Mayor's Desk

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Huntsville – Future home of the U.S. Space Force?

Huntsville…home of the U.S. Space Force. Has a nice ring to it, doesn’t it? The Trump administration recently challenged the...
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Traveling to Japan deepens Huntsville-Mazda-Toyota connection

Mayor Tommy Battle and Chamber of Commerce CEO Chip Cherry returned from their 5th trip to Japan to meet with...
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Looking ahead to a 2018 and more smart growth for Huntsville

The one sure prediction I have for 2018 is that it will be a year of growth for Huntsville, and...
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Welcome to a new era of leadership in space

In just one week, Huntsville hosted separate visits by President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence. President Trump’s visit...
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Building a Cyber Alabama

Mayor Battle offered his vision for a cyber Alabama during his address to the annual conference of  Government Managed Information...
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Mayor’s Challenge: How Huntsville works to make our city healthy

The City’s Healthy Huntsville initiative captured the attention of the Alabama Task Force on Obesity. The team hosted their quarterly...
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Celebrating Father’s Day with my Dad

Father’s Day is special to me because I still have my father, Tom. He’s 88 years old and it’s great...
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Rocket City to Global Propulsion Capital

If there was any doubt Huntsville is the rocket capital of the U.S., those doubts shattered when Aerojet Rocketdyne recently...
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Poised for continued success – the state of our schools

By Mayor Tommy Battle On Wednesday morning, I left the annual State of the Schools breakfast at the Jackson Center...
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Why “#iHeartHsv”

Every February, the team at the Huntsville-Madison County Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB), encourages us to answer the question, “Just...