Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Help Plan the Future of Ditto Landing with the BIG Picture Ditto Landing Ideas Survey

Help Plan the Future of Ditto Landing with the BIG Picture Ditto Landing Ideas Survey

Ditto Landing Ideas Survey

Ditto Landing Ideas Survey

Article Excerpt: "... Welcome to the BIG Picture Ditto Landing Survey! On June 24, the City of Huntsville held a Citizens Academy at Ditto Landing to discuss ideas for improving the marina and the greater Huntsville riverfront. On the next few pages you with find the ideas that were presented at the meeting divided into eight categories. The survey should take about ten minutes to complete. For more information on The BIG Picture, check out You can learn more about the Ditto Landing event by going to ..."


TSA confirms they are investigating Huntsville International Airport security sreening

TSA investigation underway in Huntsville

Article Excerpt: "... Administration confirms they are investigating claims that a man carried a pocketknife in his shoe through security at Huntsville International Airport. ..."


Friday, July 18, 2014

Rocket City Bodybuilding Classic and Fit Expo is July 26 at the VBC Concert Hall in Hunstville, AL

Rocket City Bodybuilding Classic and Fit Expo

2014 Rocket City Classic
2014 Rocket City Classic

Article Excerpt: "... This years show will take place on July 26, 2014 at the Von Braun Center Concert Hall located on 700 Monroe Street in Huntsville, AL 35801. The show categories include bodybuilding, fitness, figure and bikini. Prejudging will take place at 9:00 AM and the finals will take place at 6:00PM. ..."


What are the loud booms heard in Huntsville?

Redstone Arsenal testing on Friday

Article Excerpt: "... Don't be alarmed if you hear some loud booms in Huntsville on Friday.

The Redstone Arsenal will be testing until 4:30 p.m. ..."


Friday, July 11, 2014

50 things to do in Huntsville (

50 things to do in Huntsville (

Article Excerpt: "... During the Civil War, this depot was a prison for captured Confederates and a hospital for the wounded. ..."


Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Video of Belk 'Alleged' Shoplifter Fight at Madison Square Mall

Fight at Madison Square Mall caught on video

Article Excerpt: "... According to Huntsville police, a Belk loss prevention employee was assaulted as he attempted to stop a female offender from stealing merchandise. ..."

WAFF-TV: Fight at Madison Square Mall caught on video

Thursday, July 3, 2014

A Hidden Gem in Huntsville: Harmony Park Safari

Harmony Park Safari; A Hidden Gem in Huntsville, AL

Article Excerpt: "... Not far from Ditto Landing Marina, the Harmony Park Safari is tucked away in a rural area of Southeast Huntsville.

The safari costs $7 per person, under two is free and for five or more paying guests you receive a large bucket of food that normally costs $5. If you’re thinking about saving the five bucks and skipping the food, I urge you to reconsider. ..."


Local Music: Rocket Man Video from Iron Horse Bluegrass

Rocket Man Video

...some local bluegrass music fit for the 'Rocket City' ...this is 'Iron Horse Bluegrass' playing 'Rocket Man'


Huntsville Mayor Visits Dothan Mayor Hoping to Exchange Ideas and Resources With Other Alabama Cities

Huntsville mayor makes Wiregrass visit

Article Excerpt: "... Battle said he is also interested in talking with area mayors in preparation for the next round of Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC), the process by which the Pentagon streamlines the military by moving missions from one base to another and, on occasion, closing bases entirely. ..."


Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Huntsville Revisited

Huntsville Revisited

Huntsville Revisited
Huntsville Revisited
Article Excerpt:


Archiving the people, places, and events of Huntsville-Madison County, Alabama since 1968. On Facebook since 2008...come join the fun!


Founded in 1978, Huntsville Revisited
is dedicated to preserving and sharing the rich, diverse history of Huntsville-Madison County, Alabama. You will find Huntville's most diverse collection of photos and stories anywhere. Companion sites include Alabama Revisited, and Huntsville-Madison County Video Revisited.

Reference: Huntsville Revisited (Facebook)

Monday, June 30, 2014

Shootings continue to rise in Huntsville

Huntsville police investigate shooting on Niblick Avenue

Article Excerpt: "... a call about a shooting on Niblick Avenue. When police arrived, they found a man with a gunshot wound to the mouth. ..."


Home invasion shooting on Alyci Drive

Police look for man who fired shots into Huntsville home

Article Excerpt: "... Police received a call just after 2 a.m., about a home invasion on Alyci Drive. The victim told police a tall, skinny man entered through the back of the home, told the people inside not to move, and fired at least seven shots ..."


Friday, June 27, 2014

Madison County Shuttle provides daily, scheduled shuttle service to and from nearby Nashville Airport for $39 per trip

Madison County Shuttle provides daily, scheduled shuttle service to and from nearby Nashville Airport for $39 per trip

Article Excerpt: "... Huntsville Airport is the Most Expensive Airport in the United States. Madison County Shuttle provides daily, scheduled shuttle service to and from nearby Nashville Airport for $39 per trip. Our shuttle service covers strategic pick up points in Huntsville, Madison, Athens and on Redstone Arsenal. Our luxury coaches depart from central locations and take you directly to the terminal in Nashville. We now offer Lobby Front pickup for any office or hotel in and around Research Park and the JetPlex. ..."


Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Unruly crowd forms as shooting death rates continue to climb in Huntsville

Police identify gas station shooting victims

Article Excerpt: "...numerous shots were fired after a large crowd gathered at the scene. Investigators believe the incident may have actually started at the Wavaho gas station on Winchester Road. They’re working to determine whether that altercation may have led to the shooting on Pulaski Pike. ..."


10-seat business jet crashes at Huntsville International Airport

3 dead in plane crash at Huntsville International Airport

Article Excerpt: "... Madison County Coroner Craig Whisenant confirmed the plane's tail number Wednesday evening. The plane was registered to Synfuels Holdings Finance LLC out of Birmingham. ..."


Monday, June 16, 2014

Redstone Arsenal’s Gate 9: Reduced Speed for about three weeks due to road work

Road work on Redstone Arsenal leads to reduced speed limit

Article Excerpt: "... People traveling through Redstone Arsenal’s Gate 9 will notice a reduced speed limit as crews work on improvements to Rideout Road. ..."


Thursday, June 12, 2014

Tullahoma News: Man charged in gruesome murder cannibalizing part of the victim

Coffee County man charged with gruesome murder

Article Excerpt: "... According to the arrest warrant, after killing Hyder, Hale allegedly beheaded her and cut off her hands and placed the body parts in a plastic bucket. He then allegedly cut off her feet and other body parts, placing them in another bucket. The warrant states that Hale buried the torso of the body in a burn pile at the residence. Hale also allegedly admitted to cannibalizing part of the victim, according to the warrant. ..."


How do i find out who has been booked in the Madison County Jail in the last 24 hours?

BOOKED Last 24 Hours (Madison County)

Article Excerpt: "... The Madison County Jail site provides the following information on those booked in the last 24 hours:

  • A Picture
  • Status
  • Booking Number
  • If visitation is permitted or not
  • Booking Date
  • Age at booking
  • Bond Amount (if bond is permitted)
  • Cell Assigned
  • Statue
  • Charges
  • Felony or Misdemeanor
  • Court Case Number
  • ..."


    Wednesday, June 11, 2014

    Free 'Alabama' Concert in Fort Payne

    Alabama offers free concert in Fort Payne

    Article Excerpt: "... The group Alabama will cap off Fan Appreciation Weekend with a free concert Sunday in Fort Payne. The doors will open at noon for the 2 p.m. concert at the Fan Club at Alabama Headquarters, 101 Glenn Ave. SW, near the intersection of Alabama Highway 35 and U.S. Highway 11. ..."


    Saturday, June 7, 2014

    Person Falls In Hole Left by Huntsville Utility Crew

    Teen falls in hole left open by utility crew

    Article Excerpt: "... spent part of his day on Tuesday trapped in a 10 feet deep hole. Prentiss said he took the plunge while returning home from a job interview on Highway 72 in Madison. Huntsville Utility crews were digging holes for new poles at the intersection of Highway 72 and County Line Road. ..."


    Monday, June 2, 2014

    Mortgage Rates and Real Estate Overview for Huntsville, Alabama

    Huntsville, Alabama Mortgage Rates and Real Estate Overview
    Article Excerpt: "... Huntsville, Alabama is all about things that go “Boom”. What does that mean? It means that many of the things made here will make that particular sound. Although Huntsville itself is a relatively quiet place, it is home to the Redstone Arsenal (where many of the missiles and rockets ..."


    Friday, May 30, 2014

    It's Ok to force a nasty Walmart into your neighborhood but you cannot natural-scape your own personal property

    Homeowner speaks out after city clears his land

    Article Excerpt: "... Hessler has been fighting the push by neighbors to get the land cleared for years saying he likes the vegetation, which almost completely blocks his home from street view, because of the wildlife it attracts and the privacy it provides. ..."


    Thursday, May 29, 2014

    Ruling on the Alabama Accountability Act

    Huntsville school district responds to Accountability Act ruling

    Article Excerpt: "... A Montgomery judge struck down the state's tax credits for parents who move their children from failing public schools to private schools. ..."


    Sunday, May 11, 2014

    84-year-old man from Huntsville believed to be on plane missing near Yellowstone

    Huntsville man believed on plane missing near Yellowstone

    Article Excerpt: "... Park County sheriff's officials say the 1963 Mooney M20C was last seen Tuesday departing Yellowstone Regional Airport in Cody. On board were 84-year-old Robert L. Zimmerman of Huntsville, and 86-year-old Ward H. Zimmerman of Seattle WA. ..."


    Wednesday, May 7, 2014

    The City of Huntsville is developing a new comprehensive master plan — The Big Picture

    Be Part of Shaping Huntsville’s Master Plan

    The BIG Picture
    The BIG Picture
    Article Excerpt: "... city leaders are asking your help to shape what the city will look like decades from today. “The Big Picture is what city planners are calling a huge 18-month undertaking to create a new city-wide, long-range plan. ..."


    Monday, May 5, 2014

    How do I get a Huntsville Business License?

    How do I get a Huntsville Business License?

    Article Excerpt: "... In Huntsville, Alabama, a business license is called a Privilege License. Any person or persons, firms, or corporations engaged in any exhibition, trade, business, vocation, occupation, profession, calling or conducting any type business within the corporate limits of the City of Huntsville, shall obtain a Privilege License from the Clerk-Treasurer's Department before engaging in that business. The following steps are to be ..."

    Reference: Huntsville Economic Development

    Tuesday, April 29, 2014

    Tornado and wind damage reports for April 28 storms in north Alabama

    Damage reports by county across north Alabama

    Article Excerpt: "... Two confirmed deaths at the Billy Bob Trailer Park in the Coxey community. Buildings damaged in city of Athens. ..."


    Friday, April 25, 2014

    LittleBits Space Kit: Build your own mini satellite or other functioning NASA-approved famous machines

    Build Your Own Mini Mars Rover With These Brilliant, NASA-Approved Blocks

    Go to LittleBits and get a Space Kit
    LittleBits Space Kit
    Article Excerpt: "... Space Kit is a little box filled with Lego-like components that allow anyone to conduct NASA-approved experiments and build miniature, but functioning, versions of NASA’s famous machines. Using the parts included, you can do things like measure the atmosphere, build a mini satellite ..."


    Thursday, April 24, 2014

    Panoply 2014 Schedule ...What bands are going to be at Panoply?

    Panoply Arts Festival 2014 Stage Schedules

    Article Excerpt: "... At Panoply, we feature the best in local and regional talent on stages throughout the park. Peruse the stage schedules and get ready for a wonderful weekend of art, music and more! ..."