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More improvements coming to North Huntsville park

August 10, 2023 Click to view More improvements coming to North Huntsville park

A community park in North Huntsville is getting some necessary improvements. James Crawford Park on Melody Road serves several neighborhoods near Alabama A&M University. A new playground was installed earlier this year. Now, the Huntsville City Council has authorized a contract for further refurbishments. The $598,711 agreement with Dunlap Contracting, Inc., approved during Thursday’s meeting, will allow for the demolition of the existing outdoor basketball court and the construction of a [more]

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Winners announced for A Cut Above District 1 Summer Landscaping Challenge

August 10, 2023 Click to view Winners announced for A Cut Above District 1 Summer Landscaping Challenge

While the second annual A Cut Above District 1 Summer Landscaping Challenge has ended, the celebration of all things landscaping in North Huntsville is far from over. The front-yard competition, started by Council Member Devyn Keith in 2022, launched Monday, June 19, and concluded Monday, July 31. Citizens in District 1 competed for up to three titles, a prize pack and complimentary yard sign designating their award. During the Huntsville City Council [more]

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Is your yard worthy? Put your skills to the test with District 1 Summer Landscaping Challenge

July 20, 2023 Click to view Is your yard worthy? Put your skills to the test with District 1 Summer Landscaping Challenge

The deadline is fast approaching to participate in Council Member Devyn Keith’s second annual A Cut Above District 1 Summer Landscaping Challenge. If you or someone you know in the City’s first district deserves to be recognized for their residential landscaping skills, be sure to enter the contest by Monday, July 31. Winners will be selected for one of three titles: Best Landscaping, Most Captivating Floral Display or Best Curb Appeal. “A [more]

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The Legacy Continues: Legacy Park creates environment of community fun, fitness in North Huntsville 

June 28, 2023 Click to view The Legacy Continues: Legacy Park creates environment of community fun, fitness in North Huntsville 

The City of Huntsville opened Legacy Park today with a ribbon-cutting and community celebration. The $4.6 million park, located near 6000 Cecil Fain Drive, completes the reimagining of the former J.O. Johnson High School which closed in 2016. “From the start, our goal has been to honor the legacy of the J.O. Johnson Jaguars, while creating a neighborhood where people want to live, play, and raise their families,” said Mayor Tommy [more]

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A Cut Above D1 Summer Landscaping Competition returns for second year

June 19, 2023 Click to view A Cut Above D1 Summer Landscaping Competition returns for second year

The arrival of summer is about more than hot weather, hanging by the pool and grilling in the backyard. It’s also the optimal time for outdoor landscaping. While you’re working hard to keep your lawn clean and attractive, why not engage in a little friendly competition? To encourage District 1 residents to maintain their yards this season and beyond, Council Member Devyn Keith is inviting homeowners to participate in the second [more]

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Opening of new park in North Huntsville celebrates past, present and future

June 16, 2023 Click to view Opening of new park in North Huntsville celebrates past, present and future

Legacy Park will officially open to the public at 3 p.m. Wednesday, June 28 with a community party and ribbon-cutting ceremony. The $4.6 million park completes the reimagining of the former J.O. Johnson High School campus. Located adjacent to Johnson Legacy Center, it offers the community a large green space, modern playground, plaza, and two pavilions, including an entertainment pavilion with terraced seating. Legacy Park is also home to the City’s second [more]

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North Memorial Parkway overpass project at Mastin Lake to begin

June 16, 2023 Click to view North Memorial Parkway overpass project at Mastin Lake to begin

The Alabama Department of Transportation announced construction will start next week on a $34 million, multi-year project to add an overpass and service roads on U.S. 231/U.S. 431 at Mastin Lake Road. The Restore our Roads project will extend North Memorial Parkway expressway to south of Winchester Road. Weather permitting, contractor Rogers Group anticipates beginning work Monday, June 19. Initially, the contractor will install temporary barriers along the outer (east) side [more]

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Meek Greenway set to provide key connection from Alabama A & M to Sparkman Drive

May 30, 2023 Click to view Meek Greenway set to provide key connection from Alabama A & M to Sparkman Drive

There are 42 miles of active greenways across the City of Huntsville with another nine miles in development. These park-like ribbons of connectivity provide urban neighborhoods with a multitude of benefits that improve quality of life. “Our greenways are designed for people to walk, jog or bike,” said Tommy Battle, Mayor of Huntsville. “By giving our residents safe transportation alternatives, we are creating a healthier, more vibrant and sustainable place to [more]

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Get a snapshot of Huntsville’s growth with 2022 Development Review

January 26, 2023 Click to view Get a snapshot of Huntsville’s growth with 2022 Development Review

Huntsville’s annual compilation of construction and real estate data for 2022 is now live. Published by the City of Huntsville’s Long-Range Planning Division, the 2022 Huntsville Development Review is an in-depth snapshot of the City’s progress over the past year. The report, which features data obtained from City records and the North Alabama Multiple Listing Service (NALMLS), is especially useful for those considering buying or selling property, building new structures or moving [more]

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Huntsville municipal offices to close for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 11, 2023 Click to view Huntsville municipal offices to close for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

City of Huntsville municipal offices will close Monday, Jan. 16, for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. This includes Animal Services, Parks & Recreation, Public Transit and Municipal Court. Residential curbside collection will be delayed by one day the week of Jan. 16-20. Residents should leave carts at the curb until they are collected. Essential police and fire personnel will remain on duty throughout the holiday.

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