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Inside Story: How Huntsville landed the nation’s top job-creation project

Mayor Tommy Battle won’t likely forget the past holiday season any time soon. From Thanksgiving to Christmas, for hours on...
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BIG Picture impact: Toyota-Mazda project meets master plan vision

As Dennis Madsen, Huntsville’s Manager of Long-Range Planning put it, “A decade ago we had already started doing master-planning for...
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Raising the bar: How Huntsville fosters an exceptional and growing workforce

Six years ago, Mayor Tommy Battle watched with amazement a robotics demonstration at a Huntsville middle school, with the students...
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BOCAR finds ‘first-class location’ in Huntsville for its first U.S. manufacturing facility

Ground was broken 20 miles away from the actual site, shovels ceremonially plunged into a pile of dirt under the...
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It’s academic: Educational partnerships boost Huntsville’s workforce development

Access to a skilled and available workforce is one of the most important aspects of economic development. It’s also one...
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What’s behind Huntsville’s booming development scene

The phones weren’t ringing. The email inbox sat empty when Jim McGuffey, the Manager of Planning Services for the City...
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Gaining ground in the lucrative tourism and hospitality market

When visitors arrive in Huntsville, we expect them to look up in awe under the Saturn V rocket at the U.S....
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Sporting Synergy: Huntsville’s secret sauce for sports tourism

Sports tourism is big business for Huntsville. In this two-part series, City Blog Senior Writer Mark McCarter looks at the...
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Get to know Huntsville’s key players in Sports Tourism

Photo credit: Eric Schultz / Rocket City Photo Sports tourism is big business for Huntsville. In this two-part series, City Blog...
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Keeping our country safe – Space & Missile Defense leaders converge on Rocket City

Violins were tuning up in the background late Monday afternoon in the lobby of the Von Braun Center, preparing for...