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Expect traffic delays: Alabama A&M University homecoming

September 30, 2022 Click to view Expect traffic delays: Alabama A&M University homecoming

The Huntsville Police Department is assisting Alabama A&M University Police with traffic control for the University’s homecoming parade and football game on Saturday, Oct. 1. Drivers should expect delays or avoid North Memorial Parkway, Winchester Road and Meridian Street near the University’s campus. The University is holding a parade on campus at 8 a.m. and the homecoming football game is scheduled for 2 p.m. We would like to remind drivers parking on [more]

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2022 UAH Homecoming 5K run

September 30, 2022 Click to view 2022 UAH Homecoming 5K run

The Huntsville Police Department is assisting the University of Alabama in Huntsville Police Department with traffic control for the 2022 UAH Homecoming 5K run on Sunday, Oct. 2. The race will begin at 8 a.m. on John Wright Drive and will end on Holmes Ave at Spragins Street. The eastbound lanes of Holmes Avenue will be restricted to emergency vehicles only as the race passes through the route. Drivers are asked to [more]

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2022 National Night Out

September 29, 2022 Click to view 2022 National Night Out

The Huntsville Police Department (HPD) and Huntsville Community Watch Association would like to invite the public to National Night Out on Tuesday, Oct. 4. This safe, fun and family-friendly event will be held from 5 – 7 p.m. at the Jaycee Building at John Hunt Park located at 2180 Airport Road. The free event will include law enforcement agencies across Madison County, Huntsville Parks and Recreation and various other community agencies. [more]

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Downtown Huntsville road closure

September 29, 2022 Click to view Downtown Huntsville road closure

The Huntsville Police Departmen is assisting with road closures in downtown Huntsville near the Von Braun Center on Friday, Sept. 30. Monroe Street between Clinton and Williams Avenues will be closed to north and southbound traffic from 5 – 8 p.m. to accommodate heavy pedestrian traffic for multiple events at the VBC. Please use caution if traveling in the area.

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Got 5 minutes? Complete this Huntsville Transit survey today

September 28, 2022 Click to view Got 5 minutes? Complete this Huntsville Transit survey today

Want to weigh in on the future of public transportation in Huntsville? Then take five minutes or less to complete an online survey before Friday, Sept. 30. The survey is part of Huntsville Transit’s effort to engage with the community about ways to improve the system as it prepares for future growth. Feedback from the survey will be part of a comprehensive study that shapes operations for both Orbit shuttle and [more]

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Huntsville City Council certifies municipal runoff election results

September 26, 2022 Click to view Huntsville City Council certifies municipal runoff election results

The Huntsville City Council canvassed and certified the results of the Sept. 20, 2022, municipal runoff election during a Sept. 26 special work session. The following candidates were elected for a term to begin Nov. 7: David Little – District 2 City Council Member Andrea Alvarez – District 3 Board of Education Member During the session, City Clerk-Treasurer Ken Benion opened and counted nine provisional ballots: two for Little, three for District 2 candidate [more]

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Party on the Green: Celebrating food, fun and good health

September 26, 2022 Click to view Party on the Green: Celebrating food, fun and good health

Take a break from the weekday routine and join Party on the Green. This will be the ultimate Thursday evening out, featuring a diverse mix of food, fun and fitness. The no-cost, family-friendly event, hosted by Healthy Huntsville and sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama, will take place Thursday, Sept. 29, from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at S.R. Butler Green Park, Campus No. 805, 2620 Clinton Ave. W., Huntsville. DJ Lashay B [more]

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Major Crimes Unit Arrest

September 26, 2022 Click to view Major Crimes Unit Arrest

The Huntsville Police Department (HPD) has charged 59-year-old Shirley Ann Logan with murder following a domestic-related shooting on Sunday, Sept. 25. Officers responded to the 1500 block of Sparkman Drive shortly before 5:40 p.m. and found 45-year-old Anthony Wilson deceased. Investigators learned Logan and Wilson had an ongoing relationship and believe the shooting stemmed from a verbal altercation. Logan was booked in the Madison County Jail. There is no further information to release [more]

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2022 Crush Wine and Food Festival

September 23, 2022 Click to view 2022 Crush Wine and Food Festival

The Huntsville Police Department is assisting with traffic control and road closures for the 2022 Crush Wine and Food Festival on Saturday, Sept. 24. The northbound lanes of Church Street will be closed at 11 a.m. and the southbound lanes will remain open for traffic. Northbound lanes will reopen at 10:00 p.m. Drivers are asked to use alternate routes and be aware of extra pedestrian traffic in the area. [more]

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Construction contract for new Huntsville Transit transfer station approved

September 23, 2022 Click to view Construction contract for new Huntsville Transit transfer station approved

The City of Huntsville is committed to improving and growing its public transportation system with the construction of a new transit transfer station. The Huntsville City Council voted Thursday to allow Mayor Tommy Battle to enter into an agreement with Consolidated Construction Company to build the 3,800-square-foot facility at 521 Pratt Ave. The site of the new station is adjacent to the current facility on Church Street. Per the contract, work will [more]

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