News & Updates
Month: May 2017

Becoming an officer 56th Academy – Part VII

Becoming an officer: An update from Cadet Mitchell

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Becoming an officer 56th Academy – Part VI

Becoming an Officer: Getting in gear

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City Council – Highlights from the May 25, 2017 Meeting

Restore Our Roads Council approved $778,133.14 to purchase the final piece of right-of-way for a new access road from Highway 72 East to Moores Mill Road industrial area to aid large truck deliveries. Infrastructure Reed Contracting was the low bidder on a $3,039,406.42 public infrastructure annual maintenance contract. [more]

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Huntsville Man Killed in Traffic Accident

Huntsville Police are investigating an accident that happened shortly before 2:30 p.m. yesterday at the intersection of Sparkman Drive and Knowledge Drive.  The accident claimed the life of 22 year old Mario Cottrell of Huntsville.   Mr. Cottrell was the front seat passenger in a car traveling [more]

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Blue Spring Road House Fire

Last night around 23:30 4 fire units were dispatched to a house fire located at 4802 Blue Spring Road. Fist arriving units reported a woman was standing at the side door with a garden hose trying to put out a small fire ot the kitchen stove. [more]

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Proposed NASA budget good for Huntsville and Marshall Space Flight Center

The support for NASA in the proposed federal budget is both a sign of approval and a cause for optimism, believes Todd May, director of Marshall Space Flight Center. “Our brand is strong and what we do at NASA resonates on both ends of Pennsylvania Avenue,” [more]

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Google Fiber’s first service area opens for North Huntsville residents

Huntsville’s transformation into a “Gig City” has taken a major step. Customers in North Huntsville are now able to sign up to begin receiving phone, internet and television service through Google Fiber, Mayor Tommy Battle announced Tuesday morning. Battle’s initiative to see that Huntsville became a [more]

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Missing Person with Dementia

 Huntsville Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a missing elderly lady with dementia.    Family members of Gladys Timmons reported her missing after she was last seen on Sunday afternoon.  She is a 73 year old black female, approximately 5’4”, 170 pounds.  She [more]

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Storm Debris Removal and Garbage Pick-up Information 

Residents are cleaning up from last weekend’s severe storms, and Huntsville Public Works crews are preparing to pick up yard debris, left curbside, over the next few weeks. As a public service in the aftermath of a storm event, Public Works will waive the regular 10 cubic yard restriction during this cleanup period. Homeowners are still required to have the debris [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, May 20.  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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