Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Aerojet Rocketdyne announces 700 new jobs for Huntsville

Article Title: Aerojet Rocketdyne announces 700 new jobs for Huntsville


Article Snip: "...Aerojet plans to consolidate sites in Sacramento and Vernon, California and Gainesville, Virginia while centralizing and expanding its existing presence in Huntsville with a new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility...."


Article Source: whnt.com
Aerojet Rocketdyne, Employment opportunities in Huntsville, Jobs,

More Reading: Aerojet Rocketdyne to cut 1,100 jobs in Sacramento, move some to L.A.

Sunday, April 2, 2017

Navy successfully tests new radar to guide Huntsville built missiles

Article Title: Navy successfully tests new radar to guide Huntsville built missiles


Article Snip: "...It was the first in a series of tests for the radar, which is intended for use on the DDG-51 or Arleigh Burke class destroyers. The AN/SPY-6(V) is designed to control Huntsville-built SM-3 and SM-6 surface to air missiles, which can be launched against aircraft, helicopters, and missiles..."


Article Source: www.waaytv.com
Standard Missile-3, Standard Missile-6, Missile Defense,

Friday, March 31, 2017

Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle exploring run for governor

Article Title: Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle exploring run for governor


Article Snip: "...Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle is about halfway through an evaluation process to determine if he will run for governor. Battle told AL.com he expected to make a decision by the end of April. Battle's interest in the job comes as no surprise - he's long been speculated as a potential candidate..."


Article Source: www.al.com
Mayor Tommy Battle,

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,