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Huntsville Sports Commission’s Ralph Stone takes well-deserved retirement

41 years. That’s how long Ralph Stone has committed himself to Huntsville between his roles with the City and as...
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Going Green with Fall Leaves

Fall leaves can be a gardener’s delight or a sewer maintenance nightmare. Too often, the City experiences the latter, especially...
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COVID-19 and Thanksgiving: How to stay safe this holiday season

With COVID-19 spreading in our community, Thanksgiving this year may not be the Norman Rockwell affair you were expecting. But...
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Huntsville residents make their home-buying dreams a reality – and so can you

Jim Donaldson built a house in Hazel Green over 30 years ago and only lived in it for five years...
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First look: Conceptual exterior photos of the new Huntsville City Hall

The much-anticipated new City Hall building is one step closer to becoming a reality. Goodwyn Mills Cawood, the architectural firm...
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Tree City USA, aka Huntsville, celebrates all things arbor with Tree Planting Day

“I think that I shall never see A poem lovely as a tree.” – Joyce Kilmer They tower above us,...
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Huntsville’s homeless: how to help this holiday season

On a single night in January 2019, 17 out of every 10,000 people living in the U.S. were homeless. Those...
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City proposes new road names honoring leaders in John Hunt Park

If you’ve ever traveled to another town, looking for a sports complex for your kid’s tournament and your GPS did...
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Behind the Badge: Getting to know Lt. Jesse Sumlin, HPD’s new Public Information Officer

Lieutenant Jesse Sumlin remembers the exchange like it was yesterday. In the late 90s and with a few years under...
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Huntsville Police partners with FBI to launch state-of-the-art training facility

A facility unlike anything Huntsville has ever seen will open this week, bringing law enforcement from both the Huntsville Police...