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  • Huntsville Utilities closing eastbound lanes of Oakwood Avenue for roadwork

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Starting at 8:00 a.m. Tuesday morning, Huntsville Utilities Water Operations is closing the two eastbound lanes of Oakwood Avenue between Shady Lane and Club View Drive for service line replacement work. HU says traffic will be diverted into the turning lane during this project, The project is expected to last 4 to 6 hours. Drivers are asked to avoid this area if possible.

  • Officials document north Alabama homeless population

    Tuesday morning, several organizations will finish documenting the homeless population in north Alabama. The point in time count is a snapshot of what a homeless population can look like on one given night of the year and here in north Alabama, the count reflected the population Monday night into early Tuesday morning. The data is used in federal reports that determine how much money the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development gives regions for affordable housing. In 2019, […]

  • NASA honoring astronauts lost during space exploration

    The students at Challenger Middle and Elementary schools weren’t around for the tragedy, but it’s a name they won’t forget. On January 28, 1986 – just 73 seconds after launching – a booster engine failed and caused the shuttle Challenger to break apart. The launch was broadcasted on live television, and as America watched the 10th flight of Space Shuttle Challenger, it fell apart over the Atlantic Ocean. NASA lost seven astronauts that day. One of those was high school […]

  • Louisiana State Police issue endangered alert for woman and her 4 children

    (WHNT) – Louisiana State Police troopers alerted the public late Monday, Jan. 27, that they are looking for Amanda Morgan, 33, and her four children. Officials say Morgan and the children were last seen traveling in a blue 2015 Ford F150 bearing Texas license plate HFM2002. Troopers believe the family is traveling with Tyler Heard, 25. Authorities are concerned for the safety of the children, Allison Morgan, 11, Brayden Morgan, 9, Autumn Morgan, 8, and Adalynn Morgan, 4. According to […]

  • Authorities responded to a fire Monday morning at the Jackson County Park in Scottsboro.

    8 dead after fire at Jackson County Park in Scottsboro

    SCOTTSBORO, Ala. – Emergency crews were called to a deadly fire at the Jackson County Park in Scottsboro. Crews were called to the park around 12:40 a.m. Authorities told WHNT News 19 B-Dock was destroyed. The fire started on the shore side of the dock, creating problems for the fire crews and people trying to escape. In a news conference, Scottsboro Fire Chief Gene Necklaus said eight people were killed. Seven people were taken to Highlands Medical Center, treated, and […]

  • Huntsville police investigate shooting off University Drive

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville police said a person was being questioned Monday evening in connection with a shooting. Police were questioning a person at Huntsville Hospital around 5:30 p.m., a Huntsville Police Department spokesman said. The shooting involved at least three people and happened on Timberlane Avenue, in the Northwoods Housing Development off University Drive. Police said they took one person into custody who had a gun on him when officers arrived. No other information was immediately available.

  • CASA of Madison County seeking green thumbs for its vegetable garden

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – CASA (Care Assurance System for the Aging and Homebound) of Madison County is seeking volunteers for its vegetable garden. The garden serves CASA’s senior clients who do not have access to fresh produce. Right now, the non-profit is preparing the garden for the upcoming planting season and there are many areas that need to be worked on prior to planting. Individuals, families, and groups are encouraged to get their hands dirty for a great cause! Due to […]

  • Brindlee Mountain Primary School hosts orientation before students return to classes on Monday

    MARSHALL COUNTY, Ala. –  On Sunday, Brindlee Mountain Primary School hosted an orientation for students and parents. The staff greeted parents, and Marshall County Schools Superintendent Cindy Wigley personally met with teachers, parents, and students. The orientation comes after an EF-2 tornado caused major damage to the Brindlee Mountain Primary School building on January 11, resulting in the school closing the building. On January 12 Superintendent Wigley announced the primary school would relocate to the middle school building of Brindlee […]

  • Madison Mayor Paul Finley looks forward to 2020

    It’s a good time to be a mayor in north Alabama. The region is growing, with thousands of jobs coming. For the City of Madison, there’s an extra – the Rocket City Trash Pandas will start playing minor league baseball in April at Madison’s new stadium – Toyota Field. Mayor Paul Finley said he’s looking forward to opening day on April 15. “It’s exciting for us to see the stadium almost complete – it’s on time, it’s on budget, which […]

  • Swan House hosts “Win a Wedding” Bridal Expo Sunday afternoon

    NEW MARKET, Ala. – My Memorable Wedding is hosting its sixth annual bridal expo Sunday afternoon, January 26. The expo runs from 1-4 p.m. at Swan House (3921 Winchester Road) in New Market. There will be door prizes throughout the event, with one person taking home a grand prize package. All attendees are entered into the grand prize drawing, but if you register online in advance, you can get an additional entry as well. Vendors will be offering specials to […]

  • Sheriff’s office identifies 2 men killed in Morgan County shooting

    MORGAN COUNTY, Ala. – Deputies responded to a deadly shooting on Morrow Mountain Road around 3:45 p.m. on Saturday, according to the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office. The Morgan County Sheriff’s Office said two men were killed. The victims have been identified as Kenneth Fay Guinn, 69, of Somerville and Jeffrey Allen McDonald, 58, of Somerville. Authorities said investigators currently have no suspects and are continuing to piece together evidence at the scene. The Morgan County Sheriff’s Office said they are […]

  • Multiple crews respond to house fire on Mount Vernon Road

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Multiple crews responded to a house fire on Mount Vernon Road on Saturday night. Chief Randy Green with the Huntsville Fire Department said there were two people in the house, but they got out. He said the two people were checked by HEMSI for injuries. Two dogs were believed to be dead but were given oxygen and are expected to be okay, according to Chief Green. Chief Green said the house has extensive fire and smoke damage. […]

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