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  • mobile home fire

    Suspicious Mobile Home Fire

    MORGAN COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT)- Firefighters are investigating a suspicious mobile home fire. The fire happened on Joyce Street in the Somerville area around 3:00 am Friday morning. First responders arrived to find the mobile home engulfed in flames. No one was inside at the time. Authorities are not sure the home is even in use.  

  • Gov. Robert Bentley

    Governor Bentley Visiting Syncro Corp in Arab

    ARAB, Ala. (WHNT) – Governor Robert Bentley will be in Marshall County on Tuesday.  He plans to visit Syncro Corp on Sundow Drive in Arab. It is a 70-year-old manufacturing and systems integration company. The company focuses on product research and development as well as management and post manufacturing support. The company has recently expanded into other markets including medical, industrial, utilities, transportation, technology and military. Governor Bentley will meet with community and business leaders there at 2 p.m. and […]

  • Valley Votes 2014

    Bailey Cove Library to host meet and greet with District 3 candidates Monday evening

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Municipal Elections for Huntsville City are quickly approaching and voters will elect new leaders in three of Huntsville districts on August 26th. More than a dozen candidates are running for City Council and School Board seats. On Monday night, voters will have a chance to meet some of those candidates. All the candidates from District 3, southeast Huntsville, will be in attendance. The event will take place at the Bailey Cove Library which is located on […]

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    Huntsville City’s Career Readiness Seminar

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – The City of Huntsville is hosting a free Career Readiness Seminar on Tuesday, July 29th. One of the main topics will be how to land a job at Remington, which is expected to start-up its production lines next year. City leaders invited Remington’s Human Resources Director to the event. Also, a representative for the Alabama Industrial Development Training Program, which is provding pre-employment screening for the gun manufacturing. There will also be information about an Automotive […]

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    Madison to hold rezoning hearing on proposed shopping center at Wall Triana & Browns Ferry

    MADISON, Ala. (WHNT) – Madison City residents will get one last chance to influence a controversial rezoning plan on Monday evening. The Madison City Council will hold a public hearing on a proposal that could enable the development of a shopping center at the corner of Wall Triana Highway and Browns Ferry Road. The planning commission has already voted 6 to 3 to approve the rezoning.  However, the Madison City Council is required to hold a public hearing. The piece […]

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    Huntsville Police: 72-year-old stabs man in the neck at Todd Towers

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – One man is recovering at Huntsville Hospital after being stabbed in the neck during a fight. Police say two men got into an argument after one man put his property next to the other man’s door.  This all took place Thursday night at the Todd Towers on Greene Street. Huntsville Police along with HEMSI paramedics responded to the complex around 10:30 p.m.  They found Robert Russell in the lobby suffering from a stab wound to the neck. […]

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    Hearing Friday between Huntsville City Schools, U.S. Department of Justice

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WHNT) – Attorneys for the Huntsville City School System will be back in court Friday, July 11. The hearing is scheduled in the system’s dispute with the Department of Justice. Both sides will meet at 1:00 p.m. at the federal courthouse in Birmingham.  It is the first meeting since the judge ordered both parties into mediation. The school board is expected to argue about why test scores and transfer records should not be made public.  Attorneys  are expected […]

  • Modaus Road Wreck

    SUV runs off road injuring two people

    DECATUR, Ala. (WHNT) – Alabama State Troopers are investigating a wreck that occurred Wednesday morning. Two people were sent to the hospital. Investigators say an SUV ran off Modaus Road around 1:00 a.m. The vehicle hit a utility pole before coming to a rest in someone’s front yard. Paramedics took both people inside the vehicle to Decatur-Morgan Hospital. The driver was in serious condition, but is expected to recover.

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    Jack Daniel’s Cooperage celebrates grand opening in Lawrence County

    TRINITY, Ala. (WHNT) – The new Jack Daniel’s Cooperage in Trinity is officially open for business. The company celebrated the Cooperage’s grand opening Monday at the Mallard Fox West Industrial Complex in Trinity, south of Alabama Highway 20. This business is bringing in more than 200 jobs to the Tennessee Valley.  Workers will produce a critical ingredient for the company’s Tennessee Whiskey, the solid American white oak barrels.  They are toasted and charred to mature the whiskey. Tony Stockton is the […]

  • SUV vs Motorcycle

    SUV vs motorcycle; Two people taken to the hospital

    MORGAN COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – Two people are recovering Wednesday morning after a wreck involving a motorcycle and an SUV. It happened at the intersection of McEntire Lane and Trinity Road just south of Decatur. Emergency crews arrived on the scene around 11:20 Tuesday night. Authorities say the driver of the motorcycle slammed into the SUV. The impact of the crash threw the rider off the bike. Medics arrived to find the Motorcyclist unconscious. He was rushed to Decatur-Morgan Hospital, […]

  • Star Market

    Trial begins over Star Market’s south Huntsville store; hits snag

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – A trial began Monday over a locally owned and operated grocery store chain and its future in south Huntsville. However, after hours of testimony, much of it about an address, the trial was continued. Star Market has been part of the Huntsville landscape for 70 years.  It currently operates four locations in Madison County: one in Five Points, one in Madison, one in Meridianville and one in south Huntsville.  That last location, at the corner of […]

  • Drug Arrests

    Police: Drugs and a handgun found in an apartment; two people arrested

    DECATUR, Ala. (WHNT) – Decatur Police arrested two people Thursday night after finding drugs and a gun in their home. The apartment is located on 1612 Tower Street. Officers say they found illegal narcotics that include marijuana and prescription pills. Police say they also found a handgun. Officers arrested Mario Baker and Brandy Green. Both are charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance.

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