News & Updates

Blue Origin Selects Huntsville for New BE-4 Production

New 200,000 square feet facility to locate in Cummings Research Park — Blue Origin announced plans to manufacture its BE-4 engine in a state-of-the art production facility to be built in Huntsville, Alabama — the Rocket City. The new facility will be in Cummings Research Park, the [more]

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Revealing the New Downtown Master Plan

Huntsville’s new downtown master plan proposes a five-year development strategy to provide a mix of residential, retail, office and entertainment uses. The plan further addresses greater pedestrian and cycling options, traffic calming, two-way streets, parking and public transit, streetscaping, size and scale of future development, [more]

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Determining the Future of the Municipal Golf Course

The City Council expects to make a decision on the future of the Becky Peirce Municipal Golf Course later this month. Council Members had their first look at two options for the course during a work session June 1. City Administrator John Hamilton provided Council with an [more]

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Public Works Crews Sweeping City to Clean-up Storm Debris

Sanitation crews will continue to work overtime through the weekend to pick-up the high volume of yard debris left over from severe storms that swept through the area the weekend of May 20th. Regular garbage collection routes are primarily on schedule, but large debris pick-up may [more]

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Air Quality Forecast June 26, 2017

AIR QUALITY FORECAST FOR HUNTSVILLE

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Stats & Facts – Week of June 19, 2017

Read time: 1 minute   Welcome to the Rocket City Cavender’s, a Tex.-based western wear store,  is opening its first Alabama location in Huntsville. Totally solid Area Development awarded Alabama a Silver Shovel for solid business recruitment and support in 2016. American jobs America has 5.7 million job openings. That’s close to the [more]

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One Arrested After Shooting into Vehicle Monday Night

Huntsville Police have charged Reginald Scott, 18 of Huntsville, in connection to a shooting into a car and a police chase Monday night.   Officers responded to a call of gunshots in the 4000 block of Summerhill Drive around 10:00 p.m. Monday night.  Responding officers attempted to [more]

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Traffic Safety Checkpoints

The Huntsville Police Department D.U.I. Task Force will be conducting Traffic Safety Checkpoints Saturday night, June 17.  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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Food Truck Rally Road Closures

The Food Truck Rally is being held this evening on Church Street until approximately 9:00 p.m.  Church St. is currently closed between Clinton Avenue and Williams Avenue.  The roadway will be reopened by 10:00 p.m.  Plan for detours and congestion if traveling in the area.  

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Two People Arrested in Connection to Recent Robberies

The Huntsville Police Department Violent Crimes Unit has charged two people in connection to recent robberies in the southwest Huntsville area.   Investigators charged Curtis Smith, 36 of Huntsville, and Emily Maroney, 19 of Huntsville, with Robbery 1st degree.  The robbery investigations continue and could result in [more]

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Local Man Arrested for Providing Support for Act of Terrorism

The Huntsville Police Department has charged Aziz Sayyed, 22 year old of Huntsville, with Soliciting of Providing Support for an Act of Terrorism.   The arrest is the result of a tip from a citizen.  Sayyed was stopped and taken into custody in the area of Church [more]

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Wall to Wall – Cats, Kittens and Dogs: June 16-17 Adoption Special

We’re overflowing with adoptable pets at the Animal Shelter Huntsville Animal Services is covered up with wall-to-wall cats, kittens, and large dogs needing a loving family. Our animal heroes of the month, “Ant Man” and the “Incredible Hulk,” are challenging the community to see how many pets can be adopted [more]

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Arrest Made in Wednesday Hit and Run Accident

Huntsville Police Traffic Investigators have charged Serecia Dancy, 44 of Huntsville, with a felony count of Leaving the Scene of an Accident.   The accident happened around 4:45 p.m. Wednesday at the intersection of Oakwood Avenue and Brookline Drive.  A vehicle was traveling west on Oakwood Avenue [more]

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