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Redstone Arsenal Joint Land Use Study Hosts Public Workshop Aug. 21

PARTNERING WITH OUR NEIGHBOR REDSTONE ARSENAL – YOUR INPUT MATTERS! You are invited to a public workshop Aug. 21 regarding compatibility planning around Redstone Arsenal. The workshop is part of the ongoing development of the Joint Land Use Study (JLUS) to address compatibility planning between Redstone Arsenal [more]

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Tackle Homelessness at the Huntsville Animal Shelter

Animal Services is kicking off football pre-season by asking the community to ‘Tackle Homelessness” with our August 1-18 special. We’re offering half-price adoption fees for dogs, cats, puppies and kittens. Adult dogs and cats are $17, and puppies and kittens are $25. Some restrictions may [more]

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Huntsville Hosts Premiere USA Swimming – 2018 Southern Zone Long Course Senior Championship

Wet is the word in Huntsville this week as more than 71 swim teams from across the Southeast compete in the prestigious USA Swimming, 2018 Southern Zone Long Course Senior Championship at the Huntsville Aquatics Center. This is the first time the Rocket City and [more]

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Take the Survey! What Huntsville Needs to Know about its Music Ecosystem

The City of Huntsville and Sound Diplomacy launched a music ecosystem survey on Aug. 1 to gather additional public input for a citywide music audit. The online survey is designed to help music consultants learn more about what the public thinks Huntsville needs to become a music-rich [more]

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City of Huntsville Statement on Spring Pygmy Sunfish

The City of Huntsville has the following statement regarding environmental protections in place on the Megasite for the Spring Pygmy Sunfish:   “The City of Huntsville has been working diligently for almost a decade to preserve and sustain the habitat of the Spring Pygmy Sunfish as part [more]

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Countdown to Citywide Celebration of Apollo 11 Landing – 50th Anniversary

Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle and U.S. Space & Rocket Center CEO and Executive Director Dr. Deborah Barnhart announced plans for a citywide celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11th lunar landing. Dr. Barnhart, the Mayor’s appointed Chair of the Rocket City’s 50th Anniversary of [more]

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Kitten Impossible: $5 Adoptions at Huntsville Animal Services through July 31

No mission is impossible, especially when it comes to saving Huntsville’s homeless kittens. It is officially ‘Kitten Season’ and Huntsville Animal Services has a huge number of dazzling kittens to choose from for adoption.  Through July 31, kittens at Huntsville Animal Services can be adopted [more]

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Oakwood Avenue Prepped for July Resurfacing 

Crews will repave from Jordan Lane to N. Memorial Parkway Motorists using Oakwood Avenue will soon have a freshly paved road to travel. Utility crews recently finished work to replace an aging six-inch cast iron gas line with a new six-inch HDPE (high density polyethylene) gas line. [more]

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City of Huntsville Prepares for 2018 Municipal Election 

The countdown is under way for the upcoming City of Huntsville general election on Aug. 28.  Three City Council and School Board positions are up for a vote in Districts 2, 3, and 4. Qualification for candidates opens at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, July 3, and [more]

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Pitty Party Time – Adopt-A-Pit at Campus No. 805

Huntsville Animal Services has a lot of beautiful Bully and Pitty type breeds of dogs that make wonderful pets.  To introduce these loving pets to the public, Shelter volunteers are hosting a party Friday, June 29, on the lawn at Butler Green, Campus No. 805, [more]

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