Caring for the New Hope community

The Care Center in New Hope thanks its community for donations.

  Health Department investigates violations of state health order

  UNA responds to student’s request to change the name of Bibb Graves Hall

  Most Northern Alabama churches have reopened: What do they look like now?

  Tennessee Aquarium now back open

  Juneteenth celebration happening today at Campus 805

  Are Huntsville residents wearing their masks?

Continued Coverage

  Companies recognize Juneteenth as national holiday

Atlanta Braves provides meals to UAB Hospital workers on frontlines of COVID-19 fight

  Trash Pandas hosting block party at Toyota Field

  Commission Chairman speaks on confederate monument outside Madison County Courthouse

  Citizens Coalition for Criminal Justice Reform rolls out 10 expectations

  Holmes Avenue to close on weekends for outdoor dining space

Absolutely Alabama: Introducing Ques ‘N’ Brews

If your choices are still somewhat limited by our shared situation but you still want to do some celebrating at home this weekend, there's a way to do that and stay local as well.

  Residents react to VBC being closed during pandemic

Residents react to VBC being closed during pandemic

Some North Alabama congregations to provide virtual Vacation Bible School

North Alabama Conference to offer free, virtual VBS

  Local businesses on reopening and ‘the new normal’

Local businesses on reopening and ‘the new normal’

  ‘Highest Honors’ special report

  Happy Mother’s Day from all of us at WAFF 48!

  Churches prepare to reopen under new order

One person killed in wreck in Lawrence County; ALEA says victim wasn’t wearing seatbelt

  Hispanic community needing COVID-19 info

Heartwarmers with Haley

  Lincoln Theatre finding different ways to make money while shutdown

The Lincoln Theatre has been in business since 1951.

  Madison Farmers Market staying open

Madison Farmers Market staying open

  Greater Huntsville Humane Society offering free pet food

Greater Huntsville Humane Society offering free pet food

  Food Bank of North Alabama still seeing ‘tremendous increase’ of people in need

Food Bank of North Alabama still seeing ‘tremendous increase’ of people in need

  Heartwarmers with Haley

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  Morgan County launches website to provide virtual experience of local attractions

Visit armchairmoco.com for your virtual experience!

  Downtown Decatur’s “3rd Friday” event happening online

Visit the Facebook page "3rd Friday Downtown Decatur" for an online experience of the event!

  Heartwarmers with Haley

Are you looking for some good news?

Alabama Music Hall of Fame closed during pandemic

Popular tourist attraction closed during pandemic

  North Alabama native and NFL player Rudy Ford gives back during pandemic

NFL's Rudy Ford gives back to hometown during pandemic

  Huntsville Hospital ER Department to thank community members for support

Huntsville Hospital ER Department to thank community for support

  Local team works to deliver face shields to medical practitioners

Local team works to deliver face shields to medical practitioners

Colbert County rolls out large American flag as a show of unity

Colbert County leaders roll out flag to show unity during pandemic

Popular Tuscumbia tourist attraction closed during COVID-19 pandemic

Helen Keller museum closed during COVID-19 pandemic

Arts Huntsville Launches Individual Artist Emergency Relief Grants

Arts Huntsville is a non-profit organization founded in 1962.

  Local engineer and famous YouTuber shows how to 3D print face shields

Local engineer and famous YouTuber shows how to 3D print face shields

  Nursing homes work to cheer seniors during COVID-19 lockdown

Nursing homes work to cheer seniors during COVID-19 lockdown

EAMC reports 6th coronavirus-related death, ADPH confirms over 800 cases

As of Sunday afternoon, Alabama has over 800 confirmed cases. A total of 4,755 people have been tested in the state.

FreightCar America temporarily closing Alabama plant; employee tests positive for COVID-19

Shoals business temporarily shutting down manufacturing plant

  Pure Barre Huntsville live-streaming classes during pandemic

Pure Barre Huntsville has provided a service to countless people that want to get in shape, even if it virtually.

  Rights & protections for employees during COVID-19

Attorney League says the CDC can't force businesses to practice social distancing.

Plan to Rescan March 24: WAFF 48′s signal upgrade

WAFF 48 is making a change to our transmitter signal.

Limestone County Special Olympics canceled

Limestone County canceling special Olympics

  Local YMCAs increase cleaning during coronavirus pandemic

Group activities at the YMCA have been cancelled.

Grocery store act of kindness during coronavirus pandemic

A local act of kindness during the coronavirus crisis

Limestone Senior Center closing to public

Limestone Senior Citizen closing to public

Huntsville Symphony Orchestra canceling concerts and events

Huntsville Symphony Orchestra canceling dates amid COVID-19 concerns

Morgan County Inmate dead; authorities say cause likely medical condition

Morgan County inmate death believed to be medical

Marshall Space Flight Center employee has coronavirus

All Marshall Space Flight employees will now work from home.

  Huntsville Museum of Art staying open despite coronavirus outbreak

Huntsville Museum of Art staying open despite coronavirus outbreak

  Huntsville Museum of Art celebrating 50th anniversary

Huntsville Museum of Art celebrating 50th anniversary

  Lashay B’s prom dress giveaway postponed over coronavirus concerns

Lashay B's prom dress drive is not happening Saturday due to corona concerns.

Parent Survival Guide: Helping your child prep for the SAT and ACT

If you have a child in high school you probably had the talk about going to college.

Public meeting set for Thursday to discuss future of Highway 231

ALDOT to address Highway 231 future during public meeting

WAFF-48 honored with ABBY awards

WAFF honored at ABBY awards

  Eighth Annual Community Kite Festival returning to Huntsville

The festival will feature food, entertainment, kite flying and more!

What you need to vote in Alabama’s “Super Tuesday” Primary

If you’re planning to vote in Alabama’s Super Tuesday Primary here is some helpful information.

  Ditto Landing back open after weeks of flooding

The marina has been closed for three weeks.

Two people injured in glider plane crash

Small plane crashes in Madison County injuring two people

Hazel Green Girls bring home state championship

Lady Trojans win state championship

  Tennessee Valley pastor keeping history alive

A Tennessee Valley pastor has two passions. Spreading the gospel and making sure the history of area churches is never lost.

  HudsonAlpha to host Women in STEM event

HudsonAlpha to host Women in STEM event

Huntsville Animal Services at shelter capacity; help needed

Adoptions are free for most dogs during the “Shelter at Capacity” period.

Sample ballots for March 3 primary elections

See who's on the ballot this year and start your research now!

  Come one, come all! The Venardos Circus is in town!

The Venardos Circus is at MidCity now through March 1!

  Mardi Gras celebration happening this weekend in Rocket City!

It's a Mardi Gras celebration!

Alabama A&M shows rendering of planned event center

A new, multi-use, event center could be ready for use by 2022 on the campus of Alabama A&M University.

Baby born in Birmingham on 02/20/20 at 2:20!

Harrison was born at Grandview Hospital in Birmingham on 02/20/20 at 2:20 p.m. But that’s not all.

Huntsville animal rescue group working to save dog’s leg

A Huntsville animal rescue group called Furget Me Not Animal Rescue is raising money to try and save an injured dog’s leg.

  The life and legacy of William Hooper Councill

The life and legacy of William Hooper Councill

  Jackson County Strong benefit concert set for Friday

Jackson County’s own are coming together to help raise money for victims of a deadly marina fire that killed 8 people at the end of January.

Bicentennial Black History Month book unveiled

The Department of Education unveiled the first book celebrating 200 years of Alabama African American History.

  Huntsville’s Weeden House holds first life-like paintings of freed slaves

Howard Weeden told an early history of the freed slaves of Huntsville.

  “Sons of the American Revolution” work to honor Founding Fathers

Monday is Presidents Day!

  Black History Month: The desegregation of Huntsville City Schools

Dr. Sonnie Hereford III and Dr. John Cashin didn’t give up, as they faced a number of challenges.

  Black History Month: 2 civil rights activists make a major difference in Huntsville

We are focusing on two men in this story, Dr. Sonnie Hereford III and Dr. John Cashin. Two brilliant men were major players in the civil rights movement in Huntsville.

  Visiting the Scottsboro Boys Museum

89 years ago, two white women accused nine African American teenagers of raping them aboard a Southern Railroad freight train in Scottsboro, Alabama.

  Second Chance Job Fair returning to Huntsville

The Huntsville-Madison County Chamber is bringing back the Second Chance Job Fair.