🌱 Optional Madison County Schools Masks + I-65 Fatality

Happy Wednesday, Huntsville! Let’s start this day. Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Huntsville today, including:

  • Athens mayor attempts to resolve utility payment issues
  • Madison County schools switch to masks as an option
  • Fatal crash on I-65 near River Bridge yesterday

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Soft with clouds and sunshine. High: 65 Low: 57.

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Here are the top stories in Huntsville today:

  1. Mayor Marks of Athens trying to find solutions to problems with late payment for utilities whether they are mailed on time or banks are sending checks mailing has been a bit slow and many are being charged late fees even s they do what they can. The mayor said if you encounter these issues they are working to resolve them, but you should contact them via email at customeraccounts@athens-utilities.com and not on Facebook. (WAFF)
  2. Several agencies have been notified of the threats Priceville Junior High February 8 around 8 p.m. The threats were found to lack credibility and began the Snapchat. (Researcher Hartselle)
  3. Madison County Schools switches to optional masks. Their positivity rate must remain below 0.5% for five school days and they are currently sitting at 0.2%. Masks are still mandatory on school buses. (WAFF)
  4. A pedestrian was tragically struck and killed in an accident involving an 18-wheeler south of the River Bridge over I-65 yesterday. The crash has caused significant travel delays, but no further information is available at this time. (AL.com)
  5. Union Chapel Missionary Baptist Church in Huntsville will distribute packed lunches during the weekend. The boxes will be free (WHNT)

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