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It’s Dog Week at Huntsville Animal Services

July 22, 2019

Huntsville Animal Services invites everyone to visit the local Shelter during Dog Week and get acquainted with the many sweet dogs up for adoption.  All dogs, 40 pounds or more, are only $5 starting Monday, July 22, through Saturday, August 3. All adoptions include a microchip for pet identification, the spay or neuter surgery, deworming for parasites, vaccinations, and city license. Help save a shelter dog’s life, visit the Shelter and [more]

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Lunar Rover Walk: Mayor Battle to escort Lunar Rover Replica from VBC to Courthouse Square July 19

July 16, 2019

Fifty years ago, Huntsvillians gathered on the steps of the Madison County Courthouse to celebrate an American achievement unlike any other. America landed men on the moon safely, and Huntsville played a leading role in the historic journey. To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon mission, Mayor Battle will join U.S. Space & Rocket Center CEO Deborah Barnhart, representatives from Polaris, Huntsville businesses and members of the public on [more]

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City Garbage Collection Delayed

July 15, 2019

The City of Huntsville Sanitation Division advises that some areas of Huntsville may experience a delay in garbage collection the week of July 15 due to mechanical issues with some collection trucks. Crews are working as quickly as possible and ask residents to keep their carts curbside until crews arrive. “Not all routes are experiencing delays,” said Redonald Scott, Director of Sanitation. “We do want to reassure those neighborhoods who may [more]

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Huntsville Opens Sand Volleyball Complex in John Hunt Park

July 12, 2019

The City of Huntsville has opened its newest sports amenity in John Hunt Park, a $3.7 million Sand Volleyball Complex with state of the art technology for athletes. The 12-court beach/sand volleyball facility is expected to mark Huntsville as a premier location for regional and national beach volleyball tournaments and play.

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2 House Fires

July 12, 2019

This is information on two house fires that occurred in the city of Huntsville yesterday. The first fire was at 13925 Wyandotte Drive. Upon arrival, fire units reported smoke coming from the house. Crews used forced entry through the front door to gain access. Upon entering the house, firefighters encountered heavy smoke conditions. Firefighters made their way through the home and found fire in the bedroom of the residence. A body [more]

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June 2019 – Monthly Development Review

July 9, 2019

Construction in Greenbrier and Downtown topped the list of non-residential projects permitted last month. Residential permits and CO’s increased year-over-year. Residential Permits (new construction) in Huntsville city limits: In June, 132 housing units were permitted, 115 single- and 17 multi-family. The top tract for building permits last month was 106.22 (Providence), where 21 units were permitted, 4 single- and 17 multi-family. This is a 4.8% increase over June 2018, when 126 housing [more]

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Have A Safe July Fourth Holiday

July 3, 2019

The Huntsville Police Department wants everyone to have a safe July Fourth holiday and reminds you that firing, possessing or selling unpermitted fireworks on property in the City Limits is against City Ordinance >>> https://bit.ly/2RV4B79. It is also against City Ordinance to fire a gun within the City Limits >>>  https://bit.ly/30bFoZ7. Both of these offenses have increasing fines beginning at $100 and can also require jailtime. Any illegal possessed fireworks [more]

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Beaumont Place Investigation

July 3, 2019

Huntsville Police have arrested 21 yr old Darius Jamel Johnson from Huntsville. He is charged with Capital Murder in connection to the Beaumont Place Investigation where 25 yr old Rashaud Cisero Greenwood was killed on June 9th, 2019. Twenty-five yr. old Tavias Lavon Drake was previously arrested for Capital Murder in this case as well. The attached photo of Johnson is not his current booking photo. He is currently in [more]

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FREE ADOPTIONS: It’s A ‘Mane’ Attraction At Huntsville Animal Services

July 3, 2019

The City of Huntsville’s Animal Services Department invites you to meet our ‘Mane’ attractions at the shelter. Just like the lions in the wild, the overwhelming number of dogs and cats at the shelter are showing off their furry manes. Let our adult canines and felines ‘sweep you off your feet’ from Wednesday, July 3, through Saturday, July 20, and adopt for free. You can help save a shelter pet’s life! The [more]

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Let Freedom Ring! Independence Day Pet Adoption Special

July 1, 2019

Huntsville Animal Services has set aside the whole week to celebrate the Fourth of July with FREE adoptions on adult cats and only $10 for kittens. The dogs and cats need freedom from the Shelter environment and to be in a home by the Fourth of July.  Help free these precious pets to a good home by adopting a cat or kitten. Don’t forget to keep pets inside during the fireworks celebration.  Loud noises frighten animals and they will run [more]

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