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Controversial Land Deal Back on Huntsville City Council Agenda

by Walker County News Today staff Like a ghost from Christmas past, a previously attempted but failed land sale was back on the agenda of the Huntsville City Council meeting last Tuesday night. As readers may recall we reported on a series of questionable events beginning about two years ago ...

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Updated GOP Campaign Filings

Final list of local candidates that will appear on the March 2018 primary ballot With Monday’s 6:00 PM filing deadline came the conclusion of campaign filings for a position on the March 2018 Primary Election ballot. Following is a list of local candidates that have filed to run on the ...

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Toronjo Joins Hospital District Board

Hardy departs board after serving since 1970s by Walker County News Today staff The Walker County Hospital District’s Board of Managers met Wednesday night for their regularly scheduled meeting.  County Judge Danny Pierce was on hand to swear in newly elected board member Dr. David Toronjo and returning member Judy ...

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Huntsville Charter Review Committee Hears Recommendations

Recommendations from City Attorney, City Manager presented by Walker County News Today staff The City of Huntsville’s Charter Review Committee held its third meeting Wednesday, Dec. 6 at City Hall. All committee members were in attendance including committee chairman and mayor pro tem Keith Olson, councilmembers Clyde Loll and Tyler ...

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GOP Campaign Filings Continue

by Walker County News Today Staff Campaign season continues as more candidates have filed to run in the March 2018 primary election. According to Linda McKenzie, Chair of the Republican Party of Walker County, the following have filed for a position on the GOP ballot as of Friday, December 1, ...

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Huntsville City Council Revisits Animal Control Issue

by Walker County News Today staff The continuing issue of animal control within the city of Huntsville was on the agenda again at Tuesday’s City Council  meeting.  As Walker County News Today readers know, the City had contracted with the Rita B. Huff Humane Society for animal control services for ...

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Mayor Addresses Huntsville’s Charter Review Committee

by Walker County News Today staff   Late Wednesday afternoon was the second meeting of Huntsville’s Charter Review Committee.   In attendance were Committee Chairman Keith Olson and Committee Members Clyde Loll, Jane Monday and Dalene Zender. City Secretary Lee Woodward provided staff support and Mayor Andy Brauninger was a guest ...

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Huntsville City Council Update

by Walker County News Today staff   At Tuesday’s regular meet of the Huntsville City Council, in addition to discussion of a proposed RV park, several items were voted on including:   City Election Results At Tuesday’s meeting the Council officially accepted the results of the recent City election that ...

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A High-End RV Park for Huntsville?

City Council considers allowing RV park catering to “snow bird” residents by Walker County News Today staff   At Tuesday’s meeting of the Huntsville City Council the question of the City allowing a Houston-area developer of high-end RV Parks catering to “Snow-birds” was on the agenda for the first time. ...

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GOP Candidates Begin Filing

by Walker County News Today staff   Local Republican candidates planning to run for office in the upcoming March 2018 primary election have begun their campaign filings.   Saturday, November 11th was the first day for most candidates to file; those running for precinct chair could file as early as September. ...

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