Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson Discusses Security for Inauguration

    Presidential inauguration events occur this January 19th through the 21st in Washington. Last Friday, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson addressed reporters regarding security for the inauguration events. Johnson said, “At present, we know of 99…

  • Councilmember Davidhizar Comments on Economic Development

    Our guest on “Around Town” over the weekend was Position #1 At-Large councilmember Paul Davidhizar. An important aspect of financial health for a city involves well-planned economic development. Councilmember Davidhizar commented on ours . .…

  • Well-Known Financier to Coordinate Trump Administration’s Engagement with the U-S Business and Political Community

    Well-known New York financier, Anthony Scaramucci, will coordinate the Trump administration’s engagement with the U.S. business and political community. He talked with reporters in the lobby of Trump Tower Friday . . . .

  • Garbage Service Running on MLK Day

    All regularly scheduled garbage routes will be picked up on Monday, January 16, 2017.  If you normally receive residential garbage service on Mondays, please be sure to have your green garbage cart at the streets…

  • General Mattis Receives Waiver on Nomination

    Thursday, the Senate Armed Services Committee approved a waiver by a vote of 24 to 3 to exempt Defense Secretary nominee Retired General James Mattis from the requirement that he be retired from active duty…

  • Arby’s Robbed

    The Huntsville Item reports that Thursday afternoon Huntsville Police were looking for an unidentified white male who held up Arby’s Restaurant in the 1500 block of 11th Street. The man was reported to have told…

  • Giuliani Appointed to Coordinate Cybersecurity

    Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani has been appointed by President-elect Trump to coordinate a group to look at cybersecurity problems and emerging solutions developing in the private sector. Mr. Giuliani spoke to reporters in…

  • U-S Forest Service Says Controlled Burning Ahead

    U.S. Forest Service fire personnel will be burning areas in the national forests during the next few months. Sam Houston National Forest Fire Management Officer Jason Klawinsky said,“The public may see a helicopter overhead, smoke…

  • Chamber of Commerce Plans Personal Care Item Drive

    Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce President Carol Smith dropped by the newsroom recently to update us on Chamber activities . . . .   Carol said she’ll be back in February with a specific list…

  • Congressman Brady Comments on Israel

    The recent U-N vote that the U-S abstained from regarding Israel and the settlements has not exactly helped one of our country’s strongest allies. Congressman Kevin Brady comments . . . . .