Alabama Local News

Huntsville City Council Discusses New $60 Million City Hall

Brent Wilson | December 19, 2019 New Huntsville City Hall

The City of Huntsville Administration presented City Council with an update on plans for a new Huntsville City Hall in a work session held on December 18, 2019. During the meeting, Council heard a presentation from General Services Director Ricky Wilkinson on the new building’s...

Huntsville Based Dynetics Purchased For $1.65 Billion

Brent Wilson | December 17, 2019 Dynetics

Leidos Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: LDOS) has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire privately-owned Dynetics, Inc., which is an industry-leading applied research and national security solutions company based in Huntsville, AL. The purchase price is $1.65 billion in cash. The Board of Directors of both companies unanimously approved...

Prayer Vigil Held for Fallen Huntsville Police Officer

Dakota Layton | December 9, 2019 Billy Clardy III

On Sunday, The Thin Light Support held a candlelight vigil for Officer Billy Clardy III, a Huntsville Police Officer who was shot and killed in the line of duty on Friday. Huntsville Police Department Chief Mark McMurray, Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle, members of The Thin...

Group Wants to Bring Baseball Back to Mobile

David Preston | November 22, 2019 Hank Aaron Stadium

A group headed up by one of the owners of the Southern League’s Biloxi Shuckers wants to bring minor league baseball back to Mobile. The group also includes support and investment from legendary Baseball Hall of Famers from Mobile, Alabama Hank Aaron and Ozzie Smith....

Governor Ivey Approves $18.7 Million to Help Improve Alabama Communities

Brent Wilson | November 22, 2019 Kay Ivey

Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded $18.7 million in grants for improvements in 58 Alabama communities. The funds from the Community Development Block Grant program will enable communities to provide water, improve roads and sewage systems, construct public community buildings and remove blight. “Community Development Block...

Mobile Air Passenger Traffic Grows

David Preston | November 6, 2019

Mobile Airport passenger traffic grew almost 7.4% in the fiscal year 2019 over the fiscal year 2018. This growth rate is double their normal growth rate for Mobile and over three times the projected growth rate of passenger traffic nationwide. Several factors led to this...

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