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A Limestone County native, Blake loves his hometown. After graduating from East Limestone High School in 2016, he went off to Mississippi State University to pursue a Communication degree with a concentration in Journalism and Public Relations.

Blake is currently a guest author and you can find him on Instagram @bwilliams_photo and on Facebook and Twitter at @blwilliamsmedia

Recent Articles
  • STREAM: WHNT Meteorologists Tracking Storms Across the Tennessee Valley

    Storms are moving through the Tennessee Valley, and some may become strong to severe. Meteorologist Christina Edwards is tracking the storms with the latest information.

  • Maddox reflects on campaign for Alabama governor

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – An optimistic crowd turned silent after the citizens of Alabama chose incumbent Kay Ivey (R) to lead the state’s highest office. During Walt Maddox’s concession speech, there were a lot of tears and emotion from those in the crowd. He thanked his campaign staff and supporters for a hard-fought race. “I am honored to be an Alabamian, and I am blessed to have spent the last 18 months with you. Thank you for giving me that honor […]

  • Maddox campaign gears up for election watch party in Tuscaloosa

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The rallies, the fundraising, the door knocking – it all comes down tonight. Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Walt Maddox says this election is about a choice. Maddox ran on a campaign focused around the state’s shortcomings. He says specifically how Alabama tends to rank near the bottom in education, healthcare and ‘everything else that matters’. Maddox has served as Mayor of the City of Tuscaloosa since 2005. He led Tuscaloosa through its rebuilding process after the city was […]

  • Athens man arrested, accused of trying to pull a gun at local church

    LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. —  Authorities arrested an Athens man after police say he attempted to pull a gun from its holster during a church service Sunday. Deputies said it happened while Thomas Zebulun Lewter, 34, was speaking at the pulpit during a service at O’Neal Church of Christ. He is charged with making a terrorist threat. The church nestled in a quiet Limestone County community, the only real noise being made Monday afternoon? The hum of a lawnmower. nats “It’s […]

  • Friday after Five heats up in August in downtown Athens

    ATHENS, Ala. – Music, Shopping, Dining, Kids Activities come to downtown Athens for an evening of fun for the entire family. Fridays After Five is the third Friday of each month in June-September, continuing this Friday, August 17 from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. in downtown Athens, Alabama.

  • Review Board approves new $150 million Huntsville Hospital bed tower

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The Alabama Certificate of Need Review Board approved Huntsville Hospital’s plan for a new multi-story bed tower to meet the growing patient demand. According to the news release, the $150 million West Bed Tower project should begin rising along Gallatin Street in early 2019. Crews expect construction on this project to take about two years. The new tower will have 72 private patient rooms and 24 operating rooms, plus shelled-in space for future needs. It will sit directly across from […]

  • Police search for Camaro stolen from Decatur dealership

    DECATUR, Ala. – Champion Dodge of Decatur reported a burglary to Morgan County 911 Wednesday morning. During the initial investigation, police determined that someone stole a 2017 black Chevrolet Camaro from the dealership. Police believe that the person stole the car between Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. Wednesday morning. Anyone with information related to the case can contact Detective Chance Sparks at (256) 341-4637 or cbsparks@decatur-al.gov.

  • Gov. Kay Ivey awards grants to improve highway safety in North Alabama

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded grants totaling $791,838 to increase patrols and other highway safety measures in north Alabama during Labor Day weekend and other major traveling holidays during the next year. According to the news release, law enforcement agencies will use the funds in 17 counties that serve in the state’s North Alabama Highway Safety Office district. The allocation will cover overtime and other special expenses incurred during major highway campaigns and safety promotions including “Click It […]

  • Henagar woman now faces charges in Alabama after multi-state car chase

    FORT PAYNE, Ala. – A Henagar woman is facing more charges in DeKalb County. This is the case that involved a car chase that ended in Trenton, Georgia with a law enforcement officer getting his leg cut off. Investigators say Lora Leeanne Wooten, 35, stole an air compressor on August 7 in Fort Payne. They say she then led law enforcement on a chase. Major Tommy Bradford suffered critical injuries as a result of this chase. Ft. Payne Police have […]

  • Governor Ivey announces Kelly Butler as Acting Director of Finance

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Governor Kay Ivey on Tuesday named Kelly Butler as Acting Director of the Alabama Department of Finance. As Assistant Finance Director, Butler oversees the State Comptroller’s Office, the State Purchasing Division, the State Debt Management Division, and the State Business Systems Division. “Kelly Butler has more than two decades of experience working with the state’s budgets and more than three decades experience as a fiscal analyst. I know he will do an excellent job leading the Alabama […]

  • Athens High School students will begin school year in former middle school building due to construction delays

    ATHENS, Ala.- Athens City Schools announces the opening of the new Athens High School is delayed until November 19. Students in grades 9-12 will begin the school year August 30th, at the former Athens Middle School campus on Clinton Street. School officials say changes were made to the building to create adequate classroom space, allowing the school to run a full schedule. “Put in walls, made sure that we had electrical outlets wiring that’s in there, some type of projector, […]

  • ALDOT: Alabama 227 resurfacing project to begin August 13

    The Alabama Department of Transportation advises motorists Reed Contracting will begin widening and resurfacing work on Alabama 227 between Alabama 62 and Signal Point Road (Marshall County 455) in Guntersville on Monday, Aug. 13, if weather permits. Crews will work on the road from about 6:30 a.m. to about 6:00 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, with completion anticipated in mid-fall. The $3.3 million project will include 2-foot safety widening between Alabama 62 and Short Creek in addition to resurfacing of the 10.3-mile project area. […]