The Weekly Wrap – August 12, 2022

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Business & Economy

Grant: Huntsville secures a $20 million federal grant for an elevated pedestrian bridge downtown. 

Read More: August 10, 2022

Economic Development: Huntsville’s strategic approach to economic development helps frame the regions recruiting success. 

Read More: Yellowhammer News August, 9 2022

Real Estate: Quarter 2 housing report shows high demand for homes and high inflation.

Read More: HBJ August, 8 2022


SMD Symposium: Over 14,000 space and missile defense experts from around the world are in Huntsville this week, looking to connect and develop partnerships with one another.

Read More: WHNT August 10, 2022

SLS Update: A piece of the Space Launch System (SLS) returned home to the Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville on Wednesday.

Read More: WHNT August 10, 2022

Culture & Entertainment

Festival Returns: Madison Street Festival returns after a two-year pandemic break. 

Read More: WHNT August 8, 2022

Ditto Landing: Christmas on the River hopes to be a signature holiday event for all ages in our area.

Read More: WAFF August 9, 2022

Ballet is Back: Huntsville ballet kicks off its first full season in two years after pandemic delays. 

Read More: WHNT August 9, 2022


Scholarship: SAIC donates $100,000 to Fund Alabama A&M University Scholarship.

Read More: Business Wire August 11, 2022

UAH: UAH developed a public health tool that predicts the effects of a pandemic and mitigation efforts.

Read More: Newswire August 10, 2022


Frank Foz, longest serving UAH President in history, has died.

Read More: August 8, 2022

Elizabeth Robertson promoted to VP role at Leidos subsidiary, Dynetics.

Read More: Gov Con Wire  August 8, 2022

Huntsville welcomes Redstone Arsenal Garrison Commander Col. Brian Cozine as its new “mayor.”

Read More: August 7, 2022

Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of North Alabama appointed Brent Mills as its new Chief Executive Officer. 

Read More: WAFF August 3, 2022