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  • Huntsville Utilities: Sunday Night’s Outages Repaired

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Huntsville Utilities crews worked through the night to restore power to a variety of areas in Huntsville and Madison County. Bill Yell, spokesperson for Huntsville Utilities, said a few outages were reported Monday morning. However, all outages from Sunday night have been repaired.  There were approximately 1,000 customers in the dark due to lighting and trees that fell on power lines.  

  • Governor Bentley Issues State of Emergency In Preparation For Isaac

    MOBILE Ala. — Governor Robert Bentley has declared a statewide State of Emergency in preparation for Isaac’s expected landfall as a hurricane. The state urges people along the coast and inland to prepare ahead of Isaac.  Forecasts can change quickly, and residents are encouraged to continuously monitor weather updates.  The Ready Alabama website, www.readyalabama.gov, includes information on preparing for hurricanes.  The Alabama Emergency Management Agency also has information online at www.ema.alabama.gov. Bentley has also issued mandatory evacuation orders along the […]

  • Shooting off Norwood Drive

    Huntsville Police are investigating a shooting off of Norwood Drive. It happened just before 5 o’clock this afternoon (Sunday, August 26). Shawn Lamar Leslie tells police that a woman he knows pulled up in a car with her teenage son in the passenger seat, and then the son proceeded to shoot at Leslie. Leslie’s injuries were not life threatening. He was treated at Huntsville Hospital and released. The case remains under investigation. So far, no arrests have been made.

  • Alabama’s June Unemployment Rate

    Alabama’s June unemployment rate is 7.8%, according to the Alabama Department of Industrial Relations. This number is up from May’s rate of 7.4%, but significantly lower than June 2011’s rate of 9.3%. The rate represents a total of 168,775 unemployed persons. Although the unemployment rate did increase, unemployment claims continue to fall. According to officials, compensation claims are down 20% from last year. Alabama’s online jobs resource, www.joblink.alabama.gov, is consistently updating available jobs in the state. In June, JobLink saw […]

  • Limestone Flea Market Vendors Battle for Space at Farmers Market

    The Limestone County commissioners want the flea market vendors out of their farmers markets. According to officials, the farmer’s market in Athens is strictly for homegrown produce such as tomatoes, green beens and corn. These items are not taxed at the market. However, venders whom are selling clothes, jewelry and yard sale merchandise are classified under a state sales tax law. The yard sale vendors say they are not in the way and only four farmers, on average, show up […]

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