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Construction of Mixed-Use Development on Governors Drive Set for Early 2021

Developers of a mixed-use “I-565 gateway” to Huntsville’s Westside have released a preliminary rendering of the project and anticipate a “first quarter 2021” construction start. The property, some 13 acres of land on Governors Drive near the intersections with 13th and 14th streets, will be developed by The Beach Company, a Charleston, S.C.-based development company. […]

Huntsville Chosen to Test Google Fiber’s 2-Gig Service

Google Fiber is looking for a few good people to test its new 2-Gig service. According to a blog from Google Fiber’s Amalia O’Sullivan, director of product management, the company is testing the service next month in Huntsville and Nashville. “Game changers, super users, and families who need more from their internet can join the Google […]

Klasing Brings 20-plus Years of Experience to Huntsville’s Unity Psychiatric Care

Dr. Donald Klasing has been named medical director of Unity Psychiatric Care. A board-certified psychiatrist, Klasing will oversee the hospital’s clinical teams treating adults with mental health challenges or behavioral complications associated with dementia. Klasing, with more than 20 years of experience, will also offer outpatient psychiatric services to adults. He will also offer telemedical […]

Publix to Anchor The Market at Hays Farm

One of the most prominent vacant retail developments in the Huntsville metro area is getting a $23.5 million investment, it was announced Friday. Publix Super Market will serve as the grocery anchor for the Market at Hays Farm (formerly Haysland Square) development, according to developer Branch Properties. “This is an exciting development for South Huntsville […]

Mazda Toyota Manufacturing Makes Additional $830M Investment for Technology, Training Programs

Mazda Toyota Manufacturing announced Thursday an additional $830 million investment to incorporate more cutting-edge manufacturing technologies to its production lines and provide enhanced training to its workforce of up to 4,000 employees. “This newest investment by our partners at Mazda Toyota Manufacturing shows the company’s continued confidence in the ability of our community to provide […]

HudsonAlpha Study Reveals Similarities Between Wild, Domesticated Cotton

Plant genomics researchers at HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology announce the surprising results of a cotton sequencing study led by Dr. Jane Grimwood and Jeremy Schmutz, who co-direct the HudsonAlpha Genome Sequencing Center. The goal of the project was to identify differences among wild and domesticated cotton that could be used to bring back traits like […]

Pandemic Delays Production Start at Mazda Toyota Manufacturing Plant

The COVID-19 pandemic has claimed another victim in the manufacturing community. Mazda Toyota Manufacturing announced it has delayed the start of production until later next year. Delivery of vital equipment and construction work have been adversely affected by the coronavirus outbreak. Plant officials have notified state and local government agencies about the delay, said Toni […]

Stay at Home Order Issued for State

The Alabama Department of Public Health has enacted a Stay at Home Order for the state of Alabama, effective April 4 at 5 p.m. to combat the spread of COVID-19. Grocery stores and other essential businesses will remain open. Huntsville residents should stay at home, only leaving for essential needs and services, until the order […]