News & Updates

Mayor Battle Presents Updated John Hunt Park Master Plan

John Hunt Park is rapidly on its way to earning its place as the City’s prime playground – a Central Park for all residents and visitors to enjoy. Major construction is under way in the park, and Mayor Tommy Battle took media on a tour [more]

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Huntsville Approves Agreement to bring in 5G Technology

Decision allows City to usher in next wave of high-speed connectivity Huntsville residents are one step closer to realizing some of the fastest mobile network speeds in the country, thanks to City Council’s decision to approve a wireless rights of way use agreement with Uniti Fiber. The agreement [more]

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Air Quality Forecast November 20, 2018

AIR QUALITY FORECAST FOR HUNTSVILLE

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Safe Shop Detail

The Huntsville Police Department would like to announce their annual Safe Shop Detail that begins this year on Friday November 23rd. Safe Shop is an overtime detail that places more officers in shopping areas in each of the Precinct Districts. Precinct Commanders coordinate the use [more]

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Our Pets Are Thankful For Second Chances

Huntsville Animal Services is having a FEE-WAIVE adoption special three days before Thanksgiving starting Monday, November 19 to Wednesday, November 21. All our shelter pets will be thankful for a second chance to be adopted into a new home. There is a FREE bag of dry dog [more]

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Counterfeit Suspect Arrest

The Huntsville Police Department has charged 40 year old Scott Wayne Crook for possession of a forged instrument and theft by deception, both in the first degree. He was stopped by one of our officers after an anonymous tip from a citizen this morning. Crook [more]

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Bank Robbery Suspect Arrest

The Huntsville Police Department has arrested twenty-six year old Maxwell W. Hayslip of Irondale, Alabama, who is a bank robbery suspect from Lexington Kentucky. HPD Officers were investigating a call at approximately 8:00 am this morning involving Hayslip sleeping in a vehicle at a parking [more]

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‘Maintain Don’t Gain’ this Holiday Season with Healthy Huntsville and Huntsville Hospital

Healthy Huntsville and Huntsville Hospital Corporate Wellness are partnering up this holiday season to encourage people to maintain their current weight and not gain those extra holiday pounds. Citizens are encouraged to weigh-in this week at any of the Huntsville Hospital Wellness Centers or at one [more]

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October 2018 – Monthly Development Review

New office buildings and industrial expansions topped the list of non-residential building permits in October. Residential permits and CO’s decreased year-over-year. Residential Permits (new construction) in Huntsville city limits: In October, 96 housing units were permitted, all single-family. The top tract for building permits last month was 112 [more]

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RePUPlican or DemoCAT: Adopt A Shelter Pet and Everyone Wins!

Huntsville Animal Services encourages everyone to go vote on Tuesday, Nov. 6, and then visit the shelter to adopt a dog or cat for only $6. Don’t miss out, this special adoption fee is only available on Election Day from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. There [more]

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Officer Keith Earle Remembered

The Huntsville Police Department will be honoring fallen Police Officer Keith O’Neal Earle with the unveiling of his memorial brick on Wednesday, November 14th at 3:30 pm at 815 Wheeler Avenue (The Huntsville Public Safety Complex). Officer Earle had an on-duty auto accident March 26th [more]

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Apartment Fires

In 2017, 95,000 fires occurred in apartment buildings within the United States. The damages estimated around $1,600,000,000. There were 340 civilian deaths due to these fires in apartment buildings. 3,130 civilian injuries occurred during these fires. During the 1970’s, apartment buildings were only required to be [more]

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