By Frances AkridgeCity Council RepresentativeDistrict 2 I wonder if our Mayor and his administration knew of these words of wisdom by the ancient philosopher Plato when they proposed we diversify our economy and broaden our cultural experience by investing in the music industry. “I would teach children music, physics, and philosophy; but most importantly music, … Continue reading Like Water is for the Body, Music is for the Soul and the City
By Phil RiddickCounty CommissionerDistrict 5 Who doesn’t love good music and BBQ in a beautiful setting? These are three of my favorite things, and you can experience all this with me at the Third Annual BBQ & Bluegrass Festival. Scheduled for Saturday, October 9 at Southside Park, this family-friendly event will feature three local bluegrass … Continue reading Third Annual BBQ and Bluegrass Festival
By Dr. Jennie RobinsonCity Council PresidentRepresentative District 3 The City of Huntsville must redraw the district lines for the City Council and the City School Board every 10 years to reflect the changes in population as determined by the federal census. The adoption of a final plan will fall to the Huntsville City Council with … Continue reading What is Redistricting and How Can You Help?
By Jennie RobinsonDistrict 3 Representative and Huntsville City Council President Former Councilwoman Sandra Moon was fond of saying, “Service is the rent you pay for your time on earth.” If you’ve ever felt like you wanted to pay your civic rent but weren’t sure how to do it, you might want to take a look … Continue reading Serving Our City
By Bev Capps, District Executive Director, Heart of the Valley YMCA The YMCA has worked with Ditto Landing and Operation Green Team for a number of years as part of a YMCA Togetherhood program. The purpose of the Togetherhood Project is to invite YMCA members to activate their social responsibility by participating in the Y's … Continue reading Did You Know?
By Mayor Tommy Battle No matter where you go in Huntsville, growth is everywhere you look. We’re not only growing our population, but our residential and retail bases and quality-of-life amenities, too. Some people are coming here because their job requires it. For others, it’s because we’re no longer the best-kept secret in the South. … Continue reading South Huntsville Enjoyed Growth Boom Despite Pandemic
By Mayor Tommy Battle It’s a club no one ever wants to join, but when they do, they’re a member for life. We’re talking about the Gold Star Family, a special group for those who have lost a spouse or family member while they were serving our great nation. For decades, many survivors have had … Continue reading New Memorial in Veterans Park Honors Gold Star Families
By Bob DruckmanPublisherSouth Huntsville Neighbors Fleming Farms, opening in October 2020, is located at 4670 Bellwood Dr.SE. It is the latest addition to Huntsville’s retirement communities and it doesn’t disappoint. With Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care, Fleming Farms offers options for seniors who would like a balance of independence and support. Mandy Hamilton … Continue reading Fleming Farms – Sophisticated Comfort
The Market at Hays Farm, part of the Hays Farm master planned development, announced in August a 48,000 square foot Publix as the new grocery anchor. This two story Publix will be the largest in Huntsville and will feature a number of amenities for shoppers. In addition to Publix, The Market at Hays Farm boasts … Continue reading Hays Farm Project Will Transform the South Parkway