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Free Spanish Classes Return to HPL


The Huntsville Public Library is once again offering free Beginner Spanish and Advanced Spanish classes beginning in February.  Library staff issued the following announcement: The ever-popular, free Spanish classes are returning to the Huntsville Public Library! Instructor Beth Williamson will be teaching Beginning and Advanced classes on Wednesdays in the Community ...

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Prescribed Fire


By Reggie Lepley   I was invited to participate in a focus group meeting this past month to discuss a very interesting topic and research model.  In a somewhat short description, the group holding the focus group is looking at issues which preclude or restrict landowners from adopting the tool ...

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Huntsville Audubon Seeking Volunteers

Huntsville Audubon

117th Audubon Christmas Bird Count Planned Local residents are invited to join in the Huntsville Audubon Annual Christmas Bird Count on Saturday, December 31, 2016. Group organizers say they need lots of help, whether you are an advanced birder or a first-time novice .   Parents:  junior birders are welcome. ...

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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

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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