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 

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

South Huntsville Enjoyed Growth Boom Despite Pandemic

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

Hays Farm Project Will Transform the South Parkway

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

What’s Happening at The Moon?

By Jennie Robinson, Huntsville City Council Representative District 3 The Sandra Moon Community Complex on Bailey Cove is coming to life! Formerly the site of the old Grissom High School, it is taking on a new look. In addition to a new main entry road, the North Entrance to the Community Center building has been … Continue reading What’s Happening at The Moon?

Where do we go from here?

by Frances AkridgeCity Council RepresentativeDistrict 2 How is creating a vibrant city like rocket science, and more specifically, the discipline of systems engineering in rocket science?  In my opinion:  A) We have to know where we want to go, or define our objective  B) know our resources such as the budget and the depth of … Continue reading Where do we go from here?