Huntsville Headlines

April 26, 2012
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Raytheon missile plant at Redstone Arsenal on track despite woeful weather

Walls are being constructed for Raytheon’s $75 million Missile Integration Facility in Huntsville.

Recent tornadoes and storms haven’t halted construction on Redstone Arsenal for a core element of America and Europe’s future defense against enemy missile attacks.  Read more here.

The Weather Channel will interview Huntsville residents on recovery from tornadoes

It’s been one year since the devastating tornadoes hit Huntsville and recovery efforts are still under way.  The Weather Channel is planning a series on four areas that are recovering from recent severe weather which are scheduled to begin May 16.

Dick Stanley, director emeritus of the Huntsville Research Laboratory for Georgia Tech was interviewed about his views on “wind-resistant homes.”  “It will expose (homeowners) to the fact that there is an alternative to the current construction practices in North Alabama,” Stanley said.  Read more here.

Dynetics opens 226,500-square-foot complex

Huntsville-based Dynetics officially opened a 226,500-square-foot high-tech prototyping facility at a ribbon- cutting ceremony today.  Dynetics Solutions Complex, the latest addition to its Cummings Research Park campus, increases the company’s capabilities in research and development and production for aerospace, cyber and defense products, said Ron Poteat, the chair-elect of the Chamber of Commerce of Huntsville/Madison County.

The opening of the complex will add 250 to 300 more jobs over the next three years.  Read more here.

Nominate an exemplary veteran who could win tickets to see Lonestar

If you know a veteran worth honoring, he or she could win two free tickets to the May 5 American Freedom Festival at the Von Braun Center in Huntsville, featuring the country band Lonestar.

The contest’s sponsor, Still Serving Veterans, is sponsoring the short essay contest to give 10 veterans and their guests a chance to attend for free.  Simply explain, in 100 words or less, why that veteran deserves to win and email the paragraph to sheilamcferran@stillservingveterans.org before 5 p.m. Tuesday, May 1.

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