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Air Quality Forecast January 18, 2022

January 18, 2022 Click to view Air Quality Forecast January 18, 2022

AIR QUALITY FORECAST FOR HUNTSVILLE

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Statement from Police Chief on Spraggins murder investigation

January 13, 2022 Click to view Statement from Police Chief on Spraggins murder investigation

Statement from Huntsville Police Chief Mark McMurray at a Jan. 13 news conference related to the death of Courtney Spraggins. “First, let me say to the family of Ms. Courtney Spraggins how deeply saddened and shocked we are as a community and a police department that this murder has taken place. We extend to you our sincerest condolences and want to assure all of you that this does not represent our [more]

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Huntsville joins Alabama Purchasing Group, offers online bid platform

January 13, 2022 Click to view Huntsville joins Alabama Purchasing Group, offers online bid platform

The City of Huntsville has joined the Alabama Purchasing Group and will be publishing and distributing upcoming bid opportunities through the BidNet Direct online platform. The Alabama Purchasing Group connects participating agencies across Alabama and provides a transparent process through which bids are available to all vendors at the same time. Huntsville will use the system to streamline the purchasing process, which includes bid management, distribution and vendor relations. How it works Registered [more]

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Huntsville municipal offices closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 12, 2022 Click to view Huntsville municipal offices closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

HUNTSVILLE, AL – City of Huntsville municipal offices will be closed Monday, Jan. 17, for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. This includes Animal Services, Parks & Recreation, Public Transit and Municipal Court. Residential garbage collection will be delayed by one day the week of Jan. 17-21. Please place your can at the curb on your normal delivery day and Public Works will pick it up as soon as possible. Essential police and [more]

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SBI conducting death investigation involving off-duty HPD officer

January 7, 2022 Click to view SBI conducting death investigation involving off-duty HPD officer

The Huntsville Police Department (HPD) has requested the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) lead a death investigation related to an incident on Lawsons Ridge Drive that occurred Friday, Jan. 7. SBI has charged HPD Officer David McCoy, who was off duty at the time of the incident, with capital murder. McCoy has been placed on administrative leave by HPD. Any additional information about the case [more]

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Big 10 mayors to meet in Huntsville Jan. 9-10 

January 7, 2022 Click to view Big 10 mayors to meet in Huntsville Jan. 9-10 

Huntsville will host mayors from Alabama’s 10 largest cities Jan. 9-10. The mayors will discuss the upcoming regular session of the State Legislature and the recently passed federal infrastructure bill, among other topics. The Big 10 Mayors is an extension of the Big 5 Mayors group started in 2014. At that time, the mayors of Birmingham, Huntsville, Mobile, Montgomery and Tuscaloosa united to create a strategy for developing better relationships with [more]

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Municipal offices on two-hour delayed opening, Friday, Jan. 7

January 6, 2022 Click to view Municipal offices on two-hour delayed opening, Friday, Jan. 7

City of Huntsville municipal offices, including Municipal Court, will open at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 7, due to the possibility of early morning icy road conditions. Fixed-route Orbit transit and Access paratransit service will also operate on a two-hour delay. Citizens can sign up for emergency notifications via the City of Huntsville’s website or follow the Huntsville Police Department’s Facebook and Twitter for road closures and other traffic safety information.

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You’re Invited: Meet the brave first responders at Huntsville Fire & Rescue

January 6, 2022 Click to view You’re Invited: Meet the brave first responders at Huntsville Fire & Rescue

As Huntsville Fire & Rescue recruits the best and brightest to join its ranks, the City is offering three opportunities this month for candidates to meet top leaders and learn how the department operates. The meet-and-greet events will be held Jan. 10, 20 and 29 at different times to accommodate schedules and offer more people a glimpse into the life of a firefighter. “If you’re thinking about becoming a firefighter, there’s no [more]

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Municipal offices closing early, 2 p.m., Jan. 6

January 6, 2022 Click to view Municipal offices closing early, 2 p.m., Jan. 6

Due to the threat of inclement winter weather, City of Huntsville municipal offices will close at 2 p.m. today, Jan. 6. Huntsville Municipal Court will suspend operations Thursday, Jan. 6. The court will send out rescheduling information to anyone affected by today’s closure in the coming days. CLICK HERE FOR THE LATEST INFORMATION Huntsville Transit fixed-route bus and paratransit service will suspend operations at 3 p.m., with the last Orbit buses departing the [more]

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City of Huntsville, community partners to open warming stations

January 5, 2022 Click to view City of Huntsville, community partners to open warming stations

Three warming centers in Huntsville will be open to anyone who needs temporary shelter from the elements. From 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 6, to 9 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 8, the following locations will welcome residents: University Baptist Church, 809 Jordan Lane NW (entrance at the back of the church) The Downtown Rescue Mission, 1400 Evangel Drive NW The Salvation Army, 305 Seminole Drive SW National Weather Service meteorologists are predicting high temperatures will average in [more]

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