City Stories

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Keeping the Christmas spirit year-round in City Hall

Pictured above:  Officer Tory Green volunteers at the Boys and Girls Club of North Alabama, an organization that provided mentoring...
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Tide’s Coach Johnson on playing in Huntsville – “We took off like a rocket”

Photo by Eric Schultz The signs taped to the doors told the story. The Rocket City Classic was sold out....
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Rocket City Classic:
Lessons learned on and off the court

Pictured above:  Crimson Tide Men’s Basketball Coach Avery Johnson and his players show some of their favorite moves to members...
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Alabama Men’s Basketball team arrives in Huntsville for Rocket City Classic

Pictured Above: Alabama Men’s Basketball Coach Avery Johnson As his Alabama basketball players paired up with students from the Boys...
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Who’s responsible for ditch maintenance?

You don’t even notice them until you make it a mission to go find them. Then you can’t help see...
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Will Huntsville win the Georgetown Energy Prize? Why it matters.

Here in football country, this is not an inappropriate analogy: Huntsville has the lead, at least the last time it...
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Can we hurry up and finish Zierdt Road?

Photo of Zierdt Road construction courtesy of SJ & L General Contractors  The $25-million Zierdt Road construction project is on...
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Behind the Scenes:
Putting on the Rocket City Classic

Basketball, for all its superstar players, remains a quintessential team sport. So, too, is the task of orchestrating a basketball...
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Taking it to the Class:
Alabama Center for Sustainable Energy

They have been teaching the teachers, and for that, their good work has been rewarded. The team at the Alabama...
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What do three caves, firefighters and travel bloggers have in common?

An audible gasp came from some in the audience as a Huntsville firefighter went full-bore Cirque du Soleil, flipping upside...