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  • Photo of the wreck (David Schmidt, WHNT News 19)

    Morning Wreck On Memorial Parkway Causes Major Traffic Delay

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Drivers were stalled for more than an hour on Memorial Parkway Thursday morning due to a wreck in the southbound lane. The five-vehicle wreck happened just north of the Clinton Avenue overpass, not quite to the I-565 interchange. The wreck was a chain reaction.  Police say no one was seriously hurt. Traffic was backed up in the southbound lanes, and then onto I-565.

  • A firefighter shoots water on smoke and flames at a mobile home located at 131 Matts Way in Hazel Green. (Photo: David Schmidt, WHNT News 19)

    Mobile Home Burns In Hazel Green; Family Gets Out Safely

    HAZEL GREEN, Ala. (WHNT) – A family in Hazel Green got out of their home safely Friday morning after it caught fire. The home is located at 131 Matts Way, off Highway 231/431 North.  It is a total loss. The fire started just before 9 a.m.  Volunteer firefighters from Hazel Green, Meridianville and Toney helped to put it out. The woman who lives there tells WHNT News 19 she went to the store this morning, and when she returned, she […]

  • One of the trees at Toomer's Corner (Photo by David Schmidt, WHNT News 19)

    Pictures: Toomer’s Trees Still Hanging On

    The oak trees at Toomer’s Corner in Auburn continue to hang on, despite warnings from horticulture and forestry experts that the trees are not expected to survive.  The trees were poisoned with a herbicide in February 2011. Auburn plans to replace the troubled oaks, should they die, with one or more large trees and also plans to use a temporary structure to celebrate victories until the new trees have established roots. WHNT News 19’s David Schmidt took these pictures on […]