Kelley Smith, WHNT

Kelley Smith


Huntsville, AL, United States

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Recent articles by Kelley:

Getting into the Christmas Spirit in the City of Madison

The City of Madison is brimming with the holiday spirit. The city area will play host to multiple family friendly Christmas events planned throughout the month of December. → Read More

WANTED: Blood donors needed more than ever on Giving Tuesday

In the season of giving, LifeSouth is asking people to consider donating an incredibly precious commodity on Giving Tuesday. → Read More

Community Free Dental Clinic has treated an estimated 9,000 Madison County residents since 2013

If you like to hit the links, listen up and mark your calendar for a charity golf tournament in Huntsville. → Read More

LIST: 6 ways to entertain the kids (and family) on Thanksgiving

“When you have children, pre-planning is the key to success,” BabyPalooza founder Cecilia Pearson told News 19., → Read More

Manna House to give away Thanksgiving ingredients to help local families

If you or someone you know is in need this holiday season, head to Manna House on Monday and Wednesday. → Read More

Two arrested in Huntsville after police pursuit

Huntsville Police say a vehicle pursuit ended with the arrest of two people Saturday evening. Police spokesperson Rosalind White says the pursuit involved a vehicle allegedly involved in a theft at a business in the 3100 block of Memorial Parkway. White says the theft occurred around 5:42 p.m. The pursuit ended in the area of Max Luther Drive and Memorial Parkway. The investigation is ongoing. → Read More

Alabama doctors promote ‘Flu Shot Friday’ on Nov. 18

Health officials are stressing the importance of getting a flu shot after four people in Alabama, including one child, reportedly died from the virus earlier this month. → Read More

Arc of Madison County spreading the word about Early Intervention and free services

The Arc of Madison County offers many different services to children and adults including job placement, adult day services, residential programs, and early intervention, which they spoke with News 19 about Monday. → Read More

Still Serving Veterans named Nonprofit of the Year

Still Serving Veterans, an organization based in Huntsville, was recently honored as Nonprofit of the Year at the Huntsville/Madison County Chamber Small Business Awards Gala. → Read More

Diapers are the most requested ‘non-food item’ at the Food Bank of North Alabama

Even before the world was rocked by the pandemic, diapers were the most requested non-food item at the food bank. → Read More

Parents navigating new challenges amid pandemic, shortages and inflation

Being a parent is hard enough without throwing in a pandemic, shortages and inflation all while taking care of a child in diapers. → Read More

Diapers are vital to babies’ short-term health and long-term development

The Great Diaper Drive is BACK and we could not be more thrilled to help the littlest members of our community. News 19’s goal this year is to collect 175,000 diapers for the Food Bank of North Alabama’s Diaper Bank. → Read More

St. Bernard Abbey and Prep School hosts 6th annual Blues and BBQ festival

The two-day event will take place on October 28 and 29 from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. → Read More

Shoot the undead with paintballs at Grace Hill Farms in Athens

The ride is 30 minutes long and includes a supply of paintballs. The all-ages event is a great way to enjoy some family fun. → Read More

Tickets available for Wine Down Huntsville, benefiting Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Tennessee Valley

Bigs and Littles see each other for at least an hour a week for a year-long commitment, stating that’s where their numbers show the organization is able to make real progress. → Read More

‘Pullin for Partnership’ Fire Truck Challenge to raise funds to combat substance abuse in the Madison County area

Multiple teams have already signed up to try their hand at pulling a 46,000 lb. fire truck. → Read More

Babypalooza offers safe sleeping tips during SIDS Awareness Month

October is Sudden Infant Death Awareness Month. → Read More

Family business banks on terrifying patrons at Haunted House of Horror

The haunt is located inside an abandoned school in the area. The owners opened the haunted house in 2011 and they say the scares don’t just come from the actors. → Read More

Dollywood plays hosts to seasonal celebrations

Fall is in the air, and people everywhere are excited to celebrate from the hollers of Alabama to the hills of Tennessee, including the folks at Dollywood. → Read More

Girls Inc. sets record-breaking fundraising goal ahead of Fuel Her Fire Sneaker Gala

The Fuel Her Fire Sneaker Gala features tennis star Serena Williams as the keynote speaker. → Read More