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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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City Leaders Provide Update on Major Infrastructure Projects

Mayor Tommy Battle, joined by Urban and Economic Development Director Shane Davis, Director of Engineering Kathy Martin and representatives from the Alabama Department of Transportation, presented the public with an update on the City of Huntsville’s major road projects. “I’d suggest that one of the biggest [more]

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National “Clear the Shelters” Week at Huntsville Animal Services

Huntsville Animal Services is participating in the 2019 “Clear the Shelters” event, a weeklong free adoption special for felines and canines at Animal Services starting Monday, August 12, through Saturday, August 17.  The goal is to find forever homes for Shelter pets at no charge. Restrictions may apply to specific pets. “Clear [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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Back-to-School Pet Adoption Special

Huntsville Animal Services is offering a special Back-To-School $10 adoption fee for cats and dogs at the Shelter.  Families are invited to stop by for a visit, play with our adorable animals, and adopt a pet. The special is only for six days, Monday, August 5, through Saturday, August 10. The [more]

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It’s Dog Week at Huntsville Animal Services

Huntsville Animal Services invites everyone to visit the local Shelter during Dog Week and get acquainted with the many sweet dogs up for adoption.  All dogs, 40 pounds or more, are only $5 starting Monday, July 22, through Saturday, August 3. All adoptions include a microchip [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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City Garbage Collection Delayed

The City of Huntsville Sanitation Division advises that some areas of Huntsville may experience a delay in garbage collection the week of July 15 due to mechanical issues with some collection trucks. Crews are working as quickly as possible and ask residents to keep their [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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FREE ADOPTIONS: It’s A ‘Mane’ Attraction At Huntsville Animal Services

The City of Huntsville’s Animal Services Department invites you to meet our ‘Mane’ attractions at the shelter. Just like the lions in the wild, the overwhelming number of dogs and cats at the shelter are showing off their furry manes. Let our adult canines and felines [more]

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