The Weekly Wrap – January 26, 2024

January 26, 2024

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Business & Economy

Travel: Huntsville International Airport broke a record for travel in 2023, with more than 1.47 million passengers passing through the airport last year, just edging out a mark of 1.445 million set in 2019.

Read More: The Lede (Paywall) January 25, 2024 

U.S. Space and Rocket Center: Space & Rocket Center outlined plans for 2024, which include a visit from Miss America, the reopening of Rocket Park, and the groundbreaking for the center’s newest building: the Inspiration4 Skills Training Complex.

Read More: City of HSV January 25, 2024

Development: Construction on Front Row, a major downtown Huntsville development, is expected to begin this month. The $115 million in construction financing has been secured for the mixed-use development across from the Von Braun Center on Clinton Avenue.

Read More: The Lede (Paywall) January 23, 2024


Legislative Update: The Huntsville/Madison County Chamber of Commerce hosted a luncheon at the Jackson Center for North Alabama Legislators. Legislators who spoke included Alabama State Senator Arthur Orr, Alabama State Senator Steve Livingston, Senate Majority Leader, and Alabama State Representative Rex Reynolds.

Read More: HBJ (Potential Paywall) January 22, 2024 


Enduring Shield:  Leidos announced its Enduring Shield rocket system, a ground-based technology, capable of eliminating fast-moving aerial threats, successfully cleared a critical milestone in its global delivery.

Read More: Yellowhammer News January 22, 2024 


Timberlake & League becomes Timberlake, League & Brooks with the addition of Heath Brooks as a shareholder.

DESE Research, Inc. announced the appointment of Dr. Timothy A. Barton as the Chief Technology Officer (CTO). 

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