The Weekly Wrap – September 2, 2022

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Monday is Labor Day. Set your out-of-office notice if you’ll be off. 

Artemis 1

Launch Postponed: An engine issue forces Artemis launch to be rescheduled for Saturday.

Read More: WHNT August 31, 2022

Business & Economy

New Restaurant: The Co-Op Frosé and Eatery’s seventh location is coming to The Village of Providence in Huntsville. It will be the first location in Alabama. 

Read More: Sept 1, 2022

Public Input: City officials are asking for input on public transportation as they evaluate the expansion of the service area. 

Read More: WHNT August 31, 2022

Downtown Development: Multi-million dollar apartments are being built in the Five Points Neighborhood.

Read More: WAFF  August 30, 2022

Workforce Participation: Despite Alabama’s record low unemployment rate at 2.6%, the state’s workforce participation rate of roughly 57% is among the lowest in the nation.

Read More: WHNT August 28, 2022


Awarded: Boeing wins a five-year, $5.02 billion contract from the Missile Defense Agency to test, integrate and ensure the readiness of the country’s Ground-Based Midcourse Defense system against potential ballistic missile attacks.

Read More: August 31, 2022

Awarded: MDA selects local Five Stones Research Corp to help manage the cybersecurity of weapon systems under a five-year, $266.4 million contract.

Read More: Washington Technology August 30, 2022

Culture & Entertainment

Cemetery Stroll: The Maple Hill Cemetery Stroll is back and will be held on October 16th, 2022 from 1:30-4:30.

Read More: Facebook August 31, 2022

Good Cause: Local CEOs get soaked to raise money for ALS Alabama.

Read More: WHNT August 31, 2022

Tourism: Alabama tourism spending is on track to hit a record $24 billion by the end of year. 

Read More: WHNT August 30, 2022


Enrollment: The University of North Alabama records its highest enrollment ever as it nears 10,000 students.  

Read More: WHNT August 25, 2022

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These news articles were curated by Laurie Heard and Stephanie Lowe