Entries by Bud McLaughlin

FBI to expand presence on Redstone Arsenal

  Huntsville’s moniker as “the Federal City of the South” was further bolstered Thursday with the announcement of a planned FBI expansion. The FBI, which has about 300 personnel stationed at Redstone Arsenal, will add another 1,350 employees, according to the agency’s senior executive at Redstone, Robert Hamilton. The personnel will come from the Washington […]

Onyx Aerospace opens office in Stovehouse

  Athens-based Onyx Aerospace has expanded and opened an office in Stovehouse on Huntsville’s Westside. The announcement was made by Stovehouse Properties and Crunkleton Commercial Real Estate. The aerospace engineering firm will occupy a 2,058-square-foot open-air office space. “Stovehouse is a vibrant destination that has given us the freedom and flexibility we were looking for,” said […]

Trash Pandas launch logo to worldwide acclaim and demand

  MADISON — Admittedly, Ralph Nelson said he didn’t like the nickname of the new baseball team. “To be honest, I hated the name (Trash Pandas),” he said. Now, Nelson, who is the CEO of the Rocket City Trash Pandas, is the biggest fan of the name. On Saturday, the team launched its official logo […]

Trash Pandas to Unveil Logos, Team Colors on Saturday

MADISON — Amidst a cavalcade of music, fireworks and unprecedented excitement, the Rocket City Trash Pandas will unveil their team colors and six – yes, 6 – logos at a grand celebration Saturday night in Madison’s Dublin Park. “We are just so grateful for the unprecedented support we’ve received from Madison, Huntsville and throughout North […]

Turner celebrates topping out at Aerojet Rocketdyne plant

Turner Construction recently celebrated the topping-out for Aerojet Rocketdyne’s Advanced Manufacturing Facility in Huntsville. The facility began construction in March and is set for completion in December. The 136,000-square-foot industrial facility, sitting on 18.25 acres at the corner of Pulaski Pike and Prosperity Drive, will be used to produce subcomponents of the AR1 rocket engines, […]

Sentar awarded $12.1 Billion U.S. Army contract

  Sentar, a Woman-Owned Small Business, was recently awarded a potential, nine-year, $12.1 billion contract from the Army. The Huntsville-based company specializes in advanced cybersecurity and intelligence services and technology. The award is an indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract for Information Technology Enterprise Solutions-3 services, known as ITES-3S. The program  is expected to be the Army’s primary […]

Star Lab moves office to Stovehouse

  A Washington, D.C.-based security company has moved its Huntsville office to the city’s Westside. Star Lab, an embedded security company which provides solutions to defense and commercial customers, recently moved to the Stovehouse development. The company relocated its Huntsville engineering facility to a 4,626 square-foot space at the historic mixed-use development on Governors Drive. […]

Frontier Takes Flight at Huntsville International Airport

It was a Rocky Mountain high kind of day Friday when Frontier Airlines’ first flight from Huntsville took off. “We are excited to be starting service and proud to bring our unique brand of ‘Low Fares Done Right’ to Huntsville,” said Jonathan Freed, director of Corporate Communications for Frontier Airlines. “Frontier is always looking for […]

HudsonAlpha Receives $1.29M for Digital Storytelling Tool

The HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology has received a five-year, $1.29 million grant to develop a story-driven digital learning platform for bioinformatics and infectious disease. The grant comes from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences of the NIH through the Science Education Partnerships Awards (SEPA). The program, called “Filtered,” takes students on a journey of […]