Sunday, March 7, 2021

Many businesses plan on keeping mask mandate after April 9

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – There continues to be mixed reactions from business owners on Governor Kay Ivey’s plan to eliminate Alabama’s COVID-19 mask mandate...

Denise Onwere: ‘Some things you need to be there’

Lowe Mill artist/art instructor Denise Onwere. (Courtesy Eliah McCutchen) Asked how being pregnant during the pandemic compares to normal times, Denise Onwere lets...

Huntsville doctor says Alabama should extend mask mandate

Both Texas and Mississippi lifted their mask mandates, but experts say it's still not time to let our guard down. HUNTSVILLE, Alabama —...

Huntsville Hospital will soon give 2,500 new coronavirus vaccines each week

Huntsville Hospital received an increase in supply from the state. Huntsville Hospital finished up its second mass coronavirus vaccination clinic. It administered about...

Huntsville, Madison hospitals update visitor guidelines

Huntsville, Madison, Huntsville Women's and Children's visitation update (Source: waff) HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) - The Huntsville Hospital Health System just announced new visitation...

Huntsville residents have mixed opinions about statewide mask requirement

Some are for it, and some are against it. One woman told us she appreciates businesses being allowed to make their own decisions...

Huntsville still named a most moved to city even amid pandemic

Alabama was recently ranked 8th for inbound states HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) - According to the annual 2020 United Van Lines National Movers Study,...

Huntsville, Madison County Emergency Rental Assistance programs lag behind statewide assistance

MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – Alabamians across the state began applying for the state’s new Emergency Rental Assistance program on March 1st. But for...

Huntsville International Airport Approved for Drone Research

Huntsville International Airport asked and has received. This week the Federal Aviation Administration announced Huntsville International Airport has been selected as one of...

Women Honoring Women 20th Anniversary, nomination window open for honorees

Nominations open for Women Honoring Women event The WEDC Foundation was founded in 1998 by the Women’s Economic Development Council. The local nonprofit...

Northrop Grumman wins $84.5M NASA contract

Falls Church company to provide products, support for Mars mission NASA announced Thursday it has awarded an $84.5 million contract to Falls Church-based...

Legal roundup: Maynard, Bradley onboard new attorneys and more

Legal Roundup is the BBJ's weekly look at news and notes from the local legal scene. Send items to [email protected] • Maynard Cooper...

With Masking Mandate Extended, Health Officials Urge Public to ‘Stay Vigilant’

A day before Gov. Kay Ivey extended the state’s mandate for masks to be worn in public settings, Dr. Karen Landers of the...

Scents, Sights, & Sounds: Town Madison is Coming to Life

MADISON — There is still a lot of roiling red dirt and tractors grinding at the firmament. Not all the landscape has been...

Vaccine providers hoping to maximize time before Alabama mask mandate expires

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The medical community is grateful to have the next 5 weeks to vaccinate as many people as they can before...

Audio recordings from former Limestone County Superintendent: “it didn’t pass the smell test”

Audio recordings released from a 2019 meeting between FBI agents and a Limestone County defendant HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) - Not guilty! That’s the...

Businesses react differently to mask mandate expiration date

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Businesses across the area had mixed reactions to the governor’s new COVID-19 mandate timeline . Some business owners celebrated news...

COVID-19 permanently changes the way some owners do business

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – There were mixed reactions from area businesses as the governor announced an expiration date for the mask mandate. Masks will...

Prom dress drive to be held March 6

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – While prom may be different this year due to COVID, it’s still a special time for many high school students....

Class 5A boys championship: Lee-Huntsville smothers Ramsay in second half

No. 2 Lee-Huntsville flexed its muscle one more time. The Generals raced past No. 1 Ramsay 47-29 to win the boys Class 5A...

Huntsville ranked #4 most moved to city in 2020

Credit: United Van Lines It looks like Huntsville is the place to be! According to a new study from United Van Lines ,...

What to expect from first shipment of Johnson and Johnson vaccine in Alabama

Johnson & Johnson vaccine update HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) -The Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine received emergency approval from the FDA over the weekend....

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