Recent Articles
  • Orlondon Deundre Driskell (Photo: Huntsville Police Department)

    Review board clears Huntsville officers involved in September shooting, officers return to full duty

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Police have released new information on an officer-involved shooting on September 12, 2015. The shooting happened after officers tried to stop someone in a stolen vehicle. Officers shot and injured Orlondon Deundre Driskell in the incident. An incident Review Board with representatives from the District Attorney’s Office, The City Legal Department, a member of the Citizens Police Advisory Council, and Huntsville Police Department personnel examined the evidence. It found the actions of the officers to be […]

  • Fiddlers Convention

    Fiddlers descend upon Athens for Old Time Fiddlers Convention

    ATHENS, Ala. – Athens State University will host the 49th annual Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddlers Convention. The two-day event begins Friday afternoon, but the gates are already open. Musical competitions will be on the Alabama Farmers Cooperative State in front of Founders Hall. There will also be other locations throughout campus. A total of more than $18,000 will be awarded as prize money. More than 15,000 people have attended the convention in the past, with more than 200 musicians […]

  • Matts Way Wreck (Image: Jeff Gray)

    Driver suffers minor injuries when truck hits home

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – Emergency crews were called to a Madison County home this morning after a truck ran into the home on Matts Way. The driver suffered minor injuries, and no one inside the home was hurt. Investigators say the driver was traveling west on Danbridge Drive at a high rate of speed. They say he slammed on the brakes near the end of the road before entering a yard. That’s when he hit an embankment, went airborne then […]

  • Madison Street Festival

    This Weekend: Madison Street Festival to cause heavy traffic near historic Madison

    MADISON, Ala. – Organizers are putting the final touches on plans for this year’s Madison Street Festival. But they could still use your help to make it happen. This is the 35th year for the Madison Street Festival in historic downtown Madison. The event is rain or shine and hundreds of vendors will be on hand. There’s a children’s area where you can find free arts and crafts, games and entertainment for anyone 12 years of age and under. The […]

  • Reagan crib (model #M2801)

    Recall Alert: DaVinci cribs expands recall due to entrapment, fall and laceration hazards

    The Consumer Product Safety Commission has announce an expanded recall of DaVinci brand cribs. A metal bracket that connects the mattress support to the crib can break. There have been no reports of injuries as of yet, but there have been roughly 15 complaints of the bracket breaking. The recall includes several models of full-sized cribs made by DaVinci including: Reagan crib (#M2801), Emily crib (#M4791), Jaime crib (#M7301), and Jenny Lind crib (#M7391). Each was manufactured from May 2012 […]

  • Sanford Stadium at the University of Georgia

    Wet weather causing parking challenges for Bama vs UGA football game

    ATHENS, Ga. – The University of Georgia has a warning for football fans: parking will be an issue this weekend. The rain has caused campus officials to close an area usually used for parking. The alert posted to UGA’s gameday website says people going to the game should expect traffic delays and parking challenges. It goes as far as asking people without game tickets to avoid campus. Officials say the ground is saturated at the intramural fields complex, which is […]

  • (Photo Courtesy: Disney World)

    Disney Parks offer special rates to active duty and retired military families in 2016

    Disney Parks have made an announcement that could draw U.S. active duty and retired military personnel to their theme parks in the coming year. This includes those serving in, or who have served in, the United States Coast Guard, National Guard and Reservists. Both parks, Disney World and Disneyland, have special rates. Disney World in Orlando – active and retired U.S. military personnel their spouses can purchase the following options from September 25, 2015 through December 16, 2016: Disney 4-Day […]

  • Alabama drivers license office

    State announces 31 driver license offices will close, including 2 in north Alabama

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) has announced its plans to close 31 driver license offices due to a significant loss in funds in the new state budget. The closures are due to an $11 million cut in the General Fund Budget appropriation to ALEA. Effective today, the traveling Driver License Examiners will be reallocated to staff District Driver License Offices full-time. Last year, ALEA received $55,758,744. This year, it will receive $44,640,937. “Since the Jan. 1, […]

  • LyonsHR

    Lyons HR to hold 2 job fairs, looking to fill 150 open positions

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Lyons HR is looking to fill 150 open positions in the Huntsville area. Recruiting coordinators are holding two job fairs this week to do so. Those job fairs will take place at the Lyons HR Huntsville office at 1541 Sparkman Drive. Representatives will be in the office Thursday (today),4 – 7 p.m. and Saturday, 8 a.m. to noon. They are seeking candidates for a variety of work including: assembly line, packaging, warehouse, food service and cashiers. Candidates […]

  • promo267878834

    Large crowd attends grand opening of Cabela’s in Huntsville

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The wait is over, and Cabela’s is now open to the public in Huntsville.  Company executives and community leaders held a ribbon cutting ceremony shortly before 10 a.m. to a large crowd. The store is located at 7090 Cabela Drive NW, near the intersection of I-565 and Research Park Blvd. People are filtering in after the ribbon cutting ceremony for @Cabelas in Huntsville — WHNT (@whnt) September 30, 2015 Hundreds are still waiting to get in […]

  • promo267899837

    Huntsville car dealer celebrates re-grand opening by helping Kids to Love

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Landers McLarty Subaru in Huntsville celebrated its re-grand opening by giving back. The event included a car show, raffles & giveaways, free food, and entertainment for the whole family. All the proceeds from the event went to Kids to Love Foundation, which helps meet the needs of foster children in the Tennessee Valley. The free event took place on Saturday, September 26. Organizers asked that attendees and participants donate what they could for Kids to Love. Those […]

  • Jamarcus Greer, left, and Terance Moore, right. (Photos: Huntsville Police Department)

    Police: Two men arrested for breaking in to Huntsville’s alternative school

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Police say two men are charged with third degree burglary following a break-in overnight at Pinnacle Alternative School, previously West Huntsville Elementary. The break-in happened around just after 1:00 a.m.  School security officers noticed two people inside the school through surveillance cameras and called Huntsville Police. Officers arrived and saw two people leaving the school who then ran south toward Bob Wallace Avenue. Officers released a K-9 team that tracked down one of them. The other […]


Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 4,013 other followers