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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...

‘Conscientious’ City Custodian Josh Bennett returns to classroom to move up ladder

The promotion was a simple progression in Josh Bennett’s career with the City of Huntsville. Then a lot of complicated...

‘Handle With Care:’ Eliminate household hazardous materials

OK, it’s going to be a warm weekend and, face it, you haven’t cleaned the shelves in your garage since...

Housing Expo 2017: Helping navigate the challenges of home ownership

Having the means to purchase a house can be challenging enough. To add the complexities of financing and furnishing, upkeep...

Never at a loss for (big) words: City officials offer tribute to the late Ralph Timberlake

He was concerned “that privacy had been obfuscated and absconded from.” He wanted to assure there was never a “penumbra”...

Mayor Battle honored with prestigious National Space Club award

He’s never flown into space or designed an intricate guidance system. He’s never launched anything more spectacular than one of...

Good neighbors: Joint Land Use Study between Huntsville and Redstone Arsenal encourages public input

Even the best of neighbors may have barking dogs. You have to figure out who mows the narrow strip alongside...

What top planners are learning from Birmingham about redevelopment

Earlier this month, Birmingham hosted the annual joint planning conference for the Alabama and Mississippi chapters of the American Planning...

Pioneers in propulsion – Aerojet Rocketdyne ignites Huntsville’s growing aerospace industry

The art of bringing jobs to a region creates a highly competitive environment for recruiters and government leaders. So when Aerojet...