News & Updates
Month: September 2017

Fifty free dogs & fifty free cats to kick off fall 2017

It’s official. Friday, September 22 is the first day of fall, and Huntsville Animal Services’ is celebrating by offering free dog and cat adoptions for the first 50 people adopting dogs and the first 50 people who adopt a cat at the Huntsville Animal Shelter. This [more]

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Air Quality Forecast September 20, 2017

AIR QUALITY FORECAST FOR HUNTSVILLE

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Arrests Made in Medaris Road Murder Investigation

The Huntsville Police Department’s Major Crimes Unit has charged Lamia Boykin, 20 of Huntsville, and Michael Fondren, 27 of Huntsville, with the September 2nd murder of 62 year old Neal Boykin.   Officers responded to a home in the 2100 block of Medaris Road on September 2 [more]

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Trail of Tears Motorcycle Ride

The annual Trail of Tears motorcycle ride will be coming through Huntsville Saturday September 16.  The ride will come into Huntsville from Scottsboro on Highway 72 East. They will continue west on I-565 to exit 3, Greenbrier Road, and stop at Redstone Harley.  They will [more]

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Saturday Downtown Road Closures

There will be multiple special events taking place in the downtown area on Saturday, and the Huntsville Police Department wants the community to be aware of the streets that will be closed.   Starting at 7:00 a.m., officers will begin shutting down the affected streets, and they [more]

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Mayor Battle Introduces FY 2018 Budget to City Council

Mayor Tommy Battle presented the City’s proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2018 to the City Council at tonight’s regularly scheduled meeting. The Mayor proposed a balanced $400.6 million budget, which includes $197.6 million in general fund operations and $157.6 million in capital projects. The general fund, or operating budget, represents [more]

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Stats & Facts – Week of September 11, 2017

Read time: 1 minute   All the meats Char Restaurant, a contemporary steakhouse, is the latest tenant to announce at the Merchant’s Square Development on Bob Wallace. Char has locations in Tennessee and Mississippi. Healthy Hampton Cove Anytime Fitness announced it’s building a new facility in the Hampton Cove area. The [more]

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Man Charged with Capital Murder following Overnight Shootings

The Huntsville Police Department’s Major Crimes Unit has charged Otis Mayes, 27 of Boaz, with two counts of Capital Murder following two overnight shootings.   Officers responded to a shooting call in the 1000 block of Windham Street around 9pm last night.  When they arrived they found [more]

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August 2017: Monthly Development Review

Renovations to the former Butler High School topped the list of non-residential permits issued last month. Residential permits increased slightly year-over-year.   Non-Residential Permits Over $100,000 in Huntsville city limits Orange: Contract amount greater than $1 Million Green: Contract amount between $500,000-$999,999 Blue: Contract amount between $100,000-$499,999 Contract amounts are approximated. Data source: City of [more]

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Stats & Facts – Week of September 4, 2017

Read time: 1 minute   Best Tech ZipRecruiter named Huntsville the fastest growing “tech city” in the U.S. Providence Development The Casual Pint Beer Market, a craft beer bar and store, and Vintage West, a Cullman-based interior design shop, are two new concepts coming to the Village of Providence. Workforce Development Huntsville City [more]

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