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Town Creek Closure on Avenue N

Road Closed

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

City of Huntsville

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

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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

Dog

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

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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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11th Street Lane Closures Begin Monday

Road Closed

11th Street Water Line Replacement Project The 11th Street Water Line Replacement Project is scheduled to begin Monday, November 7. This project consists of replacing an old and deteriorated 6″ waterline along 11th Street from University Avenue to Avenue G. The water line located in this segment was installed in ...

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TxDOT Urges Drivers To #EndTheStreak Of Daily Deaths

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The Lone Star State marks a deadly milestone on Monday as at least one fatality has occurred each and every day on Texas roadways since Nov. 7, 2000. In an effort to end this deadly 16-year streak, the Texas Department of Transportation, through its #EndTheStreakTX  campaign, reminds drivers to stay ...

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Arrest Made in Skeletal Remains Case

Crime Scene

On Monday, September 19, officers with the Huntsville Police Department began an investigation of skeletal remains found in the area of FM 247 and Grivich Drive. Since that date, HPD detectives have been working diligently to determine what happened to the victim and find the persons responsible for the victim’s ...

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Town Creek Closures on Avenue N

Road Closed

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 is scheduled to begin Monday, November 7, 2016 and continue until February 2017. This portion of the work will be constructed during the daytime, from ...

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DPS Offers Halloween Safety Tips for Texans

Halloween

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding parents, drivers and children that Halloween can be fun without sacrificing safety. Adults and kids can avoid a variety of potential dangers by adhering to basic safety practices and using extra caution in areas where trick-or-treaters will be celebrating. “As we ...

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