News & Updates
Month: April 2019

People of Preservation – This Place Matters 2019 Campaign

It’s the year of Alabama’s Bicentennial and Huntsville is celebrating the state’s 200th birthday with gusto. As part of this celebratory year, Huntsville is featuring its historic treasures as part of the City’s 4th annual “This Place Matters” campaign. Mayor Tommy Battle and preservation leaders gathered [more]

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Promotional Ceremony

Huntsville Fire & Rescue held a promotional ceremony for five Captains, two Assistant Fire Marshals and eight Driver/Engineers. The Ceremony took place this afternoon at the Huntsville Fire and Police Training academy on Pueblo Drive. The following is a list of the promotions: Captains Keith Casteel James Davis Jason King Terry Painter Adam [more]

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Senior Fishing Rodeo – Tuesday, April 30

The City of Huntsville’s Parks & Recreation department is partnering with the Huntsville/Madison County Senior Center to host a free senior Fishing Rodeo on Tuesday, April 30, between 8 a.m. and 11:30 a.m., in Brahan Spring Park’s lagoon between the Miracle League fields and Everybody Can Play playground. This event is for seniors 55+ [more]

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CALEA Conference

The Huntsville Police Department has partnered with the Madison County Sheriff’s Department, the Madison Police Department, and the Huntsville/Madison County Convention and Visitors Bureau to host the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) Conference next week.  Over 600 Law Enforcement officials will be [more]

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What’s next for Huntsville’s Historic Districts?

The Huntsville Historic Preservation Commission (HHPC) will host a public meeting and brainstorming session about the health and future of the City’s four historic districts on Monday, April 29, at 5:30 p.m., in the 1st floor conference room, 320 Fountain Circle, 35801. The HHPC will offer a brief history of the locally [more]

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Parking for Panoply: Municipal Garages & Street Parking

Panoply festival goers will have plenty of parking options in Downtown Huntsville April 26 – 28. For the most efficient route, the City of Huntsville is encouraging festival attendees to enter Downtown Huntsville via Jefferson Street at I-565 and choose the first available parking. Metered parking [more]

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Mayor Battle, City Schools ask voter support in reaffirming school property tax

The City of Huntsville will hold a public referendum in the coming months to ask voters to reaffirm 15.5 mills of school property tax that have supported local education as far back as 1916. A recent review of the school tax legislation indicated the City needed [more]

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Race to Adopt a Pet During Animal Services Derby Days 

Huntsville Animal Services is off to the races to find homes for the 15-20 pets that are brought in to the Shelter every day.  You can help by adopting a dog or cat for only $5 during the Shelter’s “Derby Days” adoption special April 22 through [more]

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Panoply 2019

The Panoply Festival is to be held from Friday April 26th to Sunday April 28th, 2019. In preparation for the annual Panoply of the Arts Festival, the Huntsville Police Department will be closing several streets around Big Spring International Park in Downtown Huntsville. The following [more]

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It’s a Full House at Huntsville Animal Services

Huntsville Animal Services has more than 80 animals in the Shelter and more are coming in each day.  Starting now, April 17 through Saturday, April 20, Animal Services needs the community’s help. Please stop by the Shelter and adopt a pet for FREE during our [more]

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