Archive for the ‘Government’ Category
(From release) Mayor Tommy Battle is a big fan of “Green Eggs & Ham,” the best-selling children’s story that could be considered the quintessential guide in the power of persuasion. The Mayor’s interest in Dr. Seuss, however, is the book’s allure to young readers, and today he read about Sam-I-am to students in Huntsville’s Title [...]
An audio report is available at the end of this story.
(From release) Huntsville Fire Chief Michael K. Sublett today officially announced his retirement, effective April 1. Chief Sublett has served Huntsville Fire and Rescue and our community since 1975 when he began his career as a firefighter under Mayor Joe Davis, continuing through Mayor Tommy [...]
Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle and Madison County Commission Chairman Dale Strong held a press conference where they discussed their recent trip to Washington, DC. Their group met with various political leaders to assess the impact of the upcoming sequestration on the area. The conference is presented in its entirety.
Congressman Mo Brooks delivered his Washington Update to a packed house at the Von Braun Center Wednesday.
The topics of choice were budget cuts and sequestration and Brooks’ message was blunt.
(From release) Brenda Martin, Director of Multicultural Affairs for the City of Huntsville, announced today she will retire on April 27. Martin has served in the City’s administration for the past 24 years under the tenure of three different mayors. A capable leader, strong spokesperson and community advocate, Martin has worked to ensure all citizens [...]
(From release) Redstone Energy Group (REG), is pleased to announce the commissioning of a 50kW ground mount solar array system for International Fire Protection (IFP), located at 243 Royal Drive in Madison, Alabama. As a leading provider of fire protection services, IFP has once again demonstrated their leadership as a progressive and forward thinking company.
(From release) The Huntsville Police Academy has announced the opening of the 2nd Annual Citizens Police Academy. The Huntsville Police Department Citizens Police Academy gives citizens first-hand information on how the Department operates, and examines the culture of police work and the police organization. It provides an excellent opportunity for the citizens to interact with [...]
(From release) Beginning at 1 p.m. today, Redstone Arsenal will begin a post-wide release due to inclement weather. To safely evacuate the post, the workforce will exit according to the established plan.
Officials request supervisor/leader adherence to the phased release in order to affect an efficient flow of traffic off the installation and onto surrounding roads.
(From release) A federal jury today convicted a U.S. Army officer for making false statements to a department of the United States and for stealing government property, announced U.S. Attorney Joyce White Vance and John F. Khin, special agent in charge, Defense Criminal Investigative Service, U.S. Department of Defense.
The jury convicted Lt. Col. James O. [...]
(From release) Mayor Tommy Battle announced the 2013 kick off for the city-wide Healthy Huntsville initiative designed to reduce obesity by promoting healthy eating and active lifestyles.Health and fitness related events and programs will be available throughout the year at no cost to participants.
To lead the initiative, the Mayor has assembled a team to shape [...]