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Air Quality Forecast April 16, 2021

April 16, 2021 Click to view Air Quality Forecast April 16, 2021

AIR QUALITY FORECAST FOR HUNTSVILLE

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Old Highway 20, portion of Greenbrier Parkway, opens to public Friday

April 15, 2021 Click to view Old Highway 20, portion of Greenbrier Parkway, opens to public Friday

Traffic moving in and out of Huntsville’s booming western corridor should flow much smoother with the dual openings of Old Highway 20 from Greenbrier Parkway to County Line Road and Greenbrier Parkway between Old Highway 20 and Mooresville Road. Both projects will be open to through traffic beginning Friday, April 16. The multimillion dollar improvements were part of the City’s infrastructure commitment to the new Mazda Toyota Manufacturing plant, expected to [more]

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Earth Month 2021: Huntsville Cleanup Events Scheduled

April 14, 2021 Click to view Earth Month 2021: Huntsville Cleanup Events Scheduled

Citizens will have plenty of opportunities to help clean up their surroundings this month as the City of Huntsville celebrates Earth Month. Weekly cleanups will keep Operation Green Team and volunteers busy from dawn to dusk. With Earth Day approaching on April 22, opportunities abound for those who want to leave the world a little better than they found it. The month’s main attraction will be a household hazardous waste collection event, [more]

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Murder Arrest

April 12, 2021 Click to view Murder Arrest

The Huntsville Police Department arrested thirty eight year old Inez Fuqua for Murder Domestic Violence-Gun. Officers were dispatched to a shooting call at 8 Cypress Point Drive around 6:00 PM on April 10, 2021. Officers arrived and found Inez Fuqua outside sitting on the curb.  Officers made contact with Mrs. Fuqua and she advised that Christopher Fuqua thirty three years old was in the house. Officers checked the residence and found Mr. [more]

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Focusing on Huntsville’s future: An update on TIF districts

April 8, 2021 Click to view Focusing on Huntsville’s future: An update on TIF districts

For more than a decade, the City of Huntsville has successfully financed many major improvement projects by using Tax Increment Financing, better known as TIFs. They have helped provide schools, roads, and other infrastructure to support economic development and growth. In Thursday night’s Huntsville City Council meeting, the City’s Finance Director, Penny Smith, provided an update on the City’s six TIF districts. “The TIFs are performing very well and they have played [more]

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Special Victims Unit Arrest

April 8, 2021 Click to view Special Victims Unit Arrest

The Huntsville Police Department arrested a Huntsville man for five felony sex-related charges. Daniel Sharp, 22, is accused of meeting a 13-year-old girl on an online dating app and using social media to engage in sexual activity. Sharp is accused of traveling to Morgan County and bringing the girl back to his Huntsville apartment where he had sexual contact and intercourse with the minor. The Special Victims Unit (SVU) investigated the case [more]

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Huntsville Extends Face Cover Requirements in City Buildings

April 8, 2021 Click to view Huntsville Extends Face Cover Requirements in City Buildings

The City of Huntsville will require employees and the public to wear face coverings in all City buildings, Mayor Tommy Battle announced Thursday during a news conference at City Hall. Though Alabama’s Safer at Home Order expires Friday, April 9, the City decided to continue its face covering protocols until further notice. There are several exceptions, however, for essential job functions, such as eating or drinking, working outdoors or to enhance communication. “We [more]

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City Celebrates Opening of Dr. Robert Shurney Legacy Center and North Huntsville Library

April 7, 2021 Click to view City Celebrates Opening of Dr. Robert Shurney Legacy Center and North Huntsville Library

The City of Huntsville debuted its latest public amenity on Sparkman Drive to benefit residents living in North Huntsville. Mayor Tommy Battle and District 1 Council Member Devyn Keith hosted a ribbon-cutting on April 7 to open the Dr. Robert Shurney Legacy Center, an eleven-acre campus featuring the new North Huntsville Library and recreation facilities. The $11 million project was funded by the City of Huntsville and donations from private and [more]

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March 2021 – Development Review

April 7, 2021 Click to view March 2021 – Development Review

Continued expansion of the Mazda Toyota and Facebook projects, and the Alabama School of Cyber Technology and Engineering were among the list of non-residential permits issued in March. Both residential permits and certificates of occupancy (COs) increased year-over-year. Residential Permits (new construction) in Huntsville city limits: In March, 575 housing units were permitted, 206 single- and 369 multi-family. The top tract for building permits last month was 106.26 (Plummer Road) where 343 [more]

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Church Street closure temporarily delayed

April 6, 2021 Click to view Church Street closure temporarily delayed

A planned closure of Church Street between Clinton and Williams avenues has been delayed until further notice. The closure was initially planned for Wednesday, April 7, at 8 a.m. Huntsville’s Public Works Department will announce a new closure date as soon as possible.

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