Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Defense Secretary Hagel Announces New Security Measures for Defense Employees

    Tuesday at the Pentagon, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel updated reporters on the department’s new security measures following a security review of the Washington Navy Yard shooting last September where subcontractor employee Aaron Alexis, who had…

  • Story Hour at the Library Today

    The Huntsville Public Library hosts Story Hour every Wednesday at 10:45 AM at the library.  This complimentary program promotes emergent reading skills for young children.  Story Hour includes stories, songs, dance and finger plays and…

  • HISD Board Discusses Bond Election and Teachers’ Salaries at Monday Meeting

    Monday night the HISD Board of Trustees met to take a look at holding a bond election and giving better pay to local teachers. Following discussion, the board agreed that the best move would be…

  • City Council Meets Tonight

    The Huntsville City Council holds their regular meeting this evening at 6 at City Hall. Previous to the regular session, at 5:30, they will hold a workshop to discuss Code Enforcement and neighborhood improvement polices…

  • Chamber Banking Seminars Ahead

    Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce Events & Communications Manager Laura Green informs us that they are hosting a new series of banking seminars at the Chamber on Friday, March 28th. The first in the series…

  • Country Music Star Contest

    If you think you’ve got country music singing talent, you’ve got a chance to put it to the test coming up this weekend. Walker County Fair Country Music Star spokesperson Steve Fox tells us more…

  • “Real Talk w/CJ” Thursday

    The Criminal Justice Department at SHSU continues to cover the important issues in their field. Publications Coordinator Beth Kuhles fills us in . . . . RELTLKTHUR3-17-14

  • SHSU Takes on Alabama State Tuesday

    Sam Houston State men’s basketball team will be hosting Alabama State in the College Insider Tournament on Tuesday at 7 PM. This will be the third time the Bearkats team will play in a postseason…

  • Missing Malaysian Jetliner Update

    Sunday, the investigation of what happened to a missing Malaysian jetliner remained focused on the pilots. The British newspaper, the Daily Mail, referring to police as sources, said that 53-year-old Captain Zaharie Ahmad Shah was…

  • Councilmember Olson Comments on Benefits of Sales Tax

    Our guest on “Around Town” this weekend was Position #4 Councilmember and Mayor Pro Tem Keith Olson. We asked him if the idea of bringing in more sales tax to the community through more retail…