Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • City Manager Updates Visitor Center Campaign

    Huntsville City Manager Matt Benoit told councilmembers Wednesday that as of December 31st, 2012 the City of Huntsville had, in total, 972,849 visitors at our Visitor Center. He’s looking forward to getting to the millionth,…

  • Council Hears Personnel Committee Update

    At Tuesday’s Council session, Position #2 Councilmember Lydia Montgomery gave an update on the Personnel Committee. She said the City has decided to implement a wellness program through the Circle Wellness company. Cost and health…

  • House Passes Debt Ceiling Suspension

    Wednesday, the House of Representatives voted in favor of a bill to suspend the debt ceiling through May 18th. The bill had bipartisan support and passed 285 to 144. There is a provision in the…

  • Warrant Issued for Local Shooter

    A warrant has been issued by HPD for the arrest of 24-year-old Traymond Deshun Pearson in connection with a robbery and shooting that happened January 13th at an apartment complex in the 2400 block of…

  • City Council Moving Forward on City Charter

    At last night’s regular session of the Huntsville City Council, Mayor Mac Woodward talked about forming a committee to review the City Charter . . . . COUNCIL1-23-13 Indeed, if passed, the charter is submitted…

  • Wounded Warrior Banquet Update

    The Wounded Warrior Banquet sold out to a packed house at the Walker County Fairgrounds last week. We asked spokesperson Jimmy Woods how much they raised . . . . WOUNDWAR#1-1-22-13 We asked Jimmy about…

  • Citizenship Course Scheduled

    For those interested in becoming U-S citizens, a special course in our area has been scheduled. Huntsville Public Library Adult Literacy Coordinator Tosha Gibbs updates us . . . . CITIZCOURSE1-22-13 Space is limited, and…

  • SHSU Animation Major Chosen to Do Sculpture

    SHSU Manager of Communications Jennifer Gauntt tells us that sophomore animation major Luis Gaitan,  who was featured in a story last year on his internship with the Woodland’s Epic Software, is not just designing software…

  • City Council Meets Tonight

    The Huntsville City Council will meet for a regular session at City Hall at six this evening. Tonight the Council will hear a proclamation honoring the Sam Houston State University Bearkat Football program. The Council…

  • Local MLK Celebration Honors Two Leaders

    It was a celebration of togetherness in honor of the late Percy Howard, Jr. and Martin Luther King Jr. at the MLK Center Monday afternoon . . . . MLK#1-1-21-13 All in attendance were singing…