Entries by Bud McLaughlin

I-565 Night Work at Town Madison Set

MADISON — Town Madison construction continues and, with that, work on the project’s on- and off-ramps to I-565 proceeds. The Alabama Department of Transportation said motorists should expect single-lane closures and traffic shifts on I-565 eastbound east of Exit 9 (Wall Triana Highway in Madison) tonight for paving to tie-in the newly constructed ramps. Work […]

TVA Offering STEM Grants for K-12 Educators

The TVA STEM Classroom Grant Program sponsored by the Tennessee Valley Authority and Bicentennial Volunteers Inc., a TVA retiree organization, is now open for applications. The program funds Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics learning projects in classrooms and schools in the TVA service areas throughout the Tennessee Valley. The 2019-2020 application closes Oct. 20. Grants […]

Sue Wagner Named CEO at Huntsville Botanical Garden

The board of directors of Huntsville Botanical Garden has named Sue Wagner its Chief Executive Officer. Wagner succeeds Paula Steigerwald, who served as president and CEO for the past 17 years and announced her retirement in February. Wagner will start Oct. 1. “I am excited to join the team at the Huntsville Botanical Garden,” said […]

A Kick in the Grass: New Use for Joe Davis Stadium Proposed

There may be some new life breathed into Joe Davis Stadium. Think football. Think soccer. Think multi-use. The City Council heard a presentation Thursday of plans to transform Joe Davis Stadium into a multi-use stadium, which could possibly be used to host high school football games and sporting events. The presentation was in response to […]

DaikyoNishikawa US Breaks Ground on $110M Plant to Supply Mazda Toyota Factory

It’s a beautiful day in the neighborhood that is Mazda Toyota Manufacturing US. On Thursday, executives of DaikyoNishikawa US joined state and local leaders at a groundbreaking event on the MTMUS campus in Limestone County to launch construction on its $110 million manufacturing plant. It will be DNUS’s first U.S. manufacturing plant. The DNUS facility, […]