Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • HPD Offers Registration Of Special Needs Persons

    The Huntsville Police Department is pleased to offer the community a helpful service to give greater peace of mind to the city’s senior and special needs populations, their families, and caregivers. From time to time,…

  • SHSU Department Of Art Hosts Second Annual Art + Community Gala

    The Sam Houston State University Department of Art will host the second annual “Art + Community” gala on Oct. 8 at 7 p.m. in the Lowman Student Center Ballroom. This year, the gala will honor…

  • Second Republican Debate Held

    As expected, last night’s second Republican debate was a program of one-line zingers. One of the major predicted confrontations–Donald Trump versus Carly Fiorina over a comment “The Donald” made in a Rolling Stone Magazine interview…

  • HISD Trustees Meet Tonight

    The HISD Board of Trustees will hold a regular meeting tonight at six in the Hawkins Administration Building. The Board will hold recognitions and will be open to hearing Public Comment on Non-Agenda and Agenda…

  • Walker County Healthy Initiatives Community Meeting Scheduled

    The Walker County Healthy Initiatives Coalition will hold a community wide meeting to announce the upcoming Fiscal Year 16-17 Plan of Action for the continuation of the Potentially Preventable Hospitalization Initiative. The program and Coalition…

  • Family Health Fair Coming Up

    The local Chamber is putting the spotlight on your families health at a special fair coming up next week. Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce President, Carol Smith, tells us all about it . . .…

  • Congressman Brady Comments On Planned Parenthood

    The investigation into Planned Parenthood continues. Congressman Kevin Brady reports that, “Three House committees are using every investigating tool possible to get to the facts behind the gruesome practices revealed in a series of shocking…

  • Senator Corker Speaks Out on Iran Negotiation Issues

    After a previous Iran nuclear bill failed to pass, the U-S Senate continued debate yesterday on H.J. Res 61, on the disapproval of the proposed Iran nuclear agreement. Republican Senator Bob Corker from Tennessee, on…

  • Councilmembers Approve Tax Rate And Budget

    The Huntsville City Council met last night at City Hall. Among several important items on the agenda was the new tax rate. There was much discussion on what the tax rate should be. Mayor Mac…

  • Commissioners Hear Presentation On Electricity Savings

    At Monday’s session of Walker County Commissioners’ Court, Global Silicon Valley Sustainability Partners’ representative Todd Fowler explained a way for the County to save on electrical cost . . . .   Commissioners will continue…