Tuesday, October 21, 2014

New documents detail business relationship between mayor and developer


New documents detail business relationship between mayor and developer


Article Excerpt: "... New documents obtained by WAAY 31 show Mayor Tommy Battle owns multiple properties with developer Randall Schrimsher, including three close to the site of the former Stone Middle School. Documents show the pair have been business partners for years, and own five different Limited Liability Companies. ..."


Reference: www.waaytv.com

Monday, October 20, 2014

White Shoe Rule


White Shoes, Straw Hats


Amazon: White Shoe
Amazon: White Shoe
Article Excerpt: "... Do you remember the book A Southern Belle Primer: Why Princess Margaret Will Never Be a Kappa Kappa Gamma by the wonderful, late Marilyn Schwartz, whose subtitle was to the effect that Her Royal Highness Princess Margaret could never have gotten in to Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority because she wore white shoes in Texas at the wrong time of year? I’m convinced that a lot of people misunderstand all this white shoe stuff, and not just the late Princess Margaret. A lot of us don’t know as much about our dress code history as we should. ..."

Reference: andrew1769.wordpress.com

Friday, October 17, 2014

Huntsville mail carriers recognized for driving millions of miles, accident-free


Huntsville mail carriers recognized for driving millions of miles, accident-free


Article Excerpt: "... Three employees, each with decades of service to the USPS, received awards for traveling two-million accident-free miles on their routes. ..."


Reference: whnt.com

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Print a 2014 North Pole Postmark for your Santa letters


Print a 2014 North Pole Postmark for your Santa letters

2014 North Pole Postmark
FREE North Pole Postmark for your crafts

Article Excerpt: "... Feel free to cut, copy and paste the 2014 North Pole Christmas Postmark and Cancellation for your Christmas letters and other Christmas craft ideas. Merry Christmas! Visit the 2014 North Pole Postmark site ..."

Reference: rocket-city.us

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

The Holidays Are Near: "Amazon Prime" now with Sunday delivery by the U.S. Postal Service and Free 2-Day Shipping


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Reference: www.amazon.com
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Support America, Buy Chinese (sarcasm implied): Another Anti-Union, Low Wage Wal-Mart Opens in South Huntsville


New Walmart on Memorial Parkway open for business


Article Excerpt: "... Residents now have a brand new place to shop in Huntsville. Walmart employees and city leaders held a grand opening celebration at 7:30 a.m. for the new store on South Memorial Parkway. ..."


Reference: whnt.com

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Big Spring Square plan


Big Spring Square to come to old Holiday Inn site


Article Excerpt: "... The $70 million Big Spring Square plan is set to be a key piece to creating a booming downtown around the centerpiece: Big Spring Park. ..."


Reference: whnt.com

Friday, October 10, 2014

Red Bull Settlement: get your $10 Red Bull refund

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Don't 'wing it': How to get your $10 Red Bull refund


Article Excerpt: "... Red Bull might owe you money, according to a settlement it reached last month.

The settlement says customers who purchased a Red Bull drink between 2002 and Oct. 3, 2014, are owed $10 cash or $15 in Red Bull products. ..."

Reference: USA Today

What was that loud boom Wednesday?


What was that loud boom Wednesday?


Article Excerpt: "... A Garrison spokesman says a munition was discovered on post Wednesday, and had to be destroyed. ..."


Reference: www.waaytv.com

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Suspect in Huntsville officer-involved shooting identified


Suspect in Huntsville officer-involved shooting identified


Article Excerpt: "... officer shot a man who charged him with a knife at the Public Safety Complex on Wheeler Avenue Wednesday evening. Police say 34 year old Reginald Owens ..."


Reference: www.waaytv.com

Man shot after crashing barricades, ramming cars, and lunging at police with knife


Man dead after breaking barricade at Huntsville police headquarters


Article Excerpt: "... "Once he was inside the parking lot, he rammed a patrol vehicle that a patrolman was sitting inside of," said Captain JesHenry Malone. "He was brandishing a knife when he lunged toward a police officer. The officer exchanged fire with him." ..."


Reference: www.waff.com

Man hid cameras in Huntsville women's restrooms


Agents: Janitor Admits to Hiding Cameras in Women’s Restrooms of Three Huntsville Businesses


Article Excerpt: "... During questioning, agents say Nelson admitted to hiding cameras in restrooms at three Huntsville businesses. One of those businesses was WHNT News 19. ..."


Reference: whnt.com

Monday, October 6, 2014

Alabama is number 3 on the 'top 10 most generous states' list according to philanthropy.com


How States Compare and How They Voted in the 2012 Election


Article Excerpt: "... Giving as a percentage of adjusted gross income ranged from under 2 to more than 6 percent in 2012 ..."


Reference: philanthropy.com

New Huntsville fire station will officially open Monday afternoon


New Huntsville fire station poised to open


Article Excerpt: "... Local politicians and fire officials will join together to cut the ribbon at Fire Station Number 6...."


Reference: www.wsfa.com

Friday, October 3, 2014

Huntsville School Board members want to extend Wardynski’s contract and make it renew automatically each year


Huntsville School Board may extend superintendent’s contract through 2017


Article Excerpt: "... Huntsville School Board members will decide if they will extend Superintendent Casey Wardynski’s contract through the summer of 2017 and make it an “evergreen” contract that will renew automatically each year. ..."


Reference: whnt.com

After discovery of unexploded ordnance, Redstone Arsenal Gate 7 is now open


Redstone Arsenal Gate 7 open for traffic


Article Excerpt: "... Gate 7 was closed last week for a day for another situation with unexploded ordnance being found. Its closure caused major backups at other gates, especially Gate 9. ..."


Reference: whnt.com

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Built in Decatur: The ULA Delta IV Heavy Rocket


ULA Delta IV Heavy Rocket Rolled to Cape Launch Pad and Raised for Orion’s First Flight


Article Excerpt: "... The triple barreled Delta IV Heavy topped by the Orion EFT-1 capsule is slated to blastoff on December 4, 2014 from Space Launch Complex 37 (SLC-37) at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. ..."


Reference: www.universetoday.com

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

School social media monitoring program identifying beatings, guns, drugs


Beatings, guns among findings in school social media monitoring program


Article Excerpt: "... ‘It continues to stun me how frequent it is that some of these students that we've dealt with so far has a long history of disciplinary problems," said McRae. "They'll get on social media and post themselves posing with weapons, with what appear to be drugs. They post comments with threats. There are comments that communicate their intent behind possessing the weapons. ..."


Reference: www.waff.com

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

A woman (identified) died Sunday morning in a two-vehicle accident on Cecil Ashburn Drive


Woman identified in deadly crash on Cecil Ashburn Drive


Article Excerpt: "... According to police, the Buick LeSabre was headed east on Cecil Ashburn, but crossed the center line and hit the minivan. The Buick caught fire and the Honda flipped over on the driver’s side. This isn’t the first deadly accident Cecil Ashburn has seen. ..."


Reference: whnt.com

Friday, September 26, 2014

Alert: Woman beheaded by man allegedly trying to convert co-workers to Islam


Police: Woman beheaded at Oklahoma workplace


Article Excerpt: "... According to Lewis, statements were made to investigators that Nolen had been trying to convince employees to convert to Islam. It is unclear whether this is why Nolen had been terminated from the business. ..."


Reference: www.cbsnews.com

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Girl Allegedly Raped After School Uses Her As ‘Bait' In Sexual Harassment Sting: Suit


Girl Allegedly Raped After School Uses Her As ‘Bait' In Sexual Harassment Sting: Suit


Article Excerpt: "... After a criminal investigation resulted in no charges, the victim’s family filed a lawsuit against the school’s administrators. But the Northern District of Alabama District Court threw the case out. Last week, the Department of Justice filed a brief in the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals stating that the District Court made a mistake and that the case should be heard in a different court. The National Women’s Law Center filed an additional suit against the Madison County School Board, calling the administrations response "outrageous." ..."


Reference: www.huffingtonpost.com

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Update on Jack Blankenship (aka 'Alabama Face Guy') ...a great story


Ask the Intern: Jack Blankenship


Jack Blankenship on Jimmy Fallon
Article Excerpt: "... Jack Blankenship (aka "Alabama Face Guy") tells us how he came to be a Tonight Show intern. ..."

Reference: www.youtube.com

Friday, September 12, 2014

Wanted: Stolen AJ McCarron jersey



Article Excerpt: "... A Huntsville man who runs the nonprofit "Tide for Troops" says he's hoping to find the thief who stole an autographed A.J. McCarron jersey ..."


Reference: www.greenfieldreporter.com

One person charged in beating of 40-year-old homeless man


18-year-old charged with manslaughter in homeless man's beating death


Article Excerpt: "... Pridmore's family members said there is more to the story, and possibly more people who need to be behind bars. "There's more; he did not just get one hit," said Riggins. "One hit did not do this. He has bruises all over his body." Riggins believes her stepfather was severely beaten. None of the surveillance cameras outside the store were working. ..."


Reference: www.wfsb.com

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Enterovirus-68: a dynamic situation, unusual virus, ...and it's spreading, fast


Cases of possible Enterovirus-68 being tested in Huntsville


Enterovirus-68 (EV68)
Enterovirus-68 (EV68)
Article Excerpt: "... Huntsville Hospital has run multiple tests on patients who may have contracted the virus, but cases have not been confirmed. While Enterovirus strains are not uncommon, this one is, and it's spreading, fast. And the Centers for Disease Control is very concerned. "This is a dynamic situation, unusual virus,” says Dr. Anne Schuchat of the CDC. ..."

Reference: www.waaytv.com

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Gluten free bakery and bistro in the Rocket City ...and paleo-friendly too



Mason Dixon Bakery


Mason Dixon Bakery
Mason Dixon Bakery in Huntsville
Article Excerpt: "... Mason Dixon Bakery is dedicated to meeting your individual allergen needs. We can accommodate many common allergies (dairy, egg, nut), but be aware that we do process these ingredients, so there is a risk of cross-contamination. Many of our desserts are also Paleo due to the nature of their ingredients - please contact us for any custom orders. ..."

Reference: masondixonbakery.com

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Rocket City man inducted into Army Rangers Hall of Fame


Huntsville man inducted into Army Rangers Hall of Fame


Article Excerpt: "... Jeff Greer got an early start. He remembers, “I joined the Army in 1974 right out of high school with a couple of friends.” ..."


Reference: whnt.com

Monday, September 1, 2014

The Flint River Releases Missing Inner-tubers From The Watery Night


Rescuers find 2 people stranded on Huntsville river trip


Article Excerpt: "... Volunteer firefighters from Central and Mooresmill responded with boats and searched for nearly three hours before finding the two missing people just over a mile north of Ryland Pike. ..."


Reference: www.enewscourier.com

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Movie presentation of 'Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret' needs just a 19 more people for it to be screened in Huntsville



Movie presentation of Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret


Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret
Article Excerpt: "... The filmed is set to be screened in Huntsville, Ala., on Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014, if 19 more people reserve a ticket. ..."

Reference: www.tugg.com

Friday, August 29, 2014

Hurry! Upload a photo of a veteran to the Patriot's Mosaic Project


Hurry! Upload a photo of a veteran to the Patriot's Mosaic Project


visionsofvets.comArticle Excerpt: "... Honor the veterans in your life, and help create a unique artistic tribute to the brave men and women who have served our nation. The EarlyWorks Family of Museums is proud to announce the creation of the 2014 Patriot’s Mosaic to be dedicated on Veteran’s Day 2014. When complete, the Patriot’s Mosaic will include 1296 individual images of veterans combined to create one 15-foot by 15-foot patriotic photo mosaic. The 2014 mosaic will be the second in a series of ten mosaics that will be created over the next 9 years. The first Patriot’s Mosaic was dedicated in 2013 and is on display at the Historic Huntsville Depot. ..."

Reference: visionsofvets.com