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Gas leak at 11th and Avenue I

HPD is handling a gas leak on 11th at Avenue I. 11th Street from Avenue H to Avenue J is closed. Please stay indoors if you live in the area – detour around the area if driving or walking. CenterPoint Energy is working on the leak. The length of the ...

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Computer Classes Offered at Huntsville Public Library

Huntsville Public Library to offer basic computer classes at no charge In today’s world, computers have become a basic need in everyday life. From emails to calendars, computer skills are needed to get through life. The Huntsville Public Library is offering free, basic computer skills classes to help the public ...

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HCT Audition Call for “Death of a Salesman”

Huntsville Community Theatre would like to invite the public to audition for their upcoming production: Death of a Salesman, by Arthur Miller. Auditions will be held at the J. Philip Gibbs, Jr., Centre for the Performing Arts (Old Town Theatre), 1023 12th St., in Huntsville on: Dec 5th at 6pm ...

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Potential for Heavy Rainfall this Weekend

The National Weather Service (NWS) says that Houston and surrounding areas can expect to see locally heavy rainfall throughout the area beginning Friday and lasting through the weekend, with the possibility of strong thunderstorms and isolated tornadoes as storms move through our area. Rainfall totals are forecast to be anywhere ...

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TxDOT Launches Safe Phone Zones Across The State

The Texas Department of Transportation today announced the implementation of Safe Phone Zones at 55 Safety Rest Areas and Travel Information Centers (TICs) across the state. The GEICO sponsored Safe Phone Zones are part of the Department’s Sponsor Acknowledgement Program, which seeks companies to fund various benefits for drivers – ...

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Town Creek Closure on Avenue N

The City of Huntsville’s Town Creek Drainage Project Phase II is adding a work area on Avenue N between 10th and 11th Streets. The closure began November 29 and will continue into early 2017. Drivers will still have access to the Smither, Martin, Henderson, and Blazek Law Offices. The U.S. ...

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City of Huntsville: No Trash Service on Thursday or Friday

The City of Huntsville has reminded residents that there will be no solid waste (trash) service on Thursday or Friday this week in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.  This will include residential service, commercial service, and the Recycling Drop-Off Center. Curbside service will resume on the following Thursday.  All recyclable ...

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DPS Issues Holiday Travel Safety Tips

DPS Urges Thanksgiving Drivers to Pack Safety First As Texans prepare for the Thanksgiving holiday, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) offers tips for safe travel and calls on residents to celebrate responsibly. “The Thanksgiving weekend invariably means increased traffic on roadways, and DPS is reminding Texans that we ...

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Changes to City of Huntsville Animal Control

Shelter no longer accepting animals from Huntsville Animal Control. As many people in Huntsville and Walker County are aware, the Rita B. Huff Humane Society Board of Directors has made a conscious decision to place more energy and resources on adoptions. As a result of limited capacity at their current ...

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Firefighters Remind Residents to Change Smoke Alarm Batteries

Firefighters around Huntsville and Walker County want to remind you to change the batteries in your smoke alarms when you reset your clock for the time change this weekend. Nearly 3000 people die each year in the U.S. in residential fires. The sound of an alarm will give you and ...

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