Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Item Announces Citizen of the Year

    The Huntsville Item’s 2013 Citizen of the Year is Bette Nelson. Ms. Nelson is known for her volunteer work in the community. She’s done volunteer work for many organizations, including Huntsville Main Street, the Downtown…

  • HPD Investigating Weekend Shooting with No Injuries

    HPD is looking into an incident that occurred Friday around 2 AM which started with an altercaton between a group from Shepherd and local residents at Shenanigan’s nightclub on 11th Street in Huntsville and escalated…

  • Two Bryan Firefighters Die in Fire

    A fire at the Old Knights of Columbus Hall on Groesbeck Drive south of downtown Bryan Friday night resulted in the deaths two Bryan firefighters. Two other firefighters were injured. Lieutenants Eric Wallace and Greg…

  • SAAFE House Staff Travels to Austin for Conference and March

    Victims of sexual and domestic violence seek sensitive and knowledgeable advocates, resources and assistance to take the first successful steps toward becoming survivors. At SAAFE House this happens daily. SAAFE House Executive Director Jolene Miller…

  • Chamber Lunch & Learn Series Features New Speaker

    The Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce Lunch & Learn series will be having a new guest speaker soon. Chamber Events & Communications Manager Laura Green updates us . . . . CHAMBLUNCH2-15-13

  • SHSU Political Science Junior Fellow Comments on Inauguration Trip

    We finally got to talk with one of the SHSU Political Science Junior Fellows who went on a trip with other Junior Fellows to this year’s presidential inauguration. SHSU Junior, Jessica Rodriquez, recounts her impressions…

  • HISD Community Forum Held Thursday Night

    About 50 or so Huntsville citizens showed up for a community forum in the HISD Boardroom to either hear or voice views on HISD’s proposed $61.9 million dollar bond issue for new construction and infrastructure…

  • Millionth Visitor Campaign Kicks Off Today

    City of Huntsville Director of Tourism Kimm Thomas tells us the kickoff for the Millionth Visitor Campaign gets underway today at noon at the Visitor Center out at the Sam Houston Statue . . .…

  • Free Legal Clinic for Veterans Saturday

    Veterans who need legal advice or legal assistance can visit a free legal clinic scheduled in Huntsville tomorrow in conjunction with the Veterans Legal Initiative, a coalition of local bar associations providing pro bono legal…

  • SHSU Professor Yawn’s Update on Junior Fellows

    Our guests on “Around Town” this weekend will be SHSU Political Science Jr. Fellows Jessica Rodriguez and Jacob Rivera, along with Poltical Science Professor Mike Yawn. Members of the Junior Fellows program are excellent students…