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Become one of Huntsville Bravest

April 28, 2017

Huntsville Fire & Rescue is currently in the process of hiring for the position of Firefighter. If you or someone you know is interested, please visit Huntsville Fire & Rescue’s website and look under the “Careers” tab to find more information on how to become one of Huntsville’s Bravest. One of Huntsville Fire & Rescue’s goals is to diversify our personnel to reflect the people and interests of the community we [more]

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Mock Exercise

April 28, 2017

On Tuesday, April 25th-27th, 2017 Huntsville Fire and Rescue Special Operations in conjunction with Alabama National Guard WMD Civil Support Team out of Montgomery are participating in three fictional scenarios. The three day exercise will test Huntsville firefighters and WMD Civil Support Team members in the event of a CBRN (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear) Situation. In real life things can go from bad to worse very quickly, and agency representatives [more]

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Stats & Facts – Week of April 24, 2017

April 27, 2017

Read time: 1 minute   Congratulations are in order Huntsville-based Line-X was awarded medium-sized manufacturer of the year by the Business Council of Alabama. #ThisPlaceMattersHsv Huntsville West was the first recipient of the City of Huntsville’s Historical Preservation awards program called #ThisPlaceMattersHsv. 10,000+ The City of Huntsville’s Huntsville Connect service request program crossed a major milestone with more than 10,000 cases closed. Ready, set, game on The 2018 Alabama State Games will be in Huntsville for the next two years. [more]

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STAC Agents Make Drug Trafficking Arrests

April 27, 2017

Huntsville, Alabama (April 27, 2017) The Madison-Morgan County HIDTA Drug Task Force (STAC) has charged two people in the past week for Drug Trafficking in separate investigations.   On April 21, STAC Agents conducted a takedown on Jennifer Hopper, a drug trafficker from Jackson County. This takedown was conducted after a two month investigation into the distribution of large amounts of “Ice” by Hopper in North Alabama. Agents observed Hopper arrive at [more]

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Fun, Festive, Free – Two Months of Healthy Huntsville Events to Get You in Shape

April 26, 2017

No excuses! That’s the message from the Healthy Huntsville team after announcing a series of free fitness events designed to entice the most reluctant couch potato to get up and move. From salsa dancing to Zumba, the Mayor’s Bike Ride, yoga, or a brisk walk at lunch, Healthy Huntsville is filling its “no-excuses” calendar with opportunities to improve your quality of life. “It’s easy to justify the many reasons why you don’t [more]

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Huntsville West Earns Mayor’s “This Place Matters” Award

April 25, 2017

Huntsville West Coworking received a “This Place Matters” award from Mayor Tommy Battle for its creative adaptive reuse of an old school building on 9th Avenue in the Lowe Mill district. The award is the first of four awards Mayor Battle will present in May as part of Huntsville Preservation Month. See Preservation Proclamation   “We’re joining a national campaign to recognize preservation in our community and the role it plays in placemaking, re-urbanism [more]

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Traffic Safety Checkpoints

April 21, 2017

The Huntsville Police Department D.U.I. Task Force will be conducting Traffic Safety Checkpoints Saturday night, April 22.  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 one or more of those locations.  If you are stopped at a Traffic Safety Checkpoint be prepared to present your driver license, [more]

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Road Closures for Panoply

April 21, 2017

In preparation for the annual Panoply of the Arts Festival, the Huntsville Police Department will be closing several streets around Big Spring International Park in Downtown Huntsville. The affected streets will close Monday, April 24 and reopen no later than 5:00 p.m., Monday, May 1. Handicap parking for the event will be provided inside of the city parking garage, Lot “M”, located on the north side of Big Spring Park between [more]

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Alabama’s Big City Mayors Lay Out Agenda for State Lawmakers

April 20, 2017

Mayors from Alabama’s five largest cities met in Montgomery today where they urged state lawmakers to support issues critical to residents of Birmingham, Huntsville, Mobile, Montgomery and Tuscaloosa, a constituency comprising nearly one-third of the state’s population. In meetings today and yesterday with Governor Kay Ivey, key cabinet members and state legislative leadership, Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle, Birmingham Mayor William Bell, Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox, Mobile Mayor Sandy Stimpson and Montgomery [more]

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Stats & Facts – Week of April 17, 2017

April 20, 2017

Read time: 1 minute   Aw, it’s so cute. And tiny. Washington Street Park – the City’s first micro park – is open.  The park is located at the end of the alley behind UG White and Pints & Pixels. Welcome, PCI Aviation! The Poarch Band of Creek Indians has established PCI Aviation, a government contracting firm supporting Army Aviation. More hotel rooms Town Place Suites at Redstone Gateway is open. The $12 million hotel is owned by [more]

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