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  • 4th annual Rocket City Classic returns with must-see doubleheader Dec. 21st

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – It’s not too soon to get pumped for basketball season. The University of Alabama announced that the men’s basketball team will play in their fourth appearance of the Rocket City Classic. The 2019 Classic will feature a doubleheader with the University of Alabama in Huntsville facing Spring Hill College and Alabama facing Belmont. The games will be played on December 21st in the Propst Arena at the Von Braun Center. Tickets are slated to go on sale […]

  • July 10th is National Kitten Day

    Cat lovers, it’s your day to celebrate! Wednesday is National Kitten Day and it doesn’t get much cuter than lovable felines. July 10th is set aside to observe all the fluffy adorableness that is kittens. Although some would argue that every day is a holiday when you’re a kitten owner. If you don’t already have your own little furball to cuddle head to a shelter to adopt or foster one. If bringing one into your home isn’t an option, you […]

  • The Recycling Alliance of North Alabama expands recycling program

    MADISON COUNTY, AL. – RANA is expanding a program that aims to reduce, reuse, and recycle. The Recycling Alliance of North Alabama (RANA) just launched the delivery of new curbside recycling carts. 53,000 residents have already signed up for the program. Cart deliveries are scheduled over the next several weeks and all residents who joined by June 28th should have theirs by the first official collection date in August. The Solid Waste Disposal Authority wants to make sure all residents […]

  • Apollo 50th Anniversary Celebration events around the Tennessee Valley

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The Rocket City is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing in major ways. WHNT News 19 has organized a list of events to commemorate the special anniversary. APOLLO 11 50TH ANNIVERSARY MOON LANDING EVENTS:  REOCCURRING EVENTS: A New Moon Rises: Views From The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera May 14th – August 11th Tue-Wed/Sat 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Thu 11:00 AM – 8:00 PM, Sun noon – 5:00 PM Recurring weekly on Sunday, […]

  • Competition is ‘beefing up’ for the Rocket City Burger Battle on July 13th

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Hold on to your buns, things are about to heat up at the first annual Burger Battle. The Stone Event Center at Campus No. 805 is hosting its first annual Rocket City Burger Battle on Saturday, July 13th. This competition is the opportunity for local restaurants in Huntsville to ‘meat up’ to go head-to-head for the title of Huntsville’s Best Burger. The burger battle is free to attend and kicks off at 11:00 a.m. with activities lasting […]

  • The Tennessee Valley Hunting and Fishing Expo kicks off at the VBC July 12th

    TENNESSEE VALLEY – Outdoor enthusiasts, the time has come. The 2019 Tennessee Valley Hunting and Fishing Expo is returning to the South Hall of Von Braun Center for three days in July. Nature enthusiasts are invited to spend July 12th through July 14th around fellow hunters, fishermen and women, and other outdoor lovers. The expo will have hands-on product demonstrations from various hunting and fishing venues. Tickets are $10 and kids 12 and under get in free. The first 100 […]

  • Pig ear dog treats recalled for possible Salmonella contamination

    The CDC and FDA are investigating an outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to contact with pig ear dog treats. The FDA says the Salmonella discovered in pig ear treats can infect people — either from handling the treats or directly from your dog once he’s become ill. Retailer pet supplies plus has recalled bulk pig ear treats sold in its stores. Those are the kind it puts in open bins and sells individually. Pre-packaged branded pig ears have not been […]

  • The ‘Penny-A-Page’ sale returns to Books-A-Million July 13th

    Need a good book to read by the pool? Books-A-Million has you covered. On Saturday, July 13th, BAM is hosting their ‘Penny-A-Page’ sale to say thank you to loyal customers. Millionaire’s Club Members can get one book for a penny a page at any Books-A-Million location. This deal is limited to one transaction per customer and includes any book with page numbers in the store. To become a Millionaire Club Member, click here. Exciting news #BooksAMillion readers! On Saturday, July […]

  • Rocket City Pride Parade in Huntsville on Saturday, June 29th

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – June is Pride Month and Huntsville is celebrating 50 years of Pride on Saturday, June 29th. The 2019 Rocket City Pride Parade is a family-friendly event and kicks off at 1:00 p.m. The Pride Parade is the perfect opportunity for the LGBTQ and ally members of the community to come together and embrace diversity. This event, hosted by Rocket City Pride, is free to attend. The parade route runs east on Holmes Avenue then south on Jefferson […]

  • Dave and Buster’s to bring 200 plus jobs to Huntsville

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Dave and Buster’s is slated to open their new Huntsville location on Monday, August 19th. The new location in MidCity will feature a delicious menu with chef-crafted food, innovative drinks, hundreds of fun arcade games, and a sports bar filled with HDTVs. According to the Dallas-based company, they want to add 240 people to their team.  Dave and Buster’s is hiring both front and back-of-house positions, including servers, bartenders, hosts, line cooks, game techs, and more. There is […]

  • Humphrey’s Bar and Grill in Huntsville is reopening and they’re hiring

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Are you looking for a job? Humphreys Bar and Grill is reopening and they’re looking for staff. The restaurant is hosting a job fair at the Bottle, next door to Humphrey’s, on Friday, June 28th from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. The employers ask you to apply in person but they also offer the option of applying via email through, info@humphreysdowntown.com. The bar is reopening on June 30th for Microwave Dave Day. Humphrey’s Bar and Grill closed […]

  • NASA to open moon rock samples sealed since Apollo missions

    HOUSTON (AP) — Inside a locked vault at Johnson Space Center is treasure few have seen and fewer have touched. The restricted lab is home to hundreds of pounds of moon rocks collected by Apollo astronauts close to a half-century ago. And for the first time in decades, NASA is about to open some of the pristine samples and let geologists take a crack at them with 21st-century technology. What better way to mark this summer’s 50th anniversary of humanity’s […]

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