Adam Smith

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Groundbreakings and new developments mirrored Huntsville’s growth in 2022

“Here we grow again” could have easily been the City of Huntsville’s motto for 2022. Not only did the City...
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All gas, no brake: Huntsville’s 2022 transportation infrastructure successes

Huntsville, now Alabama’s largest city by population, continues to grow by 464 new residents per month. With growth comes opportunities...
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5 ways Huntsville doubled down on public safety in 2022

While some U.S. cities looked for ways to reduce or reallocate public safety resources in 2022, Huntsville took the opposite...
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1-2-3-4: Music education and its role in Huntsville’s music ecosystem

Numbers don’t lie – children enrolled in music education programs generally have higher levels of academic success than those who...
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Tommy’s tunes: Mayor Battle shares his personal music playlist

Though he’s led the Rocket City as Mayor since 2008, Tommy Battle may soon be known as Alabama’s “Music Mayor.”...
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On the move: A BIG Picture outlook from roads to rails

Most major metropolitan cities in the U.S. share a commonality – public transportation. From New York City’s subways to San...
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Destination Huntsville: Tourism officials report record-setting year

Huntsville and Madison County may be gaining dozens of new residents each month, but millions of people took a trip...
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Historic Preservation Month spotlights adaptive reuse in downtown Huntsville

Huntsville, Alabama, is no longer the Deep South’s best-kept secret. Each year, hundreds of residents move here to enjoy our...
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Keep the change: New downtown meters offer convenient payment options

Rapidly evolving technology regularly affects the way we live, work and travel, and nowhere is that more evident than in...
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Huntsville wastewater treatment plant honored for operational excellence

Unless we’re drinking, bathing or swimming, water quality isn’t always top of mind. Most of us arguably take clean, safe...