Month: November 2017

Net gains: Mayoral rivalry continues on the tennis court

As the grand rivalry that is the annual Mayor’s Cup tennis match looms Sunday afternoon, it’s worth hearing from L....

Meet Katie Stamps, the City’s new Historic Preservation Consultant

She set out to teach history. Then she learned she’d rather be surrounded by it. Katie Stamps, the City of...

Councill High legacy to be preserved with memorial park on site of historic school

For a half-century, the site of the old Councill High School has created a quandary for school alumni and the...

High school hero: Grissom JROTC cadet honored for life-saving actions

A routine afternoon quickly became anything but. Jelynn DeCrow, a senior at Grissom High School, saw an accident unfold as...

‘State of City’ praises partnerships that make extraordinary things happen in Huntsville

The success enjoyed by Huntsville has been created through visionaries and partnerships, as Mayor Tommy Battle reminded the audience in...

An Honest cup of coffee created to honor country’s veterans

The coffee is strong and bold, with a rich aroma and a wake-me-up attitude. It’s called Victor’s Cup, and it’s...

‘State of the City’ speech will embrace past, present and future of Huntsville’s explosive growth

Mayor Tommy Battle’s annual “State of the City” address will look at Huntsville from three different perspectives, from the bold...

Giving back: Phoenix makes American flags, creates opportunities

City Blog is taking a look at the good work performed by corporate citizens. Phoenix, which produces flags for the...

Huntsville honors its veterans with more than a week of events

As Mayor Tommy Battle notes, “Veterans Day” isn’t big enough for Huntsville. “We celebrate Veterans Week around here,” Battle says....

Medal of Honor winner Mike Rose: Huntsville’s humble hero

On Oct. 23, retired U.S. Army Captain Gary Michael Rose, a 70-year-old resident of Huntsville, was presented the Medal of...