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  1. United Way & Impact Alabama begin free tax prep service for Huntsville-area familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    Beginning on January 20th, Impact Alabama's SaveFirst initiative, in partnership with the United Way of Madison County and UAH, will provide free income tax preparation services to working families making less than $52,000/year with kids in the home or $20,000/year without kids in the home. Interested individuals should call 1-844-44-TAX-AL to schedule a free appointment.


  2. Decatur Police starting up a new unit - the boat unitRead the original story

    Friday Jan 16 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    The Decatur Police Department is about to add a new unit - a boat unit. It comes thanks to a federal grant and lots of donations from the River City's business community.


  3. Decatur School Board approves land for new Austin High School & plans for new Decatur High SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    The Decatur City School Board took a major step towards building a new school for the district's growing enrollment Tuesday. Tuesday morning, members gave final approval on purchasing the land that will be the site of a new Austin High School.


  4. Informational meeting & sign-up for Morgan County Virtual School tonight in DecaturRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    Meanwhile, adults were hard at work learning how to run the new virtual school. It's due to open February 2 online.


  5. Cross country runner makes stop in Huntsville to raise Alzheimer's awarenessRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    In 2013, he ran 2,600 miles from Savannah, Georgia to Monterey, California - logging an average of 22 miles a day and wearing out nine pairs of running shoes. "I got to stay in assisted living homes last year, over 40 of them.


  6. Decatur officials: Sweetwater development on holdRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 29 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    Part of the issue is a legal dispute over the property, which may have become a Bass Pro Outdoor World store with other shops and housing in the future under the deal. "Right now the developer and the landowner are in litigation and there's nothing that can be done [for the project to move forward] until that's settled," said Decatur council member Chuck Ard Monday evening.


  7. Former State Representative, Decatur Mayor Bill Dukes dies at 87Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    Former State Representative Bill J. Dukes of Decatur died Thursday morning. He served in the Alabama State House for 16 years and prior to that, served as Mayor of Decatur for 18 years.


  8. Site for new Decatur High School chosenRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    The Decatur City School Board Tuesday afternoon approved a site for the new Decatur High School. It will be built on the site of the existing Decatur High, with much of the new structure going across the street where Somerville Elementary School is currently located.


  9. Holiday Lights: Chatam Avenue, DecaturRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    It's the holiday season, and what better way to get in the Christmas spirit than by looking at Christmas lights. Our Holiday Lights Showcase for December 13 is at 2312 Chatam Avenue SW in Decatur.


  10. Shackelford Wins Community Service AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    The Wuerffel Trophy is a national award given to the college football player who exhibits "exemplary community service." Shackelford is a Decatur, Ala., native.


  11. Decatur hires eight firefightersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    Monday was the very first day on the job for eight new members of Decatur Fire and Rescue. It'll be a year before they earn the title of firefighter.


  12. Huntsville crews prepare to monitor their own parts of Orion test launchRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    The clock on the wall tells you all you need to know, but there's still something magical about hearing the press conference begin with, "Good morning and welcome back to Kennedy Space Center for today's pre-launch briefing for the Orion flight test, which is now less than twenty-four hours away." Larry Gagliano helps to head up one of the key systems of Orion out of Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville.


  13. Constitution Village in desperate need of repair, money hard to findRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    This month Constitution Village in downtown Huntsville is transformed into Santa's Village. But the lights and decorations can't hide the signs of neglect at the museum.


  14. Limestone County man pleads guilty to murdering grandmotherRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    A sudden end to a Limestone County murder trial that wasn't set to begin until Tuesday. James Paul Pigg pleaded guilty to murdering his grandmother Monday morning.


  15. Decatur golf course land rezoned for new Austin High SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    Plans are moving forward for a new high school in Decatur. The planning commission just rezoned some land for the school, as well as space for a convenience store that sells beer and wine.


  16. Five brothers recall serving during Vietnam WarRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    In the 1960s, one Decatur family sent five boys off to war. Now, every year those men can be found in the same spot at the Huntsville Veterans Parade.


  17. Highway 31 in Decatur to get extra lane, new surfaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    "Here's the problem, people commuting into Morgan County from Madison and Limestone Counties, there's huge backup," said Alabama Senator Arthur Orr. Bids will open in February for a construction project expected to cost anywhere between seven and nine million dollars.


  18. Habitat for Humanity dedicates home for Decatur womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    That was the case today, when Decatur resident Barbara Crayton was handed a set of keys as she heard the words 'Welcome to your new home.' "I'm just glad to be in a new home and I can say it's my own," said Crayton.


  19. Local dentist's office set to begin Candy Buy-Back to benefit overseas troopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    The dentist's office is asking donors to also write thank-you letters to the troops.


  20. Testimony resumes Tuesday morning in Rodney Hagood murder trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    A woman who once worked with Stacey Hagood testified Monday afternoon Hagood feared she would never be able to escape her ex-husband. Hagood's daughter told the court she and her mother lived in fear of her father, Rodney Hagood.


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