Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Skeletal Remains Found

    On Monday, September 19th, officers with the Huntsville Police Department responded to a report of a suspicious incident near the intersection of FM 247 at Grivich Drive. Upon investigation, the officers located the skeletal remains…

  • City Council Passes Budget

    The Huntsville City Council met last night in regular session at City Hall. Before voting on whether to pass the Fiscal Year 2016-17 budget, Councilmember Allen wished to remove a section of an ordinance by…

  • Kat Safety Bash Tonight

    Tonight, from 6 to 8, the big Kat Safety Bash gets underway in the north parking lot of Bowers Stadium. They plan on having safety vendors from all over the community dealing with the university,…

  • City Services Center Tour Today

    A bond election is coming up in November in regard to the upgrade of several City of Huntsville facilities. Tours have been scheduled so voters have an opportunity to see various facilities first hand. The…

  • Bomber Charged

    Late Monday, accused New York and New Jersey terrorist bomber Ahmad Khan Rahami was charged with five counts of attempted murder of a police officer. Late yesterday, Rahami remained in a hospital and is being…

  • City Council Meets Tonight

    The Huntsville City Council meets tonight at six at City Hall. They will hold several public hearings to receive input on the Annual Budget, on an ordinance on electricity in the building regulations, on building…

  • Huntsville Man Dies in Sunday Morning Accident

    DPS and the Item report that Huntsville resident 24-year-old Torrey Johnson died in an accident that happened on FM 2550 around 12:30 AM on Sunday. Trooper Floyd Garner reported that Johnson’s vehicle was headed north…

  • Commissioners Discuss Moving Old Jail Air Conditioner to Surplus Sale

    At Monday’s morning meeting of Walker County Commissioners, commissioners discussed approving moving an air conditioning unit that is on the roof of the old jail to be considered surplus. Precinct #1 Commissioner B-J Gaines, Jr.…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the night shift Friday an accident between a patrol car and a vehicle occurred in the 400 block of Highway 190. In the 1500 block of 7th Street, Justin Ackley…

  • Hospital District Chooses Possible Buyer to Begin Negotiations on Sale

    The Item has reported that the Walker County Hospital District has picked a possible buyer to begin negotiations with.  However, a confidentiality agreement prevents disclosure. Hospital District members held a meeting last night on the…