Month: May 2017

Becoming an officer: An update from Cadet Mitchell

The Huntsville Police Department’s new Academy class is underway, with the 18-week process ending in July. We’ll regularly follow four...

Dr. Karen Sheppard honored with award and grant for Huntsville Animal Services

Karen Sheppard’s name may be attached to the award, but she’s not the only winner. “It’s not a ‘me’ award,”...

Inside Hazmat – responding to the worst

A sketchy character is spied setting a fire in a garbage can outside an industrial building. A witness calls 9-1-1...

Memorial Day Reflections

City Administrator John Hamilton retired from the U.S. Army as a colonel in July 2013, having served the last three...

Meet Scott Cardno – Huntsville’s newest Director of Natural Resources

He’s only recently gotten an office with a view. From the old one, he could look out over a parking...

Balancing it all in City Hall

There is a constant challenge in the workplace to juggle the responsibilities between work and home. In the first part...

The economic impact of embracing adaptive reuse in buildings

Pizzelle’s (pictured above) and Mr. Jim Hudson, the mastermind behind Lowe Mill, were honored last week with the Mayor’s #ThisPlaceMattersHsv...

PHOTO GALLERY: Huntsville Police Memorial Service

This week marks National Police Week, an observance signed into law by President Kennedy in 1962. Each day this week,...

Becoming an Officer: Getting in gear

This week marks National Police Week, an observance signed into law by President Kennedy in 1962. Each day this week,...

All about respect: Serving on the HPD Honor Guard

Joe Abernathy, current HPD officer serving on the Honor Guard, wears the same badge as his late father, Bobby. Joe...