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  • A New Leash on Life is running low on pet food and they need donations

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – A local animal rescue in Huntsville is running low on pet food and they’re asking for your help. A New Leash on Life took to Facebook to ask for both cat and dog food donations. The post said the Lodge and Tails adoption center is full of hungry animals. If you want to donate, you can either purchase food to drop off or make a monetary donation. You can order food on their Amazon wishlist or shop […]

  • W.C. Handy Music Fest kicks off in the Shoals

    MUSCLE SHOALS, Ala. – Grab your dancing shoes and make your way to the Shoals. The 2019 W.C. Handy Music Festival is taking over the Shoals area starting on Thursday, July 18th and lasting thru Sunday, July 28th. According to organizers, the festival showcases music at locations throughout Northwest Alabama, including parks, restaurants, stores, libraries, museums, art galleries, sidewalks, parking lots, and lawns. The festival also features athletic events, plays, music classes, car shows, and even more. This free to attend […]

  • Decatur Animal Services hosting its first “Clear the Shelter” event August 17th

    DECATUR, Ala. – Take home a forever friend this summer. Decatur Animal Services is hosting a “Clear the Shelter” event for the first time on Saturday, August 17th. Clear the Shelters is a national event series. Since 2015, over 250,000 pets have been rescued as part of the initiative. All full-priced animals will be available at the following rate reductions: Large-Breed Adult Dogs – 50% Off Cats – 50% Off Kittens & Puppies – 25% Off Small-Breed Adult Dogs – […]

  • Group ‘Alabama’ to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award from Musicians Hall of Fame

    The group ‘Alabama’ is one of the biggest acts in country music history and they’re about to receive a major honor. Tuesday, the Musician’s Hall of Fame announced the band from Fort Payne will receive the first-ever “Lifetime Achievement Award. WTVF reports that Jeff Cook, Teddy Gentry, and Randy Owen will share the honor. Other inductees this year include the Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section and the Muscle Shoals Horn Section. The ceremony will be held on October 22nd at the Schermerhorn […]

  • Facility dog program ‘Canines for Coping’ launches at Huntsville Hospital

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Getting well is about to be a little less ‘ruff’. The Women & Children Center at Huntsville Hospital just launched a facility dog program called ‘Canines for Coping’. The new program features Asteroid, a professionally trained facility dog, to serve pediatric and adult patients. Asteroid is described as lovable golden retriever that will bring comfort and support to patients. Asteroid provides services based on medical goals. This lovable dog can also be present during procedures and can […]

  • Hot diggity dog, did someone say free hot dog?

    Relish the opportunity to celebrate National Hot Dog Day. MAPCO is celebrating National Hot Dog Day at participating MAPCO locations. On Wednesday, July 17th, MAPCO “My Reward$” members can enjoy a free hot dog – no points necessary. If you’re interested, visit to sign up for free and learn more about their offerings. MAPCO has over 345 locations throughout the Southeast United States in Tennessee, Alabama, and Georgia with additional locations in Arkansas, Virginia, Kentucky, and Mississippi. To find a […]

  • Take the kiddos to Play Days at Hays Nature Preserve

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Catch a break from the heat at the Play Days at Hays. Join the Green Team at Hays Nature Preserve for a Water Festival on Tuesday, July 16th. From 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. there will be hands-on activities to teach all about water including; conservation, condensation, evaporation, transpiration, filtration, and more. Sessions are FREE and promise to be fun and educational as children, with an adult, explore and learn about the great outdoors. Organizers say that […]

  • Gov. Ivey appoints judge as new Director of the Board of Pardons and Paroles

    Governor Kay Ivey announced that she is appointing Judge Charles Graddick to serve as Director of the Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles. Judge Graddick is a two-term Alabama Attorney and has an extensive background in law and public service. Graddick was first elected to the office at 28 when he became Mobile’s youngest district attorney. “From the start of his career, Judge Graddick dedicated his life to serving the people of Alabama and protecting the law. These are necessary […]

  • Sand Volleyball Complex to open at John Hunt Park in Huntsville

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The Rocket City continues to serve up new opportunities and activities. A new sand volleyball complex is opening at John Hunt Park in Huntsville. The $3.7 million Sand Volleyball Complex will include state of the art technology for athletes. This facility will be home to 12 sand volleyball courts and makes Huntsville as a premier location for beach volleyball tournaments and play. ​​​ The new complex will be complete with a concession area and locker rooms. The […]

  • Buy a dozen, get a dozen glazed for $1 at Krispy Kreme’s 82nd birthday party

    “It’s our birthday, but it’s your party!” Krispy Kreme is celebrating 82 years of doughnuts with an amazing offer and a special new treat. On Monday, July 15th, Krispy Kreme will offer a limited edition birthday doughnut for one week only. The birthday treat is the Original Filled Birthday Batter Doughnut filled with birthday cake batter, dipped in strawberry icing, and topped with party sprinkles. On Friday, July 19th, fans can buy one dozen Original Glazed Doughnuts for just $1 […]

  • We know who’s attending the 2019 SEC Media Days

    HOOVER, Ala. – SEC Media Days kick off on Monday, July 15th in Hoover and the SEC office released the names of the student-athletes who will be in attendance. The players and the head coaches listed will be available to the media. WHNT News 19 will be there to bring you extensive coverage on air, online, and on our mobile app. Watch for a daily live blog featuring behind-the-scenes pictures showing the excitement that is SEC Football. Two North Alabama […]

  • Eat like a local at the farm-to-fork Inaugural Graze in Huntsville

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Local farmers and chefs are joining forces to bring a farm-to-fork picnic to the Rocket City. The Inaugural Graze is coming to the Campus 805/SR Butler Green on Sunday, July 14th. Over a dozen farmer-chef pairs will collaborate on a team dish, which they will serve in sample sizes to picnickers as they graze from booth to booth. The Graze is rain or shine. The Graze brings farmers and chefs committed to their craft together with the […]

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