A Limestone County native, Blake loves working in the Tennessee Valley. 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.
During his time at Mississippi State University, he served as an Athletic Photographer. He covered SEC football, baseball, basketball, tennis, and much more!
When Blake is not at work, he enjoys traveling and exploring new restaurants. If you have a suggestion on a place he should try out, let him know on his social media channels.
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Burgers, brews, and a great cause round out the Rocket City Best Fest coming to Huntsville. Rocket City Relay for Life is hosting the Rocket City Best Fest to benefit the American Cancer Society at Big Spring Park on June 8th. This family and pet-friendly extravaganza will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. and is free to attend. The Best Fest features a burger cook-off, live entertainment, craft beer, and activities for the whole family. […]
DECATUR, Ala. – The Decatur-Morgan County Chamber of Commerce honored three area professionals at the annual Small Business Awards Celebration for their innovation, creativity, and commitment to the local business community. The chamber named Joe Lubisco, Jr. small business person of the year, Autumn Dilbeck young professional of the year, and Sue Grumbir the non-profit professional of the year. Lubisco is the founder and president of Entrusted Tees in Decatur, Dilbeck is responsible for auditing, operations, and compliance for the […]
MORGAN COUNTY, Ala. – Students at the Morgan County Schools Technology Park displayed their plans after graduation at a recent signing day. Some students plan to train further at the technology park, join the military, or join the workforce. The technology park is in partnership with Morgan County Schools and Superintendent Bill Hopkins.
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – According to a news release, contractors will begin milling and repaving Clinton Avenue, from Triana Boulevard to Woodson Street, on Monday, May 13 through Friday, May 24, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. At least one lane of traffic in each direction will stay open throughout the repaving process. Drivers may experience some delays and should drive using caution, yielding to construction workers on site. The release encourages commuters to use alternate routes when possible. This repaving […]
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Students from Oakwood University walked across the stage tonight and are moving on to their next adventure. Among them, several seniors from the Aeolians who have a story of triumph. “They sing the same songs over and over again, same words. After that experience, singing those songs meant something different to them. they sang those words with different a kind of conviction because you’ve been through something,” said William Wright. That something, a bus crash just last […]
LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. – According to a tweet by Limestone EMA, District 3 Commissioner Jason Black reports trees down on Beechwood Road. Crews are in route to clean up the trees. District 3 Commissioner Jason Black is reporting trees down on Beechwood Rd. He and his crew are in route. — Limestone EMA (@LimestoneEMA) May 11, 2019
HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Mark and Abigail Long circled this week for nearly a year. Both father and daughter graduated together from Wallace State on Friday night. Mark Long earned a degree in Mechatronics, while Abigail graduated as a product of Wallace State’s Fast Track program with a degree in paralegal studies. “We had an idea last summer that there was a chance for us to graduate together this year, and I made sure to make it happen. I appreciate (Mechatronics) […]
LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. – The greatest show on dirt is back for its 37th year in Limestone County. The Limestone County Sheriff’s Rodeo week is planned for May 13 – May 17 in Limestone County. Rodeo Week Events Monday, May 13, Preston’s Western & Outdoor Wear, located on Highway 72 near I-65, will host the rodeo kickoff at 5 p.m. This kid-friendly fun includes free horseback rides. Tuesday, May 14, the Street Dance & Fashion Show will start at 6 […]
MARSHALL COUNTY, Ala. – Marshall County officials are now working with Everbridge to keep residents informed with emergency notifications and public service announcements. According to a press release, Marshall County EMA will begin using Everbridge Resident Alerts to communicate with citizens and businesses during emergencies and other critical events. Residents can register to receive alerts at www.marshallcoema.org and click on the “ALERT MARSHALL COUNTY” logo, to get started. Residents will receive alerts ranging from severe weather, road closures, winter weather, […]
LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. – Due to the chance of rain, the 2019 Relay for Life of Limestone County, Alabama has moved indoors to the Limestone County Event Center on Friday, May 10. The event will take place from 6 p.m. to midnight. The opening ceremonies will start at 6 p.m. with the posting of the colors, the National Anthem, and “Why We Relay” testimonials. Survivors will walk a lap, then caregivers, then teams and then first responders/military. There will be […]
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Electronic Express held their grand opening celebration Thursday for their Jones Valley store. People lined up for doorbusters to get the first glance at their products. The store sells everything from appliances, furniture, exercise equipment, and tablets, but store employees say the company’s values set them apart from big box stores. “Customer service is what we pride ourselves on. That got us to where we are now. The pride that we take in the customer, going the […]
LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. – An annual competitive cooking competition to raise money for Hospice of Limestone County is back for its 31st year. 20 local competitors will battle for your votes at the Hospice of Limestone County Chili Challenge on Saturday, March 23, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Limestone County Event Center. Attendees can also bid on silent auction items and check out items in the new “Browse & Buy” section. You can buy your $10 […]