Thomas "Tommy" Battle, Jr.

The 67th Mayor of the City of Huntsville

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Mayor Battle Statement on Huntsville Police Office Arrest

August 3, 2018

Mayor Tommy Battle released the following statement on today’s arrest of Officer William Darby with regard to the officer-involved shooting on Deramus Avenue in April. “Suicide is a tragedy and has become all too prevalent in our society. It impacts our friends and families, our workplace, and [more]

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Take the Survey! What Huntsville Needs to Know about its Music Ecosystem

August 1, 2018

The City of Huntsville and Sound Diplomacy launched a music ecosystem survey on Aug. 1 to gather additional public input for a citywide music audit. The online survey is designed to help music consultants learn more about what the public thinks Huntsville needs to become a music-rich [more]

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Countdown to Citywide Celebration of Apollo 11 Landing – 50th Anniversary

July 16, 2018

Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle and U.S. Space & Rocket Center CEO and Executive Director Dr. Deborah Barnhart announced plans for a citywide celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11th lunar landing. Dr. Barnhart, the Mayor’s appointed Chair of the Rocket City’s 50th Anniversary of [more]

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Mayor Battle Statement on UAH President Robert Altenkirch Retirement Announcement

July 9, 2018

Mayor Tommy Battle released the following statement regarding today’s announcement that UAH President Robert Altenkirch is retiring. Altenkirch, in his seventh year at UAH, will remain in his current role into the 2018 – 2019 academic year until a successor is chosen, according to a [more]

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Huntsville’s Future Brightens with LG’s New Solar Panel Plant

June 27, 2018

New Factory to Increase LG Employment in Alabama by 60 Percent, Produce 500 Megawatts of Solar Panels Annually Mayor Tommy Battle applauded today’s announcement by LG Electronics on plans to invest $28 million in a new solar panel assembly plant in Huntsville. The new factory will [more]

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