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Missing Person

November 27, 2019

Huntsville Police would like the public to be aware of a missing person case. We are looking for Melissa Elaine Lacy DOB 07/19/75, W/F, 5’4, 110 lbs., possibly has blond hair and butterfly tattoo on right shoulder and dolphin tattoo on one of her legs. She was reported missing by her mother last seen around the La Quinta West on University Drive on 11/19/19. If anyone has information please call [more]

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Tinsel Trail – Fallen Officer Tree

November 27, 2019

Please join us on Friday, November 29th at 6:00 pm for the 2019 Downtown Huntsville Tinsel Trail. This year, we will have a Christmas tree honoring our 11 fallen police officers. After the opening ceremony, Mayor Battle will light up all the trees and Downtown Huntsville President/CEO Chad Emerson will ask a few surviving family members and HPD Captains to hang a special ornament on the tree in memory of [more]

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Municipal closures for the Thanksgiving Holiday, Nov. 28-29

November 21, 2019

The City of Huntsville’s municipal offices will be closed for the upcoming Thanksgiving Holiday, November 28-29. The following services will be affected: Garbage Collection:  Thursday’s residential curbside collection will be picked up on Friday, Nov. 29. Public Transit:  Thursday’s Shuttle Bus and Handi-Ride services will be closed. Transit service resumes on Friday, Nov. 29. Parks & Recreation:  Recreation centers and facilities will be closed on Thursday and Friday and will reopen on Saturday, Nov. 30. Animal Services:  The Animal [more]

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Recap: District One November Town Hall

November 14, 2019

Over 150 people attended Council President Keith’s end-of-year town hall at H.C. Blake to hear updates on the following topics: How the 2019-2020 City budget impacts North Huntsville Councill High Park Berachah Johnson Legacy Phases I & II Parkway Mural Project with Arts Huntsville New Madison County Government Services Complex in District One Madison County Commissioner for District 6 JesHenry Malone also provided updates on behalf of Madison County. District 6 for the Madison County Commission encompasses [more]

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Healthy Huntsville Challenge: Maintain, Don’t Gain over the Holidays

November 14, 2019

Healthy Huntsville is partnering for a second year with Huntsville Hospital for the “Maintain, Don’t Gain” challenge. This is a free program that provides tips, tricks and motivation to maintain a healthy weight during the calorie-rich holiday season, from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Eve. “Last year 70 percent of participants completed the weigh-in and weigh-out challenge, and 84 percent of those that followed through lost weight,” said Mayor Tommy Battle. “It [more]

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Fire Training Exercise

November 14, 2019

A live fire training exercise will be conducted by the Huntsville Fire-Rescue Training Division, today on Thursday November 14, 2019. This Training Exercise will be a part of the 2019 Recruit Class Fire Academy. The training exercise will take place in a donated structure located at 1261 Bob Wade Lane. In preparation for the exercise the structure has been prepared and inspected. All measures have been taken to protect the surrounding [more]

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Fall Cleanup: Keeping curbs, gutters free of leaves and debris

November 11, 2019

Huntsville neighborhood streets and yards are adorned with colorful, fallen leaves. Picturesque – as long as they don’t clog public gutters. As fall settles in, the City of Huntsville is reminding homeowners to keep “road-side facilities,” or in non-municipal terms, curbs, gutters, ditches and sidewalks, free of debris. This includes dirt, trash, debris, gravel, yard waste, grass clippings, grass and weeds. Recently adopted City Ordinance 21-311 helps outline property owner [more]

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South Huntsville Water Infrastructure Updates from Huntsville Utilities

November 8, 2019

At District 3 Council Member Jennie Robinson’s November 4 town hall, Huntsville Utilities provided an update on four water infrastructure projects happening in South Huntsville: Bailey Cove Road Phase I, Bailey Cove Road Phase II, South Parkway Water Plant and Raw Pump Station Refurbishment and the addition of a second water source on Green Mountain. Bailey Cove Road Phase 1 7,400 linear ft. of 24” water main from Ditto Marina to Hobbs [more]

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Huntsville Moves to Renovate Joe Davis Stadium for Football, Soccer, Lacrosse

November 7, 2019

The Huntsville City Council voted to move forward with a $1 million contract with Chapman Sisson Architects to provide construction documents for the renovation of Joe Davis Stadium in John Hunt Park. The stadium, which has been closed since 2015, will be converted from a baseball venue into a multi-sport facility to support high school football, soccer and lacrosse play and other City sporting events. Chapman Sisson first provided the City with [more]

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Huntsville Approves Management Contract for New Amphitheater

November 7, 2019

The City of Huntsville is contracting with Huntsville Venue Group Amphitheater, LLC (HVG) to help develop and operate a new 8,500 seat amphitheater to be built in the public park adjacent to the new Mid City development. City Council unanimously approved a 10-year contract with HVG. Under this contract, HVG will play a critical role in developing this unique, artist-driven venue. The company will also begin the process of marketing and [more]

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