FIRST ALERT: Coronavirus information & impact

Updates on schools, businesses and events

  NY Stock Exchange reopens as US closes in on 100,000 dead

The trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange reopened Tuesday in a largely symbolic step toward economic recovery, and stocks surged at the opening bell, even as the official U.S. death toll closed in on 100,000, a mark President Donald Trump once predicted the country would never see.
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  Trump honors war dead in events colored by pandemic’s threat

President Donald Trump honored America’s fallen service members on Monday as he commemorated Memorial Day in back-to-back appearances in the midst of the pandemic.


Non-tax filers: how to receive your stimulus check

  Decatur officials confirm Point Mallard closed through 2020 season

Concerts in the Park series launches with virtual shows

  Redstone Arsenal reopening limited services for phased employee return

  Court records show wanted Morgan Co. man had violent past with former wife

We dug into Peters’ past and found some troubling new information.
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Farm aid program opens for applications Tuesday

Farmers and ranchers have been walloped by issues related to the closures of restaurants and schools in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

  Court records show wanted Morgan Co. man had violent past with former wife

Alan Jackson brings “Small Town Drive-In” concert to Cullman June 5

  USDA announces ‘Coronavirus Food Assistance Program’ for farmers

  Front line family: Huntsville mom, kids work health care front lines every day

  UPDATE: woman rescued after getting swept over falls at Little River Canyon identified

  Yellowhammer Brewing to close temporarily due to positive COVID-19 case

  Summer-like heat with daily storm chances

  Several Huntsville recreation centers and pools open for Memorial Day

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Great-grandmother shot, killed trying to stop fight outside DC grocery store

Family members say someone opened fire as the victim was trying to stop a fight after her granddaughter was attacked by two girls.


  Petition started to save UAH hockey program

SEC announces date athletes can return for in-person activities

The SEC says activities must be under strict supervision of designated university personnel and safety guidelines developed by each institution.


  Tennessee Valley blood donations increase on Memorial Day

  2 sought in Danville triple murder

  Huntsville commemorates Memorial Day with virtual program

  Florence hosts Memorial Day ceremony despite pandemic

  Rod and Paula Bramblett remembered year after deadly crash

The Auburn Tigers are remembering Rod and Paula Bramblett Monday, one year after they were killed in a car crash.
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  Pandemic brings smaller, subdued Memorial Day observances

U.S. authorities warned beach-goers to heed social-distancing rules to avoid a resurgence of the virus that has infected 5.4 million people worldwide and killed over 345,000, including nearly 100,000 Americans, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University.

  Rod and Paula Bramblett remembered year after deadly crash

  Guntersville bar owner excited for Memorial Day weekend rush

U.S. Space and Rocket Center to reopen end of the week

Swimmer drowns at Little River Canyon National Preserve


  NWSCC students getting checks from CARES Act

  Florence hosts Memorial Day ceremony despite pandemic

Counterfeit cash, real drugs collected in Sheffield raid