Entries by Bud McLaughlin

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, […]

Auto Supplier Vuteq to Join Mazda Toyota Campus; Creating 200 Jobs

Another supplier will soon be breaking ground at the massive Mazda Toyota Manufacturing plant campus in Huntsville. Japan-based Vuteq, which has operated in North America for more than three decades, will hire approximately 200 workers for its first production location in Alabama, Gov. Kay Ivey announced Wednesday. Vuteq USA plans to invest more than $60 […]

Marshall to Lead Lunar Lander Program with Huntsvillian in Charge

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine delivered some welcome news Friday to the Marshall Space Flight Center. In fact, there were two announcements: One – he said the Marshall Center, which is in charge of developing the rocket program, will also manage the lunar lander program. And, two, a Huntsvillian will lead that program. “We greatly appreciate […]