Welcome to The Huntsville Item’s first-ever magazine devoted entirely to inspirational women in Huntsville and Walker County. The stories contained within focus on women who make a difference to the businesses of which they are a part, as well as our community as a whole. We hope that this i…

Here's your yearly football preview magazine that'll tell you everything you need to know about the upcoming season. From high school, all the way up through the NFL, we've got the scoop. 

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She doesn’t have the long white beard or the big red coat, but for residents of Deep River Plantation, Kari Smith is as close to Santa Claus as one can get.

Being a patient in the hospital can be difficult and draining, especially for those ailing from terminal illnesses or debilitating injuries. During their hospital stays, patients are unable to be around family and friends on a constant basis, which takes a toll on one’s overall health and re…

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Most times, a little bit of hard work and persistence can pay off in a big, big way.

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Here's a look at The Huntsville Item's Breast Cancer Awareness special section. Take a look inside to read stories from survivors and learn tips on how you can protect yourself and your family.  

Check out our Real Estate Guide for a few helpful tips on finding the perfect home, moving in and everything in between. 

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Check out this year's Football Preview Magazine and see what your favorite teams are doing to prepare for the upcoming season!

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Check out this year's special Invested & Committed section highlighting the hardworking people who make Walker County a great place to live!

The 2015 Newcomers Guide is finally here! Use this as your go-to guide for starting out life in Walker County. We've highlighted all the best sights, sounds, activities and restaurants around town. You'll also find detailed information on the numerous festivals, exhibitions and exciting even…

Check out the latest issue of Inspire Health, a free publication with articles on enhancing the mind, body and spirit of women everywhere!

Audie Wyatt blows kisses to the crowd, acknowledging their applause, after clearing a personal record of 17 feet in the pole vault at the state meet last spring. After clinching his state championship with a vault of 16 feet, 9 inches, Wyatt capped his high school career with a personal-best vault.

After finishing up her spectacular wrestling season, Marissa Dixon was also highly successful in the pole vault with Huntsville’s track and field team. Dixon shared a district championship with teammate Sydney Beverly and placed third at the regional meet. 

Led by Huntsville golf head coach Marcus Evans, pictured holding the state championship trophy, the Lady Hornets won their first state championship at the University of Texas Golf Club in Austin last spring. Evans was credited by former Lady Hornets golfer Courtney Tibiletti as being a profo…

A year after experiencing a wealth of disappointment, Huntsville’s Audie Wyatt had a year of triumph and jubilation in 2014.

Conventional wisdom suggests that if one gets to the show enough times, they’ll eventually go home with the big prize.

Eric McCarter loves life. Blessed with a knack for drawing people together, McCarter admits in his younger days it was all about a party. After the death of his father, Pastor M.C. McCarter, a few years ago, Eric’s focus began to change.

The Huntsville community lost a well-respected and beloved youth baseball and softball coach last month. George Ancira, 36, died after a tough seven-month battle with cancer.

Originally, Beth Burt came to Huntsville to seek an undergraduate degree in drama and dance from Sam Houston State University. All that changed after one semester.

For many students, college offers a first taste of freedom. The rigid schedule and inflexible curriculum of high school gives way to a relaxed atmosphere, where you choose your own classes and your own level of involvement.

The next time you’re watching television, playing on your computer or talking on the phone, take a moment to think about how far technology has come in the last 15 or so years.

At a Huntsville Independent School District school board meeting earlier this month, board trustees and Superintendent Howell Wright participated in a team-building and self-assessment workshop. Each trustee and the district’s new superintendent took a moment to tell stories about the teache…

Sprawled across a brick wall on the main courtyard of the Sam Houston State campus, reads the university’s motto: “The measure of a life is its service.” The glimmering gold-painted letters serve as a daily reminder to students as they walk to and from class to make the most of their lives i…

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