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Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Get One: Rocket Harley is now Redstone Harley-Davidson®


Redstone Harley-Davidson

Redstone Harley-Davidson
Redstone Harley-Davidson®

Article Excerpt: "... Redstone Harley-Davidson® is a place where we hang our helmets, spend time, and share our experiences and knowledge with other men and women who have a love for Harley-Davidson® and motorcycling. It's our way of life and we welcome you to join it. To be part of Harley-Davidson® is to be part of a family, an exclusive group of enthusiasts who appreciate the unique character, heritage and even the sound of these machines. Here at Redstone Harley-Davidson®, we have a sense of commitment that simply doesn't exist anywhere else. Ring the famous "Redstone Harley-Davidson® Bell"! All new bike owners stand under this bell and give it a LOUD RING to celebrate their new purchase. It serves as a symbol of joining the Harley-Davidson® family! ..."

Reference: www.redstoneharley-davidson.com

Monday, May 23, 2016

One arrested, drugs confiscated in Huntsville traffic stop


One arrested, drugs confiscated in Huntsville traffic stop


Article Excerpt: "... While searching May's vehicle later, police reported finding four bricks of compressed marijuana, weighing in total about 3.75 pounds ..."

Reference: www.abc17news.com

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Human Trafficking On The Rise In North Alabama


Human Trafficking On The Rise In North Alabama


Article Excerpt: "... 76 percent of these [victims] are Caucasian," said McCarty. "This is not a poverty issue. These are not girls from your poverty-stricken areas. Huntsville is also one of the primary targets for online child pornography. And the reason why is there's so much technology in Huntsville ..."


Reference: whnt.com

Horrible early-morning Interstate 565 wreck takes lives


Huntsville Police confirms third death in early-morning Interstate 565 wreck


Article Excerpt: "... Moments before the wreck, 911 received a call about a driver going the wrong way down 1-565 East. Seconds later, reports came in about a head-on collision ..."


Reference: whnt.com

Tent City is back, an inside look at one of Huntsville's largest homeless camps


Tent City is back, an inside look at one of Huntsville's largest homeless camps


Article Excerpt: "...the homeless camp under the I-565 overpass at North Parkway will just continue to grow. Rows of tents and tarps are clustered between an interstate and a jail. For many in Huntsville, it’s home ..."


Reference: www.wtvm.com

Related Reading: Disgusting treatment by City of Huntsville dealing with "off the grid" veteran

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

10 Huntsville tech occupations that pay higher than the national average


10 Huntsville tech occupations that pay higher than the national average


Article Excerpt: "... low cost of living is very appealing for many job seekers, but when your job pays more than the national average at the same time, it makes the Rocket City a go-to destination for many tech workers ..."


Reference: www.waaytv.com

Friday, May 6, 2016

A look and what passed and failed in the 2016 legislative session


A look and what passed and failed in the '16 session


Article Excerpt: "... Lawmakers approved a bill to prohibit cities from setting their own minimum wage. The legislation was quickly approved and signed into law in the wake of a Birmingham City Council vote to raise the hourly minimum wage to $10.10 ..."


Reference: www.waff.com

Monday, May 2, 2016

Tornado sirens misfire, shut down Panoply arts festival


Tornado sirens misfire, shut down Panoply arts festival


Article Excerpt: "...Emergency management officials are scrambling to find out why their vaunted weather warning system upgrade failed on Saturday, firing sirens across the county and emptying Big Spring International Park during the Panoply arts festival while the dangerous weather was miles away ..."

Reference: www.al.com

Friday, April 29, 2016

Provide your input now! Give feedback on new Behavioral Learning Guides for schools


Huntsville parents, students & teachers encouraged to give feedback on new Behavioral Learning Guides


Article Excerpt: "... Thursday's arrests of three students at Grissom High School is just one behavioral issue that's happened in Huntsville City Schools this year. Recently, the Huntsville Board of Education unveiled the new "Behavioral Learning Guide" draft ... View the Elementary Behavioral Learning Guide and the Secondary Behavioral Learning Guide..."


Reference: whnt.com

House committee approves more 'Russian-made rocket engines' for Decatur joint venture


House committee approves more rockets for Decatur joint venture


Article Excerpt: "... House Armed Services Committee approved a defense policy bill early Thursday morning that would increase the cap on the amount of Russian-made rocket engines to be used in U.S. national security satellite launches handled by a Decatur-based joint venture. But the bill, known as the National Defense Authorization Act, faces ..."


Reference: www.al.com

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Support Local Arts: Panoply Arts Festival 2016 is this weekend


Support Local Arts: Panoply Arts Festival 2016 is this weekend


Article Excerpt: "... Panoply is the Southeast’s premier arts weekend where Huntsville’s innovative spark shines through a festival of art, music and more in downtown’s Big Spring Park. Day passes to the festival are only $10 and weekend passes are $18; kids 12 and under get in free! Purchase tickets here. Panoply 2016 will be held April 29, 30 and May 1. Panoply’s hours are: Friday, April 29 from 5:00 – 9:00 p.m. Saturday, April 30 from 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. Sunday, May 1 from 12:00 – 7:00 p.m..."


Reference: www.artshuntsville.org

Huntsville Botanical Garden: Purdy Butterfly House


Sunday May 1, 2016 - Friday September 30, 2016

Huntsville Botanical Garden: Purdy Butterfly House


Article Excerpt: "... 9000 sq. ft. natural stone and steel beam structure overlooking the entrance pond is home to thousands of native butterflies, tadpoles, frogs, button quail, turtles and other critters. Waterfall, ponds, streams, lush vegetation and flowering plants invite visitors to experience this varied and colorful collection of flora and fauna. The Purdy Butterfly House is..."


Reference: www.hsvbg.org

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Huntsville Utilities rate increase still in the works for a better plan


Huntsville Utilities rate increase still in the works for a better plan


Article Excerpt: "... Over the next few months they will see what works best financially for the city of Huntsville and then they plan to present an alternative by this fall ..."


Reference: whnt.com

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Huntsville Utility customers could see decrease in their bill


Huntsville Utility customers could see decrease in their bill


Article Excerpt: "... TVA fuel costs have hit a record low. Rates right now are 34 percent lower than they usually are around this time of year. Huntsville Utilities say it's because folks are using less fuel, causing rates to fall. It's a decrease you'll probably notice on your next electric bill ..."


Reference: www.wtvm.com

Friday, April 15, 2016

Huntsville City Council votes down rate increase for Huntsville Utilities


Huntsville City Council votes down rate increase for Huntsville Utilities


Article Excerpt: "... This "no" vote is a blow to Huntsville Utilities. Executives had really been counting on the increases as proposed ..."


Reference: whnt.com

All Huntsville police to be equipped with body cameras


All Huntsville police to be equipped with body cameras


Article Excerpt: "... Huntsville Police Chief Mark McMurray said by May 1, each officer will have a body camera and they better know how to use it. McMurray said they have a three strike policy when it comes to officers who did not have their body camera on ..."


Reference: www.wtvm.com

Toyota donates 45 engines to North Alabama schools


Toyota donates 45 engines to North Alabama schools


Article Excerpt: "... Toyota Alabama president Jim Bolte announced 45 V6 engines will go to seven North Alabama schools in six counties during the quarterly meeting of the Northeast Alabama Development Council. The counties receiving the engines are located in Madison, Limestone, Morgan, Marshall, DeKalb and Cullman Counties ..."


Reference: www.waaytv.com

Huntsville City Council votes against utility rates increase


Huntsville City Council votes against utility rates increase


Article Excerpt: "... The Huntsville City Council voted to not increase utility rates at a meeting on Thursday. This means Huntsville Utilities has to start over on a new plan ..."


Reference: www.waaytv.com

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Huntsville City Schools teacher explains why she’s resigning due to a flawed system


Huntsville City Schools teacher explains why she’s resigning due to a flawed system


Article Excerpt: "... For this teacher, she now believes her place is best outside the classroom. "I don't think we matter anymore,” stated Hill. “I will not stand and say I’m teaching them when I'm only preparing them for a test that may not matter in real life." ..."


Reference: whnt.com

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Bentley to attend annual luncheon in Huntsville


Bentley to attend annual luncheon in Huntsville


Article Excerpt: "... Governor Robert Bentley will be in Huntsville Wednesday to attend the annual luncheon at the Von Braun Center ..."


Reference: www.wtvm.com

NASA’s Kepler spacecraft recovers from emergency mode, but what triggered it?


NASA’s Kepler spacecraft recovers from emergency mode, but what triggered it?


Article Excerpt: "... The Kepler spacecraft, responsible for detecting thousands of planets beyond our solar system, slipped into emergency mode last week nearly 75 million miles from Earth. Ground controllers managed to stabilize the probe Sunday, and NASA engineers are now trying to figure out what caused the change. NASA ..."


Reference: www.kansascity.com

Monday, April 11, 2016

Rover Challenge brings students from all over to the Rocket City


Rover Challenge brings student from all over the world to the Rocket City


Article Excerpt: "... Almost 80 teams competed in this years competition. Teams from the United States, Italy, Germany, India, Mexico, Columbia and Russia, as well as Puerto Rico, took on NASA’s annual Human Exploration Rover Challenge ..."


Reference: whnt.com

Saturday, April 9, 2016

SpaceX Launches Futuristic Pop-Up Room, Lands Rocket At Sea


SpaceX Launches Futuristic Pop-Up Room, Lands Rocket At Sea


Article Excerpt: "... The unmanned Falcon rocket soared into a clear afternoon sky, carrying a full load of supplies for the International Space Station as well as a futuristic pop-up room. ..."


Reference: losangeles.cbslocal.com

Friday, April 8, 2016

Is another Huntsville Utilities rate hike coming after 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015 Utility hikes?


City council to vote next week on proposed Huntsville Utilities rate hike


Article Excerpt: "... This would affect all the customers who are residential and small commercial users, not just those who are within the city limits of Huntsville. ..."


Reference: whnt.com



Huntsville Utilities Rate Hike News Article List

    MORE ON PAST HUNTSVILLE UTILITY RATE HIKES (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015)
  1. 2014 Rate Hike
  2. 2012-2016 Water Rate Hikes
  3. 2011 Rate Hike

Monday, April 4, 2016

The Red and Blue - Huntsville High School's Student Paper


The Red and Blue - Huntsville High School's Student Paper


Article Excerpt: "... The Red and Blue has been a part of Huntsville High School for 80 years, making us one of the oldest student newspapers in Alabama. We publish articles and commentary related to our school, community, and the world at large..."


Reference: theredandblue.wordpress.com

Student shares concerns about teacher turnover in Huntsville


Student shares concerns about teacher turnover in Huntsville


Article Excerpt: "... Pendergrass ended up publishing a column through The Huntsville Times. In the piece he cites a lack of pay increases and pressure to teach to standardized tests as two reasons educators leave ..."


Reference: www.waaytv.com

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

NASA wants to use 3D printed Rocket Engine and produce spare parts in Space with 3D Printer


NASA wants to use 3D printed Rocket Engine and produce spare parts in Space with 3D Printer


Article Excerpt: "... A team at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, has developed and tested complex engine parts together, marking a step closer towards building a complete 3D printed, high-performance rocket engine in future ..."


Reference: www.albanydailystar.com

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Two charged with trafficking heroin, pot and steroids


Two charged with trafficking heroin, pot and steroids


Article Excerpt: "... Marcus Wayne Johnson, 35, and Charles Thomas Johnson, 30, were both arrested Monday night and charged with drug trafficking, marijuana possession and drug possession ..."


Reference: www.waaytv.com

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Private Cygnus Spacecraft Blasts Off with NASA Cargo in Stunning Night Launch


Private Cygnus Spacecraft Blasts Off with NASA Cargo in Stunning Night Launch


Article Excerpt: "... a mission to deliver a record-breaking load of NASA experiments and gear to the International Space Station. The Orbital ATK-built Cygnus blasted off atop an Atlas V rocket at 11:05 p.m. EDT (0305 GMT) in a smooth liftoff under the light of a nearly-full moon from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station here ..."


Reference: www.space.com

Monday, March 21, 2016

Man lit rack of clothing on fire inside Gander Mountain


Man lit rack of clothing on fire inside Gander Mountain


Article Excerpt: "... poured camp fuel on a rack of clothing before setting it on fire. He left the store ..."


Reference: whnt.com