Understanding your Homeowner’s Policy

By Todd PowersAlfa Agent, South HuntsvilleYou have just purchased the home of your dreams…now what?  You want to make sure you protect your largest investment while also safeguarding the smaller things. Your first step is understanding your policy.Alfa’s homeowner policy is a package policy, meaning there is coverage for property damage and liability coverage. There are a few … Continue reading Understanding your Homeowner’s Policy

Wellstone Emergency Center

By Karen PetersenDirector Of Development Imagine you’re sick, and your symptoms flare. But people around you aren’t familiar with your condition and have no idea how to respond. They’re terrified and call police, who take you to jail or the Emergency Department. Neither is equipped to handle your type of illness. Eventually your symptoms subside, … Continue reading Wellstone Emergency Center

Troop 400 Providing Services To The Community

By Akaose IbeajiScoutmaster Troop 400 For over 30 years, Troop 400 has worked to provide services via scouting to the youth of the low-income and public housing communities of Huntsville. Swimming is a scouting activity that our troop has always felt the most critical. According to the CDC, black children are 3-4 times to die … Continue reading Troop 400 Providing Services To The Community

Andy Schatzley Named Trash Pandas’ Second Manager, Coaches Kenny Hook, Michael Wuertz Return to Rocket City

By Aaron CherisDirector of Media RelationsThe Rocket City Trash Pandas, in conjunction with the Los Angeles Angels, today announced the on-field coaching staff for the 2022 season, led by new Manager Andy Schatzley.“I think the Trash Pandas are the best-run affiliate in baseball, and I am honored and beyond excited to get there and get started,” … Continue reading Andy Schatzley Named Trash Pandas’ Second Manager, Coaches Kenny Hook, Michael Wuertz Return to Rocket City

TAVÈ Weddings and Events

By Natasha V. VerkestOwner, Tavè Weddings and Events I am a professional wedding planner and have been in the wedding industry for over 15 years. I am proud to own and operate a woman and veteran-owned business. I served 10 years in the US Army and my husband Adam retired after 20 years of service. … Continue reading TAVÈ Weddings and Events

Spring in South Huntsville

By Katie Bosarge PattersonExecutive DirectorSouth Huntsville Main Business Association Spring has arrived in South Huntsville! We are ready for the sunshine and warmer temperatures that come with this time of year, but we know that Summer is just around the corner so let’s spend some time together outside! This is the perfect time of year … Continue reading Spring in South Huntsville

Helping With Pandemic Depression

By Makalya MelvinSenior Placement ServicesDid you know that mental health awareness month was originally established in 1949? After World War Two, the mental health organization started mental health awareness month in order to promote education and provide support to those in need. Now in May of 2022, being informed and considerate of those handling the … Continue reading Helping With Pandemic Depression

Why I Am Proud to Call South Huntsville Home

By James BrownSenior VP and Chief Risk OfficerProgress Bank, and Community AdvocateApproximately 38 years ago, my wife and I made a life changing decision. We had a two-year-old son and a daughter on the way. After many rides through neighborhoods in the city, researching and discussing schools, looking at housing in various areas, and lots … Continue reading Why I Am Proud to Call South Huntsville Home

Allergy Season in the Tennessee Valley 

By Selina JohnsonHAPPI Health Have you recently noticed a change in the weather and how your body is responding to it? Have you had any of the following symptoms lately: itchy and watery eyes, runny nose and sneezing? If so, you may be experiencing seasonal allergies. We are officially in allergy season which lasts from the … Continue reading Allergy Season in the Tennessee Valley 

Fantasy Playhouse: Spotlight on the Future

By: Emily Rodrick and Megan Nivens-TannettFantasy Playhouse Children’s Theater and Academy According to Americans for the Arts, students who take 4 years of arts score 150 points higher on SAT than students who only take ½ year or less. Low-income students highly engaged in arts are 138% more likely to graduate highschool and twice as … Continue reading Fantasy Playhouse: Spotlight on the Future