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Category: Mayor Tommy Battle

BOCAR to Add 300+ jobs in North Alabama

BOCAR, a leading Tier 1 automotive supplier, plans to invest $115 million in a new plant to be built in Huntsville in Limestone County. The company will hire more than 300 people, adding to the state’s booming automotive manufacturing sector. BOCAR company leaders made the announcement [more]

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Alabama’s ‘Big 5’ mayors meet in Birmingham

The mayors of Alabama’s five largest cities gathered Wednesday and Thursday in Birmingham to share ideas and best practices from their respective communities. The “Big 5” mayors, representing Birmingham, Huntsville, Mobile, Montgomery and Tuscaloosa, meet quarterly to discuss issues they can work on together. The meeting was [more]

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Show Your #RedWhiteBlueHsv

Mayor Tommy Battle and the City of Huntsville are gearing up for Veterans Day celebrations and invite the public to help honor those who serve or have served in our military. From Nov. 2 – 12, we’re asking residents to show their red, white, and blue [more]

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Parsons Global Tech Company Expands Huntsville footprint and adds 50 new jobs

Mayor Tommy Battle joined leaders from Parsons today in announcing an expansion of the global engineering firm’s Huntsville location to include a new 25,000 square-foot high-bay facility and an additional 50 new jobs. The new facility at 401 Diamond Drive will give Parsons greater capability to accommodate a [more]

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Mayor Battle Statement on Aerojet Rockedyne Oct. 24 Groundbreaking

Aerojet Rocketdyne will break ground on its new state-of-the-art Advanced Manufacturing Facility in North Huntsville Industrial Park on Tuesday, Oct. 24, at 3 p.m. Mayor Battle calls the event another milestone day in Huntsville’s future. “What we are celebrating is a two-for-one win for the people [more]

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Mayor Battle Statement on Medal of Honor Recipient Mike Rose

Huntsville resident Gary Michael Rose, a retired Army Captain and Green Beret, received the Medal of Honor from President Donald Trump today for his actions during a highly secretive mission into Laos during the Vietnam War. Rose was a Special Forces medic who is credited [more]

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Lonzo Robinson Named Municipal Court Presiding Judge

Mayor Tommy Battle announced today Lonzo Robinson will serve as the City’s new presiding judge for Huntsville Municipal Court. Robinson succeeds Judge Charles “Sonny” Rodenhauser who retired from the bench last year. Robinson will be responsible for managing the administration of the court system, which includes [more]

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Toyota announces $106 million investment in Huntsville engine plant

$106 million investment will drive next-generation engine production, future of mobility Toyota Motor Manufacturing Alabama in Huntsville will get a $106 million injection to build the next generation of engines using Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA). The investment will provide for a complete replacement of the current [more]

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Mayor Battle Introduces FY 2018 Budget to City Council

Mayor Tommy Battle presented the City’s proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2018 to the City Council at tonight’s regularly scheduled meeting. The Mayor proposed a balanced $400.6 million budget, which includes $197.6 million in general fund operations and $157.6 million in capital projects. The general fund, or operating budget, represents [more]

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Mayor’s 100 Miles – 100 Days Walking Challenge

Mayor Tommy Battle will launch his annual 100 Miles – 100 Days Walking Challenge on Wednesday, Aug. 23, at 6 p.m. with a brisk walk through the Huntsville Botanical Garden. The kick-off event will join“Fidos After Five” walkers, and participants are invited to bring their leashed [more]

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