Articles Posted in the News Category

  • OFFSTAGE: Country Stars Accept American Music Awards With Pleasure

    OFFSTAGE: Country Stars Accept American Music Awards With Pleasure

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) When the first acceptance speech of Sunday night’s (Nov. 18) American Music Awards…

  • Watch the New Backstory: Blake Shelton Thursday on GAC

    Watch the New Backstory: Blake Shelton Thursday on GAC

    Blake Shelton photo courtesy of Warner Bros. Nashville. It was just three short years ago that rising country star Blake Shelton sat down to tell his story on GAC’s Backstory: Blake Shelton. Content with his…

  • Riverside Aggravated Robbery Suspects Arrested

    Two men, 20-year-old Anthony Callahan Jr. and 19-year-old Raison Harris, were arrested for the aggravated robbery of the Dollar General Store in Riverside Thursday evening. The men made off with $290 dollars from the cash…

  • City Council Meets Tonight

    The Huntsville City Council will meet in special session this evening at six at City Hall. Councilmembers will canvass the returns of the regular municipal election of November 6th, administer the oath of office to…

  • Keith Olson’s Council Win Confirmed

    A recount done by hand of the votes in the Huntsville City Council race between incumbent Councilmember Keith Olson and opponent Kendall Scudder confirms Olson’s win on November 6th. The recount tally shows Olson got…

  • “Harnessing Huntsville Potential” Project Planned

    “Harnessing Huntsville Potential” is a new project established by the mayor and city council to study the housing and economic development in Huntsville and Walker County. The City’s community development specialist, Dr. Sherry McKibben, explains…

  • Around the Web: Taylor Swift Sports a New Do

    Around the Web: Taylor Swift Sports a New Do

    Taylor Swift dyes her hair Red for an upcoming music video. Carrie Underwood and Taylor Swift dazzle at the AMAs. Luke Bryan talks songwriting and new music before the AMAs. Billy Ray Cyrus tells his…

  • Tickets Available for Chamber Gala

    Tickets are still available for the Chamber’s Annual Gala.  This year’s celebration will be a “Holiday Gala” and will be held in the Lowman Center Ballroom on Friday, November 30th.  The Gala will recognize this…

  • OFFSTAGE: Jason Aldean’s Ideal Dinner Party

    OFFSTAGE: Jason Aldean’s Ideal Dinner Party

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) When I caught up with Jason Aldean a couple of months ago, we…

  • HOT DISH: A Darling Named Sarah

    HOT DISH: A Darling Named Sarah

    (CMT Hot Dish is a weekly feature written by veteran columnist Hazel Smith. Author of the cookbook, Hazel’s Hot Dish: Cookin’ With Country Stars, she also hosts CMT’s Southern Fried Flicks With Hazel Smith and…