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2017 in review: Looking back at successes and changes for the City of Huntsville
There has been no shortage of media interviews for Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle during 2017. But there’s one that sticks...
Delay of game: City Council Member Mark Russell caps ‘interesting’ season as football official
Speeding toward the emergency room at Huntsville Hospital on Aug. 25, it would have been almost inconceivable to imagine how...
Veteran fire chiefs who ‘made department better’ heading into retirement
One was a self-confessed “late bloomer,” arriving on a delayed, circuitous route. The other knew in an instant this would...
Looking back: The writer’s favorite City Blog stories from 2017
I suspect it’s the cop/fireman/cowboy/astronaut/ball player fascination of an eternal boyhood that influences this selection. In 2017, City Blog posted...
Shooting for 3: Rocket City Classic’s success means likely encore in 2018
It was only a slight bit of hyperbole from a coach who is finding the Huntsville area fertile ground for...
Aiming for new events: Archery facility opening at Southside Park
Updated on December 20 at 2:58 p.m. to add language that clarifies the park is free for everyone. However, to...
Sold-out Rocket City Classic will help launch Huntsville to greater heights in sports universe
The Rocket City Classic has evolved from a Huntsville appearance by a popular basketball team into relationship destined to enhance...
Pedal pushing: Spragins cycle track opening is first step in Bigger Picture
A transformation of three city blocks into a bicycling connector on which bikes and cars will co-exist equally “wasn’t so...
Giving Back: Christmas is busiest – and best – time of year for United Way of Madison County
City Blog is taking a look at the good work performed by corporate citizens. The United Way, which next year...
‘Save a Spot’ program enables Huntsville to ‘pay respects’ to veterans
On a cold, windy morning, friends and fellow veterans gathered for a final tribute in a most-appropriate location. The gathering...