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National “Clear the Shelters” Week at Huntsville Animal Services

Huntsville Animal Services is participating in the 2019 “Clear the Shelters” event, a weeklong free adoption special for felines and canines at Animal Services starting Monday, August 12, through Saturday, August 17.  The goal is to find forever homes for Shelter pets at no charge. Restrictions may apply to specific pets. “Clear [more]

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Huntsville Opens Sand Volleyball Complex in John Hunt Park

The City of Huntsville has opened its newest sports amenity in John Hunt Park, a $3.7 million Sand Volleyball Complex with state of the art technology for athletes. The 12-court beach/sand volleyball facility is expected to mark Huntsville as a premier location for regional and [more]

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Let Freedom Ring! Independence Day Pet Adoption Special

Huntsville Animal Services has set aside the whole week to celebrate the Fourth of July with FREE adoptions on adult cats and only $10 for kittens. The dogs and cats need freedom from the Shelter environment and to be in a home by the Fourth of July.  Help free these precious pets to [more]

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Alabama School of Cyber Technology and Engineering Makes Milestone Announcements

The Alabama School of Cyber Technology and Engineering made a number of significant announcements today in Huntsville, marking a major step forward in plans to open the magnet school in Huntsville in August 2020. In an event at Redstone Federal Credit Union, Senator Arthur Orr, President [more]

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Huntsville Police Launch Summer Slowdown Campaign

Pardon our progress! The City of Huntsville has more Roadwork Projects under way than at any time in its history. All this construction may be temporarily challenging for motorists, but the improvements will be worth the wait. To ensure that drivers, cyclists, and pedestrians stay safe on the roads, Huntsville [more]

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Summer Night Symphony Benefit Concert at Calvary Hill Community Center

The Huntsville Symphony Orchestra (HSO) is partnering with the City of Huntsville to bring Summer Night Symphony to the community, at the invitation of City Council President Devyn Keith. Proceeds for this concert will go to the Village of Promise and the Boys & Girls Clubs [more]

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City Planning Director Michelle Jordan announces move to TARCOG

Michelle Jordan, Huntsville’s Director of Planning, is leaving her position with the City to become the executive director for Top of Alabama Regional Council of Governments, known as TARCOG. Jordan has served Mayor Tommy Battle’s administration since 2009 in key leadership roles to include Director of [more]

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City Council Reviews Code Enforcement Process for Neighborhood Properties

The Huntsville City Council held a Work Session on Thursday, June 12, to review data from the Community Development department on their work to remedy code violations in neighborhoods. This included information on the number and type of citations against rental properties. “Three months ago, we [more]

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Don’t miss the bus! Huntsville Shuttle and Handi-Ride improvements to begin July 1

Huntsville’s public transit system is set to implement a number of improvements on July 1 following a comprehensive study of its operations. New routes, extended weekday hours, and Saturday service are part of a five-phase public transit improvement plan for the City’s transportation network. Phase 1 implementation [more]

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City Council Establishes Selection Process for School Board Vacancy

Candidate applications accepted through June 7 for Board of Education District 5 position The Huntsville City Council will be accepting applications to fill a vacancy on the Huntsville City School Board. The District 5 position will become vacant effective May 24 following Pam Hill’s resignation. Under Alabama [more]

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