Life’s good in Huntsville – literally and figuratively. LG Electronics, a long-time player in Huntsville has business announced plans for a $28 million solar panel assembly plant. The plant will create 160 jobs and workers will assemble LG’s “Neon 2” series 60-cell modules. The high-performance solar panels will generate more than 17 percent more power […]
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Huntsville has undergone several identities over the past century: From cotton capital to the Rocket City to the Silicon Valley of the South.
Now, there’s a new addition to the city’s monikers – The New Wave of Nuclear.
Redstone Federal Credit Union has been named Credit Union of the Year by the National Association of Federally-Insured Credit Unions (NAFCU). RFCU President/CEO Joe Newberry received the award during at the annual NAFCU Conference and Solutions Expo in Seattle, Wash. “To be recognized by NAFCU as the Credit Union of the Year is such an […]
A pair of HudsonAlpha companies are combining to speed the discovery of new antibiotics. CFD Research Corp. has acquired the drug discovery division of iXpressGenes; both are associate companies at Huntsville-based HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology. As part of the acquisition, CFDRC obtained iXG’s high-throughput antimicrobial discovery platform called EMAD (Extremophilic Microbiome Antimicrobial Discovery) and all […]
There may be no specified downtown nor an entertainment district per se. In fact, South Huntsville’s “main street” is a four-lane divided highway that carries a U.S. route designation. But, the area that stretches from roughly south of Governors to drive to the Tennessee River is a Main Street Alabama community. “I couldn’t be more […]
If the line of cars on Zierdt Road and the hundreds of people who showed up for a groundbreaking ceremony were any indication, baseball has definitely returned to North Alabama.
Thousands of athletes are racing to the Rocket City this weekend for a chance to win gold. Meanwhile, Huntsville stands to reap some gold of its own – or green – through the economic impact from the Alabama State Games XXXVI.
The associate deputy director of the FBI had an ominous warning Wednesday at the 2018 National Cyber Summit. “When will a cyber 9/11 occur?” he asked the audience. “… it’s already begun.”
Electro Optic Systems (EOS), a leading Australian technology company in the aerospace and defense markets, has selected Huntsville for its flagship U.S. manufacturing facility. The company made the announcement Wednesday, joined by state and city leaders at the Huntsville/Madison County Chamber. “EOS is very happy to have the opportunity to formally join the Huntsville community,” […]
South Huntsville has been designated a Main Street Alabama community, according to a statement Friday from the nonprofit Main Street Alabama organization. The area of Huntsville will join a statewide effort to build stronger communities through effective downtown and neighborhood commercial district revitalization. Main Street Alabama uses a national model with a 40-year track record […]