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Recent Articles
  • May is Mental Health Awareness Month

    One in five American adults will experience a mental health condition during their lifetime. Mental health affects not just the individual, but everyone around them. May is Mental Health Awareness Month and strives to bring awareness, fight the stigma, and provide support.  

  • Now your animals can be ‘Fear Free’ at the vet

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Whitesburg Animal Hospital is the first veterinary hospital in North Alabama to achieve “Fear Free” training…this means that all the doctors and technicians are trained and certified to help relieve and reduce the stress felt by dogs and cats when visiting the veterinarian. This special training teaches different ways to adjust the approach to fearful animals along with guidance on the best action for future visits. For more information visit the Whitesburg Animal Clinic located at 8407 […]

  • YMCA Early Childhood Education Program is open for Summer Enrollment

    The YMCA Early Childhood Education Program, for children 6 weeks to 5 years old, is now open for summer enrollment.  Openings are available at the Downtown, Southeast and Northwest branches. For more information visit the YMCA office at 2000 A-Vernon Ave., Huntsville or call (256)536-8131

  • 38th Annual Cotton Row Run

    The Cotton Row Run has been a Memorial Day Tradition for the past 38 years.  The 10K, 5K and Fun Run takes runners and walkers thru historic downtown Huntsville. Registration is Sunday, May 28th from 1 PM – 6  PM at the VBC East Hall Event will take place Monday, May 30th 10K starts at 7 AM 5K starts at 9 AM Fun Run starts at 10 AM For more information visit  

  • “Growing Hope Cajun Boil” benefiting the New Hope Children’s Clinic

    The annual “Growing Hope Cajun Boil” benefiting New Hope Children’s Clinic will take place Thursday, June 8th from 6:30 PM to 9 PM at the Burritt museum. The Children’s Clinic is a school-based health clinic that increases access and provides comprehensive medical care in Madison and surrounding communities.  Dental and vision services are also provided.  Counselor’s from the NOVA Center are available 2 1/2 days a week. Tickets are $75 per person or $140 per couple, available online at […]

  • North Alabama American Red Cross has Served North Alabama for over a Century

    The North Alabama Chapter of the American Red Cross is celebrating over 100 years of providing service, dedication and compassion to the local area. The American Red Cross helps with everything from National and International disasters to the local family who has a house fire. The North Alabama Red Cross is always looking for new volunteers. They will work around your schedule, talents and skill level.  And when needed will also provide training. For information on how you can volunteer with the […]

  • Limestone County Relay for Life

    Limestone County will “Paint the Town Purple” this week as they honor those who have fought and those who are fighting cancer. Events Include: Thursday, May 11th: Dan Williams Memorial Blood Drive, 9 a.m., located at the east side of the courthouse Memorial Relay Tree Lighting, 6 p.m. located at the east side of the courthouse.  Tie a ribbon in memory or honor of someone battling or has battled cancer. Survivors can wear purple; caregivers wear white. Friday, May 12th: Relay […]

  • Alabama Kidney Foundation host 2017 Kidney Walk

    There are over 400,000 individuals in Alabama with chronic kidney disease, 9000 of those must undergo weekly life-saving dialysis treatment each week. The  Alabama Kidney Foundation provided over $500,000 in direct support to patients in need last  year and they need your help to be able to continue to help provide support. This Saturday, May 13th the 2017 Kidney Walk with take place at Randolph School.  Along with the walk there will be fun entertainment, children’s activities, healthy snacks, door […]

  • 5th Annual David McKannan Memorial Run will take place next week

    David McKannan was an avid runner, loving father, husband and brother who sadly lost his battle with ALS in 2012.  Next Saturday, runners can honor his memory by coming out and participating in the 5th annual David McKannan Memorial 5K and Fun Run. Event will take place Saturday, May 13th—5K will start at 7 AM and go thru the familiar streets of Southeast Huntsville that David would run in his youth and as a Grissom track star.   The 1-mile […]

  • 2nd Annual Capt D’s Castin’ ‘N Catchin’ Buddy Fishing Tournament

    The 2nd Annual Capt D’s Castin’ ‘N Catchin’ buddy fishing tournament will take place this weekend May 6th.  Proceeds benefit the Pediatric and Congenital Heart Center of Alabama at Children’s of Alabama.  Last year the event raised over $105,000. Along with fishing, there will be a silent auction, Expo and family fun zone, kid’s fishing tent, food trucks and much more. The tournament will take place at Goosepond Colony Resort on Lake Guntersville in Scottsboro. Online registration has already closed, […]

  • Alliance Cancer Center adds cutting edge technology ahead of National Cancer Survivor Month

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – June is National Cancer Survivor Month and there are some exciting new advances in medical options here in Huntsville. Alliance Cancer Care formally known as the Center for Cancer Care is a joint venture between the physician partners from Center for Cancer Care, Alliance Oncology and Huntsville Hospital Health System.  They will be adding a cutting-edge Radiosurgery program that will include equipment capable of performing Stereotactic Radiosurgery as well as Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy. The American Cancer Society provides […]

  • Panoply Arts Festival 2017 to close at 2 p.m. due to severe weather

    Due to the potential for severe weather, Panoply officials have made the decision to safely end the day’s festivities at 2 p.m. Get the latest forecast information live from Chief Meteorologist Jason Simpson here: Previous Story: The Panoply Arts Festival starts tonight at 5 p.m. and goes through Sunday in Big Spring Park. Festival will host over 50 live performances throughout the weekend on three stages. Food trucks and craft beer vendors will offer a broad range of goodies.  Artists from over […]