News & Updates

Fun, Festive, Free – Two Months of Healthy Huntsville Events to Get You in Shape

No excuses! That’s the message from the Healthy Huntsville team after announcing a series of free fitness events designed to entice the most reluctant couch potato to get up and move. From salsa dancing to Zumba, the Mayor’s Bike Ride, yoga, or a brisk walk at [more]

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Huntsville West Earns Mayor’s “This Place Matters” Award

Huntsville West Coworking received a “This Place Matters” award from Mayor Tommy Battle for its creative adaptive reuse of an old school building on 9th Avenue in the Lowe Mill district. The award is the first of four awards Mayor Battle will present in May as [more]

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Alabama’s Big City Mayors Lay Out Agenda for State Lawmakers

Mayors from Alabama’s five largest cities met in Montgomery today where they urged state lawmakers to support issues critical to residents of Birmingham, Huntsville, Mobile, Montgomery and Tuscaloosa, a constituency comprising nearly one-third of the state’s population. In meetings today and yesterday with Governor Kay Ivey, [more]

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Big Spring Park Reopens after $2 Million Renovation

Nine months of major renovations to Big Spring Park are complete, giving residents an opportunity to celebrate spring in a dramatically improved urban oasis. The $2 million renovation to the City’s most popular park included a host of infrastructure repairs and upgrades – replacing crumbling seawalls, [more]

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Black is Back! $10 Adoption Special at Huntsville Animal Services

Fall in love with our black-furred dogs and cats at Huntsville Animal Services during our $10 adoption special now through April 29. Sleek and chic, our beautiful black-coated pets are looking for a home where they can bring joy and unconditional love. All cat and [more]

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Air Quality Forecast April 26, 2017

AIR QUALITY FORECAST FOR HUNTSVILLE

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Traffic Safety Checkpoints

The Huntsville Police Department D.U.I. Task Force will be conducting Traffic Safety Checkpoints Saturday night, April 22.  The Task Force utilizes data provided by the State that determines traffic accident hotspots across the city.  There are 40 designated hotspots throughout Huntsville, and they will be [more]

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Road Closures for Panoply

In preparation for the annual Panoply of the Arts Festival, the Huntsville Police Department will be closing several streets around Big Spring International Park in Downtown Huntsville. The affected streets will close Monday, April 24 and reopen no later than 5:00 p.m., Monday, May 1. Handicap [more]

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Stats & Facts – Week of April 17, 2017

Read time: 1 minute   Aw, it’s so cute. And tiny. Washington Street Park – the City’s first micro park – is open.  The park is located at the end of the alley behind UG White and Pints & Pixels. Welcome, PCI Aviation! The Poarch Band of Creek Indians has established [more]

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Inaugural Senior Fishing Rodeo April 20

The City’s Department of Parks and Recreation and the Huntsville-Madison County Senior Center are hosting an inaugural Senior Fishing Rodeo on Thursday, April 20, at 9 a.m., in Brahan Spring Park’s North Lagoon. Seniors ages 55+ are invited to enjoy a free morning of fishing and camaraderie. [more]

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Becoming an Officer 56th Police Academy – Part IV

Becoming an officer: It’s starting to feel real

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