The Weekly Wrap – October 20, 2023

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Business & Economy

Expansion: Navistar celebrates expansion of Huntsville powertrain plant.

Read More: October 18, 2023

Development: A $10M renovation was just announced to create an event space and more at Ditto Landing.

Read More: WHNT October 16, 2023

Growth: Huntsville’s urban planning and infrastructure teams are hopeful amidst growing pains.

Read More: HBJ October 17, 2023

Awarded: 106 Jefferson named No. 10 on Condé Nast Traveler’s 36th annual Readers’ Choice Awards Top Hotels in the South. 

Read More: October 16, 2023


NASA: NASA team in Alabama earns honor for its part in deflecting an asteroid in space.

Read More: October 18, 2023

HSV City Council: Huntsville City Council talks about development and passes mobile device law after a heated debate.

Read More: HBJ October 17, 2023


Awarded: The U.S. Department of Education awarded AAMU’s College of Education, Humanities and Behavioral Sciences a five-year, $1.25 million grant to fund 25 AAMU scholars to obtain their master’s degree in special education with Alabama state certification.

Read More: AL News Center October 18, 2023

Workforce: Workforce challenges are being addressed by industry-community college partnerships.

Read More: Yellowhammer News October 13, 2023


Progress: Lockheed Martin’s Next Generation Interceptor program advances through a major milestone.

Read More: HBJ October 13, 2023

Culture & Entertainment

Music: The 9th annual Microwave Dave Day, celebrating Huntsville’s premier “blues-man” Dave Gallaher, is coming up on Saturday, October 22.

Read More: WHNT October 18, 2023

Golf: The Korn Ferry Tour is not returning to Huntsville after $1.3 million economic impact in 2023.

Read More: WHNT October 17, 2023

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