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Saturday | WHNT-TV Huntsville

Lowe's family safety awareness day

HEMSI, MedFlight, Army Reserve, Huntsville Fire Dept., Madison County Sherriff, Boy Scouts of America, and the Huntsville Police department are all organizations that helped host this event.

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Saturday | Alabama Live

This day in Huntsville history: Things grow heated at Madison County Commission meeting

The gunman left the area in the car. No arrests have been made, but police said a man with a gunshot wound to the leg arrived at a Huntsville hospital shortly after the shooting.

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Related Topix: Huntsville, AL

Fri Jul 25, 2014

WHNT-TV Huntsville

Huntsville's first 'Mercury Rising Chili Festival' seeks teams

Are you a chili master? Do you have a recipe people would love? There's an opportunity to show off your cooking skills.

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Related Topix: Huntsville, AL

WSFA-TV Montgomery

Former teacher sentenced to 20 years for sodomy

In June, a jury found Brett Naff guilty on two counts of sodomy. A former student brought allegations against Naff in 2012.

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Related Topix: Huntsville, AL

WAFF-TV Huntsville

Kitchen cops found three restaurants in the area that didn't score so well.

This week's Kitchen Cops found three low performers. However, a local Subway scored a perfect 100.

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Related Topix: Marshall County, AL

Alabama Live

Roadwork at U.S. 72 and Moontown reducing highway to one lane east of Huntsville

Commuters heading east on U.S. 72 between from Huntsville towards Scottsboro are advised to expect traffic delays until about 5 p.m. Crews are adding a turn lanes at U.S. 72 East and Moontown Road in eastern Madison County.

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Related Topix: Huntsville, AL, Scottsboro, AL

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Alabama Live

New business startups invited to Alabama crowdfunding seminar in Huntsville

Small businesses are invited to a free town hall meeting from 5:30-7 p.m. Aug. 12 at the Alabama A&M Wellness Center on 4011 Meridian St. The law, which was signed by Gov. Robert Bentley in April, allows new business startups to raise up to $1 million in capital through crowdfunding.

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Related Topix: Huntsville, AL, Robert Bentley, US Governors, Morgan County, AL

WHNT-TV Huntsville

Guntersville soccer coach posts bail after most recent arrest; faces new warrant and more charges

Barrow is now expected to be transferred to the Marshall County Jail where he will be held on a $1,000,000 bond.

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Related Topix: Guntersville, AL, Marshall County, AL

WAFF-TV Huntsville

Madison Co. Schools prepare for upcoming year

The Madison County School System is getting ready for the 2014-2015 school year with its annual board conference in Huntsville.

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Alabama Live

Shelby moms are older: How do the ages of Alabama's mothers vary by county?

Since 1990, nearly one out of every 10 mothers in Dallas, Wilcox, and Perry counties has been under the age of 18, according to data collected by the Alabama Department of Public Health.

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Related Topix: Shelby, AL, Shelby County, AL

Alabama Live

Suspect charged in 2009 shooting death of Huntsville man was...

Sgt. Brian Chaffin of Madison County Sheriff's Department speaks at a press conference 7.24.14.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Huntsville, AL

Alabama Live

This day in Huntsville history: New Kroger store opens in 'growing city' of Madison

The $7.5 million Kroger "superstore" opened at the new Plaza Center Shopping Center at Hughes and Browns Ferry roads.

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Related Topix: Madison, AL, Huntsville, AL, Flying, Life, Hobbies, Guntersville, AL

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Alabama Live

Challenge to take action main message in community prayer meeting

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama - A call to service was issued to a full congregation during Thursday's community prayer meeting at Union Chapel Missionary Baptist Church.

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Related Topix: Huntsville, AL, African-American

WHNT-TV Huntsville

Training the next generation of leaders

This weekend, nearly two dozen rising junior and senior high school students will graduate from the Challenge Youth Leadership Program.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Madison, AL

Alabama Live

Guntersville coach re-arrested on more child sex crime charges in Huntsville

The investigation against David Jacob Barrows , 58, alleges he took nude photographs of a girl less than 12 years old and touched her in a sexual manner.

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Related Topix: Guntersville, AL, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Huntsville, AL

Alabama Live

Huntsville Drug Free Community forum to discuss why state ranks high in prescription drug abuse

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- The Partnership for a Drug Free Community will hold a public forum to answer questions on why Alabama ranks first nationally in prescription drug abuse and its relation to the rise of heroin use.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Huntsville, AL

Alabama Live

Know a great local philanthropist? Let the Community Foundation of Huntsville-Madison...

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- Do you know an exceptional philanthropist in the Huntsville community? Here's how you can honor that person.

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Related Topix: Huntsville, AL, Madison, AL

WHNT-TV Huntsville

Stop Sign Doesn't Work At Huntsville Intersection

Moores Mill Road in Huntsville and Madison County is busy. For much of its length it's a narrow, hilly, two lane road.

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Related Topix: Huntsville, AL, Moores Mill, AL

Tue Jul 22, 2014

WAFF-TV Huntsville

Current, future Madison Co. superintendents meet post-election

Madison County School leaders have started a transition between superintendents, in which school board members and incoming superintendent Matt Massey acknowledged was potentially strained and, in some respects unprecedented.

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Examiner.com

Clete Weitli to Serve as First Stop, Inc Executive Director

Madison County Democratic Party Chair, Clete Wetli, announced July 21, he will step down from this position to assume his new post as executive director of First Stop, Inc .

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