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  Alabama retailers looking for holiday sales boost

Retailers are gearing up for the busiest shopping time of the year but inevitably, things are looking quite different in 2020.

  Suspect in custody following Madison County chase

Local groups working to combat food insecurity from COVID-19

Scottsboro restaurant serves free Thanksgiving meals to families

United Way of Marshall County make changes to holiday food program due to COVID

Woman arrested after shooting near Huntsville hotel

  LifeSouth gears up for “Joy of Giving” blood donation event

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  Head Start nonprofit hosts Holiday Toy Drive

  Plenty of sunshine in store for a beautiful Thanksgiving Day

  North Alabama housing boom keeps up pace during pandemic

  Harris Home seeks COVID-19 relief funds to pay off new facility

  Lawrence County inmate recaptured; 2 others arrested on facilitating escape charge

COVID-19 in Alabama: 2,129 new confirmed cases on Thursday

  Retired physician part of COVID vaccine trial says it’s worth it

“That’s a little bit of discomfort, it’s a little bit of feeling funky. But it’s a lot better than being just a tiny bit dead."

  Nursing home residents, families urged to take extra precautions if gathering for Thanksgiving

We’re getting an update on vaccine distribution plans at Alabama nursing homes and how residents will be spending this Thanksgiving.

  Black Friday 2020 could be more online than ever

Data from RetailMeNot shows interest in Black Friday is down ten percent this year, but it’s not just about the pandemic.

  Health officials say negative COVID-19 test results can give false sense of security

Local health officials are warning against seeing family for Thanksgiving, even if you tested negative for COVID-19.

Alabama Head Football Coach Nick Saban tests positive for COVID-19, will probably miss Iron Bowl

Local agencies receive $13 million to assist low-income families

  Protests continue in Albertville for the removal of Confederate monument and flag

  Jackson County man arrested for Rossville, GA murder

  Two men arrested for meth manufacturing in Madison County

  Former Ala. House Speaker, Mike Hubbard, prison sentence reduced

Congressman Robert Aderholt back in quarantine

Congressman Aderholt is in quarantine for a second time, shortly after his previous quarantine ended

  Employers not required to give doctors, nurses COVID-19 sick pay

A nurse at the assisted living facility, HarborChase of Huntsville, is not receiving COVID-19 pay after testing positive. But they are not required to pay it.

  Food Bank of North Alabama temporary closure impacting many

The closure of the food banks impacts around 250 groups that the food bank partners with throughout the Tennessee Valley to help feed those in need.

  Fence installed to protect monuments at Albertville courthouse

Hutcheson says the fence will stay locked and if anyone tries to climb the fence or touch the monuments, they could face criminal charges.

Hays Farm selects Goodall homes for south Huntsville development project

Goodall Homes will be building over 400 single family homes in South Huntsville.

  Madison City Schools returns to hybrid schedule

All students within Madison City Schools will follow a hybrid schedule following Thanksgiving break.

  Madison City Schools returns to hybrid schedule

All students within Madison City Schools will follow a hybrid schedule following Thanksgiving break.

  Madison County jury trials suspended until 2021

In a statement from Hall’s office, the Judge ordered all Circuit Court jury trials for November and December suspended, immediately.

  Hays Farm announces new housing development

Hays Farm announced today a new home development that will be arriving in South Huntsville.

Child shot himself in the leg in Publix parking lot

According to Decatur police, it happened in the parking lot of Publix on the Beltline.

Marshall County Sheriff’s Office looking for a man wanted for theft

The Marshall County Sheriff’s Office is trying to locate a man who is wanted for theft.

$4 million drug bust in Jefferson County

Authorities said the drugs are worth around $4 million.

  Madison Circuit Court sets trial date for William Darby

The Madison County Circuit Court announced a new trial date for William Darby on Tuesday.

  ALEA identifies victim in Jackson County fatal crash

ALEA Troopers are currently on the scene of a two-vehicle crash on AL 35 near U.S. 72 in Woodville. Motorists are advised to avoid the area if possible.

Downtown Florence Alliance will host Christmas Parade of Lights

The city of Florence will continue one of their holiday traditions by hosting a Christmas Parade of Lights on December 10.

  After a three year term, Doug Jones prepares to leave Capitol Hill

Jones notes his work on Capitol Hill is not quite finished. During this “lame duck” period, he is hopeful a COVID-19 relief package is passed, in addition to military funding and a broader government spending package. But come January, he passes the torch to Tuberville.

Priceville long-term care facility battling COVID-19 cases

A senior living community in Priceville is battling COVID-19 cases among residents and staff.

US Congressman Robert Aderholt out of COVID-19 quarantine

Congressman Robert Aderholt tested negative for third time this week after going under precautionary self-quarantine.

  CARE Center in New Hope stepping up to help kids during the holidays

The Care Center in New Hope is a crisis center that’s been around for 20 years now, but was essentially made for helping people during this pandemic.

  Holiday travel should provide much needed boost to Huntsville International Aiport

Cooper Jacob, a spokeswoman for the airport, said she has seen more families in the airport recently as the holiday travel season gets started with Thanksgiving.

  Madison County officials update COVID-19 latest ahead of Thanksgiving

Huntsville area officials come together on Tuesday to update the latest on COVID-19 ahead of Thanksgiving

  Cold start to your Tuesday morning

Temperatures this morning are in the lower to middle 30s. What a chilly start to your Tuesday. Winds from the south will help us later this morning and afternoon to push in some warmer air. Expect to see some clouds along with that sunshine today, with temperatures reaching back into the 60s.

  Two DeKalb County corrections officers arrested; Investigation underway

An investigation is underway after an incident at the DeKalb County Detention Center led to the firing of one officer, and the suspension of another.

  How state food banks will use multi-million dollar grant allocated by Gov. Ivey

Governor Kay Ivey allocated $3,606,104 for the Alabama Feeding Initiative.

  ALEA offers Thanksgiving travel safety tips

State troopers want to lower crashes, injuries and fatalities this Thanksgiving.

  NY Times best selling author Fannie Flagg donating profits to Free 2 Teach

Fannie Flagg, author of Fried Green Tomatoes, is giving away all the proceeds from her new book signing to Free 2 Teach.

  COVID cases increase at Cypress Cove Center in Muscle Shoals

Cypress Cove Center confirms 19 residents and eight staff members have tested positive for the virus at this time.

  Decatur COVID-19 unit opens at half-capacity

The new COVID-19 unit at Parkway was originally planned out of an abundance of caution, now it can't open to its full-capacity due to lack of staffing.

  Alabamians hit hard by the pandemic ask governor for more relief

If the governor spends the money on something not approved by the Department of the Treasury the state of Alabama must pay it back.

  Tuscumbia gas station robbed at gunpoint, store clerk shoots suspect

The gunman robbed the fuel City gas station at gunpoint and continued to run out of the building when the store clerk pulled out a gun at and shot him.

Governor Kay Ivey awards over $19 million to Alabama communities

Governor Kay Ivey awarded nearly $19.4 million to more than 60 communities in Alabama.

Madison County investigators looking for man with several alleged drug charges

Madison County investigators are looking for Lonnie Dean Hewlett

Principal at Moores Mill Intermediate School named Principal of the Year

Daniel Evans Jr. of Moores Mill Intermediate School has been selected as Principal of the year.

  Christmas tree sale to benefit community

If you’re going to buy a Christmas tree this year, why not buy one that can change a life? At the “Buy A Tree Change A Life” Christmas tree sale set up at The Camp at MidCity, you can do just that.

Alabama Department of Transportation limits road construction for Thanksgiving holiday

The Alabama Department of Transportation will have all lanes on interstates opened during the Thanksgiving holiday.

Alabama’s State Canvassing Board certifies November 3 election results

Alabama’s State Canvassing Board has officially certified the results of the November 3 General Election.

  State health leaders issue COVID-19 update

Harris and McIntyre will talk about the state’s COVID-19 vaccination plan, therapeutics and Thanksgiving holiday recommendations.

  Huntsville infectious disease expert warns about holiday gatherings

Dr. Hafsa Siddiqui is an infectious disease expert, she said she wants people to think about the danger a large gathering could pose to older relatives before they lock down holiday plans.

  Rain on the horizon later this week for the Valley

The sunshine and dry skies will not last long unfortunately with rain on the horizon for Wednesday.

  Rex Reynolds drops bill to amend Alabama Memorial Preservation Act after Madison Co. statue moved

Sunday night we learned a North Alabama Lawmaker was working on a bill to amend the Alabama Memorial Preservation Act.

  Crisis Services of North Alabama holding virtual turkey trot

Crisis Services of North Alabama is holding its Turkey Trot virtually this year. We're told this is their biggest fundraiser of the year, and they would greatly appreciate the support!

  Three people killed in two-vehicle crash; wreck under investigation

Three people killed in two-vehicle crash, wreck under investigation

Auburn men’s basketball to forgo 2020-21 postseason

The Auburn men’s basketball program announced that it will not participate in the 2020-21 postseason.

  Two dogs killed in house fire in Monte Sano Sunday afternoon

Huntsville Fire and Rescue responded to a house fire near Crescent Circle on Sunday afternoon.

Downtown Rescue Mission provide Thanksgiving meals to families in need

Downtown Rescue Mission in Huntsville will be distributing Thanksgiving meals to over 1,000 families today.

  Huntsville Botanical Garden is nominated for best garden holiday lights

Huntsville Botanical Garden are nominated for USA Today’s best botanical garden holiday lights.

  Auburn University renames student center after Georgia Supreme Court Chief Justice

Auburn University renamed the student center on Friday afternoon to honor a former student.

  Fast moving cold front to bring rain early this afternoon

Gusty winds throughout today will help to push in cooler dry air for Monday, dropping out temperatures overnight into the lower 40s, upper 30s.

  The family of the man killed in a police standoff hold a memorial

The family of the man killed in a standoff with Huntsville Police said goodbye to their loved one on Saturday.

Former longtime Alabama Rep. Alvin Holmes dies

Former longtime Alabama Rep. Alvin Holmes has died, the Alabama Democratic Party confirmed. He was 81.

Saturday before Thanksgiving is International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day

Psychologist Dr. Eliza Belle says it’s a day where those who have lost loved ones to suicide can also know they are not alone, and that support is available for their grief.

  “Skating in the Park” to open Saturday at 5 p.m.

The annual event is put on by the Huntsville Museum of Art and people of all ages are invited to head out for some safe holiday fun.

  Huntsville Police respond to 3 vehicle crash Friday night

Huntsville police officers are on the scene of a three-vehicle car wreck in downtown Huntsville.

  Union Chapel M.B. Church giving out free Thanksgiving food

Church members will give out 325 complete Thanksgiving dinner boxes to anyone in need at 315 Winchester Road.

  Comfortable weekend ahead, low 70s with rain chances on Sunday

Highs today will be in the lower 70s for the Valley, with comfortable temperatures headed into the evening and overnight.

48 Blitz: Round 3 high school football scores & Round 4 pairings

Eight Tennessee Valley Teams played in the third round of high school football playoffs across Alabama and Tennessee.

  Huntsville Utilities: Holiday season brings spike in scammers

If you're a Huntsville Utilities customer, stay aware. The company says its call center is seeing a big spike in scammers.

  UPDATE: Three people safe after house fire in Athens

Crews are on the scene of a structure fire on Bledsoe road in Athens. Avoid the area if possible.