Articles Tagged “Walker County”

  • County Commissioners Okay Holiday Season Fireworks

    Monday morning, Walker County Commissioners discussed the fireworks issue in Walker County and decided to continue to let the sale and use of fireworks, including skyrockets with sticks and missles with fins, to continue in…

  • Burn Ban Lifted

    Administrative Assistant to Walker County Judge Danny Pierce, Sherri Pegoda, announced Thursday morning that the burn ban for Walker County had been lifted. Fire Chief Tom Grisham has said that, although the ban is lifted,…

  • Republican Party “Open House” Tonight

    The Republican Party of Walker County is having a Christmas Open House today from 5:30 PM to 8 PM at the Joshua Houston House at 1403 13th Street in Huntsville. You’re invited to join the…

  • “Harnessing Huntsville’s Potential” Study Underway

    A large crowd of concerned Walker County citizens showed up for the “Harnessing Huntsville’s Potential” presentation at the library Thursday night. The regional planning group “Design Workshop” is putting together a study for our area.…

  • Butch Davis Comments on Burn Ban

    In Walker County Commissioners Court Monday morning, County Judge Danny Pierce implemented a burn ban for Walker County following an update on area conditions from Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis . . . . Davis…

  • Burn Ban in Effect at Noon Today

    A burn ban for Walker County was implemented by Walker County Judge Danny Pierce to go into effect at noon today.  No burning of trash on the ground OR in barrels will be allowed.  The…

  • “Harnessing Huntsville Potential” Project Planned

    “Harnessing Huntsville Potential” is a new project established by the mayor and city council to study the housing and economic development in Huntsville and Walker County. The City’s community development specialist, Dr. Sherry McKibben, explains…

  • Local Republican and Democratic Debate Scheduled Next Week

    For everyone interested in local government affairs, a debate is scheduled next week in Walker County. Local Republican Chair Russell Martinez tells us more . . . . Local Democratic Chair Cindy Blaylock tells us…

  • City Council Holds Public Hearing for Boys & Girls Club

    Tuesday night, the Huntsville City Council held a public hearing. The Boys and Girls Club of Walker County is asking for an additional in-kind funding match in order to apply for a grant from FEMA.…

  • Local Vet Shot in Target Shooting Accident

    Huntsville veterinarian Dr. Basil Long is expected to recover fully after receiving a gunshot wound in the back from what is believed to be a target shooting accident Friday. He was hit in the back…