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National Night Out 2020

September 25, 2020 Click to view National Night Out 2020

The Huntsville Police Department in partnership with The Huntsville Community Watch Association would like to invite the public to National Night Out 2020 on Oct 6th from 6-8pm. This year it will be held at John Hunt Park 2151 Airport Rd. where there will be plenty of room for social distancing. This year’s event will be an outdoor concert featuring ‘Southern Ground’ and ‘Ally Cat and The Stray Dogs’. There [more]

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Air Quality Forecast September 25, 2020

September 25, 2020 Click to view Air Quality Forecast September 25, 2020

AIR QUALITY FORECAST FOR HUNTSVILLE

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Arrest From August 15th Patton Rd Pedestrian Fatality

September 22, 2020 Click to view Arrest From August 15th Patton Rd Pedestrian Fatality

Huntsville Police have arrested 34 year old  Cornelius Lydell Lucy for ‘Leaving the Scene of an Accident with Death or Personal Injury’ related to an August 15th pedestrian Traffic Crash on Patton Rd. On Saturday morning, 8-15-20, an unknown vehicle was southbound on Patton Road approaching Drake Avenue.  The pedestrian, Freddie Owens, was crossing Patton Road without using a crosswalk or intersection.  The vehicle struck Owens on the roadway as he [more]

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Time to vote for the Best Pet Story and earn donations for the Animal Shelter

September 18, 2020 Click to view Time to vote for the Best Pet Story and earn donations for the Animal Shelter

Huntsville Animal Services needs your help to win donated funds by voting for the best pet stories submitted to the Clear the Shelter Adoption Story Challenge.  The more votes, the better the chance our shelter can win money to help our pets during this pandemic. Pet adoption stories and photographs were submitted online September 1 through September 14.  Register to vote by signing up on ShelterChallenge.com and be sure to select [more]

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Trail of Tears Motorcycle Ride September 19th 2020 – Traffic Awareness

September 18, 2020 Click to view Trail of Tears Motorcycle Ride September 19th 2020 – Traffic Awareness

The Huntsville Police Department want to warn motorists about the closing of west bound I565 entrance ramps, to include intersections at Hwy 72E and Moores Mill Rd and Shields Rd, this Saturday September 19th, through the City of Huntsville and Madison County. This will occur approximately from 9am-10am. As the end of the convoy of motorcycles passes each entrance ramp, the ramp will be opened back up. Below is the [more]

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Library Foundation receives joint donation as demand for children’s print books soar amid pandemic

September 16, 2020 Click to view Library Foundation receives joint donation as demand for children’s print books soar amid pandemic

The Huntsville Library Foundation (HLF) announced today that Dynetics and Mayor Battle’s Book Club donated $15,000 each to its Launchpad to Literacy Fund. The fund will purchase children’s print books for the Huntsville-Madison County Public Library (HMCPL). Launchpad to Literacy Fund was developed after the Library faced a huge increase in demand for children’s print books since the pandemic, as more children are spending time and learning at home. The Dynetics donation [more]

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Dance for Diversity at Butler Green on September 18

September 15, 2020 Click to view Dance for Diversity at Butler Green on September 18

Join Healthy Huntsville for Dancing for Diversity, a free socially-distanced dance fitness event to promote health and diversity on Friday, September 18, from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at S.R. Butler Green at Campus No. 805. During the event, attendees will experience a different dance instructor every 15 minutes to include Zumba, cardio hip hop, Bollywood, line dance and more. Physical activity is key to long-term health for everyone. Regular movement [more]

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Missing Person

September 15, 2020 Click to view Missing Person

Huntsville Police are looking for a missing person: Steven Houston Vanbibber (AKA Houston) w/m 33 yrs old 6’0 155lb, has not been heard from since 08/24/2020. He frequents the area along University drive between Wynn Dr and Julia St. He may be with a Heather Sevigny, w/f , 45 yrs old. If anyone has information please call HPD Investigators at (256) 427-5514.

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Mayor Battle introduces $236 million balanced budget for fiscal year 2021

September 10, 2020 Click to view Mayor Battle introduces $236 million balanced budget for fiscal year 2021

Mayor Tommy Battle introduced his Fiscal Year 2021 budget to the City Council at the Sept. 10 regular meeting. The balanced budget includes $236 million in general fund operations and $140 million in capital spending through the 1990 and 2014 Capital Improvement Plans. The budget represents the continuing commitment of city government to provide quality services and investments to a growing community while meeting the challenges of current economic events. “We’ve taken [more]

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School Zone Awareness – Huntsville City Schools Back in Session

September 10, 2020 Click to view School  Zone Awareness – Huntsville City Schools Back in Session

The Huntsville City Schools system will begin holding classes soon. Pre-K through 8th Grade will begin September 14th and the High Schools begin September 21st. The Huntsville Police Department wants to remind everyone about school zone safety. These zones are distinctly marked with a lower speed limit during critical times. Officers will be strictly enforcing these school zone speed limits with a zero tolerance policy, as well as other safety [more]

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