News & Updates

March Madness Adoption Special at Huntsville Animal Services

Save a shelter pet’s life during the March Madness basketball challenge at Huntsville Animal Services. We’ve set up some hoops in our building and are offering $10 off the adoption fee for anyone who can make a slam dunk. The adoption fee includes vaccinations, microchip, city [more]

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UPDATE: South Memorial Parkway Construction

The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) presented a South Memorial Parkway Construction update to the South Huntsville Business Association on March 21, 2017. View the presentation

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Air Quality Forecast March 27, 2017

AIR QUALITY FORECAST FOR HUNTSVILLE

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Arrest Made in March 9 Shooting Death

Huntsville Police Department’s Major Crimes Unit has charged Adrian Hyder, 29 of Huntsville, with Murder in connection to the March 9 shooting death of Lucas Payne, 36 of Huntsville.   Officers responded to a call of shots fired in the parking lot of a convenience store at [more]

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Victim in Taco Bell Shooting Dies

Huntsville Police Department’s Major Crimes Unit has charged Donovan Little, 19 of Huntsville, with Murder following the death of James Townsend, 15 of Huntsville.  Townsend was shot inside the Taco Bell on N. Memorial Pkwy., around 8:45 Sunday night.   Officers responded to a shooting call inside [more]

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Stats & Facts – Week of March 20, 2017

Read time: 1 minute   Setting records The U.S. Commerce Department’s data shows Alabama exports totaled $20.55 billion in 2016, an increase of 6.4% from 2015 and an all-time record. Exports from Alabama companies have risen 15% since 2011 and 48% since 2006. A global situation Alabama-made goods were exported to 189 [more]

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Arrest Made in Sunday Night Taco Bell Shooting

Huntsville Police Department’s Major Crimes Unit is investigating a shooting that happened inside the Taco Bell, 2885 N. Memorial Pkwy., last night around 8:45 p.m.  Donovan Keith Little, 19 of Huntsville, has been charged with Attempted Murder, and the victim is in serious condition.   Officers responded [more]

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South Huntsville Businesses Capitalize on Change

The South Huntsville Business Association (SHBA), with the support of the City of Huntsville Planning Department, Council President Jennie Robinson, and Madison County Commissioner Phil Riddick, is launching a strategic planning initiative for their newly formed 501(c)(6) Non-profit Business League.  This effort includes support and [more]

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Stats & Facts – Week of March 11, 2017

Read time: 1 minute   How many engines? Toyota assembled its 5 millionth engine, that’s enough engines to stretch from Huntsville to Los Angeles, and enough engines to supply every registered vehicle in Alabama. Green boom Venture capital (VC) funds funneled $834 million into the clean-energy industry last year, the third [more]

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February 2017: Monthly Development Review

Construction of a new industrial facility in Limestone County topped the list of non-residential permits issued last month. Residential permits increased, while certificates of occupancy (COs) decreased year-over-year.   Non-Residential Permits Over $100,000 in Huntsville city limits Orange: Contract amount greater than $1 Million Green: Contract amount between $500,000-$999,999 Blue: Contract amount between $100,000-$499,999 Contract [more]

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