News & Updates

Air Quality Forecast January 18, 2019

AIR QUALITY FORECAST FOR HUNTSVILLE

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MLK Holiday is a “Day On, Not a Day Off” for Community Service

Mayor Tommy Battle is urging the community to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by using Monday’s holiday as an opportunity to participate in community service. The national MLK Holiday was established as a Day of Service in 1994, a “Day On, Not [more]

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It’s a Full House at Huntsville Animal Services

Huntsville Animal Services has more than 90 animals at the Shelter needing a new home. Now is the time to visit the shelter and adopt a shelter pet for FREE during our ‘Full House’ adoption special. Exceptions may apply on some pets. The Shelter is full of homeless animals [more]

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Healthy Huntsville Kicks off 2019 with Scale Back Alabama

Mayor Tommy Battle joined fellow Healthy Huntsville partners at the Madison County Department of Public Health today to officially kick off Scale Back Alabama. Representatives from the founding members of Healthy Huntsville were in attendance including Huntsville Hospital CEO David Spillers, HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology Public [more]

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District 1 Text Notifications

There’s a new way to stay updated on District 1 Town Halls and important information impacting our community. Simply text “Join District1” to 30890 to opt-in to receive these updates via text messages directly to your cell phone. Questions about how to sign up? Contact the [more]

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December 2018 – Monthly Development Review

Initial work on the Mazda-Toyota plant in Limestone County were among the non-residential building permits issued in December. Residential permits increased year-over-year. Residential Permits (new construction) in Huntsville city limits: In December, 77 housing units were permitted, all single-family. The top tract for building permits last month was [more]

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South Huntsville Library Progress Report – Demolition Complete

By Melanie Thornton, Huntsville-Madison County Public Library Progress is underway on the northern end of the old Grissom High School. The demolition has been completed and debris is scheduled to be removed by the end of January.  Current plans call for the library project to go [more]

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HPD Arrest – Club 3208 Investigation

The Huntsville Police Department booked 33 yr old  Samuel Demario Williams early this morning after being released from the hospital. He is charged with shooting into an unoccupied vehicle (felony), certain persons forbidden to carry (felony), menacing (misd.) and reckless endangerment (misd). Williams was involved [more]

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Statement on the death of Lonnie S. McMillian, Jr.

The City of Huntsville is mourning the loss of one of the community’s civic giants, Lonnie S. McMillian, Jr. Mayor Tommy Battle issued the following statement on McMillian’s death at age 90 on December 30. “It is hard to begin the New Year without the visionary Lonnie [more]

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Finding A Way To A New Home

Just like the upcoming movie, A Dog’s Way Home, Huntsville’s Shelter pets are looking to find their way into a new home. From January 2 – 12, the Shelter is offering an adoption promotion to help homeless pets find a home and loving family for [more]

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