Month: January 2017

From Gray to Gold – Revitalizing Madison Square Mall

For more than three decades, Madison Square Mall anchored Huntsville’s commercial corridor along University Drive and Cummings Research Park. The...

A conversation with Devyn Keith, Huntsville’s newest Council Member

The new guy on the seventh floor of City Hall is an athlete, an antiques buff, an intellectual, a self-described...

Training the Next Generation of City Leaders

Pictured above:  Mayor Tommy Battle greets the City’s fourth class in its Leadership Academy by telling them “You’re what our...

Barbara Bell records 50 years of service

Pictured above: Barbara displays her favorite desk chair – the one she’s used in her record-keeping in the Clerk-Treasurer’s office for...

Investment and good design.
How C6 zoning could reshape Huntsville neighborhoods

City planners are proud of their newest urban development tool and are preparing to give it a trial run. It’s...

See it – Click it – Fix it! The Huntsville Connect customer service app

From potholes to barking dogs, from neighborhood eyesores to broken parking meters, more than 4,000 incidents and problems have been...

Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Kenny Anderson was an elementary school student, living in a second-floor apartment in the 16-story LaGuardia Apartments on the Lower...

Keeping New Year’s resolutions – Parks & Rec style

You’ve made your New Year’s resolutions, but there are already hurdles in the way of exercise. Time. Money. Convenience. The...

Promoting a culture of ethics and civic trust in City Hall

It’s back to class for Administrators, Department Heads and Council Members to learn the latest ethics laws As City of...

Citizen Classroom: 
Why police do what they do

Huntsville Police train citizens and media on what it’s like to be a cop on the street Dangerous, complex scenarios...