Monday, June 26, 2017

Blue Origin to build high-tech facility in Huntsville; will bring hundreds of jobs

Blue Origin to build high-tech facility in Huntsville; will bring hundreds of jobs

Article Title: Blue Origin to build high-tech facility in Huntsville; will bring hundreds of jobs


Article Snip: "...On Monday morning at Space and Rocket Center, Governor Kay Ivey announced that Blue Origin will build a 400,000 square foot facility at Cummings Park. Blue Origin is a privately-owned aerospace company founded by Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos..."


Article Source: www.waff.com
Employment opportunities in Huntsville, Jobs, Rocket Motors, Blue Origin,

Friday, May 26, 2017

Huntsville ranked Alabama's 3rd largest city and growing

Huntsville ranked Alabama's 3rd largest city and growing

Article Title: Huntsville ranked Alabama's 3rd largest city and growing


Article Snip: "...the third largest city in Alabama. Additional Links Census: Texas has 4 of top 5 fastest growing large US cities And experts predict we're just years away from becoming Alabama's most populated city. "This is a great thing. This is a sign that we're growing and that we're growing at a responsible level. We're adding about 2,000 jobs a year on average, which is a very sustainable growth pattern. and we're very well prepared as a community to support that growth," said Lucia Cape of Huntsville Economic Development..."


Article Source: www.waff.com
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Wednesday, May 24, 2017

MSFC, nonprofit clinic analyze north Alabama impact of Trump's budget

MSFC, nonprofit clinic analyze north Alabama impact of Trump's budget

Article Title: MSFC, nonprofit clinic analyze north Alabama impact of Trump's budget


Article Snip: "...The director of Marshall Space Flight Center, Todd May, said on Tuesday that the budget proposal supports space exploration. "Marshall's proposed budget for 2018 is approximately $2.7 billion," said May. "This gives us the resources we need to deliver on our commitments, most notably $1.9 million for the space launch system..."


Article Source: www.waff.com
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC), space exploration, space launch system,

Monday, May 22, 2017

MidCity recognized as one of nation’s largest real estate developments

MidCity recognized as one of nation’s largest real estate developments

Article Title: MidCity recognized as one of nation’s largest real estate developments


Article Snip: "...MidCity development is among 12 of the nation's largest projects ranked by National Real Estate Investor - a real estate publication...."


Article Source: whnt.com
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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,