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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...
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The air up there: City Hall tower crane operator reflects on life at the top

If you suffer from acrophobia, also known as fear of heights, you wouldn’t want Chuck Nash’s job. Nash, an employee...
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City of Huntsville to rename street to honor Lewter family’s contributions

All cities, no matter their size, have at least a handful of small businesses that nearly everyone knows. Whether it’s...
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‘Retrain your brain’: What you need to know about ‘The Bias Inside Us’ in Huntsville

“What can we do about bias? A lot.”   That’s the mission of a new Smithsonian exhibit at the Downtown Huntsville...
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Huntsville Police Department recognizes National Distracted Driving Awareness Month

April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Throughout the month, the City of Huntsville and Huntsville Police Department have been encouraging...
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A helping hand: How Community Development empowers Rocket City residents

Their mission is simple: Be a helping hand for those in need.  The City of Huntsville’s Community Development Office exists...