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A new chapter begins: South Huntsville Public Library opens to community

September 28, 2021 Click to view A new chapter begins: South Huntsville Public Library opens to community

A new chapter begins today for South Huntsville as the much-anticipated South Huntsville Public Library opens to the community. The 30,750-square-foot facility replaces the old Bailey Cove Library Branch in Weatherly Plaza. Located in the City of Huntsville’s Sandra Moon Community Complex, the library was designed to meet the needs of a dynamic, growing community with plenty of space for books, gatherings and technology. The library is a collaborative effort between the [more]

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Huntsville Recoups Investment in Remington Arms Agreement

July 23, 2021 Click to view Huntsville Recoups Investment in Remington Arms Agreement

The City of Huntsville and its regional partners have recovered $12.5 million in incentives offered to former firearms manufacturer Remington Arms in 2014. The nearly 200-year-old firearms manufacturer filed for bankruptcy in October 2020, resulting in the sale and auction of its assets. The recent sale of Remington’s 800,000-square-foot facility on Electronics Boulevard enabled the Cities of Huntsville and Athens, Madison County, Morgan County, Limestone County, and the Limestone County Economic [more]

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Progress continues on redesign of Joe Davis Stadium

May 27, 2021 Click to view Progress continues on redesign of Joe Davis Stadium

The City of Huntsville and its partners at Chapman Sisson Architects continue progress on renovation designs for Joe Davis Stadium. Known to locals as “The Joe,” the planned transformation of the stadium will give the property new life and make much of it unrecognizable to those who drive by each day. “This is a renovation of the entire stadium,” said Ricky Wilkinson, director of General Services. “A state-of-the-art scoreboard, audio-visual system, infrastructure [more]

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Mayor Battle Joins HudsonAlpha Officials for Groundbreaking on Campus Expansion

May 10, 2021 Click to view Mayor Battle Joins HudsonAlpha Officials for Groundbreaking on Campus Expansion

Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle on Monday joined state and local officials as part of a groundbreaking on two new additions at HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology. Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle speaks Monday, May 10, at a groundbreaking ceremony for a planned expansion of the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology. The expansion includes a 90,000-square-foot facility that will become Discovery Life Sciences’ (DLS) global headquarters, estimated for completion in Q4 2022. The second part of [more]

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April 2021 – Development Review

May 10, 2021 Click to view April 2021 – Development Review

Two new-to-Huntsville restaurants were among the list of non-residential permits issued in March. More than 1,000 housing units were permitted last month. Residential Permits (new construction) in Huntsville city limits: In April, 1,067 housing units were permitted, 127 single- and 940 multi-family. The top tract for building permits last month was 109.04 (Flint River) where 343 units were permitted, 7 single- and 336 multi-family. This is a 489.5% increase over April 2020, [more]

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Contact
  • Phone:

    (256) 427-5300

  • Email:

    Shane Davis

    Director of Urban and Economic Development

  • Hours:

    Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.