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No matter your team colors, the City stands ready to serve you #CollegeColorsDay

August 31, 2018

August 31 is national #CollegeColorsDay and the City of Huntsville’s Human Resources team gathered to show their team spirit, reminding us that no matter your team colors, the City of Huntsville stands ready to serve you. Learn more about working for the City of Huntsville by visiting our Jobs page.  

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Huntsville Transit Study seeks resident feedback through online survey

August 31, 2018

For residents who missed the City of Huntsville’s Transit Study public meetings held on August 28, there is still an opportunity to participate in the planning process. Public transit consultants, Nelson Nygaard, have posted an online survey for resident input about experiences and needs for the Huntsville Shuttle Bus and Handi-Ride systems. The survey will be available through September 28. Residents may also invite City transit and planning staff to speak to [more]

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Huntsville Launches Neighborhood Resource Center Pilot Program

August 29, 2018

Residence on Sonya Drive will become a positive force for community good The City of Huntsville is piloting a neighborhood program to provide enhanced community policing and city support. The Neighborhood Resource Center will be housed in a residence staffed by Huntsville police who will help to build resources around a neighborhood so that residents may be the champions of their cause. “We’ve been looking at programs that will help to rejuvenate [more]

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Arson Arrest

August 28, 2018

On August 24, 2018, Huntsville Fire & Rescue responded to a duplex fire located at 3700 block of Alpine Street, Huntsville. On arrival, heavy smoke and flames were reported. Firefighter’s initial attack were from the outside to a second story window to cool the area so an interior attack could take place. After cooling the area, as firefighters made entry, they found the stairway engulfed in flames. The building was [more]

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Wade Road Investigation

August 28, 2018

 Huntsville Police have arrested  twenty-two year old William Eric Wooden for the shooting death of Kevin Ray Stewart. He is being booked in the Madison County jail at this time for Capital Murder.   Officers were called at approximately 8:57pm on August 27, 2018 to the area of 237 Wade Rd reference a shooting.  Officers found 20 yr old Kevin Ray Stewart in the roadway, deceased from gunshot wounds. The investigation led investigators [more]

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Huntsville Animal Services is Overflowing with Dogs & Cats Needing Homes

August 26, 2018

Huntsville Animal Services is overwhelmed with dogs, cats, puppies and kittens. Now is the time to visit the shelter and adopt a shelter pet for FREE during our ‘Dogs and Cats Days of Summer’ adoption special. The Shelter is full of animals with no space for any other pets.  These lovable dogs urgently need the community to come to their rescue and take home a new family member. Help save a shelter [more]

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Shape the Future of the Huntsville Shuttle Bus

August 23, 2018

We want to hear from you! The City of Huntsville is conducting a transit study to help improve and grow its public transit system over the next five to ten years. Next Tuesday, Aug. 28, the City will host three public listening events to hear from residents. At each gathering, the City will have informational boards and interactive exercises to review progress on the Transit Plan and ask for opinions on proposed [more]

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Intern Retrospectives: How I spent a summer vacation in City Hall

August 21, 2018

Each year the City of Huntsville offers summer internships to college students with an interest in career building or with a strong desire to experience municipal government. The selection process is competitive, and students chosen for the positions work for 10 weeks, eight hours a day, in a variety of departments across the City. After the 2018 internship session came to a close in mid-August, Mayor Tommy Battle congratulated the 10 [more]

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Traffic Safety Checkpoints- Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Campaign

August 17, 2018

The Huntsville Police Department D.U.I. Task Force will be conducting Traffic Safety Checkpoints this weekend and other traffic details through Sept 3rd. 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. The Task Force utilizes data provided by NASO (North Alabama Safety Office) that determines traffic accident hotspots across the city.  Right now [more]

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National “Clear the Shelters” Pet Adoption Campaign, August 18

August 15, 2018

Huntsville Animal Services is participating in the fourth annual national “Clear the Shelters” pet adoption campaign on Saturday, August 18, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the shelter location, 4950 Triana Boulevard. The goal is to find forever homes for shelter dogs, cats, puppies and kittens at no charge. Restrictions may apply to specific pets. “Clear the Shelters” is a national event designed to raise awareness of the 1.5 million animals euthanized across the county due to [more]

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