Council Member Devyn Keith
Devyn Keith was re-elected to a second term as Council Member in August 2020. In this role, Keith represents District 1, an area that covers much of Northern Huntsville including Alabama A&M University and stretching into the downtown core.
Keith was born and raised in Huntsville, Alabama and is a proud product of its large community network. Driven by a passion for public service and a deep connection to the people of his community, Keith is a true believer that “Huntsville is the best city this side of Heaven.”
Keith received his undergraduate degree from Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama, and was a scholarship player for the Samford Bulldogs football team. While in Birmingham, Keith launched the nonprofit Brothers of 1 Voice, an effort aimed at educating, empowering and advocating for youth who aged out of state support services.
With Halloween is fast approaching, those with a loving home who get a kick out of dressing up their furry friends should take advantage of a “spooktacular” offer from Huntsville Animal Services (HAS). The shelter is now offering adult canines and felines at a reduced rate of $10, though some exclusions apply. Puppies and kittens can be adopted for as little as $50. HAS Director Dr. Karen Sheppard said kennels are at [more]Read More
The City of Huntsville is mourning the loss of former longtime City Council Member Dr. Richard Showers, Sr. Mayor Tommy Battle issued the following statement on the death of the City’s District 1 advocate. “Dr. Richard Showers, Sr., a former City Council member and educator at Huntsville City Schools, had an incredible impact on our City,” he said. “As a representative of District 1, Dr. Showers was a tireless community champion who [more]Read More
The City of Huntsville’s redistricting team presented a proposed redistricting plan to City Council during its regularly scheduled meeting Thursday. The draft plan will be available on HuntsvilleAL.gov/redistricting for members of the public to review. This draft plan sets the baseline document from which members of the public can submit recommendations for adjustments. Additionally, citizens can submit their own plan for consideration. After careful consideration, Council will adopt a final redistricting [more]Read More
The Huntsville-Madison County Emergency Management Agency (HMCEMA) is inviting the public to check out its new website, which includes the Huntsville area’s best resources for emergency preparedness information. Completion of the new Huntsville-Madison County Emergency Management Agency website comes just ahead of the start of North Alabama’s secondary severe weather season, which spans November and December. The organization’s website, madisoncountyalema.gov, features timely information on topics to not only safeguard residents, but also [more]Read More
During the fall season, people go to great lengths to pick a perfect pumpkin to carve or display. Similar care should be taken when picking out a furry friend. Just as farmers markets, pumpkin patches and grocery stores have a seemingly endless supply of colorful pumpkins and gourds, Huntsville Animal Services (HAS) has plenty of animals of all shapes and sizes ready to be picked. In some cases, a new friend [more]Read More