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Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle, City officials cut ribbon to open ‘100-year’ City Hall

May 21, 2024 Click to view Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle, City officials cut ribbon to open ‘100-year’ City Hall

City leaders hailed the new City Hall as a 100-year building designed to be more accommodating during a ribbon-cutting celebration held on the sidewalk outside the main entrance. Located at 305 Fountain Circle, Huntsville’s new center of municipal government will bring departments that frequently interact with the public under one roof to provide efficient services for residents and businesspeople who previously had to visit multiple locations to conduct business with the [more]

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Huntsville crews continue to assess damage and clear debris following strong storms

May 9, 2024 Click to view Huntsville crews continue to assess damage and clear debris following strong storms

Huntsville’s Public Works and Landscape Management departments and first responders are continuing to assess storm damage and dangerous conditions following a severe weather event. Police tape is seen next to a fallen tree near downtown Huntsville on Thursday, May 9, following a round of severe storms that affected multiple parts of the City. Huntsville Police are asking all drivers to avoid areas affected by the storms as there are still trees and [more]

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City of Huntsville opens newly expanded Loretta P. Spencer Sports Complex in John Hunt Park

May 7, 2024 Click to view City of Huntsville opens newly expanded Loretta P. Spencer Sports Complex in John Hunt Park

Huntsville leaders, past and present, celebrated the grand opening of the Loretta P. Spencer Sports Complex at John Hunt Park. The newly expanded facility boasts four championship multi-use fields, NCAA-approved lighting, digital scoreboards, two press boxes, locker rooms, sound systems, plaza areas with shade sails and picnic facilities, expanded parking and stadium seating to accommodate up to 5,000 sports fans. “This fantastic public amenity would not have been possible without the [more]

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Ignite your journey: Huntsville Fire & Rescue application process opens May 7

May 2, 2024 Click to view Ignite your journey: Huntsville Fire & Rescue application process opens May 7

If the opportunity to make a difference sounds appealing, Huntsville Fire & Rescue (HFR) has a career waiting for you. Applications open Tuesday, May 7, for individuals seeking to embark on a life-changing career. Interested candidates can visit JoinHFR.com to apply or learn more about available opportunities. Mayor Tommy Battle speaks at Fire & Rescue kickoff announcement at Fire Station 1. Joining him from left is Capt. Cory Green and Fire Chief [more]

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City continues plans to upgrade street sweeper program

April 25, 2024 Click to view City continues plans to upgrade street sweeper program

The City of Huntsville is continuing to move forward with upgrading and expanding its street sweeper program. City Administrator John Hamilton updated the City Council on the program in a presentation at Thursday’s meeting. Hamilton said the City has added two street sweepers to its fleet in the 2024 fiscal year. Three more sweepers have been ordered by the City but it takes about a year for a sweeper to be [more]

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City approves contract for repaving residential streets

April 25, 2024 Click to view City approves contract for repaving residential streets

Funding to begin Phase 2 of Huntsville’s residential street repaving plan for this fiscal year has been approved by City Council. Grayson Carter & Son Contracting Inc. won the $6.2 million contract to improve 54 neighborhood streets within the next 10 months. Mayor Tommy Battle’s 2023-2024 budget includes about $18 million for street improvements. Phase 1 of the repaving plan resurfaced 68 residential streets. View the Phase 2 residential street repaving list [more]

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Huntsville community invited to participate in 15th annual Mayor’s Bike Ride and Block Party

April 25, 2024 Click to view Huntsville community invited to participate in 15th annual Mayor’s Bike Ride and Block Party

Mayor Tommy Battle invites you to put your kickstand up, strap on your helmet and join him for the 15th annual Mayor’s Bike Ride and Block Party. This year’s event is Saturday, May 4, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Big Spring Park. Don’t ride a bike but want to join the fun? Check out the block party, which features yard games, inflatable obstacle course, scavenger hunts, music, prizes and [more]

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South Star rising: Internationally acclaimed superstars to headline inaugural music festival

April 23, 2024 Click to view South Star rising: Internationally acclaimed superstars to headline inaugural music festival

Huntsville will soon groove to the rhythms of an eclectic array of international superstars as part of the inaugural South Star Music Festival. Festival producer C3 Presents announced Blink-182, Gwen Stefani, Shinedown, Beck, Ludacris, TLC, Jane’s Addiction, Sublime and Goo Goo Dolls will top the bill of the two-day event, set for Sept. 28-29 in John Hunt Park. A complete list of performers can be found here. “I am excited by the incredible level of [more]

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Arts Huntsville Announces Panoply Arts Festival 2024 Highlights  

March 21, 2024 Click to view Arts Huntsville Announces Panoply Arts Festival 2024 Highlights  

Arts Huntsville invites the community to return to downtown Huntsville’s Big Spring Park April 26 through 28 to celebrate the 42nd Panoply Arts Festival. For more than four decades, Panoply Arts Festival has evolved into a premiere arts weekend showcasing Huntsville’s innovative spark through a three-day celebration of art, music and more. Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle joined local artists and musicians along with Arts Huntsville’s board, volunteers and staff at the [more]

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All systems go: Huntsville’s first major music festival to launch in September

March 19, 2024 Click to view All systems go: Huntsville’s first major music festival to launch in September

Get ready, Huntsville! The newest music festival to sweep the Southeast is coming to Huntsville this September. C3 Presents Festival Director Ted Heinig addresses an enthusiastic crowd at the March 19 HSV Quarterly Music Meetup at Mars Music Hall. C3 Presents will produce a large-scale, two-day music festival in John Hunt Park in September. Representatives from C3 Presents confirmed they are planning a two-day, multi-genre festival for John Hunt Park. The name [more]

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