The Weekly Wrap – February 10, 2023

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Business & Economy

Economic Development: The newly released Huntsville Development Review, an in-depth look at the City’s construction and real estate data in 2022, showcases Huntsville’s trajectory of growth as the largest city by population in Alabama, including District 1.

Read More: City of Huntsville February 8, 2023

Restaurant Expansion: Tuscaloosa’s Taco Casa is looking to expand the franchise in the Huntsville, Montgomery and Mobile metro areas.

Read More: February 7, 2023

Restaurant Expansion: Ohio-based taco chain Condado Tacos is expanding across the country, with two locations coming to Alabama, including one in Huntsville.

Read More: WHNT February 4, 2023


New Park: The City of Huntsville upped its commitment from $3.6 million to $4.6 million for construction and development of the new, nine-acre Hays Farm Park.

Read More: City of Huntsville February 9, 2023

Recreation Center: Huntsville City Council approves $1,127,115 contract to purchase land on Martin Road just west of the intersection with Zeirdt Road for a new Parks & Recreation center.

Read More: City of Huntsville February 9, 2023

New Courthouse: More study needed before Madison County builds $65 million courthouse, according to new Madison County Commission Chairman Mac McCutcheon.

Read More: February 8, 2023

NASA: Governor Kay Ivey awarded a $1 million grant Monday to the Limestone County Commission to help expand Pryor Regional Airport and bring 250 new jobs and new industry to the area.

Read More: WHNT February 6, 2023


Awarded: Parsons Corporation was awarded a position on a $675 million indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity multiple award task order contract (MATOC) by the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) that will support the U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center Huntsville in meeting Electronic Security Systems (ESS) Program needs.

Read More: Bakersfield February 9, 2023


Security Sensors: Huntsville City Schools has been adding new security sensors to several schools and athletic events under a $2.86 million contract with Evolv Technology.

Read More: February 7, 2023


Huntsville Fire & Rescue Chief Howard “Mac” McFarlen to receive the Career Fire Chief of the Year award from the Alabama Association of Fire Chiefs (AAFC).

Read More: City of Huntsville February 9, 2023

13 North Alabama students were nominated to to U.S. Service Academies by Senator Tommy Tuberville.

Read More: WHNT February 6, 2023

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