News & Updates
Month: May 2018

Sound Diplomacy begins nation’s largest music-ecosystem survey in Tennessee Valley 

SOUND DIPLOMACY NEWS RELEASE Music industry audits aim to position Huntsville as Alabama’s First Certified Music City and highlight the Muscle Shoals region music legacy to increase the value of music across North Alabama. May 31, 2018 (Huntsville and Muscle Shoals, Alabama) — Huntsville and the Muscle Shoals Region in North Alabama have come together to [more]

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Traffic Safety Checkpoints- Click It Or Ticket

The Huntsville Police Department D.U.I. Task Force will be conducting Traffic Safety Checkpoints beginning Friday night through this weekend. If you are stopped at a Traffic Safety Checkpoint be prepared to present your driver license, proof of insurance and vehicle tag registration to the officers. [more]

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Huntsville Launches Music Audit with June 6th Public Forum

Huntsville is calling on musicians, makers, and music lovers to turn out Wednesday, June 6, from 5:30 – 8 p.m., for an Open Forum at Yellowhammer Lost Highway Bierhall at Campus No. 805 to begin the city-wide music audit. Katja Hermes, Global Head of Projects, and [more]

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Shelter World – Breaking Free Adoption Special

It’s a Shelter World – Breaking Free – rescue operation at Huntsville Animal Services, where every Cat-osaurus and Dog-araptor may be adopted for a roaring $5. The Shelter World adoption special starts Monday, May 21, and runs through Saturday, June 16. Staff and volunteers are seeking families to become part [more]

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April 2018 – Monthly Development Review

A new 911 call center topped non-residential building permits issued last month. Residential permits and CO’s increased year-over-year. Residential Permits (new construction) in Huntsville city limits: In April, 163 housing units were permitted, 123 single- and 40 multi-family. The top tract for building permits last month was 212 (Greenbrier), [more]

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STAC Arrest

On May 7,  Agents with the Madison-Morgan County HIDTA Drug Task Force (STAC) along with Decatur Police conducted a takedown of a drug trafficker resulting in the seizure of a large amount of Cocaine and the arrest of Daniel Izaguirre. After a month long investigation, [more]

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Don’t Fall Victim to Credit Card Skimmers

Huntsville Police would like the public to know what they can do to not fall victim to credit/debit card skimmers.  The devices have created a small increase in criminal case reports for theft recently which have mainly been found at local gas pumps. The criminals [more]

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HPD Arrest

On May 1, 2018, agents of the Madison-Morgan County HIDTA Drug Task Force (STAC) conducted a takedown at a business on Madison Blvd.  Agents located 18.8 pounds of marijuana in a vehicle driven by the offender, Claude Vaughn Jr.  Agents made contact with the Cullman [more]

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HPD Investigators Request Assistance

Huntsville Police Investigators are requesting the assistance from the public regarding the April 27, 2018 homicide of 53 yr old Diana Patrick. She was found deceased in a home off Johnson Rd in the early morning hours of April 27. An initial investigation and exam [more]

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HAVOC Parade – Road Closures May 1st

 The Huntsville Havoc Championship Parade will be tomorrow (May 1st) from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm.  The parade will begin on Monroe St. in front of Propst Arena and circle Big Spring Park, travelling down Williams, turn left on Church St., left on Clinton Ave., [more]

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