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Oakwood Avenue Prepped for July Resurfacing 

June 29, 2018

Crews will repave from Jordan Lane to N. Memorial Parkway Motorists using Oakwood Avenue will soon have a freshly paved road to travel. Utility crews recently finished work to replace an aging six-inch cast iron gas line with a new six-inch HDPE (high density polyethylene) gas line. With their work complete, the City is preparing to resurface the road, from Jordan Lane to North Memorial Parkway, beginning the week of July 9. “Huntsville [more]

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City of Huntsville Prepares for 2018 Municipal Election 

June 29, 2018

The countdown is under way for the upcoming City of Huntsville general election on Aug. 28.  Three City Council and School Board positions are up for a vote in Districts 2, 3, and 4. Qualification for candidates opens at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, July 3, and ends at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, July 17. Individuals interested in running for elected office must declare their intent with the City Clerk Treasurer during this [more]

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Pitty Party Time – Adopt-A-Pit at Campus No. 805

June 28, 2018

Huntsville Animal Services has a lot of beautiful Bully and Pitty type breeds of dogs that make wonderful pets.  To introduce these loving pets to the public, Shelter volunteers are hosting a party Friday, June 29, on the lawn at Butler Green, Campus No. 805, 2620 Clinton Avenue West in Huntsville. The best of the best pit bull and “bully type” dogs will be available for adoption or foster-to-adopt from [more]

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Huntsville’s Future Brightens with LG’s New Solar Panel Plant

June 27, 2018

New Factory to Increase LG Employment in Alabama by 60 Percent, Produce 500 Megawatts of Solar Panels Annually Mayor Tommy Battle applauded today’s announcement by LG Electronics on plans to invest $28 million in a new solar panel assembly plant in Huntsville. The new factory will create about 160 new full-time jobs, increasing LG’s Huntsville employment by 60 percent to more than 400 workers. LG will establish the new factory with two [more]

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Town Hall Meeting – Quality of Life Forum

June 26, 2018

Tonight at the Jaycees on Airport Rd from 6pm-730pm, The Huntsville Community Watch Association will be having a Quality of Life Forum hosted by Huntsville Police. This Town Hall meeting is free and open to the public. Several representatives from different city departments to include Inspections, Community Development, Zoning Enforcement, Animal Control, Huntsville Fire and Huntsville Police will be available to answer questions. The objective of the event is to [more]

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Fireworks Safety

June 26, 2018

Huntsville Fire & Rescue are reminding citizens it is Illegal to use, sell or possess fireworks within the city limits of Huntsville. We encourage the citizens of Huntsville to enjoy the Fourth of July holiday but do it in a safe and responsible manner,” said Huntsville Fire Marshall Dan Wilkerson. The safest way to enjoy Fourth of July celebrations is by attending public fireworks displays conducted by professionals. There are several [more]

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This July, Huntsville Residents Invited to Discover Everything Parks & Recreation Has to Offer

June 25, 2018

Summer is here, which means it’s time to get out and discover the great things happening in Huntsville’s parks and recreation centers. This July, explore the “undiscovered” roles of parks and recreation across the City of Huntsville as we celebrate Parks and Recreation Month. A variety of fun activities are planned for residents of all ages and abilities — including a different challenge each day. Check out our list of daily options, [more]

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Operation Troops & Tails Pet Adoption Kickoff – Armed Forces Week

June 25, 2018

In honor of Armed Forces Week, Animal Services is launching Operation Troops & Tails, a free pet adoption program for active military, military retirees, and veterans during Armed Forces Week. “This is one more way we can give back to those who have served to protect us, our country, and the freedoms we hold dear,” said Dr. Karen Sheppard, Director of Animal Services. The Troops & Trails special will run year-round. Adoptions include license and microchip, spay/neuter, [more]

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20th Annual Youth Summer Camp

June 22, 2018

The Huntsville Police Department’s School Resource Officer Unit will be hosting the 20th Annual Youth Summer Camp next Monday through Friday, June 25-29, 2018.  The Youth Summer Camp will take place at Morris P-8 School. The camp is an opportunity to introduce elementary grade students to School Resource Officers with the goal of them getting acquainted with the SRO’s that they’ll be seeing every day.  In turn, this helps make [more]

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Mayor Battle Statement on SCOTUS Ruling Regarding Online Sales Tax Collection

June 21, 2018

Mayor Tommy Battle released the following statement regarding today’s 5-4 ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court in favor of states collecting online sales tax. The court decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair, which has been called the “tax case of the millennium,” overturns Quill and allows states to collect sales tax from online retailers without regard to a physical presence in the state. “The Internet has dramatically changed the way retailers [more]

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