Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Residential Childrens Operation Discussed by Council

    Last night, the Huntsville City Council Chamber was packed with people concerned about the possibility of a general residential operation for childcare services coming to their neighborhood. The proposed home for the services was that…

  • Oil Dump Discussed by Commissioners

    In Commissioners’ Court this week, commissioners discussed approving payment to Masters ARS for an oil dump on Morgan Spur back on December 23rd. The cost for clean up and analysis was $15,214. Funds to pay…

  • Senator Jeff Sessions Undergoes Questioning at Confirmation Hearings

    Senator Jeff Sessions of Alabama was the focus of attention at Tuesday’s Attorney General Confirmation hearing in Washington. He was asked a number of questions regarding civil rights, immigration and pardoning issues which insinuated his…

  • Chamber Business & Outdoor Expo Ahead

    Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce President Carol Smith informs us that on March 2nd they will be having their Business & Outdoor Expo at the Walker County Fairgrounds . . . .

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Monday victims report they had been assaulted by an unknown suspect in the 100 block of Colonel Etheredge Boulevard. Counterfeit currency was recovered in a forgery case…

  • Nomination Hearings Begin

    Today, Senate committees will hold confirmation hearings for President-elect Donald Trump nominees Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions for attorney general and John F. Kelly for Homeland Security Secretary. Democratic Senator from New Jersey, Cory Booker, has…

  • Commissioners’ Court Focuses on Animal Issues

    In Commissioners’ Court Monday morning, several local citizens expressed their concerns with animals on-the-loose, primarily dogs, destroying property and threatening humans and animals in Walker County at-large. Among them, Dr. Richard Watkins expressed his desire…

  • Strategic Planning Meeting-2017 Update

    At this past week’s City Council Strategic Planning Session, City Manager Matt Benoit commented on what’s ahead in 2017 . . . .   Matt also said the “Animal shelter should be open to the…

  • Old Generator Use Discussed in Commissioners’ Court

    In Commissioners’ Court Monday, County Purchasing Agent Mike Williford discussed removing an old jail generator from a surplus sale. A better use was proposed than selling it.  Commissioners discussed donating it to the Phelps Special…

  • Congressman Brady Comments on 115th Congress

    The 115th Congress in Washington is underway. Our 8th District Congressman, Kevin Brady, comments on what the House first voted on . . . .   He also comments on two job bills this past…