News & Updates
Month: November 2016

Traffic Safety Checkpoints

The Huntsville Police Department D.U.I. Task Force will be conducting Traffic Safety Checkpoints tonight.  The Task Force utilizes data provided by the State that determines traffic accident hotspots across the city.  There are 40 designated hotspots throughout Huntsville, and they will be conducting checkpoints at [more]

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Arrest Made Following Governors Drive Shooting

The Huntsville Police Department has charged 25 year old Carthell Mosley of Huntsville with Assault following a shooting this morning in a convenient store parking lot.   Officers responded shortly before 9:00 a.m. to the Wavaho at 2305 Governors Drive for a report of a fight and [more]

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Santa’s Village Road Closure

Santa’s Village be open each day from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. starting Friday November 18, 2016, and going through Wednesday December 23, 2016.  During this event Gates Avenue will be closed each day between 4:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m.  Motorists should expect congestion in [more]

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Huntsville Area Crime Stoppers Announces New Tip Submission System

 Huntsville Area Crime Stoppers, Inc. is proud to announce that they have recently partnered with the Texas-based company, Anderson Software, to provide a more seamless and efficient way for students and community members to offer information to help solve crimes.    Anderson Software leads the industry [more]

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City Blog offers insider view into inner workings of City Hall

City Hall is peeling back the curtain and inviting citizens into the decision-making process that drives municipal government. It’s called City Blog, featuring articles that take a deeper dive into new projects, initiatives, and services. City Blog illuminates municipal partnerships and provides answers to frequently [more]

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Green Team – Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: Volunteers Transform Plastic Sacks into Usable Mats

Green Team volunteers promote “reduce, reuse, recycle” activities to help keep Huntsville clean and green. One popular program sponsored by The Boeing Company collects used plastic shopping bags for volunteers to weave into thick plastic mats that can be used for a variety of purposes. Today, [more]

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Huntsville Man Dies in Memorial Parkway Accident

A 45 year old Huntsville man has died following an accident this morning on Memorial Parkway.   The accident happened just before 7:30 a.m. on the northbound side of Memorial Parkway near the I-565 interchange.  Traffic was stopped on Memorial Parkway due to congestion at the interchange.  [more]

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Traffic Safety Checkpoints

The Huntsville Police Department D.U.I. Task Force will be conducting Traffic Safety Checkpoints Thursday night.  The Task Force utilizes data provided by the State that determines traffic accident hotspots across the city.  There are 40 designated hotspots throughout Huntsville, and they will be conducting checkpoints [more]

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Mayor Battle, Council Member Keith & Council Member Culver Sworn into Office

The City of Huntsville held its 2016 Inauguration Ceremony on Monday, November 7, at 2 p.m., in Big Spring Park East. Mayor Tommy Battle was sworn in for a third term by retired Judge Joe Battle. District One Council Member Devyn Keith was sworn in for his [more]

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Bike Sharing Comes to Downtown Huntsville

The City of Huntsville, Downtown Huntsville, Inc. and Zagster, Inc. today launched the Downtown Blue Bikes presented by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama, a bike-share program that will provide all Huntsville residents and visitors with a convenient, affordable and healthy way to get [more]

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