News & Updates
Month: October 2018

Our Pets will Put a Spell on You! FREE Adoption Special for Halloween

Huntsville Animal Services is a sponsoring FREE adoption special this Halloween week, Monday – Saturday, Oct. 28 – Nov. 3. We guarantee Our Pets will Put a Spell on You while visiting our Fantastic Beast at Huntsville Animal Services. There is a FREE bag of dry dog food for each adoption, while supplies [more]

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Mayor Battle Presents Updated John Hunt Park Master Plan

John Hunt Park is rapidly on its way to earning its place as the City’s prime playground – a Central Park for all residents and visitors to enjoy. Major construction is under way in the park, and Mayor Tommy Battle took media on a tour [more]

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Huntsville 2018 Housing Expo Celebrates Homeownership

Homeownership has long been part of the American dream. New buyers, or those considering a home purchase, will learn everything they need to know at the City of Huntsville’s 2018 Housing Expo on Nov. 3, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the Stone Event [more]

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Fredrick Ave Investigation – Arrest

On October 18th Huntsville Police arrested forty-eight year old Gerry Dean Young for murder. The investigation began on September 4th as an assault of fifty-three year old Anthony Ray Samuel. He was found in the backyard of an address at the 600 block of Frederick [more]

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Live Fire Training

Huntsville Fire & Rescue will be conducting training drills and a controlled burn on Thursday October 18, 2018 between the hours of 8 am. and 1 pm. The building to be used for our training is located at 2811 6th. Ave. SW. Please be alert for [more]

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District 1 Town Hall Meeting Recap from October 16

The October 16 town hall was an important opportunity for community updates. The agenda covered recycling support provided by Operation Green Team at City-sponsored events and community cleanups planned in the coming months. District 1 projects were reviewed and progress was discussed on the North Huntsville [more]

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Huntsville Approves Agreement to bring in 5G Technology

Decision allows City to usher in next wave of high-speed connectivity Huntsville residents are one step closer to realizing some of the fastest mobile network speeds in the country, thanks to City Council’s decision to approve a wireless rights of way use agreement with Uniti Fiber. The agreement [more]

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2018 Alabama A&M Homecoming Parade – Downtown Huntsville

Huntsville’s annual celebration of the Alabama A&M University Homecoming Parade will be held on Saturday October 13, 2018. The roads in downtown Huntsville will be closed for this parade beginning at 09:00 AM to 11:30 AM. Citizens traveling in the downtown area on Saturday morning [more]

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September 2018 – Monthly Development Review

More than $56 million in non-residential building permits were issued in September. Residential permits and CO’s decreased year-over-year. Residential Permits (new construction) in Huntsville city limits: In September, 122 housing units were permitted, 104 single- and 18 multi-family. The top tract for building permits last month was 112 [more]

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HPD Prescription Drug Drop Box

Just over two years ago, Huntsville Police introduced a prescription drug take back program by installing a medication drop box in the lobby of the Public Safety Complex at 815 Wheeler Ave. We wanted to give an update on it’s progress. It has taken in [more]

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