The Weekly Wrap – October 28, 2022

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Business & Economy

Expansion: LATAM Cargo and DSV will increase the frequency of their freighter partnership operating out of Huntsville as they look to capitalize on demand to South America.

Read More: Air Cargo News October 26, 2022

Partnership: Huntsville Utilities, the 16th largest power provider in the US, recently announced a new green initiative where the company will purchase electricity from Toyota Tsusho, the first time the utility company will purchase power from a company other than Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA). 

Read More: October 20, 2022

Development: Capital Square, one of the nation’s leading sponsors of tax-advantaged real estate investments and an active developer of multifamily communities, announced the acquisition of FarmHaus Apartments, a 324-unit Class A multifamily community located in Madison.

Read More: October 20, 2022


Election November 8th: The Huntsville Madison County Chamber of Commerce created a new Voter Engagement Guide, a nonpartisan guide you can share to encourage your friends, family and team members to vote.

Mayor’s Tree Planting: Mayor Tommy Battle and the City of Huntsville’s Green Team are taking advantage of the cooler temps and sunny skies to plant 350 trees at John Hunt Park on Saturday, November 5th.

Read More: October 24, 2022


Awarded: Dynetics has been awarded a contract to increase the capacity for America’s hypersonic flight testing through the Multi-Service Advanced Capability Hypersonics Test Bed program. 

Read More: October 26, 2022

Awarded: Engineering Research and Consulting Inc. has been awarded a $640M contract to support planning, conducting, analyzing, and reporting the results of developmental tests, production tests, and other tests conducted by the U.S. Army Aberdeen Test Center. 

Read More: October 21, 2022


Accreditation: The University of Alabama in Huntsville engineering programs receive the highest accreditation from the Engineering Accreditation Commission.

Read More: UAH October 26, 2022

Expansion: Auburn University expanded its footprint and opened its doors to its Research and Innovation Campus in Huntsville.

Read More: Auburn University October 25, 2022

Culture & Entertainment

Recreation: The Singing River Trail, a 200+ mile greenway system, is connecting dots and growing the economy across North Alabama. 

Read More: Yellowhammer News October 22, 2022

NASA History: NASA prepares to demolish its Von Braun Headquarters at Marshall Space Flight Center to make way for a series of new state-of-the-art facilities. 

Read More: October 22, 2022

Entertainment: The Von Braun Center announces it is transitioning to a cash-free facility, joining thousands of other venues across the country working to improve guest experience, expedite lines and increase safety by limiting the exchange of cash. 

Read More: WHNT October 21, 2022


Huntsville eyes interim leader, Kirk Giles, for Huntsville Police Department Chief. 

Read October 23, 2022