News & Updates
Month: October 2017

Mayor Battle Statement on Medal of Honor Recipient Mike Rose

Huntsville resident Gary Michael Rose, a retired Army Captain and Green Beret, received the Medal of Honor from President Donald Trump today for his actions during a highly secretive mission into Laos during the Vietnam War. Rose was a Special Forces medic who is credited [more]

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Subaru Loves Pets Fee-Waived Adoptions on Oct. 27-28

  Help Huntsville Animal Services adopt 50 shelter pets into community homes this Friday and Saturday, Oct. 27-28, during the national Subaru and ASPCA fee-waived adoption event – #SubaruLovesPets. Adopt a special dog, cat, puppy or kitten during this two-day event and receive free gifts while supplies last. Huntsville’s [more]

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Air Quality Forecast October 23, 2017

AIR QUALITY FORECAST FOR HUNTSVILLE

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District 2 Council Member Mark Russell will not seek 5th term

City Council Member Mark Russell, who has represented District 2 residents since 2002, announced today he will not seek reelection in 2018.   “It has been a high honor to serve the Huntsville community for so many years, and I have enjoyed the opportunity to help [more]

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Atkins Drive Shooting

The Huntsville Police Department Violent Crimes Unit is investigating a triple shooting that occurred in the 2200 Block of Atkins Drive NW.  Officers were called to the scene around 1230PM to investigate gun shots in the area.  When officers arrived they located three (3) victims [more]

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Traffic Safety Checkpoint

The Huntsville Police Department D.U.I. Task Force will be conducting Traffic Safety Checkpoints beginning Thursday, October 19, 2017. The Task Force utilizes data provided by the State that determines traffic accident hotspots across the city. There are 57 designated hotspots throughout Huntsville, and they will [more]

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Juvenile Arrested and Charged with Capital Murder

Huntsville Police Department Major Crimes Investigators have charged a 17 year old from Huntsville, with the Capital Murder of 21 year old  Demaruis Roger Smith, 5/30/96, of Huntsville.  The murder occurred around 4 PM on Greenhill Drive on October 12, 2017.   Mr. Smith was a [more]

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City Council – Meeting Highlights from October 12, 2017

New President District 2 Council Member Mark Russell was honored early in Thursday’s Huntsville City Council meeting with his 15-year pin for service to the City. Then at meeting’s end, he was elected as the Council President. It will be his tenth term in that role. Dr. [more]

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Stats & Facts – Week of October 9, 2017

Read time: 1 minute   Welcome to the Fiber Hood Google Fiber is now offering services in the Hampton Cove area of Huntsville. Innovation is what we do Huntsville hosted the Association of University Research Parks annual meeting, where the city received the Community of Innovation award. Rocket City meet Rocket Engines Aerojet Rocketdyne will manufacture advanced [more]

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Help Locating a Runaway

Huntsville Police need help locating a runaway.  Danielle Faith Bryant, age 14, DOB 02-12-2003, 5’8”, 135 lbs, ran away from at the end of September.  Investigators are asking anyone who has had contact with her to please call Huntsville Police at (256)722-7100.  

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