Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Councilmembers Discuss Insurance Issue

    One of the agenda items during this week’s council session that received a lot of attention regarded a contract with the American Fidelity Insurance Company for Stop Loss insurance coverage and payment of nearly $397,000.…

  • SHSU At Jacksonville Tickets Available

    Tickets are available for this weekend’s big Bearkat game, and you’re invited to their sendoff tomorrow morning beginning at 8:45 at the Bowers Stadium Ron Mafrige Field House. Associate Athletic Director of Media Relations, Paul…

  • Christmas Holiday Events Planned For Huntsville

    The Christmas holiday season is upon us, and it’s time to start marking your calendars for all the seasonal activities. The City of Huntsville will sponsor family-fun events from December 4th-7th this season.  On December…

  • Governor Perry Issues Executive Order On E-Verify

    Wednesday, Gov. Rick Perry highlighted the ongoing need for the state’s border security operations and called on Congress to quickly pass a bill to provide the resources necessary to secure our southern border. In the…

  • Local Arsons Under Investigation

    HPD Lt. Jim Barnes tells us police “are looking into and investigating two arson-type incidents that occurred on December 1st . . . .”  

  • ETJ Developer Agreements Explored By City Council

    Previous to the regular session Tuesday night, the Huntsville City Council met for a workshop. Councilmembers are exploring ways to improve developer agreements in the ETJ, or extra-territorial jurisdiction, of the City. Position #4 Councilmember…

  • Museum Photo Contest Winners Announced

    This week the Sam Houston Memorial Museum announced the winners in their 5th Annual Photography Contest. Marketing Coordinator Megan Buro fills us in . . . .   Megan said she thanks everyone who came…

  • Speakers Chosen For SHSU Winter Commencement

    Winter Commencement is coming to SHSU soon. Associate Director of Communications Julia May updates us . . . .  

  • “Dear White People” Film & Discussion Tonight

    “Dear White People,” the winner of the 2014 Sundance Festival’s Special Jury Award, has taken the film industry by storm this year. According to the movie info on RottenTomatoes.com, the first feature film by writer…

  • City Council Meets

    The Huntsville City Council will hold their regular meeting at six tonight at City Hall. Previous to the meeting, at 5 PM, there will be a presentation and discussion regarding developer agreements in the extra-territorial…