City Stories

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Meet the Women Leaders of Huntsville’s City Hall

(Left to Right) Kelly Schrimsher, Dr. Jennie Robinson, Dr. Karen Sheppard, Joy Mckee, Peggy Sargent, Michelle Jordan.  (Center) Kathy Martin...
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How “To Build a Fire” inspired Parks & Recreation’s Ray Greene

In conjunction with Mayor Battle’s Book Club event, we asked City of Huntsville employees to tell us their favorite books...
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Memory Lane: Favorite books from our childhood

In conjunction with Mayor Battle’s Book Club event, we asked City of Huntsville employees to tell us their favorite books...
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Becoming an officer: Trial by fire

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

Those buried in Glenwood Cemetery have a history unlike any other in our city. An African American Cemetery founded by...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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....