Thomas "Tommy" Battle, Jr.

The 67th Mayor of the City of Huntsville


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Mayor’s Office

New Huntsville Aquatics Center offers ultimate #GoPlayHsv

July 6, 2017

The City’s new $22 million Huntsville Aquatics Center opened today on Drake Avenue with a ceremonial “dive-in” and open house. The stunning new 90,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility features three large pools, new restrooms, conference and hospitality space, offices and concessions, 264 parking spaces and [more]

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Blue Origin Selects Huntsville for New BE-4 Production

June 26, 2017

New 200,000 square feet facility to locate in Cummings Research Park — Blue Origin announced plans to manufacture its BE-4 engine in a state-of-the-art production facility to be built in Huntsville, Alabama — the Rocket City. The new facility will be in Cummings Research Park, the nation’s [more]

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Proposed NASA budget good for Huntsville and Marshall Space Flight Center

May 24, 2017

The support for NASA in the proposed federal budget is both a sign of approval and a cause for optimism, believes Todd May, director of Marshall Space Flight Center. “Our brand is strong and what we do at NASA resonates on both ends of Pennsylvania Avenue,” [more]

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Google Fiber’s first service area opens for North Huntsville residents

May 23, 2017

Huntsville’s transformation into a “Gig City” has taken a major step. Customers in North Huntsville are now able to sign up to begin receiving phone, internet and television service through Google Fiber, Mayor Tommy Battle announced Tuesday morning. Battle’s initiative to see that Huntsville became a [more]

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Mayor Battle honors Jim Hudson, Pizzelle’s Confections with last “This Place Matters” designation

May 18, 2017

Mayor Battle’s final “This Place Matters” designation was presented to Mr. Jim Hudson and Pizzelle’s Confections this morning. Mr. Hudson was honored for his leadership in transforming Lowe Mill, a former textile mill and shoe making facility for the Vietnam War, into the nation’s largest privately [more]

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