The Weekly Wrap – August 19, 2022

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Huntsville City Municipal Election

“Ensuring we elect collaborative and visionary leaders is imperative to the success of our schools, our economy, and our quality of life. Voting in local elections is imperative, and we should all take that passion to the polls next Tuesday, August 23rd.”

– John Allen, CEO, Huntsville Committee of 100

Click here for Huntsville City voting & election resources.

Click here to find your polling place.

Business & Economy

Construction: Goodall Homes is shutting down Huntsville operations, leaving Hays Farms with more than 300 unbuilt homes.

Read More: August, 17 2022

Awards: Huntsville/Madison County Chamber names the Best Places to Work 2022.

Read More: WHNT  August 16, 2022

Unions: Huntsville utility workers push for union representation on work conditions and other issues.

Read More: August, 16 2022

Affordable Housing: The Huntsville Housing Authority is focused on community support and education in 2023. 

Read More: WHNT August, 15 2022

Closing: Lewter Hardware announced the store will be shutting down, leaving behind an iconic landmark in downtown Huntsville with nearly one hundred years of history.

Read More: WAAY August, 12 2022


Lawsuit Dismissed: A lawsuit brought by the American Civil Liberties Union and Southern Poverty Law Center seeking to block the moving of a judgeship to Madison County from Jefferson County has been dismissed.

Read More: WHNT August 13, 2022

Culture & Entertainment

Arts Huntsville: Arts Huntsville is expanding its Art Tour of Homes.

Read More: WHNT August 16, 2022

Travel: Frontier is halting service from the Huntsville airport.

Read More: August 15, 2022


Partnership: CACI establishes a partnership with the Alabama School of Cyber Engineering and Technology to support future generations of STEM innovators in Huntsville.

Read More: Business Wire August 16, 2022

Partnership: Huntsville Hospital and Drake State partner for a new LPN program that will provide financial assistance from Huntsville Hospital for tuition, books, and fees while students gain three years of experience as licensed practical nurses by working at the local hospital.

Read More: WHNT August 15, 2022


Legendary UAH Hockey coach Doug Ross has died.

Read More: UAH Media August 17, 2022