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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...
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Neighbors helping neighbors during Community Development Week

Watching volunteers install vinyl siding to his midcentury home, Thomas Robinson said the house he’s lived in for over 50...
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How, where and why to spend spring break in the Rocket City

Spring break is just around the corner – but you don’t have to go far to have fun while out of...
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Giving back in Huntsville during Canned Food Month and beyond

Canned goods aren’t the only “goods” happening at the Food Bank of North Alabama — but they’re still a huge...
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How to celebrate National Library Lover’s Month in Huntsville

It’s National Library Lover’s Month! Fortunately, the Huntsville-Madison County Public Library (HMCPL) system provides plenty of ways for patrons to...
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Help ‘spin the wheels’ by volunteering at Huntsville’s Para-Cycling World Cup

It may only be February — but the hustle to plan for one of Huntsville’s biggest summer events is already...
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Brick by Brick: Constructing the history of Henderson and Daniel Brandon

Editor’s note: This blog was written by Historic Huntsville Foundation Executive Director Donna Castellano. Learn more about Brick by Brick:...
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The ‘fix’ is in: 5 benefits to spaying or neutering your pets

There are few things more upsetting than scrolling through your social media feed to see homeless animals with big, sad...
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A&M grad talks Diversity, Equity & Inclusion internship at City of Huntsville

Some might call it a job. For J’Nada Williams, working for the City of Huntsville’s Office of Diversity, Equity &...