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Behind the Badge: Getting to know Lt. Jesse Sumlin, HPD’s new Public Information Officer

Lieutenant Jesse Sumlin remembers the exchange like it was yesterday. In the late 90s and with a few years under...
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Temple B’nai Sholom provides unique sacred space in Huntsville

Pam Rhodes joined Temple B’nai Sholom in Huntsville nearly four decades ago. She raised three children and taught religious school...
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Harrison Brothers a must-see historic site after 123 years in business

Long before she was manager of Harrison Brothers Hardware, Cheryl Sexton said the downtown store held a special place in...
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#ThisPlaceMattersHsv: Central YMCA building has fascinating history

Note: This is the first blog in a series this month for #ThisPlaceMattersHsv. Check back every Friday at 10 a.m....
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More than a team: A look at Jemison High School’s wrestling program

When Mae Jemison High School wrestler Tyrique Simms leapt into the arms of assistant coach Daryl Priest after winning a...
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ThinkerCon: Showcasing Huntsville to a global audience

Did you know Huntsville and Madison County plays host to over 1,100 meetings and conventions each year? Better still, did...
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My Huntsville City Hall internship experience

Updated: March 6, 2018 The City of Huntsville has opened applications for its 2018 internship class. Apply here. It’s a...
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Jeff Easter: A distinguished legacy of leadership and building

Some time, somewhere, they should put Jeff Easter’s name on a building. After all, his fingerprints — and his heart...
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Giving Back: Christmas is busiest – and best – time of year for United Way of Madison County

City Blog is taking a look at the good work performed by corporate citizens. The United Way, which next year...
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Sense of community lured Turkessa Coleman to Huntsville, and now she’s creating one herself

She was a grad student at Alabama A&M, a small-town girl in a big-business world, preparing to climb the corporate...