News & Updates
Month: April 2017

Become one of Huntsville Bravest

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 [more]

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Mock Exercise

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 [more]

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Stats & Facts – Week of April 24, 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 [more]

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STAC Agents Make Drug Trafficking Arrests

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 [more]

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

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 [more]

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

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 [more]

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Traffic Safety Checkpoints

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 [more]

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Road Closures for Panoply

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 [more]

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

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, [more]

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Stats & Facts – Week of April 17, 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 [more]

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