Articles Tagged “County”

  • City Council Meets Tonight

    The Huntsville City Council meets at six this evening for a regular session. Previous to the meeting there will be workshops beginning at 4 in the large conference room. Councilmembers will discuss monument entry and…

  • Commissioners Move Forward on County Energy Transportation Reinvestment Zone

    At Commissioners’ Court Monday, GrantWorks consultant Miranda White-Harris discussed with commissioners the finalization of their application procedures for the establishment of a County Energy Transportation Reinvestment Zone. Ms. White-Harris said the Reinvestment Zone is a…

  • Website Transparency Discussed in Commissioners Court

    At the Commissioners’ Court regular meeting Monday, County Auditor Patricia Allen explained efforts to raise to an even higher level the transparency of their operations on the County’s website . . . . TRANSPAR#1-2-24-14 Ms.…

  • Commissioners’ Court Meets Today

    Walker County Commissioners will meet this morning at nine at the courthouse. They will receive monthly revenue reports for various County departments. Walker County Historical Commission member Lois Blake will discuss the possible approval of…

  • HIV Study Reports Higher Rates in County

    According to a study in the May 2013 issue of “The Professional Geographer,” areas surrounding TDCJ prison facilities report higher HIV rates than those that don’t have the facilities. The study found that in ZIP…

  • County Judge Danny Pierce Comments on the Year Ahead

    Following the Walker County Commissioners meeting Monday morning, we asked County Judge Danny Pierce how he saw the year ahead for the County budget-wise, tax revenue-wise, and if the new County Jail will be helpful…

  • Some Fireworks Restrictions Still in Effect for Unincorporated Areas of County

    Walker County officials remind everyone in the county that back on the 9th of December Walker County Commissioners’ Court determined that the normal danger of fire in the unincorporated areas of the county was greatly…

  • Commissioners Meet for Special Session

    Walker County Commissioners will meet for a special session this morning at nine at the courthouse. EMS Director John Nabors will discuss the participation of the County with Huntsville Memorial Hospital in a Waiver Program.…

  • Commissioners Court Meets Today

    Walker County Commissioners get together at nine this morning at the courthouse for a regular session. On today’s “Statutory Agenda,” Laura Hons and Lee Murrah will make a presentation concerning operational and financial improvements to…

  • Judge Pierce on Fire Protection Cooperation

    The ability to rapidly respond to local fires was proven a great necessity back during the wildfires of the big drought in Walker County. The need for fire protection county-wide continues. The City and County…