Thomas "Tommy" Battle, Jr.

The 67th Mayor of the City of Huntsville

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Flooding Forecast: City of Huntsville crews prepare for hazardous weather​ potential

February 18, 2019

The Huntsville Office of the National Weather Service is forecasting between 6 and 8 inches of rain accumulation in Huntsville and North Alabama through Sunday, February 24. Flooding of local waterways, including the Tennessee River, is possible. In preparation for this potentially hazardous weather, the City [more]

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Getting There: Top road construction, resurfacing and repair projects stretch across Huntsville

February 7, 2019

The City of Huntsville hasn’t seen a year of road work quite like 2019. Engineering is tracking approximately 50 new roadway projects in various stages of design or construction totaling $600 million. Adding to the list of major road work projects is another $7 million worth [more]

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Blue Origin breaks ground on new world-class engine production facility

January 25, 2019

Blue Origin celebrated the official groundbreaking for its world-class rocket engine production facility on Friday, Jan. 24, on 46 acres in Cummings Research Park. The project includes more than 300 new jobs. “It’s a great day here in Rocket City,” said Bob Smith, CEO of Blue [more]

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City of Huntsville Reviews Proposal for $40M Amphitheater

January 23, 2019

Mayor Tommy Battle and members of his Urban and Economic Development team are proposing a new $40 million amphitheater to be built in a public park as part of the Mid-City development. Council Members held a work session on Jan. 23 to review the proposal along [more]

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Huntsville’s Oldest Black Fraternity presents MLK Unity Award to Mayor Tommy Battle

January 21, 2019

Mayor Tommy Battle was among two recipients to receive the Unity Award at the 34th annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Unity Breakfast, hosted by Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, the city’s oldest black fraternity. The Unity Award is presented to “recognize and honor two unsung heroes from [more]

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