Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • School Starts August 26th

    HISD welcomed about 90 new teachers last week. Superintendent Dr. Steve Johnson looked ahead to the school year and the start of school on the 26th at last Thursday’s Board of Trustees meeting . .…

  • HISD Board Approves Tax Rate and Budget

    The HISD Board of Trustees met last night for a regular board meeting. The board approved a new budget as well as approving the tax rate. Superintendent Dr. Steve Johnson confirmed the tax rate to…

  • Planning & Zoning Commission Meets

    The City of Huntsville Planning and Zoning Commission met last night at City Hall, and they voted to split Huntsville Fire Department #2 and the Military Reserve Building into separate lots. Concerns were raised about…

  • Roxie Douglas Foundation Scholarship Banquet Saturday

    The Roxie Douglas Foundation has their big annual event this weekend. The Institute’s director, Carmen Irving, tells us more. . . . SCHOLBANQ8-15-13 There will be four scholarship recipients–Sharolyn Lee, Jeffrey Johnson, Kamyne Wynne, and…

  • SHSU High Potential Employee Leadership Academy Getting Underway

    Eighteen SHSU, TDCJ, and Huntsville Memorial Hospital employees will spend the next nine months developing their leadership potential as the first group for the university’s High Potential Employee Leadership Academy. The new participants went through…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the night shift Wednesday in the 3000 block of Sam Houston Avenue street signs were located and turned into the PD. From the 5000 block of Sam Houston Avenue,  firearms…

  • HISD Board of Trustees Meets Tonight

    The HISD Board of Trustees will meet this evening at six at the Hawkins Administration Building. The Board will recognize staff members tonight. There will be a presentation of the proposed 2013-14 School Year Budget…

  • Planning & Zoning Commission Meets Today

    The City of Huntsville Planning and Zoning Commission will meet at 5:30 this afternon for a public hearing to consider an amendment to the Huntsville Development Code, Chapter 11, on Sign Standards, regarding a section…

  • SAAFE HOUSE Seeking Volunteers

    SAAFE HOUSE in Huntsville is currently seeking volunteers. SAAFE HOUSE is a non-profit that provides free and confidential services to victims of family violence and sexual assault, as well as helping prevent such occurrences through…

  • Rita B Huff Bowling Fundraiser

    The Rita B Huff Animal Shelter is planning a fundraiser for next month. Shelter Executive Director Marjolein Lemmon has the information . . . . RITABOWL8-14-13