News & Updates
Month: August 2019

Huntsville Police Department Citizen Survey

Huntsville Police has hired a firm to conduct a citizen survey. Surveys will be sent out today by mail to approximately 2000 households in the Huntsville City Limits. We would like the public to know that these surveys were approved by Huntsville police. We would like [more]

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City of Huntsville Labor Day Hours of Operation

City of Huntsville municipal offices and facilities will be closed on Monday, September 2, in recognition of the Labor Day Holiday. Normal operating hours will resume on Tuesday, September 3.   Garbage & Recycling Monday’s holiday will impact garbage collection for the week of September 2 – 6, delaying [more]

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Mayor Battle Statement on U.S. Space Command

Mayor Tommy Battle issued the following statement regarding today’s announcement from the White House establishing the new U.S. Space Command. “We are optimistic about America’s commitment to investing in space technology as a national security and defense priority.  Today’s announcement begins the process of putting that [more]

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September Brings the Best of Jazz to Big Spring Park

The annual Jazz in the Park concert series starts this weekend, which means it’s time to get out your camp chair and head to Big Spring Park East to experience world-class jazz musicians, young and seasoned, for a series of free concerts each Sunday in [more]

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Vehicle Crash Investigation

Huntsville Police investigated a vehicle crash at Jordan Ln. and Oakwood Ave. yesterday at approximately 1420 hrs. A driver, driving a Chevrolet p/u heading south on Jordan Ln., attempted a left turn onto Oakwood Ave on a solid green signal (no green arrow). A large [more]

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Is there new life for the Old Joe?

Conceptual plans to transform Joe Davis Stadium into a multi-use stadium, which could possibly be used to host high school football games and sporting events, were presented to the Huntsville City Council at the Aug. 22 regular meeting. The presentation is in response to a Council [more]

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Huntsville looks to introduce electric scooters downtown with a pilot program

The City of Huntsville has been monitoring the growing use of electric scooters in cities across the country and is proposing a downtown pilot program. “We are interested in mobility opportunities for our residents and scooters have the potential to provide another transportation option,” said Mayor [more]

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Green Team 2019 Huntsville Beautification Awards

Earlier this month, the CIty of Huntsville’s Green Team awarded more than 300 beautification signs to property owners and businesses who Keep Huntsville Beautiful. The Huntsville Beautification Board has been honoring properties with beautiful and litter-free curb appeal in Huntsville since 1975 with the City [more]

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Benchwarmers: Shelter Pets Want to Play, Give Them a Chance

About 15 dogs and cats come into the Huntsville Animal Shelter each day.  It is emotionally challenging for these animals to be housed in the Shelter, and Animal Services volunteers are working hard to find them loving families. There is always something special about each of our Shelter pets, and volunteers want you to give them [more]

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Traffic Safety Checkpoints

The Huntsville Police Department D.U.I. Task Force will be conducting Traffic Safety Checkpoints through this weekend. If you are stopped at a Traffic Safety Checkpoint be prepared to present your driver license, proof of insurance and vehicle tag registration to the officers. The Task Force [more]

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