Sensory Inclusive Santa: a photo op for kids with special needs

  Priceville Jr. High students fill carts for children in need

  Shooting for success: Using technology for better basketball

Canathon at Spring Avenue Walmart in Decatur Helps Volunteer Center of Morgan Co.

  Huntsville Christmas Parade celebrates the diversity of Huntsville

Tent City Project of Huntsville to provide food buckets to homeless

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  Nursing home hosts Thanksgiving celebration for residents

  Athens Limestone Animal Shelter asking for pet food donations

  Army seeks to appeal to new generation with ‘What’s Your Warrior?’ campaign

  Event in Huntsville to highlight child care needs among employees

Huntsville organization collecting canned goods for city’s homeless

Public input wanted on naming new Madison City Schools

Christmas on the Square space still available in Moulton

Trees remain available for rent in Moulton; Christmas on the Square

  “Buy a Tree Change a Life” raising money for children around the world

Madison church selling Christmas trees to help charities around the world.

  Bank Independent collecting toys for the 9th annual Toy Share

Bank Independent is preparing for its ninth annual Toy Share drive.

Madison ballpark construction progress on track for opening day

Madison ballpark construction progress on track for opening day

  Lights Up event happening at Bridge Street Town Centre

Tua gets the start against Miss. State, goes down in the second quarter

  Huntsville Animal Shelter open house has holiday fun and furry friends

  Flint Crossing Outdoors offers free store item to food drive participants

  Christmas kickoff events happening this weekend in Tennessee Valley

Strut your Mutt in Huntsville

  November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month

  Galaxy of Lights 2019 begins November 15

The Galaxy of Lights opens up for foot traffic November 15.

REPLAY: 2019 Huntsville-Madison County Veterans Day Parade

Thousands of people attended the 2019 Veterans Day Parade in downtown Huntsville.

How you can participate in Canathon 2019

We need your help to feed those in need this winter. WAFF 48 is partnering with north Alabama Walmart locations across the Tennessee Valley for Canathon 2019. You can find a full list of participating locations below.

  Details for 2019 Veterans Day Parade

Details on 2019 Veterans Day Parade

  Turkey box giveaway sign-ups coming to Huntsville Downtown Rescue Mission

The Downtown Rescue Mission is giving away 800 turkey boxes for those who may not have the means to provide a Thanksgiving meal for their families.

  Food bank in need of donations ahead of Thanksgiving

The Food Bank of North Alabama faces a shortage of food ahead of Thanksgiving.

2019 Veterans Day Parade

The 2019 Huntsville-Madison County Veterans Day Parade is set for Monday, November 11.

  New Salvation Army red kettles feature digital payment

New Salvation Army red kettles feature digital payment method

  Inaugural 5k Run Against Violence looks to raise money for those affected

This is the first year for the 5K Run Against Violence in the Tennessee Valley.

  Mr. Peanut visits Rocket City!

Mr. Peanut visits Rocket City!

  New initiative to help clean up Alabama roadways

Community colleges and K-12 schools are partnering during the month of November to help keep Alabama beautiful.

  Genealogy event could lead you to this Huntsville cemetery

Glenwood Cemetery is a vital piece of history a group of women from totally different backgrounds want to hold on to and restore.

  Blue pumpkins raising autism awareness this Halloween

People carrying blue pumpkins this Halloween may be autistic.

Four Tennessee Valley communities make top 10 of “Best Places for Young Families” in AL

The report looked at family-friendly factors, including income, home affordability, and education.

  Explore Alabama’s autumn skies at the Intuitive Planetarium

Happening this week, you have a chance to learn more about the cosmos, at the Alabama Autumn Skies event.

  Rocket City Adventure Race

Rocket City Adventure Race

White cane day held in Tuscumbia near home of Helen Keller

White cane day held in Tuscumbia near home of Helen Keller

Recovery efforts suspended for missing kayaker

Recovery efforts suspended for missing kayaker

UAH Chargers hopeful as they take on Minnesota State

UAH Chargers to hit home ice in game against Northern Michigan

  Bridge Street Town Centre hosts first annual fall festival

Bridge Street Town Centre hosts first annual fall festival

  Annual makers market today in downtown Huntsville

Makers market coming to downtown Huntsville

  Marine Reserves need north Alabama Toys for Tots donations

North Alabama’s Marine Corps Reserve unit members are doing their best to collect donations for this year’s Toys for Tots campaign.

  Statewide human chain to put domestic violence prevention awareness in spotlight

Domestic violence affects thousands of people oftentimes in the safety of their own home.

  Find your BOO: Free dog adoptions at Huntsville Animal Services

Huntsville Animal Services is getting into the Halloween spirit with an adoption special.

  How to find a north Alabama drug take back day event

Saturday is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day and local law enforcement agencies and other community partners will be collecting items all over the country.

  National Prescription Drug Take Back day “good step” in fighting opioid crisis

Leftover pills can go from gathering dust to being used for illegal purposes.

Athens Storytelling Festival begins Tuesday

Storytellers from around the state and country will be coming into Athens this week as the Storytelling Festival begins.

Upcoming flu shot clinics across north Alabama

Flu shot clinics are happening in multiple counties across North Alabama.

Huntsville to host Rocket City Collegiate Hockey showcase; six teams to compete

Benton H. Wilcoxon Municipal Ice Complex to host Rocket City Collegiate Hockey Showcase

  Zumbathon to raise money for breast cancer fighters

Zumbathon to raise money for breast cancer fighters

Tennessee man drowns after his canoe capsizes

Tennessee man drowns near Scottsboro

Dekalb County man dies in early morning wreck

Dekalb County man dead in single-vehicle accident

  Breast cancer researchers racing for information

How is it that two unrelated 6-year breast cancer survivors have very similar extensive family histories yet doctors can’t find a genetic reason for their cancers?

  Details on packet pickup for Liz Hurley Ribbon Run

Details on packet pickup for Liz Hurley Ribbon Run

  Nonprofit serving people with intellectual disabilities seeks donations ahead of holiday season

This year, the nonprofit is seeking donations ahead of the holiday season, when it provides extra assistance.

  Actor to speak at gala to kick off Scottsboro Boys museum project

On Nov. 14, a famous Alabamian will kick off efforts to build a civil rights museum in Decatur.

Huntsville Animal Services offering free adoptions during construction

Huntsville Animal Services offering free dog adoptions

Rocket City Trash Pandas to make big announcement on Monday

Rocket City Trash Pandas to make an announcement on Monday

  Out of Darkness Community Walk

Out of Darkness Community Walk

  Hazel Green hosts pink football game to honor cancer fighters

Hazel Green hosts pink football game to honor cancer fighters

  Ride-hailing drivers and police officers work together to keep community safe

Huntsville Police say ride-hailing drivers help keep DUI arrest numbers down.

  Nominations open for best places to work in Huntsville

Nominations are now open for the Huntsville/Madison County Chamber’s Best Places to Work Awards.

  Holiday hiring fair underway at Best Buy in Huntsville

A hiring fair is underway to staff the Huntsville Best Buy store for the holiday season.

State & county leaders to answer taxpayers questions during community meeting

Community meeting to address state gas tax and upcoming census

  Matilda comes to North Alabama

Matilda the Musical brings together a crew of almost 100 people from around North Alabama

Alabama Extension Office launches drought website

The Alabama Extension Office has launched a new website to help farmers, ranchers, and homeowners navigate the ongoing drought.

  Boys raise thousands for special dolls

Boys raise thousands for doll nonprofit

Boaz Harvest Festival to celebrate the season with crafts, music and food

The 55th Boaz Annual Harvest Festival will kickoff on Friday, October 4.

  Huntsville City Schools counselors hosting parent outreach sessions for college scholarships

The Huntsville City School College Counselors will be hosting some parent outreach sessions this month.

  Huntsville History Month returns

Huntsville History Month is back for its second year.

  Athens Limestone Animal Shelter still overcrowded with cats

Officials at the Athens Limestone Animal Shelter say people are still surrendering a large number of cats.

  Chili cook-off to benefit veterans

Chili cook-off to benefit veterans

Lucky’s Supermarket in Decatur closes its doors for good

Lucky’s Supermarket in Decatur closes its doors for good

Guntersville man being held in early morning shooting death

One person dead in early morning shooting in Guntersville

Wreaths for Veterans preparing for 2019 season, how you can get involved

Wreaths for Veterans preparing for 2019 season, how you can get involved

  Restaurants from across the valley come together for Taste of Huntsville

Taste of Huntsville

  Kids get shopping spree with Huntsville police officers

Twenty children were partnered with officers and given $150 gift cards to spend at Academy Sports + Outdoors.