City Stories

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Creating a better world through affordable housing

To afford fair market rent for a two-bedroom unit in Huntsville, a resident must bring home at least $13.79 per...
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There’s a lot to love about Jemison’s tennis team

It’s a golden afternoon at the Huntsville Tennis Club and laughter rings out across the courts. For the Jemison varsity...
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Bringing honor to Huntsville’s forgotten in Glenwood Cemetery

There is no place where I get a greater sense of Huntsville’s past than walking through Glenwood Cemetery. As Huntsville’s...
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City – County collaboration pays dividends despite confusing geography

You know Venn diagrams. The tidy little graphics where circles intersect, where shared territory is noted and where they stand...
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Keeping a watchful eye on crime

New crime-fighting technology is changing the way Huntsville police protect and serve the community. The Huntsville Police Department recently installed...
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What’s going on at the Moon?

Construction is set to start in September to begin creating the Sandra Moon Community Complex – fondly dubbed as “The...
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It’s a dog’s life for K9 cops in action

The sun beats down on the grassy fields at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center and intermittent barking fills the air....
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Answering the call to be the best: Inside HPD’s recruitment campaign

Distinct sirens advancing from the distance. Red and blue flashes illuminating the neighborhood. Huntsville’s finest bring a glimmer of hope...
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‘Real Talk’ in Huntsville City Schools

“It takes a village to raise a child, and it takes a community to raise a school” During her many...
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Intern Retrospective: Ashley McCarley “Never a boring day”

Applications for the 2019 City of Huntsville intern class are open through March 15, 2019. Apply. My experience interning with the City...