May 29, 2020

Food Banks in North Alabama say need has increased significantly in community

  By Sam Smythe COVID-19 has had a lasting impact on multiple facets of day-to-day life. For some people who […]
May 26, 2020

Failure is Not an Option: Help Support U.S. Space & Rocket Center

Like many businesses and organizations, the US Space and Rocket Center has been impacted by COVID-19. The Rocket Center closed […]
May 22, 2020

Alabama’s Unemployment Rate for April is 12.9%

This is almost 10 percent higher than in early March. Here are the latest county-by-county figures.
May 18, 2020

Web Call (May 18): Supporting Local Restaurant & Retail

Local restaurants and retail stores need your business. Learn about some of the things they're doing to also earn your trust.
May 11, 2020

Local Employers Still Hiring

There are many local companies that are still hiring right now during the pandemic. We have compiled a list of those employers. Search for jobs on ASmartPlace.com.
April 30, 2020

Ala. Department of Labor: 64% of Unemployment Claims Now Paid

ADOL has now disbursed $372 million in unemployment benefits. Secretary Fitzgerald Washington says they are working to make the process move faster.
April 30, 2020

Cities with the Biggest Growth in Unemployment due to COVID-19

In order to identify where workers have been most affected by the coronavirus pandemic, WalletHub compared 180 cities based on increases in unemployment.
April 21, 2020

UPDATE: Take 5 to Give $5 Campaign raises $670,000 for Local Emergency Relief

Take 5 to Give $5 is a way of taking part in #GivingTuesdayNow — a global day of generosity created to help us come together and give back in response to unprecedented needs caused by COVID-19.
April 10, 2020

Alabama Dept. of Labor Begins Paying Federal $600 Stimulus Benefit

MONTGOMERY – Alabama Department of Labor Secretary Fitzgerald Washington announced Thursday, April 9 that Alabama has begun paying the Federal […]
April 9, 2020

How a New Local Brewery Is Pitching In

Fractal Brewing Project opened just last fall. Little did they know that a few months into operation a worldwide pandemic would hit, but they've found a great way to pitch in and help solve a community need.
April 8, 2020

Support Our Restaurants: Many Offering Increased Take-Out, Delivery Services

Please support our local restaurants. Many have shifted to offer delivery and take-out service, and they need your business.
April 7, 2020

Needs of Our Local Community & Ways to Help

Many of our community partners have reached out asking for assistance as they work to meet the needs of those they serve.  There are many opportunities for all of us to help during this crisis as we are all in this together, six feet apart.
April 6, 2020

Want to make masks for the hospitals? Here are instructions

Huntsville Hospital has shared this step-by-step instructional guide for people who would like to sew masks for healthcare workers.
April 6, 2020

Unemployed workers: Relief offered through Downtown Huntsville Charitable Fund, Land Trust of North Alabama

This program will assist unemployed and furloughed workers in the Downtown Huntsville Core and Downtown Huntsville Districts. The Land Trust will temporarily hire these workers to help with trail upkeep.