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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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Air Quality Forecast September 26, 2022

September 26, 2022 Click to view Air Quality Forecast September 26, 2022

AIR QUALITY FORECAST FOR HUNTSVILLE

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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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Huntsville Music Industry Career Fair & Community Expo set for Sept. 24

September 21, 2022 Click to view Huntsville Music Industry Career Fair & Community Expo set for Sept. 24

Arts Huntsville, in partnership with the Huntsville Music Office and Von Braun Center, announces the inaugural Huntsville Music Industry Career Fair & Community Expo. The music industry-related event aims to connect people to job openings and volunteer opportunities within the local music ecosystem. The free event will be held at the Von Braun Center East Hall on Saturday, Sept. 24, from noon to 4 p.m. Attendees are urged to make connections [more]

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Grammy winners Ben Lovett, Kelvin Wooten to headline Career & Artist Development Workshop

September 21, 2022 Click to view Grammy winners Ben Lovett, Kelvin Wooten to headline Career & Artist Development Workshop

Huntsville is fortunate to have many bright stars within its diverse ecosystem, and two of them – Grammy winners Ben Lovett and Kelvin Wooten – will appear as panelists at an upcoming event. Lovett and Wooten will share their thoughts about and experiences in the music industry at an upcoming Career & Artist Development Workshop. The event will be 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28, in the theater of Lee High School, [more]

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2022 Huntsville Police Halloween Party

September 19, 2022 Click to view 2022 Huntsville Police Halloween Party

The Huntsville Police Department (HPD) invites the public to its annual Halloween Party on Saturday, Oct. 22, from 2-9 p.m. at the Orion Amphitheater, located at 701 Amphitheater Drive. This free community event is for children of all ages, and costumes are welcome. The haunted house opens at 5 p.m., and there will be plenty of other spooky activities as well as candy, live music and police demonstrations. Food trucks and [more]

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City Council reviews Mayor’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2023

September 15, 2022 Click to view City Council reviews Mayor’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2023

Huntsville City Council reviewed Mayor Tommy Battle’s proposed FY 2023 budget during a work session on Sept. 15. The Mayor proposed a balanced budget, which includes $281 million in general fund operations and $104.5 million in capital projects. Public safety, road resurfacing, infrastructure and quality of life improvements remain a priority. Mayor Battle provided opening remarks followed by budget presentations by Finance Director Penny Smith, City Administrator John Hamilton, and Urban [more]

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