News & Updates
Month: March 2017

Stats & Facts – Week of March 27, 2017

Read time: 1 minute   Cali to Hsv Arete, a CA-based tech company, is establishing a Huntsville presence. More beer Yellowhammer Brewing is planning a $1.2 million expansion to include added production space, a distillery, event, and a Biergarten. We’ve got space The global space industry is estimated to be approximately $324 billion, [more]

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Mayor Battle Proclaims March 30 Women Owned Business Day

Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle joined the Women’s Business Council in proclaiming March 30 as Women Owned Business Day. The proclamation reading took place at PALCO, a company in South Huntsville owned by Janice Migliore, and included a host of women business leaders from across the city. “We [more]

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HPD Severe Weather Response

After the storm: HPD’s role post severe weather events

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UPDATE: South Memorial Parkway Construction

The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) presented a South Memorial Parkway Construction update to the South Huntsville Business Association on March 21, 2017. View the presentation

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Arrest Made in March 9 Shooting Death

Huntsville Police Department’s Major Crimes Unit has charged Adrian Hyder, 29 of Huntsville, with Murder in connection to the March 9 shooting death of Lucas Payne, 36 of Huntsville.   Officers responded to a call of shots fired in the parking lot of a convenience store at [more]

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Victim in Taco Bell Shooting Dies

Huntsville Police Department’s Major Crimes Unit has charged Donovan Little, 19 of Huntsville, with Murder following the death of James Townsend, 15 of Huntsville.  Townsend was shot inside the Taco Bell on N. Memorial Pkwy., around 8:45 Sunday night.   Officers responded to a shooting call inside [more]

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Stats & Facts – Week of March 20, 2017

Read time: 1 minute   Setting records The U.S. Commerce Department’s data shows Alabama exports totaled $20.55 billion in 2016, an increase of 6.4% from 2015 and an all-time record. Exports from Alabama companies have risen 15% since 2011 and 48% since 2006. A global situation Alabama-made goods were exported to 189 [more]

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Becoming an Officer 56th Police Academy – Part II

Becoming an officer: One step at a time

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Arrest Made in Sunday Night Taco Bell Shooting

Huntsville Police Department’s Major Crimes Unit is investigating a shooting that happened inside the Taco Bell, 2885 N. Memorial Pkwy., last night around 8:45 p.m.  Donovan Keith Little, 19 of Huntsville, has been charged with Attempted Murder, and the victim is in serious condition.   Officers responded [more]

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South Huntsville Businesses Capitalize on Change

The South Huntsville Business Association (SHBA), with the support of the City of Huntsville Planning Department, Council President Jennie Robinson, and Madison County Commissioner Phil Riddick, is launching a strategic planning initiative for their newly formed 501(c)(6) Non-profit Business League.  This effort includes support and [more]

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