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Huntsville Preservation Planner plays key role in saving historic places

As a front-row spectator to Huntsville’s growth and evolution, Katie Stamps loves the City’s progress but can’t get enough of...
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Huntsville City planners go by-the-book on new development

The topic of municipal planning might not stir excitement, but its value is incalculable as Huntsville’s growth fuels housing demand....
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Stepping back in time: Your guide to Huntsville’s historic districts

Huntsville’s history goes all the way back to 1805, but formally recognizing that history is more of a recent phenomenon....
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Significant mixed-use development proposed for Cove community

District 2 citizens had an opportunity this week to learn about a significant mixed-use development proposed at the intersection of...
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‘Living his best life’: Catching up with Cosmo, the star of Ground Dog Day

Those who remember the City’s annual “Ground Dog Day” event at Huntsville Animal Services in February 2023 would likely recognize...
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5 ways to spend summer in the Rocket City

The scorching summer heat is here – but you don’t have to leave town to have some fun in the...
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Preservation Month ‘incredibly rewarding’ for Huntsville history lovers

Now that Preservation Month is officially over, the City of Huntsville is reflecting on this year’s campaign and efforts to...
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Meek Greenway a fitting tribute to longtime volunteer

You’ll never meet another lady like Opal Meek.   A longtime community advocate and North Huntsville resident, Meek is the namesake...
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5 questions about leading geospatial event coming June 5-9 to Huntsville

Top geospatial professionals from around the world will soon convene in Huntsville for a unique event geared toward both members...
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Beyond firefighting: 5 things you didn’t know about working for Huntsville Fire & Rescue

To an outsider, the life of a firefighter can seem as simple as sitting in the station waiting around for...