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Temporary Water Shut Off set for Tuesday

Tomorrow, April 4, water will be shut off on Highway 75 South from 7174 Highway 75 South to Park Road 40 and along all of Southwood Drive including Timberwood Lane. Signs and outage notices have been placed to inform residents in the area. The outage will begin around 9:00 a.m. ...

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E-Recycling Day Set for Saturday

Every April the Huntsville Solid Waste/Recycling Division hosts E-Recycling Day to allow residents a convenient time to get rid of unwanted electronics and recycle them correctly. We are always striving to make Huntsville a more green community and E-Recycling Day gets us one step closer. Items including laptops, copiers, printers, ...

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New Waverly FD – Weekly Blotter

New Waverly Firefighters responded to 35 calls for service this week, including two house fires and numerous motor vehicle accidents. Sunday, March 19th A pickup truck rolled over on FM 2296 ejecting one victim, Firefighters and EMS treated victim and transported him to the hospital New Waverly Firefighters and EMS ...

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Public Asked to Report Damaged Historical Markers

Texas historical markers play an important role in preserving Texas’ epic history. Unfortunately, these important icons are vulnerable to graffiti, vandals, and theft. Recently a number of markers in the Texas Hill Country were defaced by vandals. Some centennial markers may be permanently damaged. If you see that a marker ...

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Beware of Callers Posing as the IRS in Tax Scam

With the April 18th income tax deadline looming, Attorney General Ken Paxton is warning Texans to be aware of a recurring tax-related scam involving unsolicited calls from people masquerading as Internal Revenue Service agents. Scam artists tell consumers that they owe back taxes and threaten to have them arrested if ...

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Nominations Open for Top School Volunteers for SBOE Heroes for Children Award

The State Board of Education (SBOE) is now accepting nominations for the 2017 Heroes for Children Award. This annual award recognizes public school volunteers who have been strong advocates for Texas schoolchildren. Individual volunteers may be nominated for this recognition. However, educational employees, elected government officials and organizations are ineligible ...

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Sam Houston Avenue Closure Scheduled

The City of Huntsville’s Town Creek Drainage Project Phase II is progressing and work in the affected areas is likely to produce delays and detours. The project is adding a work area on Sam Houston Avenue between 13th and 14th Streets. The closure is scheduled to begin on March 27. ...

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Waterline Replacement Projects Coming to 11th Street and Sam Houston Avenue

The City of Huntsville is ready to begin two waterline replacement projects along 11th Street and Sam Houston Avenue: 1) The project segment along 11th Street is between IH 45 and University Avenue. This project construction is scheduled to begin early April 2017 and expected to complete by mid-August 2017. ...

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Huntsville Audubon Sponsoring a “Live Owls” Program for Students of All Ages

by Sharyn Pezant Did you know Owls can twist their necks to turn their heads about 270 degrees—about ¾ of a full circle—without moving their shoulders? Owls don’t have eyeballs; the eyes are long and shaped more like a tube. Owl eyes can’t turn in their sockets because of this ...

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Town Creek Drainage Project Construction Moving to Sam Houston Ave

The City of Huntsville’s Town Creek Drainage Project Phase II is progressing and work in the affected areas is likely to produce delays and detours. The project is adding a work area on Sam Houston Avenue between 13th and 14th Streets. The closure is scheduled to begin late March/early April. ...

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