News & Updates

STAC Agents and Decatur Police Make Spice Seizure

Agents with the Madison-Morgan County HIDTA Drug Task Force (STAC) along with Decatur Police conducted a takedown of two drug traffickers resulting in the seizure of a large amount of Spice, and the arrests of Hamilton Stevenson and Ameisha Dothard.   On August 10, STAC Agents and [more]

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Air Quality Forecast August 16, 2017

AIR QUALITY FORECAST FOR HUNTSVILLE

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Two Teens Arrested after Friday Night Shooting

The Huntsville Police Department’s Violent Crimes Unit has charged Caleb Whitesell, 17 of Huntsville, and Jason Cantrell, 16 of Huntsville, with Robbery following a drug related shooting Friday night.   Officers responded to reports of shots fired in a parking lot of Brittany Point Apartments on Bailey [more]

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Huntsville Man Arrested after Friday Shooting at Car Dealership

The Huntsville Police Department’s Violent Crimes Unit has charged Phillip Gilliam, 21 of Huntsville, with Assault 1st degree in connection to a shooting Friday afternoon at a local car dealership.   Officers responded to reports of a shooting near the Bill Penney Service Department at 4808 University [more]

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National “Clear the Shelters” Pet Adoption Campaign Aug. 14-19

Huntsville Animal Services is participating in this week’s national “Clear the Shelters” pet adoption campaign, Monday – Saturday, August 14 – 19. Find a new best friend for life at no charge for adult dogs and cats. Restrictions may apply to specific pets. The week culminates on Saturday, Aug. [more]

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City Council – Meeting Highlights from August 10, 2017

City Council voted unanimously to rename the site of the former Grissom High School property on Bailey Cove Road as the Sandra Moon Community Complex. Moon, one of the Council’s most popular and highly regarded members during her tenure, served as District 3 Council Member [more]

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Summer Tree Apartments First to be Recognized as Blue Star Compliant

The Huntsville Police Department recognized Summer Tree Apartments as the first complex to earn Blue Star compliance.   Blue Star is a program sponsored by the Huntsville Police Department that works with local apartment complexes to increase safety, reduce crime and improve the quality of life for [more]

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Huntsville Fire & Rescue Receives Firehouse Subs Grant

Huntsville Fire & Rescue is pleased to announce it received a $13,651.50 grant from Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation, a nonprofit foundation founded in 2005 in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.  The foundation’s mission is to impact the life‐saving capabilities, and the lives, of local [more]

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Stats & Facts – Week of August 7, 2017

Read time: 1 minute On the rise Huntsville area home sales totaled 744 units in June, a rise in sales of 8.1% from June 2016. Median sales price in June was $190,000, up 5.5% from June 2016, reports the North Alabama Multiple Listing Service (NAMLS). Cable service expands WOW! residential [more]

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July 2017: Monthly Development Review

New industrial and office space topped the list of non-residential permits issued last month. Residential certificates of occupancy doubled 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 amounts are approximated. Data source: City of Huntsville [more]

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