News & Updates
Month: August 2017

Fee-Waived Adoption Special – We’re Overflowing with Dogs Needing Homes

Huntsville Animal Services is overwhelmed with large canines and is offering a fee-waived adoption special on adult dogs through Sept. 1. The shelter is so full there is no space for any other pets. These loveable dogs urgently need the community to come to their [more]

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Helping Houston’s Flood Victims in the Aftermath of Hurricane Harvey

Mayor Tommy Battle and City Council Members extend their thoughts and prayers to the residents and public safety workers in Houston, Texas, as they deal with the worst flooding in recorded history from Hurricane Harvey. After the water recedes, it will take significant time to [more]

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Huntsville Man Arrested Following Overnight Stabbing

The Huntsville Police Department’s Violent Crimes Unit has charged Demarcus Smith, 35 of Huntsville, following an overnight stabbing on Patton Road.   Officers responded to the Citgo at Patton Road and Drake Avenue shortly after midnight for a stabbing victim.  Officers followed a blood trail back to [more]

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District 3 Fiber Installation Update

District 3 includes most (if not all) of what Huntsville Utilities calls the ‘Farley Fiber Hut District.’ It is the most dense of the six hut districts in terms of addresses. The utility company says the “make ready” work for fiber installation is well under way and [more]

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Stats & Facts – Week of August 21, 2017

Read time: 1 minute Drink up Huntsville Utilities opened its new $90 million water treatment plant. It will initially supply 12 million gallons per day and is capable of producing 96 million gallons per day. Congrats are in order 26 Huntsville companies made the list of Inc.500/5000 list of fastest growing [more]

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Fall Youth Sports – A Quick Update

Parks & Recreation is getting ready for a busy fall season of scheduling, planning, and facilitating youth sports. The department offers four youth sports in the fall: Cheerleading, Football, Soccer and Volleyball. Registration for these sports always takes place at local parks and/or recreation centers during [more]

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Huntsville Woman Charged with Murder Following Saturday Shooting

The Huntsville Police Department’s Major Crimes Unit has charged Datondra Mitchell, 25 of Huntsville, with Murder following a Saturday shooting on Clopton Street.   Officers responded to an apartment in the 3000 block of Clopton Street around 1:30 Saturday.  Inside the apartment they found Carzella Little, 20 [more]

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Madison Man Charged with Violating Recently Enacted Law

The Huntsville Police Department’s Special Victim’s Unit charged Matthew Reyes, 27 of Madison, with a newly enacted state law, Distribution of a Private Message.   Investigators charged Reyes after he posted pictures of the victim online without their consent.  Investigators determined that Reyes posted the pictures in [more]

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Dog Jog 5k and Family Fun Run

The Dog Jog 5k and Family Run will be held tomorrow in the downtown area between 7:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m.   The run will start at Monroe Street and Church Street and end on Monroe Street at Washington Street.  Use caution if traveling in the area.    

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STAC Agents Seize Drugs, Guns and Cash

Agents with the Madison-Morgan County HIDTA Drug Task Force (STAC) served a search warrant in Madison that led to the arrest of Santuan Jones, 26 of Madison, and the seizure of drugs, guns and cash.   On August 23, STAC Agents served the warrant at 2019 Flagstone [more]

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