Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Hurricane Season Advice

    Hurricane season is June 1st through November 30th. We recently talked with City of Huntsville Emergency Management Coordinator John Waldo and asked him, “In case a hurricane warning is issued for our part of the…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Monday in the 100 Northbound Lane of I-45 a 34-year-old man was arrested for possession of marijuana and public intoxication. Also arrested, was a 20-year-old man for…

  • Lineage Society Workshop Scheduled

    Huntsville Public Library Adult Services Coordinator Denise Tilson informs us that the library will be holding a Lineage Society Workshop on Wednesday, June 12th, from 10 AM to 3 PM . . . . LINEAGEWKSHP5-29-13…

  • Congressman Brady Says Taxpayers Can Share Their IRS Concerns on Website

    Congressman Kevin Brady says, “Taxpayers who feel like the IRS is targeting them can now share their stories on the House Ways & Means Committee website.” He said, they “have a special IRS investigation page…

  • Charter Review Committee Meets

    Huntsville’s City Charter Review Committee met Tuesday to discuss issues that could affect Huntsville’s City Council. Major issues discussed included term lengths for councilmembers, number of councilmembers, ward versus at-large seats, and residency and age…

  • Ribbon-Cutting Ceremonies Held for Funded Homes

    The City of Huntsville Community Development office held three ribbon-cutting ceremonies last week for recipients of new homes constructed with Neighborhood Stabilization Program grant funds. Community Development Specialist Dr. Sherry McKibben tells us all about…

  • County Helps Fund Riverside Fire Truck

    At Tuesday’s meeting of the Walker County Commissioners, partial funding for a fire truck for the Riverside Volunteer Fire Department was considered. Precinct #1 Commissioner B-J Gaines, Jr. said the County’s share of helping fund…

  • HEAP Offering a Variety of Programs for Kids

    HEAP, or the Huntsville Enrichment Activities Program, has a variety of programs to offer kids this summer. Program spokesperson John Fortner fills us in . . . . HEAP5-28-13 Kids that are just spending the…

  • Jail Construction Update

    Tuesday morning, Project Manager Eddie Smith updated Commissioners on the construction progress of the new County Jail. He said, they “had 45 percent of the blocks laid and poured in concrete.” He said the planks…

  • Memorial Day Observed at HEARTS Museum Monday

    Several hundred showed up at the HEARTS Veterans Museum in Huntsville on Memorial Day to honor fallen soldiers. The event was hosted by Lieutenant Colonel Champe Miller. Congressman Kevin Brady and Commissioner for the General…