The Weekly Wrap – July 28, 2023

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Business & Economy

Approval: The Huntsville Planning Commission approved plans for the new Huntsville City Schools central office and career tech center at Tuesday night’s meeting.

Read More: July 27, 2023

New Project: A $6.7 million assisted living facility in Madison was the most expensive project issued a permit last week in the Huntsville area, according to Southern Exposure Information.

Read More: July 26, 2023

Funding: The Madison County Commission approved $1.75 million in American Rescue Plan Act funding for Wellstone Inc., Fantasy Children’s Playhouse Theater, and the Huntsville Museum of Art.

Read More: July 24, 2023


Groundwork: Dr. Clarence Sutton, Huntsville City Schools’ new superintendent, has some big dreams for the district but is already laying the groundwork to make those dreams a reality.  

Read More: WAAY July 27, 2023

Discovery: Researchers associated with the University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) discovered the brightest gamma-ray burst ever detected, approximately 2.4 billion light-years away.  

Read More: WHNT July 26, 2023

Recognition: The White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) recognized two Drake State Community and Technical College students for their accomplishments in academics, leadership, and civic engagement.

Read More: HBJ July 26, 2023

Culture & Entertainment

Junior Olympics: 63 runners from the Madison-based non-profit Parker Track Club have qualified for the AAU Junior Olympics that starts August 28th in Des Moines, Iowa.

Read More: WHNT July 26, 2023

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