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Updated Winter Sports Championships-Spring Sports COVID Regulations Announced

MONTGOMERY– The Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) has approved the latest Return to Play “Best Practices” guidelines ... Read more | Add your comment

Governor Ivey extends Safer at Home order

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Thursday issued her twenty-second supplemental emergency proclamation extending the Safer at Home ... Read more | Add your comment

MCS to present ‘Changing Destructive Adolescent Behavior’ to help parents

MADISON – An upcoming series of sessions can help parents or guardians deal with their troubled, difficult secondary ... Read more | Add your comment

Madison Hospital Fundraiser offers socially distanced option for the perfect Valentine’s Date night

Event features rom-com favorite ‘When Harry Met Sally’ in a special drive-in movie experience  MADISON – Just like ... Read more | Add your comment

Sponsored Content

Smartphones drive marketing decisions for businesses

Navigating the ever changing landscape of digital advertising can be difficult for the most seasoned business owner. Traditional advertising remains relevant, however being out front ... Read more | Add your comment

by Mark Mcgregor.

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Huntsville

HBC returns to the stage with “Bridge the Ballet” Feb. 12

HUNTSVILLE – The Huntsville Ballet Company (HBC) announced its long awaited return to the stage with “Bridge the Ballet,” February 12-14, at the Dream Theater ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Madison

Gas prices are up as demand recovers, oil prices rise

Prices at the gas pump are increasing, an unusual trend for this time of the year, due to rising crude oil prices and gasoline demand ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Madison Police Department

Nick McRae promoted to Captain in Madison Police Department

MADISON – Nick McRae’s promotion to Captain in the Special Operations Division stemmed partly from his interest in keeping Madison Police Department as one of ... Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Heart of the Valley YMCA

Heart of the Valley YMCA receives philanthropist’s gift of $2 million

MADISON COUNTY – Heart of the Valley YMCA has received a transformational gift of $2 million from national philanthropist MacKenzie Scott. Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

All Girls State Chess Championship

MCCL to host 2021 All-Girls State Championship on Feb. 20

MADISON – Madison City Chess League or MCCL members are excited to host the 2021 All-Girls State Chess Championship. Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Homer Hickam

Hickam saw major combat in Vietnam, including Dak To, Mang Yang Pass

HUNTSVILLE – Huntsville native Homer Hickam joined the U.S. Army in January 1966 with a college option program that promised enrollment in Officer Candidate School. Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Business

Orr files COVID-19 liability protection bill

By Mary Sell, Alabama Daily News Legislation to give businesses and other groups liability protection from civil lawsuits related to COVID-19 is expected to be ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Madison

Lawmaker: Local school boards need say in extended school closures

By Mary Sell, Alabama Daily News A north Alabama lawmaker wants local school boards, not just superintendents, to have decision-making power if schools need to ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

COVID19

Sew Happy members discover, share ideas and designs

MADISON – Without meeting in person, one group in Madison has changed the drawback of COVID-19 isolation into a productive, enjoyable outlet for their skills ... Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Madison

Madison school nurses administered COVID vaccination shots

MADISON – School nurses in Madison City Schools went en masse Wednesday to get their COVID vaccine. The shots were administered at the Madison County ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Madison

Madison at The Range becomes one of the area’s first senior living communities to offer vaccine

MADISON – Madison at The Range announced a partnership with Walgreens on Thursday to be one of the first senior living communities in the area ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Madison

Madison County placed in “low risk” level for COVID

MADISON COUNTY – Madison County is finally in the green. Even though COVID-19 continues to cause issues in the Madison and Huntsville area, and health ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Madison

Nearly $1 million awarded to SAIL Alabama summer learning programs

HUNTSVILLE – Nearly one million dollars in grant funding was announced Thursday for area summer learning programs. Formed in 2012 as a project of six ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Madison

President-elect Joe Biden urged to reverse Space Command decision

HUNTSVILLE – The greater Huntsville area celebrated the news Wednesday the new U.S. Space Command headquarters will be in Huntsville, but the celebration may be ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Madison

Despite fund transfers, unemployment tax to increase

By Mary Sell, Alabama Daily News Alabama employers who pay into the Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund could see a tax increase of about 91% this ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Madison

Governor awards grants to assist domestic violence victims in north Alabama

MONTGOMERY — Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded a total of $350,275 to support four agencies in north Alabama that help victims of domestic violence and ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Asbury Church Harvest

Registration deadline for Christian Job Corps classes is Jan. 25

MADISON COUNTY – Do you or a friend want to take steps to improve your quality of life? Classes with Christian Job Corps may be ... Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Madison

State tries to fix overwhelmed vaccination hotline; COVID hospitalizations still high

As COVID-19 deaths mount locally, a state vaccination hotline was quickly overwhelmed by thousands of callers seeking immunizations and “has not worked very well,” a ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Achieve Training Center

Achieve Training Center accepting applications for free classes in software

MADISON COUNTY – Achieve Training Center is accepting applications from men who want to enroll in free classes for software study. Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Madison

US Space Command coming to Huntsville

The Air Force has selected Huntsville’s Redstone Arsenal as the home of the U.S. Space Command, according to officials. “Redstone Arsenal will be the new ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Madison

MCS says schools will return to daily in-person instruction on Tuesday

MADISON – Students who chose school-based learning through Madison City Schools will begin attending classes every day on Tuesday, Jan. 19. All schools are out ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Madison

State House security will include state troopers; FBI warns of armed protests

By Caroline Beck, Alabama Daily News MONTGOMERY — State troopers from the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency will be the main security force at the Alabama ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Madison

Resurfacing for I-565 widening project expected to start in a few months

The resurfacing phase of the Interstate 565 widening project should start in a few months, and all work could be finished before the fall, according ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Madison City Schools

Planning a family vacation or need to check dates? Consult the MCS calendar

MADISON – With the start of a new year, families in Madison City Schools can double-check dates for the 2021 spring semester, along with the ... Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Junior League of Huntsville

Catalyst Center, Junior League create Ignite program, scholarship

MADISON COUNTY -- Two local women's organizations have sealed a partnership for an initiative to assist female entrepreneurs. Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

chess lessons

Learn the game in MCCL’S beginning chess classes

MADISON – If you have always wanted to learn to play but were a bit intimidated, you now can understand the rules and strategy of ... Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Madison

Armed suspect in stolen vehicle sought by MPD

MADISON – The Madison Police reported they are searching for an armed suspect in a stolen vehicle this morning. Police officials said a white male, ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Catherine Bickel

Bickel worked with Reactor Mechanical Group on USS Carl Vinson

MADISON – During most of her time in the military, Madison native Catherine Bickel worked on maintenance for the nuclear reactor on a ship. Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

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