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Winter Weather Alert: Huntsville municipal offices closed, Jan. 16

City Hall, municipal offices, facilities, and Municipal Court will remain closed today, Tuesday, January 16, due to the winter weather and hazardous road conditions. Public Transit will close at 10 a.m. Handi-Ride will continue with dialysis patients only. Garbage collection is operating on a holiday schedule this week and will experience further delays. Residents should place their [more]

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Winter Weather Alert: City delayed opening until noon, Jan. 16

City Hall and municipal offices will delay opening until noon on Tuesday, January 16, due to the winter weather forecast and potentially hazardous road conditions. Public Transit and Handi-Ride will continue to run as long as roads are passable; however, patrons should be alert to possible closings and make their travel plans accordingly. “We [more]

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City Council – Highlights from the January 11, 2018 Meeting

Toyota-Mazda Development Agreement Council voted unanimously to approve a Development Agreement with the Industrial Development Board and Toyota Motor North America that is expected to provide a $5.6 billion return on investment in the next 20 years. In turn the City will offer the companies incentives and [more]

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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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Cold Weather Trash Collection Days

Extreme cold temperatures are causing additional delays in this week’s holiday schedule for trash and garbage collection. Public Works hopes to be caught up by Friday, but cans not emptied during regularly scheduled routes, or Christmas trees and garbage not picked up, should be left curbside until workers [more]

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Animal Shelter Celebrates the Year of the Dog with $10 Adoption Special

Huntsville Animal Services is celebrating the Chinese zodiac Year of the Dog for the month of January by offering a special dog adoption rate of $10. The Chinese Horoscope predicts this year of the ‘Earth Dog’ is going to be a good one. You can [more]

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New Year’s Eve Downtown Event Road Closures

A New Year’s Eve event downtown will incur road closures from 5 p.m. until 2 a.m. New Year’s Day. Greene Street will be closed between Monroe Street and Clinton Avenue and Holmes Avenue will be closed between Lincoln Street and Washington Street. The event will be [more]

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Holiday Trash and Christmas Tree Disposal

Christmas Day and New Year’s Day fall on a Monday, and that means the City’s trash pick up schedule will shift one day.  If you typically have a Monday pickup, it will be Tuesday, and so on. Christmas Trees The City’s sanitation crews will haul away Christmas trees [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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