Decatur group holding free seminar on children’s anxieties, stress

  September is National Family Meals Month

  Free admission available for U.S. Space & Rocket Center Saturday

  Developments coming to Madison

  Pour It Pink event to benefit Liz Hurley Ribbon Run

  Huntsville nonprofit to make 1,000 lunches daily for kids in north Alabama

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  Guntersville Lake HydroFest returning in 2020

  #StroudStrong: WAFF’s Allen Stroud inducted into Bob Jones High School Hall of Fame

It’s Design Week in the Tennessee Valley!

Huntsville Animal Services offering $10 pet adoptions through end of September

  Sheffield hiring retired police to work school safety

  Annual Pumpkin Blast Competition

  Redstone Arsenal celebrates 24th annual Oktoberfest

Redstone Arsenal celebrates 24th annual Oktoberfest

  Name your own fee at Huntsville pet adoption event

Name your own adoption fee at the tent event this weekend by the PetSmart in Jones Valley.

  Alabama education officials asking public to take survey

The Alabama Department of Education wants you to take 10 minutes and fill out a survey.

  Hartselle police officer honored after saving woman’s life

Police Chief Justin Barley says she was brave, but was nearly the first Hartselle officer killed in the line of duty.

University of Alabama at Huntsville holding flu shot clinic for students, staff

Sunday kicks off National Suicide Prevention Week

  Rocket City Weather Fest at UAH

  Athens going teal for Gynecological Cancer Awareness Month

Register for the 2019 Veterans Day Parade

  Athens event center to be given to Alabama Veterans Museum

WeatherReady Fest coming to Huntsville this weekend

Join the WAFF 48 weather team for WeatherReady Fest 2019 at UAH this Saturday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

  Project Playground letting kids design where they want to have fun

Project Playground gives children the opportunity to design their own playground.

  Marshall County Christmas Coalition accepting applications for gift assistance

The Marshall County Christmas Coalition is lending a hand to families in need.

  WWII ship docked in Decatur

WWII ship docked in Decatur

  Decatur residents work to come up with new city slogan

Decatur residents work to come up with new city slogan

  Facade improvement grants available for some south Huntsville businesses

Businesses in south Huntsville could soon get a boost for some much-needed upgrades.

  Huntsville animal shelter facing uphill battle

Huntsville Animal Services at capacity despite adoption drive

  Gas prices to drop after summer months

Tripe A predicts drivers to save money at the pumps this fall

  Rocket City looking to become a rockin’ city

"The Rocket City" could soon be known as "The Rockin' City!"

  National Take Your Cat to the Vet Day

Today is National Take Your Cat to the Vet Day!

  New Hope Elementary coach uses “trick shot” to encourage reading

A coach at New Hope Elementary showed off his skills on the basketball court, in hopes of inspiring reading among his students.

Portion of Church Street to close for major road project

Crews will be closing down part of Church Street, from Monroe Street to Wheeler Avenue.

  Muscle Shoals rock concert to benefit local charities

Rock concert to benefit local charities

  Homicide survivors to hold new anti-violence 5K in Huntsville

A group in Huntsville has a new way to help raise awareness about crime prevention in the community with a 5K.

  Help ‘Clear the Shelters’ in north Alabama

Several local animal shelters are participating in the national Clear the Shelters animal adoption effort.

  Public golf tournament at National Weather Association conference in Huntsville

The National Weather Association is having its annual conference in Huntsville this year.

Business course offered in Lawrence County

The Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce is offering a 10-week business 101 course.

  Staying engaged with your child’s school

Now that students have been back in class for about a week, most families are finding themselves slipping back into the old school time routine they dropped in May.

  Huntsville councilman holding town hall this week

Huntsville Councilman Will Culver is continuing his 8 for 8 Town Hall series.

  Grant community working to revive park

Members of the Grant community are working together to give a little bit of TLC to the park.

  Boaz hosts grand opening for city park

Boaz hosts grand opening for city park

  Decatur VFW on a mission to honor veterans’ graves with wreaths

The Decatur VFW post is participating in Wreaths Across America.

  Decatur hiring school crossing guards

The Decatur Police Department is hiring additional school crossing guards for the 2019-2020 school year.

  Pet adoption special this week at Huntsville Animal Services

Huntsville Animal Services is offering a special back-to-school $10 adoption fee for cats and dogs.

  Is your kid’s backpack on right?

Here are a few tips to make sure your kids' backpacks are on right before they head out the door!

  Start the ‘World’s Longest Yard Sale’ in Alabama

The 127 Yard Sale claims the title as the longest yard sale in the world.

  North Alabama photo celebrates rainbow babies

A professional photographer from north Alabama felt a calling to help mothers of rainbow babies celebrate their children.

  ‘World’s Longest Yard Sale’ starts this week

127 Yard Sale spans nearly 700 miles, running from Alabama to Michigan.

  Upcoming empowerment event in Huntsville to help women in recovery

Best Life Recovering Residence is partnering with yoga instructor Maria Brito for a yoga class and women empowerment talk..

Liz Hurley Ribbon Run registration

The Liz Hurley Ribbon Run is North Alabama’s largest 5K race with 6,500 runners and walkers. Event proceeds benefit the Liz Hurley Breast Cancer Fund at Huntsville Hospital Foundation, providing the latest in cutting-edge diagnostic technology for the Huntsville Hospital and Madison Hospital Breast

Mud volleyball cancer fundraiser in Athens on July 20

County for a Cure will be hosting the third annual Volleyball for a Cure tournament on July 20 at Swan Creek Park in Athens.

Apollo 11 50th anniversary celebration schedule

Here is the schedule for Huntsville’s celebration of the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11.

  ‘Twinless Twins’ support convention coming to Huntsville

The Twinless Twin International Support Group is having their annual conference at the Westin from Thursday, July 11 to Saturday, July 13.

Penny-a-page promotion returns to Books-A-Million

Books-A-Million is bringing back it’s popular Penny-A-Page promotion. A similar promotion was held in 2018 and was extremely popular.

  Free adult pet adoptions at Huntsville Animal Services

Huntsville Animal Services is at full capacity, so they’ve started a new adoption special earlier than expected.

  HydroFest kicks off at Lake Guntersville

Racers come to HydroFest for the great southern hospitality and beautiful scenery of Lake Guntersville.

  Huntsville police hosting summer reading program for kids

This summer, Huntsville police officers are hosting a program for kids in the community.

18th annual John Memorial Golf classic benefits mentoring and education programs

This is a classic 100 Black Men hold every year in honor of John Riche.

  Autism fundraiser in Huntsville this weekend

A fundraiser to benefit the Autism Society of Alabama will be at Campus 805.

  Guntersville Lake HydroFest is this weekend

If you’re looking for something fun to do this week, now is the perfect time to make plans for HydroFest at Lake Guntersville.

  Bassmaster tournament brings in anglers, revenue

The Bassmaster Elite Series in Lake Guntersville is one of the biggest fishing tournaments of the year.

  New support dog helping children at National Children’s Advocacy Center

The newest member of the National Children’s Advocacy Center in Huntsville is tasked with helping calm children during difficult times.

Frank Abagnale to share tips on how to avoid fraud and identity theft

Frank Abagnale will be speaking at the Jackson Center on Thursday, July 18th.

Drive-By Truckers to play Decatur in September

According to our news partners at the Athens News Courier, the Drive-By Truckers will perform two back-to-back shows at the Princess Theatre in Decatur in September, according to a press release.

  Longtime Huntsville company destroyed in fire cuts the ribbon on new facility

A familiar family-based printing company devastated by a fire nearly two years ago opened a new facility Wednesday. Allied Digital Printing owners and staff cut the ribbon on the new brand new building where the company has stood for three decades.

  Armed Forces Celebration Week in Huntsville

Next week, Huntsville will be home to a weeklong celebration of the sacrifices made by America’s armed forces.

  Decatur gym hosting LGBTQ+ fundraiser

In honor of Pride Month, Golden Ape CrossFit in Decatur will host the first OUTWOD event in Alabama.

  Huntsville City Schools auctioning off vehicles

Huntsville City Schools’ property and asset management is auctioning off more than two dozen vehicles in a surplus sale.

  Madison County nonprofit focuses on foster, adoptive families

The North Alabama Foster Closet is a nonprofit that’s dedicated to helping those who give back to children in need.

  Economic impact: Cook Museum sees thousands opening weekend

More than 3,000 people lined up this weekend to check out Decatur’s newest museum, a business venture that could mean big bucks for the River City.

  Inside look at one of Madison County’s first Scouts BSA all-girls troops

For more than 100 years, the Boy Scouts of America Organization only had one qualification to join the Boy Scouts Program. You had to be a boy. In 2017, the organization announced major changes to two of its iconic programs.

  American Cancer Society hosting 1st Rocket City Best Fest fundraiser

Join Huntsville’s first ever Rocket City Best Fest to help fight cancer.

  Cook Museum of Natural Science to open Friday

The immersive experience is so unique to Decatur and to the region.

National Cyber Summit taking place in Huntsville

The summit will be held June 4-6 at the Von Braun Center.

Concerts in the Park begin this Monday

Arts Huntsville and the City of Huntsville Department of Parks & Recreation present the 2019 Concerts in the Park season. Concerts in the Park will be held every Monday evening, June 3rd – August 5th, showcasing a mix of musical genres.

Huntsville Animal Services offering $10 pet adoptions

Huntsville Animal Services is offering a $10 adoption special, June 3-15, on adult pets at the Shelter. Anyone looking for a family pet is encouraged to visit the Animal Shelter instead of purchasing a pet through a breeder.

  YMCA hiring teens this summer

The YMCA wants to help teenagers and young adults get work experience.

  Family water spots open around north Alabama as summer heats up

There are a lot of options for north Alabama families to fend off the summer heat. And they’ve all opened their doors.