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Category: Mayor Tommy Battle

September Brings the Best of Jazz to Big Spring Park

The annual Jazz in the Park concert series starts this weekend, which means it’s time to get out your camp chair and head to Big Spring Park East to experience world-class jazz musicians, young and seasoned, for a series of free concerts each Sunday in [more]

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Is there new life for the Old Joe?

Conceptual plans to transform Joe Davis Stadium into a multi-use stadium, which could possibly be used to host high school football games and sporting events, were presented to the Huntsville City Council at the Aug. 22 regular meeting. The presentation is in response to a Council [more]

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Huntsville looks to introduce electric scooters downtown with a pilot program

The City of Huntsville has been monitoring the growing use of electric scooters in cities across the country and is proposing a downtown pilot program. “We are interested in mobility opportunities for our residents and scooters have the potential to provide another transportation option,” said Mayor [more]

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Green Team 2019 Huntsville Beautification Awards

Earlier this month, the CIty of Huntsville’s Green Team awarded more than 300 beautification signs to property owners and businesses who Keep Huntsville Beautiful. The Huntsville Beautification Board has been honoring properties with beautiful and litter-free curb appeal in Huntsville since 1975 with the City [more]

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Mayor Battle Statement on NASA Marshall’s Leading Role in America’s Return to the Moon

In front of the hydrogen fuel tank for the Space Launch System, America’s next rocket, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine announced today that Marshall Space Flight Center and Huntsville, Alabama will play a leadership role in Project Artemis, NASA’s lunar exploration program that aims to land [more]

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Mayor Tommy Battle Declines Pay Raise  

Mayor Tommy Battle informed City Council this morning of his intent to veto the pay raise approved at their meeting Thursday night. This is Battle’s first veto in his 11-years as Mayor of Huntsville. “I have said I am satisfied with my salary and I knew what it was when [more]

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Lunar Rover Walk: Mayor Battle to escort Lunar Rover Replica from VBC to Courthouse Square July 19

Fifty years ago, Huntsvillians gathered on the steps of the Madison County Courthouse to celebrate an American achievement unlike any other. America landed men on the moon safely, and Huntsville played a leading role in the historic journey. To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 [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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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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#GoPlayHsv in July during Parks & Recreation’s month’s long celebration 

Mayor Tommy Battle and Huntsville Parks & Recreation Director Steve Ivey encourage Huntsville citizens to enjoy Parks & Recreation Month with the #GoPlayHsv challenge. In celebration of Parks & Recreation Month, the City of Huntsville will be hosting events and activities and sharing these on the [more]

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