City Stories

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Huntsville trailblazer Jeanette Scissum paved way for future generations

Editor’s Note: This profile is the third and final story in a series on Huntsville’s hidden figures during Black History...
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Volunteer board hopes to face the music in 2021

2020 left much to be desired by Huntsville’s music fans. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic meant there was nary a peep...
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Ollye Ballard Conley dedicated her life to educating others

Editor’s Note: This profile is the second in a series of stories on Huntsville’s hidden figures during Black History Month....
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Huntsville shaped by the generosity, leadership of Charles Ray Jr.

Editor’s Note: This profile is the first in a series of stories on Huntsville’s hidden figures in celebration of Black...
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Proposed changes to ease COA application process for historic homeowners

The Huntsville Historic Preservation Commission (HHPC) is ready to present a draft resolution to amend HHPC regulations in two major...
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‘Success breeds success’ at northwest Huntsville developments

“Success breeds success.” That’s what City officials, business leaders and residents are realizing as Jaguar Hills and the Johnson Legacy...
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Ivey closes book on long, successful career as Parks & Rec director

“Recreation is better today because we have a plan for tomorrow,” is a strong belief of Steve Ivey, the soon-to-retire...
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City proposes to rename Berachah Campus in honor of late NASA engineer

The City Council introduced a resolution Thursday night renaming the Berachah Campus on 3011 Sparkman Drive in honor of late...
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Multicultural Affairs restructuring to Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

The City of Huntsville’s Office of Multicultural Affairs is getting a big makeover in 2021. Established by Mayor Tommy Battle...
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Keeping Huntsville’s homeless camps, waterways clean

Who do you call when you need help cleaning a homeless camp? For the City of Huntsville’s Operation Green Team...