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Tuesday, December 31, 2019

New Year’s Eve warnings from law enforcement


New Year’s Eve warnings from law enforcement


Article Excerpt: "... Go to Video ..."


Reference: www.waff.com

How to get one of those new Huntsville jobs in 2020


How to get one of those new Huntsville jobs in 2020


Article Excerpt: "... literally thousands of new jobs for the Huntsville area now and in the decade ahead. But how do you find one? How do you change from the one you have to a better one? One way is getting in touch with the Alabama Career Center ..."


Reference: www.al.com

Sunday, December 29, 2019

Longest spaceflight by woman logged by NASA astronaut Christina Koch


Longest spaceflight by woman logged by NASA astronaut Christina Koch


Article Excerpt: "... As of Saturday, astronaut Christina Koch has set the record for the longest single spaceflight by a woman, completing her 2..."


Reference: www.msn.com

University of Alabama traffic study notes difference in Christmas and Thanksgiving crashes


University of Alabama traffic study notes difference in Christmas and Thanksgiving crashes


Article Excerpt: "... They compiled crash information from around the state over the past 15 years. The number of crashes and fatalities were about the same--but the reasons for many of those crashes were different. Crashes around Thanksgiving were usually ..."


Reference: www.waff.com

8 Reasons To Visit Huntsville, Alabama


8 Reasons To Visit Huntsville, Alabama


Article Excerpt: "... Huntsville has low-rise city buildings, historic homes, and a tidy town air. But Huntsville didn’t earn the title Rocket City for being quiet, or retiring. Instead, there are so many dynamic happenings in Huntsville that it has soared ..."


Reference: www.travelawaits.com

Average Salary in Huntsville, Alabama


Average Salary in Huntsville, Alabama


Article Excerpt: "... The average salary in Huntsville, AL is ...The cost of living in Huntsville, AL is 5 percent higher than the national average. The most popular occupations in Huntsville, AL are Software Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, and Electrical Engineer which pay between $..."


Reference: www.payscale.com

Thursday, December 26, 2019

Aging Athens Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant worries critics


Aging Alabama nuclear plant worries critics


Article Excerpt: "... The Washington-based Union for Concerned Scientists said that having 46 years of spent fuel stored onsite in pools could be a threat to the entire region...Lyman said "a terrorist attack could reach a cooling pool with an explosive device and could breach the liner of the cooling pool."..."


Reference: www.al.com

Tuesday, December 24, 2019

As feds look at space launch regulations, Jacksonville's Cecil Field Spaceport may be in good position


As feds look at space launch regulations, Jacksonville's Cecil Spaceport may be in good position


Article Excerpt: "... Jacksonville is anticipating its first launch from Cecil Spaceport toward the end of 2021. Huntsville-based Aevum Inc. has won a $4.9 million contract from the Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center to launch small satellites to low-Earth orbit from Cecil Spaceport in Jacksonville. ..."


Reference: www.bizjournals.com

More Reading: Cecil Field Florida was once known as the Navy's Master Jet Base. In the early to mid 1980's this Naval Air Station fed A-7 Corsair Light Attack Bombers from such squadrons as VA-203, under beloved 1985 Commanding Officer Captain Bill "Wild Bill" Weiler, to Atlantic Fleet Carriers. The first Atlantic Fleet Squadrons to fly the A-7 Corsair II, the F/A-18 Hornet, the S-3A and S-3B Viking, and the ES-3A Shadow were all based at NAS Cecil Field. NAS Cecil Field squadrons again made history during the Gulf War, marking the final combat deployment for the A-7E Corsair II and the first combat operations for the S-3B Viking.

Monday, December 23, 2019

Water outage affecting Madison County, crews working to find leak


Water outage affecting Madison County, crews working to find leak


Article Excerpt: "... the majority of calls were coming in from the Ryland and Plevna areas, but levels in the New Market water tank were starting to lower, causing issues there as well ..."


Reference: whnt.com

Sunday, December 22, 2019

Boeing capsule returns to Earth after aborted space mission


Boeing capsule returns to Earth after aborted space mission


Article Excerpt: "... Boeing safely landed its crew capsule in the New Mexico desert Sunday after an aborted flight to the International Space Station that threatened to set back the company's effort to launch astronauts for NASA next year ..."


Reference: phys.org

Saturday, December 21, 2019

Grissom High School student awarded AP Scholar Award


Two Alabama students awarded AP Scholar Awards


Article Excerpt: "... Two high school students from Huntsville and Vestavia Hills have earned the State AP Scholar Award. According to a news release, Sarah Tran of Virgil Grissom High School ..."


Reference: www.msn.com

Why Defense Contractor Leidos Is Spending $1.7 Billion for Dynetics


Why Defense Contractor Leidos Is Spending $1.7 Billion for Dynetics


Article Excerpt: "... Dynetics was founded in the 1970s as a research shop focused on ballistic missile defense, and over the years has built out its capabilities to include intelligence, missiles, aviation, cyber, and space. The company is based in Huntsville, Alabama, not far from NASA's massive George C. Marshall Space Flight Center and military assets including the Missile and Space Intelligence Center, and over the years has used those local connections to develop an expertise in space ..."


Reference: www.fool.com

Friday, December 20, 2019

Timer Glitch Scuttles Starliner ISS Docking


Timer Glitch Scuttles Starliner ISS Docking


Article Excerpt: "... The problem surfaced 31 min. after Starliner lifted off at 6:36 a.m. EST Dec. 20 atop a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral AFS. Instead of conducting a 40-sec. engine burn to set itself on a trajectory to rendezvous with the ISS, the capsule, believing the burn was already complete, was instead firing thrusters to maintain precise positioning ..."


Reference: aviationweek.com

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Thousands of toys purchased using fake bar codes found in Murfreesboro home


Thousands of toys purchased using fake bar codes found in Murfreesboro home


Article Excerpt: "... each charged with theft of property in the fourth degree in Madison, Alabama. Adkins is also charged with theft of property in the third degree. Police said the two also have pending charges of receiving stolen property in the third degree in Madison and theft of property charges in Huntsville ..."


Reference: www.newschannel5.com

Monday, December 16, 2019

Madison Mail carrier helps stranded veteran bleeding on doorstep


Madison Mail carrier helps stranded veteran bleeding on doorstep


Article Excerpt: "... savior came with a familiar face. Postal service worker Daphne Gideon pulled up during her usual route and went into action. She put a shirt to Miele’s head and called 911 ..."


Reference: www.waff.com

Land Purchase Near Alabama Toyota Plant Will Preserve Habitat for Endangered Fish


Land Purchase Near Alabama Toyota Plant Will Preserve Habitat for Endangered Fish


Article Excerpt: "... A 500-acre land purchase announced today by an Alabama land trust is the latest in a series of steps taken in response to legal pressure to protect the habitat of the critically endangered spring pygmy sunfish. In December 2018, the Center for Biological Diversity and Tennessee Riverkeeper reached an agreement with Mazda Toyota Manufacturing, U.S.A. (MTMUS) to protect the habitat of the spring pygmy sunfish from an automobile factory now under construction in Huntsville ..."


Reference: biologicaldiversity.org

President Trump’s New Space Force Could be a Catalyst for Institutional Investor Capital


President Trump’s New Space Force Could be a Catalyst for Institutional Investor Capital


Article Excerpt: "... Trump’s idea for the Space Force was to ensure the United States remain dominant in outer space as Russia, China, and other countries make advancements..."


Reference: www.swfinstitute.org

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Why one of the 'worst of the worst suspect' was out of jail at time of deadly AL officer shooting


Why one of the 'worst of the worst suspect' was out of jail at time of deadly AL officer shooting


Article Excerpt: "... Records show Lajeromeny Brown has a lengthy criminal history in Chattanooga, with charges including attempted murder, impersonating a police officer and distributing cocaine but plea deals and good behavior point to the reason why he was out of prison at the time of the shooting in Huntsville...In 2013, federal agents called the then 35-year-old a "major player" in Chattanooga's drug trade after a round up netted 32 arrest of what they called Chattanooga's worst criminals..."


Reference: www.wrcbtv.com

Huntsville rents rise as city keeps growing


Huntsville rents rise as city keeps growing


Article Excerpt: "... Only one market nationwide - Phoenix - has rents growing faster than Huntsville, RealPage said. Rent growth there is 8.1 percent. RealPage says average occupancy in Huntsville in July was nearly 98 percent and average rent was $ ..."


Reference: www.al.com
APARTMENTS RENT EXAMPLE (Upscale): Watermark at Bridge Street Town Centre 1 Bedroom $1,189 – 1,375 2 Bedrooms $1,544 – 1,704 3 Bedrooms $2,134 – 2,184 as of advertisement December 10, 2019 as per Apartments.com

Buckhorn Assistant Principal Jennifer West named Alabama Assistant Principal of the Year


Buckhorn Assistant Principal named Alabama Assistant Principal of the Year


Article Excerpt: "... Assistant Principal Jennifer West has 13 years of experience in education ..."


Reference: whnt.com