August 10, 2020

Childcare Resources

As remote learning begins across the Tennessee Valley this month, several resources are available to parents for supervision and academic […]
August 6, 2020

Web Call (August 5): Save Space Camp

Our guests were John Nerger, Chairman of the Alabama Space Science Exhibit Commission, Louis Ramirez, Interim CEO of the U.S. Space & Rocket Center, and Ben Chandler, Chair of the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Education Foundation.  All talked about the need to bolster the USSRC and Space Camp for future generations of visitors and campers.
July 30, 2020

Web Call (July 29): Speaker Mac McCutcheon

Speaker McCutcheon talked about a variety of topics, including next year's budget, COVID funding, the importance of saving Space Camp, and more.
July 29, 2020

Rocket City Mom: Information on Virtual School Support

Several local businesses have expanded their services to provide virtual support to students this fall. Rocket City Mom will continue to update this list.
July 29, 2020

Gov. Ivey: Statewide masking to stay in place through Aug. 31

The amended Safer at Home Order requires individuals to wear a mask or other facial covering when in public and in close contact with other people. This amended order extends until August 31, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.
July 28, 2020

Save Space Camp: Space Camp, U.S. Space & Rocket Center Launch Campaign

The U.S. Space & Rocket Center and its internationally beloved Space Camp are in jeopardy of closure due to devastating economic challenges caused by the coronavirus pandemic. In an effort to remain open for future generations of visitors and campers, the U.S. Space & Rocket Center and Space Camp are launching a “Save Space Camp” campaign.
July 27, 2020

Childcare Survey: Now available in English & Spanish

We've created this survey to gather basic information to help inform a community response for students who will potentially be unsupervised when school resumes this fall. There are English and Spanish versions included. The deadline is Monday, Aug. 3.
July 22, 2020

Web Call (July 22): Dr. Ed Nichols, Superintendent of Madison City Schools

The return to school, and today's announcement that our three public school systems will start the first nine weeks in remote learning was our weekly topic.
July 22, 2020

Teleworking, childcare remain at the forefront as schools start year with remote learning

(HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – July 22, 2020) – On Wednesday, Huntsville City Schools, Madison County Schools, and Madison City Schools made […]
July 15, 2020

Alabama to require masks statewide as of July 16

This new order takes effect on Thursday, July 16 at 5 p.m. It will remain in place through the end of the month.
July 10, 2020

Web Call (July 10): Dr. Karen Landers on face covering ordinance

Madison County's mask ordinance took effect on July 7 at 5 p.m. Dr. Karen Landers of the Alabama Department of Public Health, joined us a few days later to talk about how the community is responding to it.
June 29, 2020

Web Call (June 24): Huntsville School Leaders discuss upcoming year

Many changes are ahead for the next school year. On June 24, we spoke with three representatives of Huntsville City […]
June 19, 2020

TVA congratulates Chamber on recent Site Selection award

“Congratulations to the Huntsville/Madison County Chamber on receiving the Mac Conway Award,” said John Bradley, TVA senior vice president for Economic Development. “This organization is committed to raising the quality of life in the area, and its efforts continue to bring high quality jobs and attract business and industry to the region.”
June 18, 2020

Web Call (June 17): Best Places to Work Past Winners

On this call, we spoke with team members at Modern Technology Solutions, Inc. (MTSI) and IronMountain Solutions, who are both past winners of our Best Places to Work Awards. In fact, they won in their categories again this year!