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Alabama Roots: David Dahl brings state's MLB All-Star total to 48  AL.com

Marcio Jose Sanchez. Former Oak Mountain High School standout David Dahl is representing the Colorado Rockies at the MLB All-Star Game on Tuesday night ...



Alabama suffers 25 boating deaths in 2019, the deadliest year on state waters since 1998  AL.com

Boating accidents across Alabama in the first 6 ½ months of 2019 have led to 25 deaths, a number that surpasses year-end totals for at least the past 20 years.



Alabama Roots: Josh Donaldson joins 200 home run club  AL.com

Atlanta Braves third baseman Josh Donaldson has become the 13th player from an Alabama high school or college to hit 200 Major League home runs.



See how a megachurch transformed this shuttered 50-year-old high school  AL.com

Huntsville's S.R. Butler High School closed in 2015. In 2016, The Rock Family Worship Center reopened it as a church.



Butler High property finds new owners in $4 million sale  AL.com

"We have at least an opportunity to put several million dollars in the bank account of the school system."



Doors closing on Butler High after 64 years in Huntsville  AL.com

The school that was founded 64 years ago to consolidate other schools now sees its students dispersed and its doors closed.



Back to School at Campus No. 805  Alabama Public Radio

(Huntsville, AL)-- Most people are wrapping up the school year, but one business in Huntsville has reason for people to spend their summers inside the.



Butler High Students officially say goodbye to their school, welcome new opportunities  whnt.com

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) - Butler High School freshman, sophomores, and juniors participated in a bridging ceremony on Monday to mark the students' move ...



A graduate says goodbye to Huntsville's Butler High School  AL.com

Butler aerial.JPG. Butler High School's 1960s-style modular, windowless building seen from the air. (File). They're closing my high school today. After 64 years ...



Stolen gun used in deadly Butler HS shooting  WAFF

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - The gun a student used to fatally shoot another student at Butler High School in Matthews Monday morning was stolen out of Gaston ...



Butler High School site officially for sale  whnt.com

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) — The HVAC unit is still running and the lights are still on, but Butler High School's doors have been closed since May. Huntsville ...



Butler High School homecoming filled with memories of past, anxiety for future  whnt.com

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) - Homecoming spirit is extra high for students at Butler High School -- and visiting alumni -- because they know it could be their last.



Butler High facing closure as part of Huntsville City Schools plan; no final decision made yet  The Birmingham News - al.com

No final decision has been made to close Butler, Blair said, but the school system has laid out plans to shutter the struggling school on Holmes Avenue.



The Rock Family Worship Center announces Butler Sanctuary grand opening  AL.com

The Rock Family Worship Center has announced the grand opening of the new sanctuary at its Huntsville Campus and a month-long celebration of events to ...



Huntsville West: Repurposing a Former School into a Coworking Community  Huntsville Business Journal

Passions run high when neighborhood schools face retirement. Residents and alumni get emotional reminiscing about passing notes in science class, sneaking ...



Unsolved Huntsville Murders of 2018  WAAY

Reward offered for any information leading to an arrest.



Legendary HS football coach John Meadows passes away  AL.com

By Daniel Boyette and John Ferry. Hall of fame high school football coach John Meadows, who won 271 games and two state titles over 34 seasons, died ...



Paul Finebaum talks funniest colleagues, classic rock  AL.com

His first year as a weekly contributor on ESPN's "College GameDay," Paul Finebaum was surprised one Saturday when he encountered Bill Murray on-set and ...



Hidden History: Integration of Huntsville City Schools  rocketcitynow.com

More than half a century ago, Sonnie Hereford IV was the first African-American child to integrate public schools in the state of Alabama.



Victim’s friends react after seeing Officer Darby’s body camera video of fatal shooting  WHNT News 19

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - Wednesday was a difficult day in the courtroom where Huntsville Police Officer William Darby appeared for an immunity hearing on a ...



The Rock Family Worship Center celebrates grand opening at its new church site  rocketcitynow.com

The Rock Family Worship Center celebrated the grand opening of the main campus's new church site on Sunday. The new church site is located at the former ...



School Shootings List in Twenty Years Since Columbine: 240 and Counting  Westword

Twenty years ago tomorrow, on April 20, 1999, two seniors at Columbine High School killed twelve students and a teacher before taking their own lives in an ...



New Huntsville school zones shuffle hundreds of children in public housing  AL.com

Few groups in Huntsville are more affected by the city's new school attendance zones than students from public housing. Of the 1,090 school-age children living ...



The music plays on for Butler High School marching band  al.com

The band director at Johnson High, Steve Johnson was assigned by the school system to teach band during first period at Butler. But Johnson said he was told ...



Dunnavant's 'Three Days At Foster' partly inspired by ex-Butler High star Danny Treadwell  al.com

Documentary on sale, and will be shown Tuesday at Athens State University.



Butler High School could remain open, new Huntsville superintendent says  al.com

Dr. Casey Wardynski on Tuesday confirmed that he would like to see the struggling school remain open. He said the building has a "good flow" and a "great new ...



The Rock Family Worship Center opens new location  WAAY

The Rock Family Worship Center is preparing for the grand opening of its new sanctuary in Huntsville.



Newlin Borland, Frances Gayle  Dothan Eagle

Frances Gayle Newlin Borland went home to be with the Lord February 12, 2019, surrounded by her family at Sacred Heart Hospital in Destin, Florida. She is a ...



A classic Alabama pizzeria reopens  AL.com

Fear struck Big Ed's Pizza co-owner Darrell Denton. A repairman had just told Denton although he'd read *service*-manuals about parts like those inside the ...



Two developers vying for old Valley Elementary building - Shelby County Reporter  Shelby County Reporter

PELHAM – Two developers hoping to breathe new life into the building that once housed Valley Elementary went before the Pelham City Council at a work ...



Michael Scott Hertzog  The Chattanoogan

Dr. Michael Scott Hertzog, beloved child of God, finished his earthly race and went home to his Lord and Savior on Sunday, April 14, 2019. Born June 7, 1955, ...



Butler High JROTC commander is a natural leader and recent citizen  The Huntsville Times - al.com

HUNTSVILLE, AL - Eight years ago Chung-Thuy Pham was a little girl who could not speak English. Today, she's the new commanding cadet major of the Butler ...



Hank Aaron leads Alabama's 100-homer hitters  AL.com

The players from Alabama colleges, high schools, industrial leagues and sandlots who've hit at least 100 MLB home runs.



Huntsville Hall of Fame: Tony McGinnis 'helped establish' Butler program before great college career at Texas A&M  al.com

This is one in a series of profiles on the Class of 2013 of the Huntsville-Madison County Sports Hall of Fame, which will be enshrined in ceremonies April 1 at the ...



Protest held outside Huntsville schools' central office over alleged assault at Butler High (with video)  al.com

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- Intermittent rain didn't keep about half a dozen demonstrators from showing up today to support a Butler High School student who was ...



Peaceful history: 'reverse integration' at St. Joseph's School  National Catholic Reporter

Students sing in class during the 1963-64 school year at St. Joseph's Catholic School, the first year white students attended the school. (Jack Hamilton/Courtesy ...



Grand opening held for SR Butler Green Park  WAFF

HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) - A new park is now open for use in Huntsville. A grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony was held for the new S.R. Butler Green ...



Jemison replaces Johnson for name of new high school; Grissom name stays; Hereford, McNair added  al.com

The Huntsville School Board approved all the committee recommendations for naming four schools Thursday night before a full house and people standing in ...



Huntsville City Schools Announces Graduation Rebroadcast Schedule  whnt.com

Want to record your school's graduation ceremony? Huntsville City Schools will rebroadcast graduations according to the schedule below on ETV. ETV can be ...



2017 Huntsville-Madison County Athletic Hall of Fame inductees  WAFF

Twelve new members of the Huntsville-Madison County Athletic Hall of Fame will be named in 2017. The new class will be honored during an induction dinner ...



Justice Department slams Huntsville for creating "more segregated educational environments"  al.com

montesano.JPG. The Justice Department, among a handful of changes, urges the court to rezone Monte Sano Elementary from Huntsville High to Lee High.



Readers submit more historic schools that were abandoned, destroyed, repurposed  AL.com

After I wrote last week about historic schools in Alabama, readers responded with the names of more schools that have been destroyed, abandoned or ...



Teen says kayaking trip ended in beating, rape threats  Alabama Public Radio

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — A teenager says a kayaking trip down an Alabama river ended with him and his friends being beaten and threatened with sexual.



Former JO Johnson basketball coach suing Huntsville City Schools for racial discrimination  WAFF

Former J.O. Johnson High School head basketball coach Maurice Ford is suing the Huntsville City Board of Education and Dr. Casey Wardynski.



Alabama Roots: 47 MLB All-Stars  AL.com

Former Lee-Huntsville/Wallace State star Craig Kimbrel will be at the MLB All-Star Game for the seventh time on Tuesday.



A Huntsville Times Q&A with Discovery Channel founder John Hendricks  al.com

HUNTSVILLE, AL -- With the aid of $5 million in investment capital and $20,000 out of his own pocket, former Huntsvillian John Hendricks was able to parlay a ...



Huntsville Hall of Fame: Wrestling champ Steve Brown  The Birmingham News - al.com

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- To say former Butler High School wrestling champion Steve Brown has led an interesting and varied life would be a classic ...



New city park will debut today at Campus 805 in downtown Huntsville  AL.com

A ribbon cutting ceremony will be held this morning to celebrate the opening of S.R. Butler Green, a new city park at Campus No. 805 in Huntsville.



15 high schools with the worst graduation rates  AL.com

There's been plenty of good news lately when it comes to graduation rates in Alabama.



Butler High senior named 'Youth of the Year' by Boys & Girls Club of North Alabama  al.com

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama - The Boys & Girls Club of North Alabama on Wednesday celebrated teens who prove that obstacles can be overcome as the club ...



Huntsville has the most 'failing' schools in Alabama  The Huntsville Times - al.com

butler high. Under the Alabama Accountability Act, Butler High School is stuck on the state's list of failing schools indefinitely. Closing it down and moving the ...



Revisiting Huntsville's history of lynching and segregation  AL.com

By Jane DeNeefe, co-director of Huntsville African American History Project and author of Rocket City Rock and Soul: Huntsville Musicians Remember the ...



New test scores show students in Madison County rank among best and least prepared in Alabama  AL.com

North Alabama 10th-graders fared better than the state average on their ACT Plan tests last year but, considering Alabama's statewide scores, that is not ...



Tony McGinnis, Huntsville's Young Professional of the Year, finds a higher calling after basketball  The Huntsville Times - al.com

Tony McGinnis, executive director of the Harris Home for Children, was recently named Young Professional of the Year by the Chamber of Commerce of ...



Huntsville-Madison County Athletic Hall of Fame announces its 10 new inductees  The Huntsville Times - al.com

-3451a623cf570553.jpg. Hall of Fame members are honored with their names on brick pavers at monument site at John Hunt Park (File photo). HUNTSVILLE ...



New joint Huntsville City Schools, DOJ plan revealed, desegregation judge sets March hearing  AL.com

Butler High will close at the end of this school year and Johnson High in the summer of 2016 if a new student assignment plan created by the Huntsville school ...



Huntsville City Schools graduation 2015; watch live stream  AL.com

Huntsville City Schools begins the first of seven high school graduations today, beginning at 1:30 p.m. with New Century.All ceremonies are at the Propst Arena ...



Huntsville police officer teaches citizens about dangers of gangs  al.com

The 57-year-old law enforcement veteran strives to be a catalyst of change for teens in the community by mentoring youths about the dangers and pitfalls of ...



Henderson Flash enters third season with a few familiar faces  The Gleaner

The Henderson Flash enters their third season with a lot of new faces, but there will be a few familiar ones for fans of the summer collegiate baseball team.



UAH College of Nursing welcomes Dr. Thuy Lam Lynch  UAH News

As a young patient in the hospital Thuy Lam Lynch ('97 BSN, '01 MSN) encountered a nurse who was kind and caring, "she made my hospital experience less ...



It's all smiles for Dr. Anthony Toney and his family as he enters Hall of Fame  The Huntsville Times - al.com

Toney and others to be honored at April 14 banquet.



Long-time high school coach Glen Nunley honored by friends, colleagues, former players  al.com

HUNTSVILLE, AL. -- The athletes at Butler High School "back in the day" would occasionally wander into the library. Robin Conn/Huntsville TimesGlen Nunley, ...



More photos of famous people who graduated from Alabama high schools  AL.com

By Kelly Kazek. Recently, I wrote about celebrities or well-known people who attended Alabama high schools and invited readers to submit additional names.



Alabama releases new list of 'failing schools;' parents eligible for private school tax break  AL.com

Under state law, the state prepares two lists. One includes all schools eligible for a "school improvement grant" from the U.S. Department of Education.



Alabama-based website DealNews celebrates 20 years  AL.com

The vibe of the crew at DealNews is quirky and fun, much like the old YMCA building they recently occupied in downtown Huntsville.



Huntsville rabbi discusses massacre at his former synagogue in Pittsburgh  WAFF

HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) - The ambush that killed 11 people and injured six in what is considered to be the deadliest anti-Semitic attack in the United States ...



Meet the 2 candidates vying for the Huntsville school board's District 5 seat  AL.com

mathews hill boe. Carlos Mathews and Pam Hill are running for the Huntsville school board's District 5 seat. The election will be Aug. 23, 2016. (File). Pam Hill ...



See the schedule for Madison County's 24 high school graduations May 17-24  AL.com

Madison Academy seniors will be the first to first to get their diplomas on May 17 and Oakwood Adventist Academy seniors will the last group to walk across the ...



Huntsville City Schools’ graduation ceremonies Thursday-Friday at VBC  whnt.com

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) - Huntsville City Schools' seven high schools will hold commencement exercises this week at the Von Braun Center Arena. Here is ...



West Huntsville’s Stone Middle has a new name, at last  whnt.com

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) - In a video released Wednesday, developers unveiled the name of the entire 13-acre mixed-use development project that will ...



1 Student Injured in Accidental Shooting at Alabama Elementary School; At Least 44 Killed and 83 Injured by Guns at Schools So Far This Year  The 74

The 74 will be tracking gun-related injuries and deaths at schools throughout 2018. Bookmark this page for the latest reports, or sign up to receive updates ...



A look at the demographics of Alabama's new list of failing schools  al.com

Alabama's list of failing schools didn't change that much, nor did the demographic makeup of those schools. They remain consistently poor and nearly always ...



Parents invited to learn more about Majority to Minority transfers in Huntsville City Schools  whnt.com

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) - A series of meetings is underway to inform parents about the Majority to Minority transfer process in Huntsville City Schools.



HPD officers awarded for youth gang prevention  WAFF

Three members of the Huntsville Police Department were honored for their community *service* at a banquet hosted by the 100 Black Men of American on ...



Alabama Department of Education's releases new list of failing schools  Alabama's News Leader

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - The Alabama Department of Education has announced the new list of failing public schools, where students can transfer to other ...



Former Alabama star Kenneth Darby's life savings lost in Huntsville stock swindle, lawsuit claims  AL.com

Kenneth Darby.JPG. Former Alabama running back Kenneth Darby, shown here against Auburn at Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa, Ala., on Nov. 18, 2006 ...



Huntsville civil rights pioneer Sonnie Hereford recalls attempts to stop desegregation of schools 50 years ago  al.com

The retired physician remembers finding Fifth Avenue School locked - and surrounded by a throng of parents opposed to integration -- on Sept. 3, 1963..



What happened to Casey Wardynski? Behind the Huntsville school superintendent's sudden resignation  AL.com

It took less than 48 hours for Huntsville City Schools Superintendent Casey Wardynski to tell the school board he was resigning, to announce it to the public, and ...



What schools will be labeled as 'failing?'  al.com

MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- So what schools will be defined as "failing" under a new school choice bill approved by lawmakers. Michael Sibley, director of ...



JCPenney liquidation sale leads Huntsville woman to lost class ring  WAFF

Nineteen years ago, a Huntsville woman ordered a class ring after graduating high school. She never received it, but she moved on and eventually forgot about ...



Alabama's MLB All-Stars: Only 3 ahead of Craig Kimbrel now  AL.com

Boston Red Sox closer Craig Kimbrel is on the American League's pitching staff for Major League Baseball's annual All-Star Game on Tuesday night in Miami.



Huntsville City Schools Announce Rezoning Plans, Public Forums  whnt.com

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) - The Huntsville Board of Education held a public work session on Thursday to discuss rezoning plans for city schools. Dr. Casey ...



Luxury cabin at center of Alabama One Credit Union scandal on auction block  AL.com

Georgia-based Rowell Auctions announced that it is managing the June 7 auction of the 108-acre "Butler Cabin" property in the community of Fosters.



Sewage, lies, and bad loans: How a Tuscaloosa fraudster ensnared one of Alabama's largest credit unions  AL.com

Danny Ray Butler, high school drop-out and Tuscaloosa used car salesman, had plans. In the unincorporated community of Fosters, Al., Butler built a grocery ...



Gus Hergert's award-winning TV career leads to a Special Achievement Award by Hall of Fame  The Huntsville Times - al.com

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- An Army brat who was born in Hawaii, Gus Hergert III attended Butler High School in Huntsville from 1972-75, played football, ran ...



Fired Butler principal rehired for central office job during action-packed Huntsville board meeting  al.com

The school board also discussed raising the salaries of 103 teachers and approved a contract for an education consultant at Thursday's meeting. The meeting ...



Excess capacity to factor into school closings  al.com

HUNTSVILLE, AL -- Butler High School tops the list of 11 schools that face having their doors shut for good because of excess capacity as the Huntsville school ...



New veteran outpatient medical clinic in Huntsville a longtime 'labor of love' for VA  AL.com

The new U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs clinic in Huntsville was packed Wednesday morning as hundreds of military, political leaders and members of the ...



Alabama Accountability Act: 78 schools listed as failing (updated)  al.com

The Alabama Department of Education this morning released the list of "failing" schools where parents will be eligible for a state income tax credit to help send ...



Qualis Corp. set to celebrate 25 years in Huntsville  AL.com

Qualis Corp. CEO Elizabeth Morard credits several women business leaders for providing her a roadmap for success in government contracting. (Contributed by ...



Huntsville Hall of Fame: Mark Hutchison was baseball standout from youth league through Auburn days  The Huntsville Times - al.com

This is one in a series of profiles on the Class of 2013 of the Huntsville-Madison County Sports Hall of Fame, which will be enshrined in ceremonies April 1 at the ...



Tide football star's financial adviser sent to prison  AL.com

kenneth darby. Former Alabama All-SEC tailback Kenneth Darby lost more than $250,000 in dealings with Huntsville financial adviser Keith Michael Rogers, ...



Watch today's Bob Jones, James Clemens high schools graduations live  AL.com

If you don't have time to get the Propst Arena at the Von Braun Center, you can watch Bob Jones at 3 p.m. and James Clemens at 7 p.m. here or go Madison City ...



Two craft breweries and concert amphitheater coming to old Stone Middle School campus near downtown Huntsville  AL.com

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama – By next summer, the old Stone Middle School campus on Governors Drive could be home to two popular Huntsville breweries as well ...



Glen Nunley, 76, was one of Huntsville's most successful athletes and coaches  al.com

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- The North Alabama coaching fraternity mourns the death of one the few stellar athletes able to duplicate his playing success at Butler ...



School Board Announces New Leadership Team For Johnson; Principal Reassignments  whnt.com

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) -- In a special session Wednesday morning, the Huntsville Board of Education announced the results of reviews on teachers with ...



Veteran prosecutor Don Rizzardi to seek Madison County district judge seat  al.com

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- Assistant District Attorney Don Rizzardi, a 20-year veteran of the D.A.'s office, plans to seek a judge's seat on the Madison County ...



More than 200 Hispanic students absent in Huntsville following immigration law ruling  al.com

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- More than 200 Hispanic students failed to show up for school in Huntsville Thursday, the day after a federal judge allowed most of ...



Huntsville Hall of Fame: Jackie Pedigo capped sports success with long career in education  The Birmingham News - al.com

One in a series on the Huntsville-Madison County Athletic Hall of Fame Class of 2012, to be enshrined April 9.



Prayer meeting packs north Huntsville church, but did prayers mend rift over school rezoning?  al.com

Huntsville school board member Laurie McCaulley says it did not. Some of the religious and civic leaders behind the opposition to the school district's rezoning ...



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