Thursday, February 23, 2017

Housing market is booming in North Alabama

Article Title: Housing market is booming in North Alabama


Article Snip: "... report by The Huntsville Area Association of Realtors shows a 9 percent spike in 2016 sales. That's compared to the number of homes sold back in 2015..."


Article Source: www.waff.com
Home sales,

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Jeff Sessions confirmed as attorney general

Jeff Sessions confirmed as attorney general

Article Title: Jeff Sessions confirmed as attorney general


Article Snip: "...Sessions' Senate seat will be vacant until Bentley appoints his successor..."


Article Source: www.fox8live.com
Jeff Sessions,

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Alabama Governor Protects Residents Declaring Alabama 'will not support sanctuary cities or institutions that harbor or shelter illegal immigrants'

Governor Bentley: Alabama will not support sanctuary cities that shelter illegal immigrants

Article Title: Governor Bentley: Alabama will not support sanctuary cities that shelter illegal immigrants


Article Snip: "...Bentley’s statement, in response, said President Trump has already taken decisive 'and necessary action to enforce our nation’s immigration laws. Alabama will not support sanctuary cities or institutions that harbor or shelter illegal immigrants, and are in clear violation of the laws of the nation..."


Article Source: whnt.com
sanctuary cities, illegal immigrants, Governor Bentley,

Friday, January 20, 2017

White students in Huntsville can't transfer out of 'failing' schools

Article Title: White students in Huntsville can't transfer out of 'failing' schools


Article Snip: "...The Alabama Accountability Act says that she can. The state law allows students to transfer out of 'failing' schools and into non-failing schools within the same school system. But McAfee's daughter won't be eligible for transfer because she is white..."


Article Source: http://www.al.com/news/huntsville/index.ssf/2017/01/white_students_in_huntsville_c.html
Education, Huntsville City Schools, Alabama Accountability Act, Reverse Discrimination, Columbia High School in Huntsville, List of 'failing' schools,

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

A city and county that does not enforce a safe school environment fails its population no matter what the economic situation is

Teachers at Huntsville elementary school claim student attacks an ongoing problem

Article Title: Teachers at Huntsville elementary school claim student attacks an ongoing problem


Article Snip: "...from kindergarten up to sixth grade in particular," Keller said. We went to Huntsville City Schools for answers. Spokesman Keith Ward could not tell us how many teachers have been injured, or details about the alleged attacks. Ward would only say they were aware of the issue and will be meeting with Keller Tuesday to discuss his concerns..."


Article Source: www.waaytv.com
Huntsville City Schools, crime, assaults, School Crime, Rolling Hills Elementary School,

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Is Sen. Jeff Sessions gambling with Alabama's seat on TVA board?

Article Title: Is Sen. Jeff Sessions gambling with Alabama's seat on TVA board?


Article Snip: "...(Ritch) was chairman of the board at that time. It took an effort from a lot of folks at TVA to make that happen, but you had his leadership." "He's been a very valuable member of the (local economic) team," Battle agreed. "He's the only chair Alabama's ever had, he's kept power rates low, and it would be a win-win for the community to keep him there." Finley and Battle, who hold non-partisan positions, say Ritch doesn't put a finger on the scale to favor Alabama or any Alabama city. But having him in the room tells industry leaders that power commitments are real and will be kept..."


Article Source:
TVA Board Chairman Joe Ritch,

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Trump Rally Continues as Dow Tops 19,000 for First Time

Article Title: Dow Tops 19,000 for First Time as Trump Rally Continues


Article Snip: "...The three main U.S. stock indexes hit records highs for the second straight day on Tuesday, with the Dow topping 19,000 points and the S&P 500 moving past 2,200 points for the first time ever as the Donald Trump-fueled rally continued..."


Article Source: fortune.com
#TrumpRally, #TeamTrump,

Friday, November 18, 2016

Trump picks Alabama lawmaker Jeff Sessions for attorney general

Article Title: Trump picks Alabama lawmaker Jeff Sessions for attorney general


Article Snip: "...United by their hardline stance against illegal immigration, Sessions helped Trump craft his campaign’s national security policy. His top policy adviser, Stephen Miller, also joined Trump’s campaign. Sessions was one of President Barack Obama’s fiercest opponents..."


Article Source: fox59.com
#TeamTrump,

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

New Buyer for Bellfonte Nuclear Plant: Will it bring quality jobs and competitive energy prices to the area?

Bellefonte Nuclear Plant Sold for $111 Million; Buyer Wants to Finish It

Article Title: Bellfonte Nuclear Plant


Article Snip: "...'Today marks the first step of an exciting new journey for the people of Alabama and Tennessee,” Haney said in a statement. 'The Bellefonte Nuclear Station will help transform communities across the region—many of which have been hit hard by the forced closure of coal power plants over the last decade. This project will bring new life to the region by creating thousands of jobs while providing assured access to reliable, affordable, zero-emission energy..."


Article Source:
Bellfonte Nuclear Plant, Babcock & Wilcox reactors, Nuclear Development LLC,

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Polaris impact on Alabama economy: $2 billion

Polaris impact on Alabama economy: $2 billion

Article Title: Polaris impact on Alabama economy: $2 billion


Article Snip: "...They came from Montgomery and Washington D.C. to throw bouquets at Polaris, heralding the formal grand opening of its new manufacturing plant in Huntsville as an economic windfall to the state..."


Article Source: www.al.com
Polaris Industries Inc., Alabama Economy",

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Drawing Amtrak to Huntsville would be a trip down the wrong track

Drawing Amtrak to Huntsville would be a trip down the wrong track

Article Title: Drawing Amtrak to Huntsville would be a trip down the wrong track


Article Snip: "...Huntsville development has long been plagued by the disease of "if only we could." Whether it was to have more restaurants or a parking lot for food trucks, no price has seemed too high in the quest to be a cosmopolitan beacon to the millennials who, according to the powers that be, are far more interested in a concert next to a brewery than a job. Enter Amtrak...."


Article Source: www.al.com
Amtrak,

Friday, September 30, 2016

Huntsville’s Academy for Science and Foreign Language earns National Blue Ribbon School honor

Huntsville’s Academy for Science and Foreign Language earns National Blue Ribbon School honor

Article Title: Huntsville’s Academy for Science and Foreign Language earns National Blue Ribbon School honor


Article Snip: "...The Academy for Science and Foreign Language is named a 2016 U.S. Department of Education National Blue Ribbon School, one of only five schools in Alabama to earn the recognition. School PTA leaders say it’s important to make a distinction between this and other Blue Ribbon awards given to schools...."


Article Source: whnt.com
Academy for Science and Foreign Language,