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Still Serving Veterans founder Rebecca Pillsbury dies

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Rebecca Ryan “Becky” Pillsbury, one of the founders of the Huntsville-based nonprofit Still Serving Veterans, has died, the organization announced Wednesday. Pillsbury died Sunday, according to her obituary. She was 69. A teacher for 26 years, Pillsbury first came to Huntsville with her husband, Army Lt. Gen....
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Athens Main Street named AMLA’s Organization of the Year

ATHENS, Ala. — Athens Main Street is Alabama Mountain Lakes Tourist Association’s (AMLA) Organization of the Year. Athens Main Street received the award during AMLA’s annual PEAK awards ceremony held Thursday in Florence. AMLA stated in a news release that the award was given to a “member organization that has...
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Severe flood damage remains in Ardmore

ARDMORE, Ala. (WAFF) - The flooding may have receded from this past weekend’s extremely heavy rainfall, but the damage definitely remains in Ardmore. One of the worst-hit spots - Barnes Road. Part of the road was completely washed away from the rain and flooding. Limestone County Commissioner Daryl Sammet says...
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Crestwood CEO says some decline in COVID hospitalizations due to upward trend in deaths

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The Huntsville-area COVID-19 team gave an update on the current state for Huntsville and Madison County. Jeff Birdwell, Huntsville-Madison County EMA Director, began the meeting with the latest COVID-19 case numbers in Madison County. Since the pandemic began there have been 778,549 positive cases in the state, with 49,152 cases in Madison County. 610 people have died from COVID-19 in the county up last week from 562.
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Huntsville approves $245M budget for upcoming fiscal year

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — The City of Huntsville has approved a $245 million budget for the upcoming fiscal year. However, the approval doesn’t come without some changes to the original budget Mayor Tommy Battle presented two weeks ago. The version approved at Thursday night’s meeting includes more funding for the construction...
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Huntsville City Council approves $245 million 2022 budget

The Huntsville City Council has voted unamiously to adopt Mayor Tommy Battle's $245 million operating budget for fiscal year 2022. The operating budget includes increased spending for public safety, road resurfacing, mental health care, parks and recreation, and a 3% cost-of-living raise for City employees. Mayor Battle says the balanced...
HUNTSVILLE, AL

13 of the best places to welcome fall in Alabama

Everyone knows how Southerners act when the calendar tells us it’s fall. We pull out sweaters and blankets and fuzzy slippers – only to walk outside and find it’s still 80 degrees outside. Sometimes, a true fall doesn’t arrive until late November or early December and, then, it lasts only a week or so.
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Cross Ties Coffee, Decatur-Morgan E-Center to host pop-up shop

Cross Ties Coffee Company is downtown Falkville is hosting a Sip and Shop event Sept. 25 to help promote local small businesses. The event is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 46 Railroad Ave. During the event, Cross Ties Coffee Company will host local small business owners and...
FALKVILLE, AL
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Alabama Forestry Association endorses Sam Givhan for State Senate

The Alabama Forestry Association announced Wednesday its endorsement of incumbent state Sen. Sam Givhan, R-Huntsville, who is seeking re-election for State Senate District 7, which covers Madison County. “Sam’s variety of experience in agriculture, business and real estate law gives him distinct insight into the needs of our state,” said...
HUNTSVILLE, AL

Huntsville Weekend Roundup September 24 – 26

There’s so many exciting events happening this Huntsville Weekend. From pumpkin patches opening to hikes and movies in the park, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. If you don’t find something below, you can always check out our full Event Calendar for even more cool stuff. 2021 Fall Activity Guide.
HUNTSVILLE, AL
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Decatur council to vote on budget despite 1 public review

A City Council majority appears ready to approve Decatur's fiscal 2022 budget despite holding only a single 44-minute public review, which one councilman said was insufficient and limited public access to the process compared to other local cities. Councilman Billy Jackson said the short review goes against the best practices...
DECATUR, AL
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Rebuild Polishing Screen

Bid Number: 22-002 Deadline Date: Oct 14, 2021. The City of Decatur will accept sealed bids for the following project: Rebuild Polishing Screen. Please include one (1) original and one (1) copy of your sealed and marked bid submission. Sealed proposals will be received by City of Decatur until 2:30...
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