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Construction set to begin on Councill High School Park

November 7, 2019

It was a memory, then a dream, and a vision fulfilled for hundreds of alumni of William Hooper Councill High School, Huntsville’s first public school for African-American students. More than 150 years after the school first opened its doors, and more than 50 years since the school closed, the historic site on St. Clair Avenue will be memorialized with a beautiful new park. Huntsville City Council approved Mayor Tommy Battle’s request to [more]

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HPD Press Conference – STAC Unit Investigation

November 7, 2019

HPD will be having a brief press conference today at 1pm at 815 Wheeler Ave. Lt Tony McElyea, Commander of the STAC Unit, will be delivering details of a recent and extensive narcotics investigation that has resulted in several arrests and very large seizures. Media can come to the front lobby at 12:45 and be escorted to our conference room.

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October 2019 – Monthly Development Review

November 6, 2019

Industrial projects and a new recreation center in the Cove 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 October, 243 housing units were permitted, 114 single- and 129 multi-family. The top tract for building permits last month was 106.21 (53 North), where 77 units were permitted, 4 single- and 73 multi-family. This is a 153% increase over [more]

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HPD Promotion Ceremony

November 1, 2019

Huntsville Police would like to announce the promotions of Officers Joshua Wallace, Matthew Edger, Jeremy Phipps, and Maryna Hamby to Investigations. The ceremony will take place today at 3pm at the Criminal Investigative Division on Holmes Ave.

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