Articles Posted in the News Category

  • FEMA Needs More Volunteers and More Time

    The recovery from Hurricane Harvey is going to take more volunteers, and it’s going to take time.  FEMA Director Brock Long addressed reporters on the situation Thursday . . . .

  • Congressman Brady Tours Walker County EOC, Shelter and Damage Sites Today

    Our 8th District Congressman and Chairman of the House, Ways & Means Committee, Kevin Brady, will be in town today. He will be at the Walker County Emergency Operations Center at 11:30 to tour Harvey…

  • Donation Locations

    Deputy Emergency Management Coordinator Sherri Pegoda has sent us a list of various donation locations. Donate clothes, socks, new underwear, towels, blankets, hygiene products and toothbrushes to: First Baptist Church – Family Life Center 13th…

  • Emergency Management Accepting Damage Assessments

    Deputy Emergency Management Coordinator Sherri Pegoda informs us that Walker County has declared a local disaster.  Governor Abbot included Walker County in the state disaster.  Now we are waiting on President Trump to include Walker…

  • Commissioner White Comments on Rescue

    People helping people out, has been a well-observed result of the winds and flooding brought on recently by Hurricane Harvey. In our area, flooding has brought on problems. First responders, Emergency Management personnel, CERT Volunteers,…

  • Gov. Abbott Comments on Funding for Harvey Aftermath

    Wednesday, Texas Governor Greg Abbott related to reporters the immensity of Hurricane Harvey and its damage and flooding and hinted at the size of funds needed to resolve the problems left in the aftermath of…

  • HISD Special-Called Meeting

    Huntsville ISD will have a special-called meeting of the Board of Trustees at 6:30 tonight at the Hawkins Administration Building.

  • Solid Waste Pickup Update

    The City of Huntsville reports that today and Friday Solid Waste will pick up all green or blue bins and any bagged trash placed at the curb. They will not be able to pick up…

  • D-A’s Office to Purchase Vehicle with Forfeiture Funds

    First Assistant District Attorney Stephanie Stroud addressed Walker County Commissioners at the delayed regular session Wednesday in regard to taking action on an expenditure of forfeiture funds from the Walker County District Attorney’s Office for…

  • Curfew & Evacuation Lifted

    As of 8 this morning, Walker County Judge Danny Pierce has lifted the curfew for Walker County and the Mandatory Evacuation Order for Green Rich Shores and Sterling Island. The waters are receding and people…