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Cat of the Week: Kittens, Kittens, Kittens!
This week Huntsville Animal Services is featuring "kittens, kittens, kittens" as their "Cat" of the Week.
Top 5 Most Romantic Restaurants in Huntsville
Here's my picks for the Top 5 Most Romantic Restaurants in Huntsville.
Celebrating Valentine's Day
Valentine's Day in Huntsville is a special occasion for sweethearts everywhere. If you want to make this Valentine's day special, here's a variety of romantic ideas from cooking, buying chocolate or flowers, dinner out, singing telegrams, entertainment and much more to make February 14th extra special.
Historic Wedding Dresses
One of the highlights of the 2005 Historic Homes Tour was the fabulous display of Gay Money's private collection of vintage wedding gowns and other wedding related items such as bridesmaids' dresses and tourseau collection at the Weeden House Museum. An eleborate cake by designer Bob Johnson of Panache rounded out the wedding theme for the museum. This romantic display was a one day only exhibit. In case you missed it, I have the photos for you to view at your leisure.
How to Identify Noritake China
Robin Brewer of Huntsville has written a book that makes identification of Noritake Dinnerware simple and easy. Learn how she got started on this incredible hobby and why she wrote a book about it.
Make Your Own Quilt Out of Old Silk Ties
Ever wonder what to do with your husband’s out of fashion or spotted silk ties? Besides giving them to a charity or saving them until they are collectibles, that is. Here are several ideas for you to consider that are elegant and very eye catching.
Alabama Black History
Alabama is rich with Black History and the contributions that African Americans have made to our state and our country. Since 1976, Black History Month has been observed in the month of February in the United States. Other countries around the world, including Canada and the United Kingdom, also devote a month to celebrating black history.
Promiment Huntsville Doctor Brutally Murdered...
In 1992, Dr. Jack Wilson, a prominent Huntsville doctor was found brutally murdered, apparently with a baseball bat that was found lying nearby.
Huntsville, AL Surrounding Areas: Distance and...
Huntsville is a pretty amazing town, I admit. But sometimes you might want to go outside the city limits to explore or have a special vacation. Below I've provided you with the driving distance and the driving times to some places only 25 miles away (Decatur) up to some vacation spots 12 hours away (Orlando).
Watercress Review
Watercress opened in Huntsville the end of September 2010. It is located at 515 Fountain Row in the same
Maine Coon Cat Looks for a Home
Friends of Ferals are looking for a loving home for Angel, a strkingly beautiful long-haired black and white male cat who is about 9 months old. He has some Maine Coon cat in him and will be a pretty big cat.
How to Reduce Spay or Neutering Cost For Your Pet
Pets are a very important part of American homes. I recently contacted Mary J. Ultz, Humane Educator for the City of Huntsville for information about the important issue of spayed and neutering pets. She told me about two programs that can help certain individuals with the financial responsibility of taking responsible care of your pets.
Your Best Guide to Dog Days Flea Market in...
Dog Days Flea Market in Ardmore, Tennessee is opened Sunday and Monday and offers a variety of goods including hunting dogs for sale on Monday mornings.
Romance in The Shoals
Romantic ideas for Valentine's Day, wedding, honeymoon or just visiting The Shoals area in Alabama. Florence, Tuscumbia, Sheffield and Muscle Shoals activities for couples to enjoy.
February 2013 - Huntsville Events Calendar
A calendar of February 2013 activities, events, concerts, and theatre for Huntsville Alabama including boat show, health & Wellness Fair, Winterfest, and Huntsville Museum of Art Wine Tasting & Dinner.
Places to Meet Singles in Huntsville
Dating in Huntsville has become more difficult for some. Here you'll find resources for simplifying your dating choices and finding the person of your dreams in Huntsville. Page 3.
Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy
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Dog of the Week: Addie - Dog Adoptions
This week Greater Huntsville Humane Society is featuring "Addie" as their Dog of the Week. When Addie
More Valentine's Day
Valentine's Day in Huntsville is a special occasion for sweethearts everywhere. If you want to make this Valentine's day special, here's a variety of romantic ideas from cooking, buying chocolate or flowers, dinner out, singing telegrams, entertainment and much more to make February 14th extra special. Page 2.
Wedding,Reception & Meeting Rooms
Whether it's your wedding, a special birthday or anniversary dinner or a monthly club meeting, finding the perfect place to host these events can be daunting. Here are a few suggestions for places in Huntsville that rent out their facilities.
10 Best Tourist Attractions In and Near...
A list of ten tourist attractions in Huntsville and northern Alabama. Find out more about the U.S. Space & Rocket Center, Huntsville Botanical Garden, Unclaimed Baggage Center, Burritt on the Mountain, Cathedral Caverns, Ave Maria Grotto, Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament and many more great places to visit.
Harmony Park Safari - Wild Animal Preserve -...
Harmony Park Safari is a federally licensed nature preserve of free-ranging exotic & endangered animals. Remain in your car on a two-mile route to see zebras, zebus, antelope, buffalo, a camel, ostriches, pythons & crocodiles.
Collinsville Flea Market
Open-air dealing and a step back in time makes Collinsville Flea Market one of the greatest real-life shopping experiences left. Find out what Southern rural life is and was all about at the Collinsville Trade Day every Saturday in Alabama.
Huntsville Thrift Shops & Consignment Stores
With all the benefits of used furniture and clothing, not to mention the thrill of finding a great
Huntsville Nightlife - Bands, Concerts, Music
If you're looking for night time entertainment in Huntsville and would like to listen to live music from an assortment of bands and do a little dancing, here's your guide to what's going on in Huntsville.
Greater Huntsville Humane Society in Huntsville...
Hannah & Collie are pets available for adoption at the Greater Huntsville Humane Society and are our Huntsville Picture of the Week.
Children's Birthday Parties
One of the most important things about being a parent is making sure your child feels special on their birthday. Most parents opt for giving a party and letting their child invite their friends to join them at a location outside their home. Here's some choices around Huntsville that you might want to look into.
Dog of the Week: Cricket
This week Huntsville Animal Services is featuring "Cricket" as their Dog of the Week. Cricket is between
Betty Wilson -- My Story - Part 1
Betty Wilson tells her side of the story of the 1992 murder of her husband to Old Huntsville's editor Tom Carney.
Upcoming VBC Events
A local of the popular concerts & recording artists, theatre and shows that come to Huntsville, perform at the Von Braun Center in downtown Huntsville. If you're looking for a special event for a special occasion, here's what's coming up at the Von Braun Center.
Boaz Alabama Outlet Malls
One shopper tours the stores and companies located in the Boaz Outlet Mall located in Boaz, Alabama.
Vonetta Flowers (Bobsledding)
Vonetta Flowers was the first black athlete from any country to ever win an Olympic Winter Games gold medal. With her team mate Jill Bakken, Vonetta Flowers won a Winter Olympics gold medal in women's bobsled in 2002.
Cathedral Caverns in Alabama
Cathedral Caverns near Grant, Alabama is now a state park and welcomes visitors every day of the year except Christmas and New Year's Day. Cathedral Caverns holds six world cave records and is an exceptional sight to see.
Valentine's Day Dinner
February 14th is a special day in most everyone's book. If you're looking for some new, unique and inspired places to take your sweetheart on Valentine's Day, check out these options.
Heavenly Spa By Westin in Bridge Street
Bridge Street's Heavenly Spa in Huntsville is a luxurious sanctuary for pampering your every whim. Enjoy a variety of massages, facials, body wraps, manicures & pedicures and day spa packages.
Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament
Just over an hour from Huntsville in Hanceville, Alabama near Cullman, you can witness a magnificent shrine with an unusual story. The Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament of Our Lady of the Angels Monastery is in the middle of
Frank & Jesse James's Last Ride
Ask anyone who’s grown up in Huntsville and they’ll be able to tell you all about the time that Jesse James and his gang staged a daring robbery on the First National Bank downtown and, upon being cornered, spurred his horse off the bluff and into the Big Spring, galloping away to freedom and into local legend.
Where Does All the Lost Luggage Go?
Scottsboro, Alabama is home to the Unclaimed Baggage Center, where lost suitcase items from airplanes and freight end up and are sold to the public.
Miss Mary Bobo's Boarding House
Miss Mary Bobo's Boarding House is one of the main attractions in Lynchburg. Everyone enjoys eating at Miss Mary Bobo's Boarding House in Lynchburg, Tennessee where every meal includes at least one recipe featuring the local product, Jack Daniel's Whiskey.
Mountains in Huntsville Alabama
Information about all the mountains that surround Huntsville Alabama. Geologically speaking, Huntsville is located on the Cumberland Plateau of the Appalachian Mountains. Find out which mountains are the tallest and where they are located.
Valentine's Day Continued...
Valentine's Day in Huntsville is a special occasion for sweethearts everywhere. If you want to make this Valentine's day special, here's a variety of romantic ideas from cooking, buying chocolate or flowers, dinner out, singing telegrams, entertainment and much more to make February 14th extra special. Page 3.
Dogs of the Week: Kali & Her Pups
A New Leash on Life is a non-profit organization dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation, and placement of wonderful dogs and cats who have been abandoned, abused, or are otherwise homeless in Huntsville and the surrounding areas. This week we feature Kali and her six puppies.
Dog of the Week: Allan
This week Huntsville Animal Services is featuring "Allan" as their Dog of the Week. Allan is a Schnauzer,
Mooresville: A Town of Charm & History In...
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HOPE Place
HOPE Place is a safe, confidential shelter for adult and child victims of domestic violence. HOPE Place is a program of Crisis Services of North Alabama.
Dog of the Week: Star & Her Puppies
This week "A New Leash on Life" is spotlighting Star, a dachshund mix and three of her puppies as our
Mother Angelica
The woman behind this shrine of gold, marble and cedar is Mother Angelica, founder of the EWTN Global Catholic Network. Find out how she came to be a nun and what brought her to Hanceville, Alabama. Page 3.
Helen Keller Birthplace - Tuscumbia Alabama
Ivy Green is the birthplace of Helen Keller, known around the world for her courage in overcoming deafness and blindness. Helen Keller is known and loved for the courage she demonstrated to overcome being blind and deaf during her lifetime. She grew up to become of one the most famous people from Alabama.
Your Ultimate Guide to Cinema Venues in the...
If you're heading out with friends to see a good movie, here's a listing of showtimes and what's available in Huntsville, Decatur and Athens, Alabama.
How to Avoid Snake Bites and Poisoning in Alabama
Finding a snake in Alabama can be a scary thing. Here's some tips for when you accidentally discover a snake when walking in the woods or hiking in the mountains around Huntsville. Fortunately, only four types of poisonous snakes live in Alabama and are described.
Old Huntsville Photo Album
Photos from the past of Huntsville including rare photos of the Civil War era up to when Huntsville became the space capital of the universe. Black and white photos of people, places, and events from public records and private collections.
Tour of Old Town
The Old Town Historic District of Huntsville, Alabama has been a residential area since the 1820’s. Leroy Pope, John Brahan and Samuel Adams were the original developers of the area. When Huntsville (original name Twickenham) was founded in 1805, Leroy Pope named the city after an English town, the hereditary home of his family.
Dog Days Flea Market Photos --Ardmore TN
Photos from Dog Days Flea Market in Ardmore, Tennessee.
Restaurants With Kids Eat Free (or Really...
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Dog Adoptions - Cocker Spaniel Mellow
This week Huntsville Animal Services is featuring "Mellow" as their Dog of the Week. Mellow is a male
Thift Stores
With all the benefits of used furniture and clothing, not to mention the thrill of finding a great. Page 2.
The Confession of James Dennison White
On June 1, 1994, after spending two years behind bars, James White gave the following sworn statement about his involvement in the murder of Dr. Wilson. He later took the Fifth Amendment when questioned about it in court.
Limestone Flea Market is Alabama's Largest...
Limestone Flea Market is Alabama's Largest Indoor Flea Market and is near Huntsville, Alabama.
23 Things that Only Southerners Know
There are certain things that only Southerners know or appreciate about the South. Northerners can try to understand, but mostly, they don't even know WHAT they don't understand.
Bridge Street Stores & Restaurants
Bridge Street Town Centre is a 550,000 square foot retail lifestyle center with space for over 70 stores and restaurants, many of which are new to the North Alabama market. In addition to the shopping and restaurants, Bridge Street will also feature the 14 screen Monaco Pictures, 210 room Westin Hotel, 74 luxury Westin Huntsville Residences as well as 133,000 square feet of office space.
Dating in Huntsville
Dating in Huntsville has become more difficult for some. Here you'll find resources for simplifying your dating choices and finding the person of your dreams in Huntsville.
Free Huntsville Attractions
People are alwways looking for ways to save money, but it doen't mean you can't have fun. Here are some free attraction in the Huntsville area.
The Yurt Garden
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25 Ways to Say 'I Love You'
Find some creative ideas to share with your loved ones during special occasions such as Valentine's Day, birthday, engagement, wedding or anniversary. Some ideas are just for Huntsville but can be adapted to wherever you live.
Betty Wilson Tells Her Side of the Story
Betty Wilson continues to tell her side of the story of the 1992 murder of her husband to Old Huntsville's editor Tom Carney.
Everything You Always Wanted to Know About...
The Greyhound Group of Alabama is a new adoption group in the Huntsville area. Lynn Radar shares information about the greyhound with us so you'll know everything before you adopt.
Huntsville Summer Camps - Children's Activities
Summer is a time to relax and take it easy, get outdoors more and find a new schedule. It's also a time to try to keep the kids entertained! Here's some great camps that the kids will love while discovering new talents and skills and, maybe, learning something along the way.
The Best Wines From…Alabama?
Alabama's growing wine country excels at producing Muscadine-based wines‚including dry reds, sweet whites—as well as peach and blueberry blends.
Making a Quilt Using Men's Ties
Ever wonder what to do with your husband's out of fashion or spotted silk ties? Besides giving them to a charity or saving them until they are collectibles, that is. Here are several ideas for you to consider that are elegant and very eye catching.
Senior Discounts for Huntsville
Getting older has it's advantages: many stores and companies offer special discount to seniors. Here's some of the discounts and opportunities in the Huntsville/Madison County area.
Dog Adoptions - Sheltie Mix Albert
This week Huntsville Animal Services is featuring "Albert" as their Dog of the Week. Albert is a Sheltie
Walls of Jericho
The Walls of Jericho is made up of 21,453 acres straddling the Tennessee-Alabama border used for preservation as a wilderness and recreation area. The Ranger informed us that the hike down and back would take close to six hours.
Daffodils Spring Up at Quietdale Every Year
Quietdale Plantation was built by Dr. William Burritt's grandmother circa 1850's after the death of her husband. Today it is a wonderland of daffodils every spring.
Davidson Center for Space Exploration
The Davidson Center for Space Exploration opened in January 31, 2008 at the US Space & Rocket Center here in Huntsville. The purpose of the Davidson Center is to house one of the world's three remaining Saturn V rockets (one is at Kennedy Space Center in Florida and the other one is at Johnson Space Center in Houston), provide a museum visitors entrance, tram system, 350-seat theater/auditorium and full-service commercial kitchen.
Antique Shops in the Huntsville Area
One of the favorite pastimes and hobbies of people all over the country is antiquing. Here's a list of some of the antique shops around the Huntsville and Madison area that are a storehouse of old treasures waiting to be discovered.
Hundred Oaks Castle in Winchester Tennessee
Hundred Oaks Castle is a short 55-minute drive from Huntsville to Winchester, Tennessee and provides a glimpse of a majestic castle--complete with towers, a carriage house, a great hall, underground tunnels, and beautiful gardens. In fact, one garden designed by the famous garden designer, Rosemary Verey of England, is presently under construction. Hundred Oaks is one of thirteen historic castles in America and is listed in the Smithsonian Guide to Historic America.
Send your Christmas letter to Santa Claus!!
Send Santa an Email from Huntsville Alabama
Inside Look at Shrine of the Most Blessed...
Inside Look at Mother Angelica's Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament.
The Melting Pot
The Melting Pot in Bridge Street in Huntsville is the second of its kind in Alabama. The chain of 130 fondue restaurants nationwide has locations in Birmingham and Nashville. This fine dining, interactive restaurant has its national headquarters in Tampa, Florida. Page 3.
Boaz Outlet Mall
Just 50 miles southeast of Huntsville is a Shopper's Paradise in Boaz, Alabama. There you will find 5 Outlet Malls, back to back, featuring over 100 different stores and most within walking distance of each other. Named after a Biblical character in the Book of Ruth, Boaz is a small town of 7,000 nestled in the foothills of the Appalachians on the plateau of Sand Mountain. Boaz is proud to combine it's friendly hometown atmosphere with the serious business of shopping.
Noritake China Photos
Photos of Noritake China from Robin Brewer's collection.
Second Unclaimed Baggage Store in Boaz
One of my favorite places to go shopping for treasure is the Unclaimed Baggage Center in Scottsboro. In fact, when I have out-of-town guests, I almost always end up taking them to Scottsboro and let them loose to explore to their hearts' content. Recently, I set out in a different direction to see for myself the second store that Unclaimed Baggage has opened in Boaz, Alabama in October, 2004.
Builders Square Flea Market - Huntsville
Builders Square Flea Market is 100,000 square feet of antiques, collectibles, knives, rugs, handbags, clothes, cosmetics, furniture, electronics, linens and other surprises and treasures. With over 100 wholesalers, craftsmen, antique dealers, flea market vendors and other seller, this makes for a wide assortment of inventory for the flea market bargain hunter to pursue under one roof.
Collinsville Flea Market Photos
Photos from Collinsville Flea Market in Collinsville, Alabama.
Huntsville Car Clubs
Huntsville Car Clubs and car shows are very popular in North Alabama. No matter what type or model of car you fancy, there's a car club or show just for you. Car enthusists are an active group. Most clubs don't require that you own a certain brand of car, only that you're enthusiastic about it. Here's what North Alabama has to offer in car clubs.
Historic Wedding Dresses Photos
Photos from the Weeden House with an exhibit of antique wedding gowns in Huntsville, Alabama.
Women at Redstone Arsenal
Photos from the past of Huntsville including rare photos of the Women at Redstone Arsenal, Civil War era up to when Huntsville became the space capital of the universe. Black and white photos of people, places, and events from public records and private collections. Page 20.
The Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament
The architecture is 13th Century. Mother Angelica wanted the marble, gold, and cedar for the temple that God commanded David to build him in the Bible. The ceramic tile came from South America, the stones from Canada, and the bronze from Madrid, Spain. The floors, columns, and pillars are made of marble. Page 2.
Famous Alabamian: Condoleezza Rice
Condoleezza Rice is without a doubt one of the most impressive women to come out of Alabama (I'm thinking Helen Keller would be the other one). How did she get to where she is now in American politics?
Meeting People for a Date During Lunch
Dating in Huntsville has become more difficult for some. Here you'll find resources for simplifying your dating choices and finding the person of your dreams in Huntsville. Page 4.
Huntsville AL - Past issues of articles written...
Previous issues of weekly articles about topics of interest to Huntsville, featuring restaurant reviews, play critiques, museum showings, stories about famous people, day trips, and events in Huntsville.
Madison County Restaurant Health Ratings -...
See which restaurants in Huntsville and the rest of Madison County in Alabama did the best and the worst on their health inspections for the week ending May 20, 2011.
Dog Adoptions - Catahoula Leopard Mix - Isabella
This week Huntsville Animal Services is featuring "Isabella" as their Dog of the Week. Isabella is a
Molly Teal Home
Photos from the past of Huntsville including rare photos of the Civil War era up to when Huntsville became the space capital of the universe. Black and white photos of people, places, and events from public records and private collections. Page 9.
March 2013 - Huntsville Events Calendar
A calendar of March 2013 activities, events, concerts, and theatre for Huntsville Alabama including boat show, and Huntsville Museum of Art exhibit.
Blue MedSpa
Visit Their Website I have a friend who has never been to a spa. She says she has no desire to go to
Cat Adoptions - Siamese Kitten Max
This week Huntsville Animal Services is featuring "Max" as their Cat of the Week. Max is a 2-3 month
Baptizing
Photos from the past of Huntsville including rare photos of the Civil War era up to when Huntsville became the space capital of the universe. Black and white photos of people, places, and events from public records and private collections. Page 19.
Toastmasters: The Ultimate Personal Challenge
The fear of public speaking is the #1 fear for most people. Some people are tackling this problem by meeting regularly with a group of people and learning how to make and practicing giving speeches.
Mooresville AL--City of Charm & History
Mooresville is a city of charm and history and was the first incorporated town in Alabama, near Huntsville, Alabama.
Dog of the Week: Birdie
This week Huntsville Animal Services is featuring "Birdie" as their Dog of the Week. Birdie is a terrier/beagle
Huntsville Pictures of the Week Index
Index of hundreds of pictures showing life in Huntsville, Alabama including people, places, animals, Southern life, nature, patriotic events and symbols.
Lyric Theater
Photos from the past of Huntsville including rare photos of the Civil War era up to when Huntsville became the space capital of the universe. Black and white photos of people, places, and events from public records and private collections. Page 8.
Dog of the Week: Ellie
This week Greater Huntsville Humane Society is featuring "Ellie" as their Dog of the Week. Ellie is an
Confederate Veterans
Photos from the past of Huntsville including rare photos of the Civil War era up to when Huntsville became the space capital of the universe. Black and white photos of people, places, and events from public records and private collections. Page 14.
Free Summer Activities
Summer can be hot and very, very long if you're bored. Here's some free activities you might want to try to keep the kids busy and your budget in good shape during the long extended vacation from school.
Loretta Lynn Concert
Loretta Lynn, the Queen of Country Music, graced Huntsville with her presence for her first concert of 2007. After 45 years in the country music business, Loretta Lynn still reigned on stage to an enthusiastic sold-out crowd. Page 16.
Theatre Huntsville Presents "Woman in Black"
The Woman In Black, Susan Hill’s novel, adapted for the stage by Stephen Mallatratt, is a good, old-fashioned ghost story that is virtually guaranteed to scare you.
Big Spring Pumphouse
Photos from the past of Huntsville including rare photos of the Civil War era up to when Huntsville became the space capital of the universe. Black and white photos of people, places, and events from public records and private collections. Page 12.
Touring Southern Living Magazine
Southern Living Magazine is the favorite magazine of Southern women and comes monthly to mailboxes, wrapped in plastic with slick pages and beautiful photographs showcasing dream houses, fabulous Southern recipes, and breathtaking gardens.
Big Spring in 1895
Photos from the past of Huntsville including rare photos of the Civil War era up to when Huntsville became the space capital of the universe. Black and white photos of people, places, and events from public records and private collections. Page 11.
Dog of the Week: Kyra
This week Huntsville Animal Services is featuring "Kyra" as their Dog of the Week. Kyra is a black Lab/Weimaraner
Alabama Fresh Produce
If you are looking for fresh fruit and vegetables during this wonderful growing season in Alabama, then you might find what you're looking for in the list below.
Scottsboro Boys Museum
Scottsboro became famoous worldwide when a trial against nine black boys for raping two white women was brought to the nation's attention. The appeals of these trials that lead to death sentences & life imprisonment became the beginning of our modern civil rights movement. After 17 years of researching the incident, Shelia Washington, a local Scottsboro resident, has opened a museum and cultural center in the memory of the Scottsboro Boys.
Cat of the Week: Chip
For Cats' Sake is highlighting "Chip" as their Cat of the Week. "Chip" is a lovable 4 month old male
Profile on Erin Dacy
Little known facts about Anchorwoman Erin Dacy and her decade of bringing the news to North Alabama on WAAY-Channel 31 in Huntsville.
Aerial view of downtown Huntsville
Photos from the past of Huntsville including rare photos of the Civil War era up to when Huntsville became the space capital of the universe. Black and white photos of people, places, and events from public records and private collections. Page 16.
Snow in Huntsville
After living in Iowa for 30 years, I think I've seen my fair share of snow. But just a couple of flakes of snow in Alabama brings out the kid in everyone.
4th of July Parade 1914
Photos from the past of Huntsville including rare photos of the Civil War era up to when Huntsville became the space capital of the universe. Black and white photos of people, places, and events from public records and private collections.
Unclaimed Baggage Center in Scottsboro Alabama
Scottsboro, Alabama is home to the Unclaimed Baggage Center, where lost items from airplanes and freight end up.
The Historic Lowry House in Huntsville
The Historic Lowry House in Huntsville was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2001. In June 2006 it was restored and reopened for weddings, receptions and meetings.
Dog Adoptions - Corgi Beagle Mix Farve
This week Huntsville Animal Services is featuring "Farve" as their Dog of the Week. Farve is a cute and
Dog Adoptions - Husky Mix Spike
This week Huntsville Animal Services is featuring "Spike" as their Dog of the Week. Spike is a two month
Goats
October is a busy month at Tate Farms in Meridianville, Alabama. In 1996, the farm started their pumpkin tour business and have become known for their educational farm programs for younger students and their public tours for the whole family. Page 22.
Chamber of Commerce 1950's
Photos from the past of Huntsville including rare photos of the Civil War era up to when Huntsville became the space capital of the universe. Black and white photos of people, places, and events from public records and private collections. Page 13.
Alabama Playboys
Photos from the past of Huntsville including rare photos of the Civil War era up to when Huntsville became the space capital of the universe. Black and white photos of people, places, and events from public records and private collections. Page 18.
Columbus Buggy Works
Photos from the past of Huntsville including rare photos of the Civil War era up to when Huntsville became the space capital of the universe. Black and white photos of people, places, and events from public records and private collections. Page 4.
Pauli's Bar & Grill
Pauli's Bar & Grill on Slaughter Road in Madison is the perfect dining choice for the discriminating food connoisseur looking for something different and sophisticated in their eating experience.
Airline Christening
Photos from the past of Huntsville including rare photos of the Civil War era up to when Huntsville became the space capital of the universe. Black and white photos of people, places, and events from public records and private collections. Page 17.
Brice Mitchel Evans
Photos from the past of Huntsville including rare photos of the Civil War era up to when Huntsville became the space capital of the universe. Black and white photos of people, places, and events from public records and private collections. Page 3.
Dog of the Week: Teddy
This week Huntsville Animal Services is featuring "Teddy" as their Dog of the Week. Teddy is a very small
Dog of the Week: Alexis
This week Huntsville Animal Services is featuring "Alexis" as their Dog of the Week. Alexis is 6 months
Volunteer Opportunities
Volunteering has become a meaningful activity for all ages -- adolescents, adults within the work force, and retirees. Research has proven the positive rewards of doing for others and finding meaning in activities. Here's some volunteer opportunities for Huntsville/Madison County.
517 West Holmes Ave in 1912.
Photos from the past of Huntsville including rare photos of the Civil War era up to when Huntsville became the space capital of the universe. Black and white photos of people, places, and events from public records and private collections. Page 15.
RAVE Motion Pictures
Rave Motion Pictures in Huntsville has a state of the art 18-screen stadium theater with a new digital projection system, 90,000 sq. ft. theater, several concessions, wall-to-wall screens in every auditorium, digital surround sound equipment, and luxurious rocker seats with retractable cup holder armrests for convenience.
Free Movies at Hollywood 18
A list of free movies at Hollywood 18 for the summer of 2010.
Maple Hill Cemetery
Maple Hill Cemetery is the oldest and largest cemetery in Alabama with a fascinating story to tell about the history of Huntsville. There are between 80,000 to 100,000 burials in the cemetery with about 350 to 400 new graves each year. The hand-carved monuments by prominent artists, the unusual artwork, the magnificent statutes, the dogwoods and maple trees, and the interesting stories that the headstones tell all combine to make the cemetery a must-see for anyone in north Alabama.
Wintzell's Oyster House
Wintzell's Oyster House, 500 Sanderson St., came to Huntsville in December 2009. This Gulf Coast Seafood goldmine is tucked in behind the Hampton Inn off University Drive (where Green Hills Grill used to be). Wintzell's has filled a void in fresh seafood in Huntsville. Dating back to 1938, there are 10 locations of Wintzell's scattered throughout Alabama & Mississippi.
Madison County Alabama Health Department Ratings
Index for weekly results of inspection from the Huntsville Madison County Health Department in Alabama for restaurants, schools, daycare, hotels and other eating places in North Alabama.
Dog Adoptions - Terrier Mix Roxy
This week Huntsville Animal Services is featuring "Roxy" as their Dog of the Week. Roxy is a female terrer
Monte Sano Hotel 1890s
Photos from the past of Huntsville including rare photos of the Civil War era up to when Huntsville became the space capital of the universe. Black and white photos of people, places, and events from public records and private collections. Page 2.
Cotton Market
Photos from the past of Huntsville including rare photos of the Civil War era up to when Huntsville became the space capital of the universe. Black and white photos of people, places, and events from public records and private collections. Page 5.
1932 Baseball Team
Photos from the past of Huntsville including rare photos of the Civil War era up to when Huntsville became the space capital of the universe. Black and white photos of people, places, and events from public records and private collections. Page 10.
Old MacDonald's Petting Zoo
Old MacDonald's Petting Zoo is located 25 miles east of Huntsville in Woodville, Alabama and features animals, a picnic area, playground and gift shop.
Elks Theater
Photos from the past of Huntsville including rare photos of the Civil War era up to when Huntsville became the space capital of the universe. Black and white photos of people, places, and events from public records and private collections. Page 7.
Huntsville Jail #5
The Huntsville Jail is finally finished. It's only $50 million overbudget and three years behind schedule. Page 3.
How To Register to Vote
Register to vote in Huntsville, Alabama. One of the privileges of living in a democratic society is the right to vote. Make your voice heard.
Cotton Picking
Photos from the past of Huntsville including rare photos of the Civil War era up to when Huntsville became the space capital of the universe. Black and white photos of people, places, and events from public records and private collections. Page 6.
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