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Newscasts on September 17:

Dancing for Diversity

Come dance the night away with us! This event promotes dance as a great form of exercise, as well as a way to experience a diverse lineup of instructors and types of dance.

This is a free, family-friendly Healthy Huntsville event located at S.R. Butler Green (the greenspace at Campus No. 805.)

Enjoy Zumba for Kids, Werq, Line Dance, Bollywood, Bachata and more!

Free Glass Collecting

The upcoming collection event (9/18) will have very similar guidelines as the first, with a few additions. You can bring your household glass in anything from totes to old boxes or used grocery bags.

Event Time: 9 a.m. - 1p.m.

Below is a list of everything that will be accepted.

-Wine, liquor, juice, and beer bottles of any size or shape. Please remove and recycle lids and closures (when possible)

-Jars of any kind (jelly, pickles, pasta sauce, olives, candles, etc.) Please remove and recycle lids/closures and preferably labels

-Essential oil or perfume and similar bottles

-Broken or chipped containers from those listed above

Removing lids, closures and labels is a request, not a requirement. Don’t worry about removing labels from everything you’ve been storing, just try to for the containers you use between now and collection.
Below is a list of everything that will NOT be accepted

We are not able to accept Pyrex (or similar) bakeware, dishware, windows, mirrors, light bulbs, plate glass, or any other type of construction or auto glass. We are also no able to recycling ceramics of any kind.

Newscasts on September 16:

Limestone County drive-thru COVID testing:

Click here for the sign-up form

Newscasts on September 13:

Pizza Hut hiring in North Alabama.

Newscasts on September 10:

Huntsville Museum of Art 9/11 Photo Exhibit

The new exhibit is called "9/11 and Beyond: Photographs from the Associated Press". It includes fifty photos showing how 9/11 has impacted every part of the country. The raw, authentic emotions of the country are represented all over the exhibit. 

Tennessee Riverkeeper will be hosting a cleanup on Dry Branch Creek on Saturday, September 11, 2021 from 9am to 1pm. Meet at the Corner of Davis Street NW and Washington Street NW in Decatur, Alabama

Please register here: https://forms.gle/mLRe5xwkPGeytJzL6

Newscasts on September 8:

Movies in the Park:

"Movies in the Park returns for Fall Fridays hosted at Constitution Hall Park! Each night will have themed entertainment and food vendors prior to the movie showing. This Friday enjoy GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY."

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Newscasts on August 27:


Newscasts on August 25:

Athens Mayor's Youth Commission

Newscasts on August 24:

ADPH COVID vaccine locater.

Newscasts on August 23:

Huntsville Restaurant and Hospitality Career Fair coming August 24.

Bridge Street Town Center is hiring employees for its October opening.

Newscasts on August 20:

Huntsville City Schools is hiring

Newscasts on August 18:

The Athens-Limestone County Public Library is temporarily closed through Saturday, August 21, due to a COVID exposure.

The Madison Police Department is holding a free self-defense course for women ages 12 and up. Pre-registration is required.

Newscasts on August 12:

Central North Alabama Health Services, Inc., HAPPI Health and Thrive Alabama are partnering to give away 288 backpacks which are filled with school supplies at their Community Fun and Wellness Festival. The free event will be hosted at the Dr. Robert Shurney Legacy Center on Saturday, August 14, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Newscasts on August 11:

McDonald's Greater Tennessee Valley Operators Association is giving 10% of its a la carte fry sales from August 16 to August 20 towards providing local teachers with school supplies.

Newscasts on August 10:

NASA is recruiting for a year-long Mars mission simulation.

Newscasts on August 9:

Wallace State Community College is hosting a COVID-19 vaccine clinic from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on August 19. Click here to pre-register for the event. Walk-ins are also accepted.

Yelda Management Company partnered with Huntsville Hospital to host a vaccine clinic. The first dose will be administered on August 11 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. and the second dose will be administered on September 1 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Attendees are asked to bring a valid form of ID.

Newscasts on July 29:

Registration for CNI Solutions' free hairstyling event.

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Newscasts on July 28:

The Decatur Police Department is also looking to hire part-time crossing guards for the upcoming school year. Interested individuals must have either a high school diploma or a GED certificate. For more information or to find an application, visit the city of Decatur's website.

City of Madison road work: The City of Madison would like to inform residents that the intersection of Royal Drive and Sullivan Street will be closed to traffic starting 7:00am through 6:00pm on Thursday, July 29th. North-South Traffic movement will continue on Sullivan Street, however residents will need to use Dublin Drive in order to gain access to Royal Drive. Turning movements from Sullivan Street onto Royal Drive will not be allowed. The closure will allow storm pipe to be installed across Royal Drive as part of the Sullivan Widening Project. We ask motorists to be aware of this roadwork and use Dublin Drive to gain access to Royal Drive.

Newscasts on July 27:

Nurse Recruitment: CullmanRegional.com

RELATED: Cullman Regional holding hiring event for nurses, nursing students

Athens roadwork:
Contractor plans to close lanes on U.S. 31 and Hobbs Street starting Wednesday, July 28, for the Midtown Centre access improvements. Lane closures will occur off and on over the next two weeks as the contractor makes improvements to the at the U.S. 31/Hobbs Street intersection. - from City of Athens

Madison County roadwork:

Madison County District Four crews will be replacing 2 cross drains under the road near the addresses of 4296 and 4346 Elkwood Section Road in between Old Railroad Bed Road and Wall Triana Highway, in the northern portion of Madison County. 

Repairs will begin at 8:00am on Wednesday, July 28.  Work should be completed by 4:00pm, weather permitting.

Traffic will limited in this area of Elkwood Section Road most of the day on Wednesday.  Lane closures will occur at various times throughout the day.

 Drivers are urged to use an alternate route, if possible and to use extreme caution while workers are in the area. - from Madison County 

Newscasts on July 26:

Riverfest BBQ and Music Fest is coming to Decatur in August. The event is set to take place on August 27 and August 28 at Ingalls Harbor. Tickets cost $10 per person.

The Huntsville City Schools Board of Education announced that it will require students to wear a mask while indoors at school.

RELATED: Huntsville City Schools to require people older than 2 two wear masks

Alabama state law prevents employers from requiring employees to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, but the law leaves a gray area when it comes to masking.

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One Decatur teacher has been busy preparing her classroom for her very first year teaching full-time.

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