Entries by Bud McLaughlin

South Huntsville Businesses Receive Facade Improvement Grants

There will soon be a new look to some South Huntsville businesses. Nearly a dozen small businesses will be able to improve their storefronts, facades and even landscaping thanks to Façade Improvement Grants, the South Huntsville Main Business Association announced. Business owners applied for the grants, sponsored by Redstone Federal Credit Union. The businesses demonstrated […]

CityCentre to Become City’s Social/Cultural Epicenter

As Huntsville continues to grow and evolve, its downtown is going through a metamorphosis of its own. And, sometime in the next decade, Huntsville will eclipse other cities in the state economically, culturally and in population. Speaking of Eclipse, that’s the name of the newest project that will add to the downtown skyline. “We are […]

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 […]