Entries by Jonathan Stinson

Governor: ‘State of Opportunity’ is Competitive and Thriving

Gov. Kay Ivey was in Huntsville Wednesday to tout her administration’s accomplishments over the past year and work to garner support for an upcoming amendment to the state’s constitution that will replace the Alabama Board of Education. The Huntsville/Madison County Chamber of Commerce hosted the annual Alabama Update. The governor kicked things off by commenting […]

All the Bells and Whistles: $38.2 Million Luxury Apartment Development Planned for Balch Road

MADISON — Madison is about to see a $38.2 million, 258-unit luxury apartment development. Florence-based Bobo Development Group plans to break ground in July on the project, which will be across Balch Road from the Huntsville Hospital Heart Center. Construction is expected to take about 19 months and is being handled by Birmingham-based Capstone Building […]

Aerojet Rocketdyne Opens State-of-the-Art Propulsion Facility in Huntsville

Huntsville can expect up to 600 new jobs according to Gov. Kay Ivey, thanks to Aerojet Rocketdyne’s opening of a 136,000 square-foot rocket propulsion advanced manufacturing facility. “Between the capabilities of the Alabama workforce and your company’s innovation, our possibilities seem limitless,” Ivey said. “Aerojet’s continued expansion of its location in Huntsville will bring more […]

Bullet and Barrel Not Your Typical Gun Store

The people behind the counters at Bullet and Barrel in Huntsville are trying to redefine what a shooting-range experience is supposed to be by creating an environment that takes into account aesthetics, services and a personal touch. “It’s really designed to be welcoming to people from all walks of life,” Louis Southard, Bullet and Barrel’s […]

Remington Furloughs 200 Huntsville Workers

Monday marked the first day of about a two-month furlough for some 200 workers at the Remington plant in Huntsville. Workers are expected to return in early to mid-August, according to reports. Calls to Remington were not returned. Huntsville city officials were not available for comment. The Alabama Department of Commerce said it provided Remington […]

Hays Farm Development: ‘It’s Time; the Community Needs It’

Six to 10 years, that’s how long the Hays family expects the 850-acre, multifaceted development of Hays Farm to take. Jim Hays, John Hays and Jeff Enfinger, the owners of the property, were on hand Thursday night to highlight the details of the project to a packed house in the Martha deFord Hays Auditorium at […]