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At mid-morning on an average weekday, the intersection of 9th Avenue and 14th Street in Huntsville doesn't appear to be anything special. However, when traffic is heavy, the intersection becomes something different.
Some Huntsville area elementary school students are on their way to a healthier future, thanks in part to a grant. Blossomwood is one of 28 schools across the state getting money through the Blue Cross's "Be Healthy" school grant program.
The first street we checked out this week was Broadview Drive in Huntsville. The person commenting on See, Click, Fix says drivers are using Broadview as a shortcut between Pulaski Pike and Sparkman Drive, and they're going well over the posted 25 mile an hour speed limit.
HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- A Madison County judge has agreed to a defense request to set bond and also to hold separate trials for Brian Lucas, a Huntsville man charged in two sex abuse cases. Lucas' bond was set at $150,000 and Circuit Judge Donna Pate ordered electronic monitoring.
HUNTSVILLE, Alabama - Local singer/songwriter Ricky J Taylor estimates he's owned 10 or so guitars over the course of his five decades on this earth. "The guitar I've gotten the most songs out of has to be my 1974 Martin D-28 that I got from my dad," Taylor says.
HUNTSVILLE, Alabama - Organizers of Huntsville's Downtown Street Food Gatherings appear to be settling on a permanent location for the wildly popular event. Downtown Huntsville Inc. CEO Chad Emerson said the monthly food truck rally - which has hopped between Cleveland Avenue, Fountain Row, Church Street and Monroe Street since its April debut - will return to Church Street this Friday night from 6-9 p.m. If food trucks aren't your thing, there will be plenty more free Friday night entertainment options in the center city, including a DJ-led block party on the Courthouse Square , live acoustic music outside the Clinton Row Project, and the new Downtown Cornhole Trail.
Hickam said he was in hopes of having the novel made into a movie and have some of it filmed in Huntsville. According to event organizers, the evening was the most profitable fund-raiser yet.
The victim of the robbery said he was walking in the area of Pulaski Pike and Stringfield Road when he was approached by two or three men. One of the men demanded his money.
The name comes from the expanse of grey concrete surrounding vacant strip centers and shopping malls. Once viable and busy, these developments are now nearly economically useless to the communities they inhabit.
SWIRLL - the Severe Weather Institute & Radar Lightning Laboratory at the University of Alabama in Huntsville - was toured by university officials on Monday as well as members of the UA System Board of Trustees. HUNTSVILLE, Alabama - Construction is almost complete on a new $7 million SWIRLL facility on the UAH campus that will bring new advances to severe weather research.
"It needs some things," said Linn Brannon, an Arab resident who often travels into South Huntsville to shop and eat with his wife. "It'd be nice to have a little more selection, in restaurants especially" For years city leaders have been battling this image when it comes to the Haysland Square shopping center.
The University of Alabama in Huntsville announced Monday morning that Bryant Bank will give them $3 million for scholarships for nursing students. It's an important change as UAH College of Nursing's Ellise Adams notes, "The nursing program has the largest number of graduates from UAH of any college."
The Girl Scouts of North-Central Alabama is offering exciting programs in the Huntsville area this year, including a sleepover at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center and Girl Scout Day at the Huntsville Museum of Art. Girl Scouts can be involved in scouting through six pathways: camp, events, series, travel, troop, or through a virtual leadership experience.
Several members of the Zhang family were walking east on U.S. 72 near North Park Drive late Sunday when a Chevrolet sport utility vehicle veered off the road and hit the three children. David Zhang was pronounced dead shortly afterward.
HUNTSVILLE, Alabama - Folk-pop duo The Sweeplings wrote the circular, pretty and piano-driven song "Home," which closes their eponymous debut EP, in just 30 minutes. Since singer/pianist Cami Bradley, a season eight "America's Got Talent" finalist, lives in Spokane, Wash.
Kathleen Pollard was named the manager in charge of coordinating the Space Launch System's budget and schedule on Monday, Sept. 15, 2014.
We took the product to a pro. John Bollinger from Dent Systems in Huntsville has been in the car repair business over 30 years.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 02:11 am
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