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City praises new Orion amphitheater ahead of highly anticipated opening weekend

May 13, 2022 Click to view City praises new Orion amphitheater ahead of highly anticipated opening weekend

A groundbreaking Huntsville venue years in the making will debut to the public this weekend with the kickoff of The First Waltz at MidCity District. Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle joined U.K.-based music venue developer and operator tvg hospitality, the Huntsville/Madison County Chamber, MidCity District and other leaders on Friday, May 13, for a grand opening of The Orion Amphitheater. Following the ribbon-cutting ceremony, tvg hospitality CEO and Mumford & Sons member [more]

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City of Huntsville approves Kids’ Space renovation agreement

April 14, 2022 Click to view City of Huntsville approves Kids’ Space renovation agreement

The City of Huntsville will move forward with plans to upgrade Kids’ Space after City Council approved a $6.8 million construction contract Thursday night. The Council voted to allow Mayor Tommy Battle to enter into an agreement between the City and general contractor Miller & Miller, Inc., for Phase II of Kids’ Space at John Hunt Park. Per the agreement, the project will include the following: New playground equipment and surfacing New park area [more]

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Municipal offices on two-hour delayed opening, Friday, Jan. 7

January 6, 2022 Click to view Municipal offices on two-hour delayed opening, Friday, Jan. 7

City of Huntsville municipal offices, including Municipal Court, will open at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 7, due to the possibility of early morning icy road conditions. Fixed-route Orbit transit and Access paratransit service will also operate on a two-hour delay. Citizens can sign up for emergency notifications via the City of Huntsville’s website or follow the Huntsville Police Department’s Facebook and Twitter for road closures and other traffic safety information.

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Construction set to begin on Joe Davis Stadium renovation

December 16, 2021 Click to view Construction set to begin on Joe Davis Stadium renovation

The City of Huntsville approved a $27.7 million dollar contract with Lee Builders to renovate Joe Davis Stadium. The 14-month remodel will deliver a modern sports facility to accommodate high school football, lacrosse, soccer, and city sports clinics and special events. Seating capacity will be reduced from 10,000 to 6,600 to allow for open terraces and better visibility for patrons. Construction is expected to begin in early 2022, and the project will [more]

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New Huntsville City Hall, parking deck a ‘legacy project’ for the future

December 16, 2021 Click to view New Huntsville City Hall, parking deck a ‘legacy project’ for the future

The City of Huntsville’s new City Hall and adjoining parking garage are one step closer to reality following the City Council’s regularly scheduled meeting Thursday night. City Council unanimously approved a resolution authorizing Mayor Tommy Battle to enter an agreement between the City and Turner Construction Co. for construction services of the new City Hall and parking deck to be built across the street at the site of the current parking [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.