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

Benefit Concert Huntsville College Preparatory School

By Monique Griffin, Principal and CFOHuntsville College Preparatory SchoolAnd Isaac Griffin – COO and Vice Principal Huntsville College Preparatory School, formerly known as Huntsville Achievement School is a nonprofit private school, serving children with learning differences in the heart of Huntsville for over 14 years. Our student body includes students with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Dyslexia, … Continue reading Benefit Concert Huntsville College Preparatory School

Redistricting District 5

By Phil Riddick Madison County Commissioner District 5 Every ten years, after the census, elected officials are required to go through a redistricting process to balance population levels in each district.  The State Legislators do this as well as the City Council and the County Commission.  As of now all these bodies have gone through … Continue reading Redistricting District 5

Women Warders

By Frances Akridge, City Council Representative District 2 Protector, Guardian, Warder. When I watch a movie like "The Black Panther" or "Wonder Woman," I'm inspired by the women who protect others. I think of my job as a Council representative as also being these things for my neighbors in my own way, wielding no weapon, … Continue reading Women Warders

Women Play an Integral Role At Huntsville Police Department 

By Mark McMurray- Huntsville Chief of Police For more than a century, women have played an integral role in police departments. Whether on the street fighting crime or gathering vital information as call-takers and dispatchers, records or inventory, ITS and information management, crime analysts, crime scene technicians, women are assets to the law enforcement community. … Continue reading Women Play an Integral Role At Huntsville Police Department