Entries by Bud McLaughlin

‘Main Street Alabama’ designation to make South Huntsville a ‘special place’

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 […]

EOS selects Huntsville for flagship manufacturing facility

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 selected as Main Street Alabama 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 […]

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. […]