News & Updates
Month: December 2017

Santa’s Village Robbery Arrests

On December 22, 2017, at approximately 9:20 p.m., Early Works Museum workers were leaving for the evening from operating Santa’s Village in Downtown Huntsville. Several employees and a security guard were exiting the building when two male suspects approached the employee that had the night’s [more]

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Be Prepared as the Cold Takes Hold

Huntsville is readying for bitter cold temperatures over the next five days, and the City is advising residents to be prepared and to be aware of where to turn for help. “We enjoy mild weather most of the winter, but when the temperature drops this low, [more]

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New Year’s Eve Downtown Event Road Closures

A New Year’s Eve event downtown will incur road closures from 5 p.m. until 2 a.m. New Year’s Day. Greene Street will be closed between Monroe Street and Clinton Avenue and Holmes Avenue will be closed between Lincoln Street and Washington Street. The event will be [more]

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Huntsville shelter pets to go #SkatingInThePark to find forever homes

Huntsville Animal Services is teaming up with the Skating in the Park, a program of the Huntsville Museum of Art, to promote animal adoptions. On Saturday, December 30, from 10 a.m. until noon, Huntsville dogs looking for forever homes will be rinkside in Big Spring Park, [more]

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Holiday Trash and Christmas Tree Disposal

Christmas Day and New Year’s Day fall on a Monday, and that means the City’s trash pick up schedule will shift one day.  If you typically have a Monday pickup, it will be Tuesday, and so on. Christmas Trees The City’s sanitation crews will haul away Christmas trees [more]

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City Council – Highlights from the December 21, 2017 Meeting

South Huntsville The City of Huntsville accepted a gift of property from the Hays family that will lead to the building of a road and a park in South Huntsville. The land will create an extension of the road from the new Grissom High School to Hobbs [more]

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Subaru Share the Love Fee-Waived Pet Adoption Event

Huntsville Animal Services is excited to be partnering with Landers McCarty Subaru dealership to host a fee-waived adoption event on Thursday and Friday, December 21 and 22. The event will be held at Huntsville Animal Services, thanks to a generous grant from the ASPCA/Subaru Fee-Waived Adoption Program. The grants help animal shelters [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, December 21, 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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Quivers at the ready – Southside Archery Park is now open

The City’s first free public archery facility is now open in Southside Park, 16159 Chaney Thompson Road. Parks and Recreation hosted a ribbon cutting Tuesday to recognize the many community and state partners who provided the resources and planning to make this new park happen for [more]

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Missing Something for Christmas? Fee-Waived Pet Adoption Event

Huntsville Animal Services has many adoptable dogs and cats that would love to be in a good home before the Christmas holiday. If a family is thinking of adding a pet as a holiday gift, it’s best to have the pet in the family home several [more]

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