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Category: Mayor Tommy Battle

Toyota and Mazda Select Huntsville for $1.6 Billion Auto Plant

Intense speculation over a major industrial project for Huntsville’s TVA-certified megasite ended today when Toyota and Mazda executives announced they will jointly build their new $1.6 billion assembly plant in the Rocket City. “This is one of the most sought-after economic development projects in the nation, [more]

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Huntsville lands $1.6 billion Toyota-Mazda manufacturing plant

The TVA-certified megasite in Huntsville-Limestone County will be the future home for a new automotive manufacturing plant as part of a coveted $1.6 billion investment between Toyota Motor Corporation and Mazda Motor Corporation. Toyota and Madza ended a five-month national competition over their site selection for [more]

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Be Prepared as the Cold Takes Hold

Huntsville is readying for bitter cold temperatures over the next five days, and the City is advising residents to be prepared and to be aware of where to turn for help. “We enjoy mild weather most of the winter, but when the temperature drops this low, [more]

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City Opens New Cycle Track for Downtown Huntsville

Mayor Tommy Battle held a ribbon cutting Dec. 14 to open the City’s first cycle track, a dedicated bicycle lane on Spragins Street, marked by curbs and wide green stripes. The cycle track is a pilot project that emanated from public requests through The BIG Picture [more]

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Council Work Session Reviews Plans for a New City Hall

A thorough case for a more efficient, cost-saving new City Hall building was presented Tuesday night to the members of the Huntsville City Council in a work session open to the public. The Council members were presented data on extending the life of the current eight-story [more]

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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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