News & Updates
Month: January 2018

Winter Weather Alert: City delayed opening until noon, Jan. 16

City Hall and municipal offices will delay opening until noon on Tuesday, January 16, due to the winter weather forecast and potentially hazardous road conditions. Public Transit and Handi-Ride will continue to run as long as roads are passable; however, patrons should be alert to possible closings and make their travel plans accordingly. “We [more]

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City Council – Highlights from the January 11, 2018 Meeting

Toyota-Mazda Development Agreement Council voted unanimously to approve a Development Agreement with the Industrial Development Board and Toyota Motor North America that is expected to provide a $5.6 billion return on investment in the next 20 years. In turn the City will offer the companies incentives and [more]

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Air Quality Forecast January 12, 2018

AIR QUALITY FORECAST FOR HUNTSVILLE

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Toyota and Mazda Select Huntsville for $1.6 Billion Auto Plant

Intense speculation over a major industrial project for Huntsville’s TVA-certified megasite ended today when Toyota and Mazda executives announced they will jointly build their new $1.6 billion assembly plant in the Rocket City. “This is one of the most sought-after economic development projects in the nation, [more]

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Huntsville lands $1.6 billion Toyota-Mazda manufacturing plant

The TVA-certified megasite in Huntsville-Limestone County will be the future home for a new automotive manufacturing plant as part of a coveted $1.6 billion investment between Toyota Motor Corporation and Mazda Motor Corporation. Toyota and Madza ended a five-month national competition over their site selection for [more]

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MLK Parade – Road Closures

The annual MLK Parade will be held on January 13th, 2018. Road closures for the parade will last approximately from 10:30 am to 2:30 pm. Please take note of road closures along the path of the parade and look for pedestrian traffic if you’re in [more]

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Cold Weather Trash Collection Days

Extreme cold temperatures are causing additional delays in this week’s holiday schedule for trash and garbage collection. Public Works hopes to be caught up by Friday, but cans not emptied during regularly scheduled routes, or Christmas trees and garbage not picked up, should be left curbside until workers [more]

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Animal Shelter Celebrates the Year of the Dog with $10 Adoption Special

Huntsville Animal Services is celebrating the Chinese zodiac Year of the Dog for the month of January by offering a special dog adoption rate of $10. The Chinese Horoscope predicts this year of the ‘Earth Dog’ is going to be a good one. You can [more]

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New Year’s Eve Sparkman Dr. Shooting Incident

On January 1, 2018 at approximately midnight, Huntsville Police responded to a shooting involving four victims at 2025 Sparkman Drive. At this time two victims are in serious condition and the other two are in stable condition. The Huntsville Police Major Crimes Unit is asking [more]

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