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Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle delivered his annual State of the City address to a packed house Wednesday during a luncheon at the Von Braun Center North Hall. HNW presents Battle’s remarks in their entirety in HD.
Governor Robert Bentley joined local officials in welcoming a new airline to Huntsville Monday morning. At a news conference at the airport check-in area, Glo Airlines announced it will begin offering flights to New Orleans for $99 one-way in late September.
(From release) In a ceremony in Huntsville today with Alabama public officials, GE Aviation broke ground on two adjacent factories to mass-produce silicon carbide (SiC) materials used to manufacture ceramic matrix composite components (CMCs) for jet engines and land-based gas turbines for electric power.
GE Aviation is investing more than $200 million to construct two factories […]
The Tennessee Valley Authority, the City of Huntsville, the Limestone County Commission, and the Chamber of Commerce of Huntsville/Madison County announced today that a 1,252-acre site off Powell Road in Limestone County has been officially certified as a TVA Mega Site.
“With this certification in hand, the Huntsville Mega Site is well positioned for a wide […]
(From release) U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.), Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies (CJS), today announced full committee passage of the Fiscal Year 2017 CJS appropriations bill, which contains important funding and policy provisions for critical Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms […]
Mayor Tommy Battle and other local dignitaries joined reps from Google in announcing Monday that the company was partnering with the city to bring gigabit internet service to the area.
(From release) Mayor Tommy Battle joined Huntsville Utilities CEO Jay Stowe today in announcing construction of a new fiber network that will meet the area’s rapidly growing data and communication needs.
The mayor also announced that Huntsville is officially becoming a Gig City. Google Fiber, a high-speed TV and Internet service, will be bringing its service […]
Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle delivered his 7th State of the City address Friday before a packed house during lunch at the Von Braun Center. HNW exclusively presents his speech in its entirety.
(From releases) GE Aviation announced today that it will build two adjacent facilities in Huntsville, Alabama, to mass-produce silicon carbide (SiC) materials used to manufacture ceramic matrix composite components (CMCs) for jet engines and land-based gas turbines. This is cutting edge technology that will further our regional position as a leader in high-tech and advanced […]
(From release) Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle will introduce the City’s Fiscal Year 2016 budget to the City Council at Thursday’s regularly scheduled meeting.
The $334 million total budget includes $192 million in operating funds. This figure represents a $4 million, or 2 percent, increase over the FY15 operating budget. It projects a three percent increase in […]