Month: July 2017

Back to School: How the City handles new facilities and traffic flow

Doesn’t this sound like a parent coping with back-to-school?  “We kind of have to put everything on hold during those...

It’s decision time on what to do with Huntsville City Hall

On Thursday night (July 27, 2017), the Huntsville City Council voted to authorize Mayor Tommy Battle to enter into preliminary...

Providence’s Dry Creek Greenway to set the tone for connectivity

Greenways in the City of Huntsville go a lot of places. Now, well, they’re stopping somewhere.  Most greenways about which residents are...

Digging into the details: Plans for the former Grissom site

Once upon a time, Grissom High was disparaged by rivals for its construction. “Got Windows?” read a popular T-shirt worn by Huntsville...

Calling all dog walkers. How you can help the ‘Get Along Little Doggie’ program

Miss Lucy was on Facebook the other day, tongue wagging, ears folded over like envelope flaps. One of those “Pick...

Meet HPD’s new recruiter, Sgt. Tess Hughes

The police sergeant is in a T-Rex costume. Another two dozen or so officers maniacally dart in front of the camera,...

Meet Mr. Willie Hereford of the Sparkman Homes Resident Council

The past and future of North Huntsville leadership are sitting on the front porch of a Sparkman Homes apartment among a mini-garden of plants....

My views on leadership – Bill Steiner

Name: Bill Steiner Age: 59 Title: Director of Information Technology Services Family: Wife Alice and one stepson (Joshua) who is in the Navy and stationed in Japan. Mother and sister...

Calling City Hall: Listen in on our most asked questions

The caller was irate. She had a problem with a prosecutor and somebody suggested she write a letter to her council member....

Becoming an officer: What’s Next

Since March, we’ve followed the progress of four cadets in the Huntsville Police Department’s Academy class, which graduated earlier this month....