News & Updates
Month: September 2018

Fall in Love over Fall Break with a new Pet from the Animal Shelter!

Huntsville Animal Services will be open throughout Fall Break with a $10 adoption special for dogs, cats, puppies and kittens. The special fee includes a rabies vaccination, city license, microchip, and spay or neuter surgery. Special exceptions may apply to specific pets. For every adoption, new pet owners will receive a free bag [more]

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Mayor Battle Statement on United Launch Alliance Contract Announcement

Mayor Tommy Battle congratulates United Launch Alliance and Blue Origin on ULA’s selection of Blue Origin to build the advanced booster engine for the Vulcan Centaur rocket system. “Congratulations to United Launch Alliance and to Blue Origin! After a lengthy due diligence period by ULA, today’s [more]

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Green Cove Road Investigation

Huntsville Police have been notified that the persons of interest in the murder of Tiffany Kelley were taken into custody on separate charges by the Clarke County Sheriff’s Department. The Huntsville Police Department has been working closely with Clarke County Sheriff Ray Norris since Tuesday, [more]

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Merrimac Manor Arrests

Huntsville Police have made three arrests surrounding the murders of  twenty-two year old Shawntia Jackson and twenty-four year old Dajun Hardy-Sellers that occurred September 21st, 2018 in the Merrimac Manor community. The arrests were made in Huntsville on twenty-two year-old Tyree Castile and two juveniles, [more]

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RAIN CANCELLATION: Healthy Huntsville and Furry Friends Take a Hike in the Huntsville Botanical Garden

This event has been canceled due to inclement weather. Mayor Tommy Battle and Healthy Huntsville are excited to kick-off the fall with a walk around the Huntsville Botanical Garden on Wednesday, Sept. 26, at 6 p.m.  This walk is a partnership with the Garden’s “Fidos After [more]

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National Complete Streets Coalition selects Huntsville to join the Safe Streets, Smart Cities Academy

Huntsville’s work to make streets safer and the region more livable and equitable has now won the city a competitive national award.  The National Complete Streets Coalition, a program of Smart Growth America, announced Tuesday that the cities of Huntsville, AL, Durham, NC, and Pittsburgh, PA [more]

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Senator Shelby Announces $29.1 Million Grant for Huntsville Airport

U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) today announced that the Huntsville-Madison County Airport Authority will benefit from a $29.115 million federal Airport Improvement Program (AIP) grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT).  The funding will be used for the construction of a new taxiway [more]

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Westlake Investigation

Huntsville Police received a 911 call at approximately 2245 hours Sunday September 16, 2018.  The caller advised that they heard gunshots near their apartment and when they went outside a body was discovered between the buildings.  HEMSI responded and the victim, Corvell Goodlow 22YOA from [more]

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Blossomwood Elementary Investigation

An arrest warrant was obtained and served today on Letroy Cole Jr. The investigation stemmed from the accidental discharge yesterday at Blossomwood Elementary. The investigation led HPD investigators to obtain evidence that the firearm was originally possessed by the student’s father, Letroy Cole Jr. He [more]

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Budget Inn Arrests

Huntsville Police have issued murder warrants for two suspects surrounding the murder of  forty-year old Ryan Baker that occurred July 13th, 2018 at the Budegt Inn on University Dr. The warrants are for twenty-three year old Atimothy Devonte Pullen and twenty-seven year old Shaquan [more]

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