South Huntsville Main Business Association Update

By Katie Bosarge PattersonExecutive DirectorSouth Huntsville Main Business Association It’s hard to believe that 2022 is almost behind us! As we take time to reflect on all of the amazing things that have happened in South Huntsville, it is refreshing to recount all of the improvements and new businesses that have come to the area. … Continue reading South Huntsville Main Business Association Update

South Huntsville’s Christmas On The River

By Brandi Quick, Executive Director Huntsville Madison County Marina & Port Authority Ditto Landing and Madison County Boat HarborWho spends their summer thinking about creating a South Huntsville Christmas tradition? Of course, Commissioner Phil Riddick and the Ditto Landing team do. A great deal of time was spent reliving and reminiscing about Huntsville Christmas traditions … Continue reading South Huntsville’s Christmas On The River

Honoring and Helping Our Veterans

By Phil Riddick Madison County Commissioner District 5Many businesses and schools in Madison County will close in observance of Veteran’s Day on November 11, and thousands of residents will attend and participate in the Veteran’s Day Parade. “On this Veterans Day, let us remember the service of our veterans, and let us renew our national … Continue reading Honoring and Helping Our Veterans

Salute the Troops – Veteran’s Day 2022

By Tommy Battle, Mayor of HuntsvilleEach November 11, on Veterans Day, we show our appreciation for the brave men and women who served in our nation's armed forces. In Huntsville, we recognize the vital importance of our military to make our communities and our nation better.   With many thousands of veterans and active military living … Continue reading Salute the Troops – Veteran’s Day 2022

New Senior Community Center Coming to John Hunt Park 

By Mayor Tommy Battle  Over the last decade, the City of Huntsville has committed millions of dollars to improve existing parks, build new ones, create world-class facilities, and stay on the cutting edge of recreation opportunities. To ensure we provide something for all ages, our older population will soon have more options in John Hunt Park … Continue reading New Senior Community Center Coming to John Hunt Park 

A Model for Entrepreneurs, Meet Scott McLain

By Bob DruckmanPublisherSouth Huntsville Neighbors Scott McLain, JD, CCIM, CRE, CIPS, is a fixture in the Huntsville business community. Besides his affiliation with Cold well Banker Commercial, as Managing Broker, he is well known for his service to the Huntsville community, working to make it a better place. His commercial real estate projects have contributed … Continue reading A Model for Entrepreneurs, Meet Scott McLain

List of Upcoming Events: 2022 Armed Forces Celebration

Every year, the Huntsville/Madison County community plans a number of events for our Armed Forces Celebration. We encourage you to mark these dates on your calendar. Monday, June 27 at 8:00 a.m. - Proclamation Signing Ceremony at Huntsville/Madison County Veterans Memorial (200 Monroe Street NW, Huntsville, AL 35801)Leaders from Huntsville, Madison, Madison County, and Redstone … Continue reading List of Upcoming Events: 2022 Armed Forces Celebration

New and Improved Kids Space to Celebrate Huntsville’s, Past, Present and Future

By Mayor Tommy BattleOne of the City’s most popular children’s playgrounds in John Hunt Park is undergoing a $6.8 million renovation. The new and improved Kids Space will include a variety of play spaces and activities for children of all abilities, along with a previously announced skatepark. Recognizing the importance of Kids Space to the … Continue reading New and Improved Kids Space to Celebrate Huntsville’s, Past, Present and Future

Huntsville’s Office of Community Development How You Can Help

By Frances AkridgeCity Council Representative District 2 I call our city’s Office of Community Development the office of Tough Love and Compassion: TL&C. The officers of Community Development are infamous for enforcing the city code for minimum building standards. These are some the violations to city code for minimum standards: peeling paint, rotting trim, junk … Continue reading Huntsville’s Office of Community Development How You Can Help

Southeast Family YMCA Togetherhood Project

By Kathy ParikhBoard ChairSoutheast Family YMCA On May 7th, the Southeast Family YMCA sponsored a Clean-Up at Ditto Landing as a Togetherhood Project. Togetherhood is the YMCA’s Signature Program for Social Responsibility.   The event was a huge success!  About 125 volunteers, of all ages, from all parts of the City and County participated. Volunteers collected 100+ bags … Continue reading Southeast Family YMCA Togetherhood Project