Oct. 13 to benefit Nexus Energy Center and honor local Champions of Energy

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Nexus Energy Center in north Alabama helps you learn how to conserve energy in your home.  Nexus is a non-profit organization headquartered in Huntsville, but serves the entire state of Alabama.  Its office is located on the campus of the U.S. Space & Rocket Center. It has a fundraiser coming up, the Green Tie Bash. The event is Thursday, October 13 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Meadowcreek Farms, located at 9306 Pulaski Pike in Toney. Buy […]

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    Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton square off in second presidential debate

    (CNN) — Politics in America changed Sunday night. The once sacred tradition of a presidential debate — where candidates typically trade barbs over their vision of the country’s future — exploded into something quite chilling. The Republican nominee seemingly dismissed the significance of the vulgar language he used toward women a decade ago, apologizing for his conduct but repeatedly saying his remarks were just “locker room talk.” With Hillary Clinton’s husband and daughter watching from the audience, Donald Trump lashed […]