City Stories

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3 easy ways to support Huntsville City Schools

You can almost imagine the quotation on a poster, tacked to a corkboard or stuck on a classroom wall, something inspirational...
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Setting the stage: a new look for downtown Huntsville

It’s just a tiny early move, a bit of a formality, but you’ve heard the old Chinese proverb about “a journey of...
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Noise pollution: What you need to know about the City ordinance

So, how loud is too loud?  Maybe that’s parallel to the “If you have to ask, you can’t afford it” line.  If...
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Back to School: How the City handles new facilities and traffic flow

Doesn’t this sound like a parent coping with back-to-school?  “We kind of have to put everything on hold during those...
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It’s decision time on what to do with Huntsville City Hall

On Thursday night (July 27, 2017), the Huntsville City Council voted to authorize Mayor Tommy Battle to enter into preliminary...
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Calling all dog walkers. How you can help the ‘Get Along Little Doggie’ program

Miss Lucy was on Facebook the other day, tongue wagging, ears folded over like envelope flaps. One of those “Pick...
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My views on leadership – Bill Steiner

Name: Bill Steiner Age: 59 Title: Director of Information Technology Services Family: Wife Alice and one stepson (Joshua) who is in the Navy and stationed in Japan. Mother and sister...
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Calling City Hall: Listen in on our most asked questions

The caller was irate. She had a problem with a prosecutor and somebody suggested she write a letter to her council member....
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Becoming an officer: What’s Next

Since March, we’ve followed the progress of four cadets in the Huntsville Police Department’s Academy class, which graduated earlier this month....
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Trap, Neuter, Release program may surprise you

Tim Reeder is an Animal Control Officer for the City of Huntsville. He’s been leading an advanced program that retrieves nomadic...