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    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, […]

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    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 […]

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    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 […]

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    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 […]

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    Multiple Huntsville Firefighter units responding to fire on Rolling Hills Drive

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Firefighters are currently at a home on Rolling Hills Drive. They managed to get the fire out shortly after arriving to the home in the 5000-block. The call came in just before 8:00 Wednesday morning. The fire damaged the roof of the home, and likely caused a good amount of damage inside. There were no injuries as a result of the fire. Huntsville Fire and Rescue confirms six units were called to the scene.  

  • Firefighters respond to mobile home fire off Byrd Drive in Madison County

    Smoke alarm credited for waking homeowner during Madison County fire

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – A mobile home is a total loss after an early-morning fire in Madison County. It started around 3:30 a.m. Volunteer firefighters from Big Cove and Owens Cross Roads responded to the home just off Byrd Drive. When they got there, flames were already shooting from the home. They called in Huntsville Firefighters for assistance. The homeowner tells WHNT News 19 the smoke detector woke him up, allowing him to get himself and a female out of […]

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    New FBI phone scam targets college students

    A release from the Federal Bureau of Investigation warns college students to be on alert for a phone scam where the caller ID shows the FBI’s telephone number. The FBI has received several calls about this scam from college students at various universities. They complain of a phone scam involving someone claiming to represent the U.S. Government or the FBI. The caller tells the student they have delinquent student loans or dues, delinquent taxes or overdue parking tickets. The caller […]

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    New Huntsville VA Clinic to hold ribbon cutting ceremony

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The Department of Veterans Affairs has announced a ribbon cutting date for the new VA Clinic in Huntsville. The new building brings the Madison/Decatur and Huntsville outpatient clinics under one roof. The ribbon-cutting ceremony is scheduled for October 14 at 11:00 a.m. at the new facility located at 500 Markaview Road NW. It’s between Clearview Cancer Institute and Butler High School. The ceremony is open to the public and tours of the new clinic will be provided […]

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    Huntsville Senior Center in desperate need of volunteers

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Homes on 45 different Meals on Wheels routes in Huntsville may go without. But you can help by donating your time one day a month. Jeanie Glynn is the Meals on Wheels coordinator at the Huntsville Senior Center. She says they are in desperate need for volunteers to deliver meals to those in need; many of whom wouldn’t be able to live alone without the deliveries. Each route may include as many as 13 houses to stop […]

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    Polls open today in Limestone Co. for GOP primary in District 5 House race

    LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. – Today, voters who live in District Five of Limestone County will go to the polls to vote in a Special Primary Election. This is to replace the late Dan Williams, who died in July after a battle with leukemia. There are five Republicans on the ballot. If none of those candidates receives more than 50% of the votes today, there will be a runoff in December. Only one Democrat entered the race, so that ticket is […]

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    Where you can get free coffee for #NationalCoffeeDay

    It’s National Coffee Day! The drink that helps many make it through their morning routine. And several retailers are offering free coffee on this national day of celebration. Dunkin’ Donuts: Free Medium hot or iced coffee Krispy Kreme Donuts: Free small coffee and glazed donut Panera Bread: Rewards members have been able to get a free coffee every day of September, and that deal continues for National Coffee Day. And Staples is getting into it with a social media contest: […]


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