Entries by Bud McLaughlin

Garver project to be inducted into Alabama Engineering Hall of Fame

A signature water treatment project by a Huntsville engineering firm has earned Alabama’s highest engineering honor . Garver Engineering’s Tuscumbia Water Treatment Plant and Supply Improvements project is being inducted into the State of Alabama Engineering Hall of Fame, joining less than 50 other projects in achieving the recognition since its inception in 1987. The […]

Madison sets groundbreaking for development, baseball stadium

MADISON — The first pitch won’t be thrown for another two years, but progress continues to round the bases for Madison’s multi-use development, including a baseball stadium for the city’s new minor league team. City officials have set a groundbreaking for June 9 at the site of Town Madison, adjacent to I-565 and Zierdt Road. […]

Travel industry sets record in Madison County

Visitors to Madison County provided a nearly $1.3 billion economic impact in 2016, according to figures released Wednesday by the Huntsville/Madison County Convention & Visitors Bureau and the Alabama Tourism Department. It was the highest level ever for the county as travel and tourism provided more than 16,400 jobs. It was a 9.2 percent increase […]

Huntsville’s T-H Marine Supplies acquires Blue Water LED

T-H Marine Supplies has acquired Blue Water LED, a producer of LED light kits and components for recreation vehicles. Jeff Huntley, president of Huntsville-based T-H Marine, made the announcement of the deal Monday. “We are so excited to announce the acquisition of the Blue Water assets,” Huntley said. “We have long admired the quality of […]

New International Cargo Connection for HSV: Panalpina Launches Flights to Mexico

Panalpina has added Queretaro International Airport in Mexico to its charter network which also connects Mexico City and Guadalajara with Panalpina’s air freight gateway in Huntsville, according to a news release from Huntsville International Airport. Querétaro’s addition to the regular connections of the Panalpina Charter Network means Panalpina is the only freight carrier to serve […]

Remington Outdoor emerges from Chapter 11

Remington Outdoor, which has a facility in Huntsville, emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy Thursday after completing a debt-cutting deal with creditors. Remington, America’s oldest gunmaker, filed for bankruptcy protection in March. Under the reorganization plan, more than $775 million in Remington debt has been converted into equity. Remington also received a $193 million new lending […]