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Tuesday, June 25, 2019

How To Hide Your House From Google Maps (Street View)


How To Hide Your House From Google Maps (Street View)


Google Street View Blur
Article Excerpt: "... This can be a major problem for privacy because the Google picture can show strangers a great deal of your home and your life. When Fox and Friends contributor Kurt “the Cyber Guy” Knutsson went to Google Maps he discovered something bothersome — the inside of his garage and its contents, because he had left the garage door open the day the Google car drove down his road. That’s not all that Knutson saw..."

Reference: www.offthegridnews.com

Monday, June 24, 2019

SpaceX Falcon Heavy’s 3rd Launch — How to Watch


SpaceX Falcon Heavy’s 3rd Launch — How to Watch


Article Excerpt: "... on Tuesday morning. SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket is set to blast off from Kennedy Space Center in Florida..."


Reference: www.nytimes.com

Rocket Book Case Idea


Rocket Book Case


Article Excerpt: "... daughter’s request for my Grandson’s space theme bedroom. Nasa decal is a shout out to my birth city of Huntsville, the “Rocket City” -- Alan J. Hoover, AL ..."


Reference: www.lumberjocks.com

Who does Alabama’s environmental watchdog work for? Not you.


Who does Alabama’s environmental watchdog work for? Not you.


Article Excerpt: "... ADEM Director Lance LeFleur rolled over like a dying fish in an Alabama river. When 3M self-reported toxins it had dumped in the Tennessee River, the agency he heads didn’t bother to tell anyone — including the people who drink from that river. A Huntsville TV reporter had to discover the 3M disclosure on her own and do the work for them..."


Reference: www.al.com

Burritt on the Mountain named Attraction of the Year


Burritt on the Mountain named Attraction of the Year


Article Excerpt: "... The Alabama Mountain Lakes Tourist Association named Burritt on the Mountain the 2018 Attraction of the Year ..."


Reference: whnt.com

Friday, June 21, 2019

Massive Yellow Jacket Nests Appearing Again In Alabama


Massive Yellow Jacket Nests Appearing Again In Alabama


"...AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala.— Imagine a colony of yellow jackets the size of a Volkswagen Beetle, filled with 15,000 of the stinging insects. Now, imagine more than 90 of these super nests in Alabama. It happened in 2006, and Charles Ray, an entomologist working with the Alabama Cooperative Extension System, said that 2019 may be shaping up to mirror that year..."


Reference: www.aces.edu

Get Some! Bass are biting at Lake Guntersville


Get Some! Bass are biting at Lake Guntersville


Wake Shad Lure
Wake Shad Lure
Article Excerpt: "... Captain Mike Gerry says this has been the best June bass fishing in many years at Lake Guntersville, both for numbers and size of largemouths caught by his clients..."

Reference: www.al.com

Blue Origin test fires BE-7 engine at Marshall Space Flight Center


Blue Origin test fires BE-7 engine at Marshall Space Flight Center


Article Excerpt: "... The hotfire test lasted a little over half a minute, and went according to plan. It was carried out at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. In a Thursday, June 20 tweet, containing video footage of the test firing, Bezos wrote that, “Data looks great and hardware is in perfect condition..."


Reference: www.digitaltrends.com

Monday, June 17, 2019

Hazel Green man charged in Flint River kayaking trip assault on teen


Alabama man charged in kayaking trip assault


Article Excerpt: "... accused of injuring a teenager during a June 4 attack on the river, according to Huntsville police. The teen suffered a broken nose and broken eye socket in the attack..."


Reference: www.al.com

Alabama Guide to Taxes on Retirees


Alabama Guide to Taxes on Retirees


Article Excerpt: "...Alabama is Tax-Friendly. The Yellowhammer State is tax-friendly to retirees. Most pensions and Social Security are exempt from state income taxes. Homeowners 65 and older don’t pay state property taxes, and can qualify for breaks on county and local property taxes as well. A catch: Sales taxes are high, and even apply to food..."


Reference: www.kiplinger.com

Huntsville Ranks in 27 Cheapest Places Where You'll Really Want to Retire


Huntsville Ranks in 27 Cheapest Places Where You'll Really Want to Retire


Article Excerpt: "... As one of the 10 Cheapest States Where You'll Want to Retire, the Heart of Dixie boasts many great spots for affordable living. And Huntsville, in northern Alabama, is one of the best. It offers all the low-cost, low-tax advantages as the rest of the state, but adds more generous incomes among retirement-age residents. The average household income for 65+ households in Alabama is $44,934..."


Reference: yahoo.com

Navistar To Invest $125 Million In Alabama


Navistar To Invest $125 Million In Alabama


Article Excerpt: "... The investment will bring 145 additional jobs to the company's Huntsville facility...The company, which already manufactures International® brand diesel engines at its plant in Huntsville, Ala., plans to make the new investments over the next three years..."


Reference: yahoo.com

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Huntsville man has mowed lawns for free in all 50 states five times

His 5th tour of the US is for veterans


Huntsville man has mowed lawns for free in all 50 states five times


Article Excerpt: "... Smith, a Bermuda native who now lives in Huntsville, Alabama, started Raising Men Lawn Care Service, a foundation that provides free lawn care to those who need help and seeks to inspire young men and women to make a difference ..."


Reference: www.channel3000.com

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Aerojet Rocketdyne Opens State-of-the-Art Rocket Propulsion Facility in Huntsville


Aerojet Rocketdyne Opens State-of-the-Art Rocket Propulsion Facility in Huntsville


Article Excerpt: "... HUNTSVILLE, Ala., June 07, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Senior Alabama officials joined Aerojet Rocketdyne’s CEO Eileen Drake and Executive Chairman Warren Lichtenstein today at a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the company’s newest state-of-the-art rocket propulsion Advanced Manufacturing Facility (AMF), marking the latest milestone in the company’s ongoing expansion in the Rocket City..."


Reference: finance.yahoo.com

Monday, June 10, 2019

Proud Americans: Alabama television stations bringing back national anthem to mark end of day


Alabama television stations bringing back national anthem to mark end of day


Article Excerpt: "... WBRC Fox 6 News in Birmingham, WAFF 48 in Huntsville and WSFA 12 in Montgomery are joining with other Gray Television stations across the nation to add “The Star-Spangled Banner” to their lineups..."


Reference: www.al.com

Sunday, June 9, 2019

Day Trip: Mentone, Alabama: Wildflower Cafe helps keep Alabama mountain town funky


Day Trip: Mentone, Alabama: Wildflower Cafe helps keep Alabama mountain town funky


Article Excerpt: "... not far from the Alabama-Georgia state line, that he and his wife had visited that fall. "My dad said, 'If you love nature and beauty, you should go check out Mentone,'" Moon says. She and her husband, Dane Lovechio, a musician and carpenter she had married at the Little Church of the West wedding chapel in Las Vegas on New Year's Eve 1995, bought 20 acres of land on the east fork of the Little River Read more here: https://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/business/national-business/article231299908.html#storylink=cpy..."


Reference: www.charlotteobserver.com

Alabama author, veterans advocate releases first novel


Alabama author, veterans advocate releases first novel


Article Excerpt: "... Huntsville author David Carney just released his first fiction work, 'The Quest.'..."


Reference: www.al.com

Saturday, June 8, 2019

Huntsville #4: Top 10 Cities for Career Opportunities in 2019


Huntsville #4: Top 10 Cities for Career Opportunities in 2019


Article Excerpt: "... Huntsville, Alabama has annual housing costs of just $9,768, the third-lowest in the top 10 of our study. It also has the fourth-highest income growth with time, at 47.99%, and ranks 12th for this metric in our study as a whole. The town doesn’t fare as well for career counselors – its 1.41 per 1,000 workers is the second-lowest rate for this metric in the top 10..."


Reference: smartasset.com

Huntsville, Alabama, seeks changes to waste program


Huntsville, Alabama, seeks changes to waste program


Article Excerpt: "... planning to replace the existing small, 18-gallon rectangular bins with larger 95/96-gallon wheeled carts. SWDA says the new automated program will gain efficiencies by utilizing rolling carts that will be serviced on a monthly basis..."


Reference: www.recyclingtoday.com

Thursday, June 6, 2019

Tire Discounters opens its sixth location in Huntsville, Alabama


Tire Discounters opens its sixth location in Huntsville, Alabama


Article Excerpt: "... The new store located at 7009 Cabela Dr. NW will employ local folks, many of whom trained at other local Tire Discounters stores. “We hire the best people so we can give you the best service. Stop by and meet Ryan and his team during our grand opening celebration going on now through the end of June ..."


Reference: www.tractionnews.com