Articles Posted May 2013

  • OFFSTAGE: The Song Writes Ashley Monroe

    OFFSTAGE: The Song Writes Ashley Monroe

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Ashley Monroe sure makes it sound easy. She’s one of the three Pistol…

  • Platinum, Gold Status Now Includes Streams

    Platinum, Gold Status Now Includes Streams

    The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) has announced the integration of streams to its recognition of gold and platinum certifications. On-demand audio and/or video song streams will now be counted toward the 500,000 (gold),…

  • OFFSTAGE: Nashville‘s Juliette Barnes Chases CMA Award

    OFFSTAGE: Nashville‘s Juliette Barnes Chases CMA Award

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Champagne, bobbleheads and lavish parties? Is that really how artists celebrate being nominated…

  • Local Teen Indicted for Fatal Accident

    A Walker County grand jury has indicted Huntsville teenager Bryson Richard O’Brien on two counts of causing an accident involving serious bodily injury or death. According to reports from police, a reckless turn he made…

  • HPD Warns About Fund Solicitors

    HPD Lieutenant Jim Barnes informs us that Huntsville Police got a phone call from a concerned citizen in reference to some unknown persons soliciting money on behalf of the Huntsville Police Department . . .…

  • Public Works Director Reed Explains Lake Camelia Pipeline Issues to Councilmembers

    At Tuesday’s session of the Huntsville City Council, Public Works Director Carol Reed said, “Monday afternoon the influent flow, the raw water flow into the N.B. Davidson plant” on Elkin’s Lake south side “began increasing…

  • City Introduces E-Billing for Water Customers

    The City of Huntsville is offering a new, fast, efficient, and eco-friendly service for its water customers called E-Bill. Utility Billing customers may now sign up to receive an E-Bill–an electronic bill viewed online. E-Bills…

  • Kountze Cheerleaders Allowed to Display Religious Banners

    Wednesday, State District Judge Steve Thomas ruled that cheerleaders at Kountze High School in Southeast Texas can display banners featuring Bible verses at their football games. According to the ruling, Judge Thomas stated that no…

  • OFFSTAGE: Hillary Scott Shares Golden Secrets and True Beauty

    OFFSTAGE: Hillary Scott Shares Golden Secrets and True Beauty

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Lady Antebellum’s new album Golden was released on Tuesday (May 7), so pictures…

  • Around the Web: Tim McGraw Sets ACM Special

    Around the Web: Tim McGraw Sets ACM Special

    Tim McGraw heats up TV with his Superstar Summer Night special. Lady Antebellum talk about all the bright sides of Golden. The Lumineers look back on their swift rise to fame. Dierks Bentley Dierks Bentley…