🌱 HCS Teacher Keeps Job + Eggbeater Jesus Restoration Celebration

Hey, Huntsville! I’m here in your inbox this morning to update you on everything you need to know about what’s happening in town.

  • HCS teacher not fired after being accused of printing and selling fake vaccine cards
  • Celebration of the Restoration of Eggbeater Jesus
  • Wellstone Building Mental Health Crisis Center

First, today’s weather forecast:

Partly sunny and pleasant. High: 83 Low: 60.


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Here are the top stories in Huntsville today:

  1. The The United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) has released its official report on the decision to move Space Command to Huntsville. Although they found “transparency and credibility” issues, they did not recommend overturning the decision. (DOWN)
  2. City Council Hosted a Business Session on Misdemeanor Marijuana Arrest Options. They discussed how officers might handle these situations for nonviolent offenders, but nothing can change until Montgomery lawmakers change existing laws. (WAFF)
  3. Shelby Hunter, the HCS teacher accused of printing and selling fake vaccination cards, will not be disciplined or fired after months of administrative leave. He will voluntarily transfer from Grissom to another HSC school. (DOWN)
  4. Tomorrow First Baptist Huntsville is hosting a celebration for the restoration of the Cosmic Christ aka Eggbeater Jesus from 11:30 a.m. The restored version of the famous mosaic contains over 4.3 million pieces and almost 1000 colors. (Huntsville Historic Preservation Commission)
  5. Wellstone Behavioral Health is working to build a mental health crisis center in Huntsville. They currently have ongoing Memorial construction for the adult portion of the crisis center, which is scheduled to open in August. The pediatric wing will be launched next year and will take at least two years to open. (DOWN)

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Today in Huntville:

  • Madison County Farmer’s Market (8:00 a.m.)
  • Food Trucks vs Food Trailers – Food Trailer Week! (5:00 p.m.)
  • Summer Movies in the Park @ Alabama Constitutional Hall Park – Encanto (7:30 p.m.)

From my notebook:

  • Theater Huntsville has released its cast list for “DreamgirlsCongratulations to the cast! (Details)
  • Applications for City of Huntsville Summer Internships Open until June 6, so be sure to send your students that way! (Details)

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Events:

  • Lift Every Voice and Sing A Choral Festival with Dr. Jason Max Ferdinand (June 4)
  • RAISE EVERY VOICE AND SING! A choral festival featuring guest clinician Dr. Jason Max Ferdinand (June 4)
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Alright, you’re all caught up for today! I’ll see you in your inbox tomorrow with another update.

Amy Young

Got a news tip or suggestion for an upcoming Huntsville Daily? Contact me at huntsville@patch.com

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