News & Updates
Month: February 2019

Pet Appreciation Week

Dogs and cats add so much to the lives of their owners. They serve as therapists, alarm clocks, and personal trainers. In recognition of the unconditional love and joy that pets bring, Huntsville Animal Services is offering special adoption fees during its Pet Appreciation Week. Starting Friday, [more]

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Parks & Recreation Opens First Phase of Merrimack Sports Complex

The City of Huntsville hosted a ribbon-cutting today to celebrate the opening of four artificial turf fields at the new Merrimack Sports Complex. The bright green synthetic fields are a first for Parks & Recreation, allowing for year-round league play, rain or shine. The turf fields are [more]

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Flood Awareness

Be aware, even though the rain has stopped, the water level is still rising. Due to the Tennessee River reaching greater levels, earlier today Huntsville firefighters passed out informational flyers to the areas that could most likely be affected. Floodwaters are expected to reach their [more]

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Flooding Forecast: City of Huntsville crews prepare for hazardous weather​ potential

The Huntsville Office of the National Weather Service is forecasting between 6 and 8 inches of rain accumulation in Huntsville and North Alabama through Sunday, February 24. Flooding of local waterways, including the Tennessee River, is possible. In preparation for this potentially hazardous weather, the City [more]

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Crisis Intervention Officer Certification Graduation

The Huntsville Police Department will be having a C.I.T. (Crisis Intervention Team) graduation next Friday February 22nd at 3:00pm at the Jaycees Building off Airport Rd. The twenty students that participated, include officers from the Huntsville Police Department , Madison County Sheriff’s Office and the [more]

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Incident Review Board Results – Devron Booker Arrest

The Huntsville Police Department convened an Incident Review Board on February 8th regarding the pursuit and capture of Devron Lashawn Booker on January 16th. The Board reviewed all body camera video, dash-cam video and testimonial evidence in this matter and determined all officers acted within [more]

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January 2019 – Monthly Development Review

New office buildings topped the list of non-residential building permits issued in January. Residential permits increased year-over-year. Residential Permits (new construction) in Huntsville city limits: In January, 127 housing units were permitted, all single-family. The top tract for building permits last month was 109.01 (Hampton Cove), where 34 [more]

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Getting There: Top road construction, resurfacing and repair projects stretch across Huntsville

The City of Huntsville hasn’t seen a year of road work quite like 2019. Engineering is tracking approximately 50 new roadway projects in various stages of design or construction totaling $600 million. Adding to the list of major road work projects is another $7 million worth [more]

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Officer Keith Earle – Commemorative Honor Chair

The Huntsville Police Department would like to announce the donation of a commemorative “Honor Chair” to remember fallen HPD Officer Keith Earle who was killed on duty in 2018. The Honor Chair will arrive at the North Precinct February 6th, 2019 at noon. The chair [more]

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HPD Prescription Drug Drop Box

Huntsville Police is in its fourth year of maintaining a drug depository in the Public Safety Complex at 815 Wheeler Ave for unwanted and unused drugs. It has taken in approximately  3,500 lbs of prescription drugs since it was installed in 2016 (360 lbs for [more]

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