City Stories

Falling in love…with the Lombardo building

Though I’ve driven past hundreds of times, suddenly my attention was stolen by the bone-colored block letters on the brick...

Becoming an officer: It’s starting to feel real

The Huntsville Police Department’s new Academy class is underway, with the 18-week process ending in July. We’ll regularly follow four...

Hot Line: The dedicated work of Fire & Rescue dispatchers

This is the third and final story in a series covering the function and service details of the Huntsville-Madison County...

What Huntsville’s downtown master plan means to you

You can’t surf through the TV channels without landing on some “makeover” sort of show, whether it’s a ground-up renovation...

A look at the pivotal role HPD dispatchers play at the 9-1-1 Center

This is the second story in a series covering the function and service details of the Huntsville-Madison County 9-1-1 Center....

Saving lives at 9-1-1 Center commands regional cooperation

This is the first story in a series covering the function and service details of the Huntsville-Madison County 9-1-1 Center....

Ridealong with HPD’s new Anti-Crime Team

Two suspects are sitting on a curb, one in handcuffs. Two others stand idly by, smoking cigarettes, as police search...

Say hello to the new Instructional Pool at the Aquatic Center

The new Olympic-sized pool is all but guaranteed to help swimmers break records, says the guy who set records in...

Becoming an officer:
Sweating the small stuff

The Huntsville Police Department’s new Academy class is underway, with the 18-week process ending in July. We’ll regularly follow four...

10 tips for severe weather preparation

Huntsville residents are no strangers to severe storms – particularly high winds and devastating tornados. This is the fourth and...