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Posted on: June 25, 2015

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Posted on: February 19, 2020

39th Annual March 2nd celebration

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The Walker County Historical Commission, Sam Houston Memorial Museum, and Sam Houston Statue and Visitors Center will be observing Huntsville's 39th Annual Texas Independence Day and General Sam Houston Birthday Celebration on Monday, March 2, 2020.

The Walker County Historical Commission, Sam Houston Memorial Museum, and City of Huntsville’s Sam Houston Statue and Visitors Center will be observing Huntsville’s 39th Annual Texas Independence Day and General Sam Houston Birthday Ce...

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Posted on: February 13, 2020

Free Main Street Music series revealed

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The City of Huntsville Main Street Program is excited to host the Huntsville Main Street Music Series at the Old Town Theatre. The public is invited to celebrate some of the finest music and musicians Texas has to offer, featuring Kenny Jackson Jr., Austi...

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Posted on: August 13, 2019

Applications being accepted for City Boards/Commissions

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Applications are available for Huntsville residents interested in serving on a City board or commission. There are currently several vacancies still available.

Applications are available for Huntsville residents interested in serving on a City board or commission. There are currently several vacancies still available. Residents may pick up applications at City Hall or use the electronic form at Huntsvilletx.gov/...

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Posted on: February 7, 2020

Walker County officials need your help

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The Walker County Broadband Committee just launched a new effort to identify solutions for expanding and improving access to broadband (high-speed internet) across the county.

The Walker County Broadband Committee just launched a new effort to identify solutions for expanding and improving access to broadband (high-speed internet) across the county. The committee, made up of local leaders and stakeholders, is working with Conne...

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Posted on: September 17, 2019

City of Huntsville Recycling Guidelines

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Quick reminders about recycling to make a #GreenerHuntsville

Curbside recycling guidelines:

1. Rinse all plastics and cans to remove residue

2. Plastics 1-7 stamped with number and symbol accepted

3. Flatten items to save room inside of the cart

4. Keep cart five (5) feet from all other objects including vehicles

5. Car...

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Posted on: November 14, 2018

Text-to-9-1-1 services available in Walker County

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The Gulf Coast Regional 9-1-1 Emergency Communications District (GCRECD) announced the availability of Text-to-9-1-1 service in Brazoria, Chambers, Colorado, Liberty, Matagorda, Walker, Waller, and Wharton counties.

The Gulf Coast Regional 9-1-1 Emergency Communications District (GCRECD) announced the availability of Text-to-9-1-1 service in Brazoria, Chambers, Colorado, Liberty, Matagorda, Walker, Waller, and Wharton counties. Text-to-9-1-1 is a service that allows ...

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Posted on: February 6, 2020

West Frontage Road closure announced

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The West Frontage Road will be closed between Park Road (PR) 40 and the Temporary Southbound IH-45 Entrance Ramp south of Augusta Drive from 8:00 p.m. Friday, February 7, until 5:00 a.m. Saturday, February 8.

The West Frontage Road will be closed between Park Road (PR) 40 and the Temporary Southbound IH-45 Entrance Ramp south of Augusta Drive from 8:00 p.m. Friday, February 7, until 5:00 a.m. Saturday, February 8.  

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Posted on: January 17, 2020

Night freeway closure next week

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Southbound Interstate (IH) 45 and Park Road (PR) 40 will be closed on Friday and Saturday nights, January 24 and 25, weather permitting, from 8:00 p.m. until 5:00 a.m. each night.

Southbound Interstate (IH) 45 and Park Road (PR) 40 will be closed on Friday and Saturday nights, January 24 and 25, weather permitting, from 8:00 p.m. until 5:00 a.m. each night. All Southbound IH-45 traffic must exit using the Veterans Memorial Exit Ram...

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Posted on: January 3, 2020

Landscaping to be discussed for I-45

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The Huntsville City Council will hold two public hearings regarding Conditional Use Permits at 6 p.m. Tuesday, January 7.

The Huntsville City Council will hold two public hearings regarding Conditional Use Permits at 6 p.m. Tuesday, January 7, at City Hall, 1212 Avenue M. The Council will also hear a presentation on landscaping from TxDOT beginning at 5 p.m.

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Posted on: December 24, 2019

Downtown decorations to remain through New Year

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The City of Huntsville’s 20-foot Majestic Mountain Pine will be shining bright throughout Christmas!

The City of Huntsville’s 20-foot Majestic Mountain Pine will be shining bright throughout Christmas! The tree, which was created in Sherman, Texas, comes together beautifully with 56 branches and 1,596 multi-colored LED lights.

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Posted on: December 24, 2019

Christmas tree pickup announced

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The City of Huntsville’s Streets Division will pick up Christmas trees at the street’s edge on Thursday, January 2, and Friday, January 3, 2020.

The City of Huntsville’s Streets Division will pick up Christmas trees at the street’s edge on Thursday, January 2, and Friday, January 3, 2020. Trees should be at the curb on Wednesday, January 1.

City of Huntsville residents can also ...

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Posted on: November 8, 2019

Full closure of I-45 announced

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Beginning at 8 p.m. Friday, November 15, 2019, and ending at 5 a.m. Monday, November 18, 2019, IH 45 northbound and southbound lanes will be closed, weather permitting.

Beginning at 8 p.m. Friday, November 15, 2019, and ending at 5 a.m. Monday, November 18, 2019, IH 45 northbound and southbound lanes will be closed, weather permitting. All IH 45 traffic must exit using FM 1374/ FM 1375 exit ramps. Traffic will be directe...

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Posted on: November 6, 2019

Council will feature 3 new members Nov. 19

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The voters of #HomeSweetHuntsville took to the polls for the November 5th Election and the unofficial results are in.

The voters of #HomeSweetHuntsville took to the polls for the November 5th Election and the unofficial results are in.

Mayor Andy Brauninger ran unopposed, receiving 2,026 votes. In Ward 1, Daiquiri Beebe received 52.59 percent of the 523 votes cast. In War...

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Posted on: November 2, 2019

UPDATE: Police continue searching for suspect

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Huntsville Police coninue searching for a suspect in the area of the 600 block of Interstate 45 North, north in the area of Nelson Creek. The suspect is described as a thin black man, possibly in his early 20s, wearing eyeglasses and dark pants.

Huntsville Police are searching for a suspect in the area of the 600 block of Interstate 45 North, north in the area of Nelson Creek. The suspect is described as a thin black man, possibly in his early 20s, wearing eyeglasses and dark pants.

HPD Lt. Jim Ba...

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Posted on: October 30, 2019

NB inside lane closed on I45

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The Texas Department of Transportation’s (TxDOT) contractor has closed the northbound inside lane of IH-45, between Park Road 40 to Veteran’s Memorial Drive.

The Texas Department of Transportation’s (TxDOT) contractor has closed the northbound inside lane of IH-45, between Park Road 40 to Veteran’s Memorial Drive.  This closure is due to water on the roadway of IH-45. This northbou...

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Posted on: October 18, 2019

HPD taking back unwanted prescription drugs

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The Huntsville Police Department will be joining the Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) National Prescription Drug Take Back Day again this month to help get drugs off the streets and out of schools.

The Huntsville Police Department will be joining the Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) National Prescription Drug Take Back Day again this month to help get drugs off the streets and out of schools. The biannual event addresses a ...

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Posted on: October 10, 2019

IH-45 closed at FM 1375 Friday to Monday next week

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Beginning at 8 p.m. Friday, October 18, 2019, and ending at 5 a.m. Monday, October 21, 2019, IH-45 northbound and southbound lanes will be closed, weather permitting.

Beginning at 8 p.m. Friday, October 18, 2019, and ending at 5 a.m. Monday, October 21, 2019, IH-45 northbound and southbound lanes will be closed, weather permitting. All IH-45 traffic must exit using FM 1374/ FM 1375 exit ramps. Traffic will be directed ...

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Posted on: October 4, 2019

Two closures announced for next week

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On Tuesday morning, October 8, beginning at 4 a.m. northbound SH 19 at Southwood will be closed until 6 a.m. the same day. Additionally, the Southbound IH-45 Temporary Exit Ramp at Mile Marker 107 will be closed starting Tuesday morning, October 8.

On Tuesday morning, October 8, beginning at 4 a.m. northbound SH 19 at Southwood will be closed until 6 a.m. the same day. This closure is necessary to set bridge beams for the new northbound SH 19 bridge flyover.  Southwood will remain open duri...

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Posted on: September 16, 2019

TxDOT educates public on the proper use of child safety seats

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AUSTIN – Vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death among children, and the TxDOT is issuing a call to action to parents and caregivers to ensure they are using and installing child car seats correctly.

AUSTIN – Vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death among children, and the TxDOT is issuing a call to action to parents and caregivers to ensure they are using and installing child car seats correctly.

While most people believe their childre...

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Posted on: July 15, 2019

Huntsville Fire Station 2 is officially closed

The last piece of equipment was officially removed from Huntsville Fire Station #2 on Friday, July 12, in preparation of demolition to begin construction of a new station.

The last piece of equipment was officially removed from Huntsville Fire Station #2 on Friday, July 12, in preparation of demolition to begin construction of a new station. Bond Proposition #1 was passed in 2016 for the construction of new public safety fa...

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Posted on: July 2, 2019

Elevated Storage Tank one step closer to improving water pressure

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The City of Huntsville is one step closer to improving water pressure throughout the city, as a part of Bond Proposition 3 that citizens approved in 2016.

The City of Huntsville is one step closer to improving water pressure throughout the city, as a part of Bond Proposition 3 that citizens approved in 2016. 

The 2.5-million-gallon steel bowl was lifted into place on June 21 and will rest on top of ...

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Posted on: May 24, 2019

Building our future

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The City of Huntsville is taking steps to complete Bond Proposition 3, with the construction of a new ground storage tank that will improve the lower pressure planes throughout town.

The City of Huntsville is taking steps to complete Bond Proposition 3, with the construction of a new ground storage tank that will improve the lower pressure planes throughout town.

Voters approved three bond propositions in 2016, totaling up to $128,000,...

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Posted on: August 27, 2019

TxDOT closure announced

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Southwood Drive/IH 45 Frontage Road that runs underneath the SH 19 flyovers will be closed from 7 p.m. Tuesday, August 27, until 4 a.m. Friday, August 30, 2019.

Southwood Drive/IH 45 Frontage Road that runs underneath the SH 19 flyovers will be closed from 7 p.m. Tuesday, August 27, until 4 a.m. Friday, August 30, 2019. The closure is necessary to demolish the existing SH 19 Southbound Bridge and protect the trav...

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Posted on: August 18, 2019

Accident injures 4, all in stable conditions

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Three Huntsville Firefighters and one driver are in stable condition following an accident that occurred around 9:30 a.m. Sunday, August 18.

Three Huntsville Firefighters and one driver are in stable condition following an accident that occurred around 9:30 a.m. Sunday, August 18. 

Huntsville Fire Department was responding to an emergency alarm with three firefighters onboard, travelin...

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Posted on: August 17, 2019

Wastewater spill reported, repaired

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On Friday, August 16, at 3:45 a.m., an unauthorized discharge occurred at the Elkins Lake Dam Lift Station.

On Friday, August 16, at 3:45 a.m., an unauthorized discharge occurred at the Elkins Lake Dam Lift Station.

An independent contractor was attempting to make scheduled repairs that included a tie-in for the connection of the new lift station Thursday night,...

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Posted on: August 16, 2019

Park Road 40, I45 closures

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Southbound IH 45 & Park Road 40 under IH-45 bridge will be closed nightly from 8 p.m. until 4 a.m., Monday, August 19, & Tuesday, August 20. All southbound traffic must exit at Park Road 40 Exit 109 & will re-enter using the ramp south of Park Road 40.

Weather permitting, Southbound IH 45 and Park Road 40 under IH-45 bridge will be closed nightly from 8 p.m. until 4 a.m., Monday, August 19, and Tuesday, August 20.  All southbound IH-45 traffic must exit at Park Road 40 Exit 109 and will re-ente...

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Posted on: August 16, 2019

Council to hold public hearing on tax rate

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The Huntsville City Council will hold a public hearing regarding the tax rate at 6 p.m. Tuesday, August 20, at City Hall, 1212 Avenue M.

The Huntsville City Council will hold a public hearing regarding the tax rate at 6 p.m. Tuesday, August 20, at City Hall, 1212 Avenue M. The City will hold two public hearings on the tax rate. The meeting will also include a presentation of the 2019-2020 ...

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Posted on: August 7, 2019

Exit ramp by Statue to open today

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The new IH-45 Northbound Exit 112 to SH 75 at the Sam Houston Statue will be opened August 7. SH 75 traffic must yield to the ramp traffic. Portable message boards have been placed on SH 75 advising the public of the opening.

The new IH-45 Northbound Exit 112 to SH 75 at the Sam Houston Statue will be opened August 7. SH 75 traffic must yield to the ramp traffic. Portable message boards have been placed on SH 75 advising the public of the opening. SH 75 traffic should reduce s...

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Posted on: August 5, 2019

City Council to begin with workshop

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The Huntsville City Council will meet for their regular meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, August 6, at City Hall, 1212 Avenue M.

The Huntsville City Council will meet for their regular meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, August 6, at City Hall, 1212 Avenue M. Council will begin the evening with a workshop at 4:30 p.m. on nonprofit funding and CIP updates for FY19-20.

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Posted on: August 5, 2019

I45 closures set for Wednesday and Thursday

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Northbound IH-45 will be closed at 10:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 7, until 5:00 a.m. Thursday, August 8. Northbound and Southbound IH-45 and PR 40 will be closed overnight from 8:00 p.m. Thursday, August 8, until the following morning at 5:00 a.m.

Northbound IH-45 will be closed at 10:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 7, until 5:00 a.m. Thursday, August 8, weather permitting. All northbound IH-45 traffic must exit using Exit 109, PR 40, and will be diverted to SH 75. This closure is necessary to remove the...

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Posted on: January 11, 2018

HPL's Between the Pages newest issue available

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Posted on: January 30, 2020

Best Practices for Small Businesses

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  1. Give customers a reason to visit your store. The Huntsville Main Street Program, Huntsville Walker County Chamber of Commerce, and many others host a variety of events in or near downtown Huntsville. We work hard to get the community and tourists to visit...
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Posted on: January 30, 2020

Google My Business

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Follow the instructions below to create your Google My Business account and add photos, reply to reviews, adjust your store hours or website information and so much more. 

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Posted on: January 27, 2020

Junk-a-Palooza

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Get ready for spring cleaning, because Junk-a-Palooza is coming back to downtown on Saturday, March 21 from 7:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Junk-a-Palooza is a community-wide garage sale where individuals may purchase a booth space and empty out their storage closet...

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Posted on: March 18, 2019

MLB Pitch Hit & Run set for end of month

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The City of Huntsville’s Parks & Leisure Department will host a FREE Scotts® Major League Baseball® Pitch Hit & Run™ Competition for boys and girls ages 7 to 14 on Saturday, March 30, 2019, at Kate Barr Ross Par...

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Posted on: October 11, 2016

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Posted on: September 19, 2016

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Posted on: September 1, 2016

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Read the newest issue of This Week in Huntsville to learn about the Bond election, various City events, Zika virus and much more!

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Posted on: August 17, 2016

Newest Issue of This Week in Huntsville

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Read the newest issue of This Week in Huntsville to learn about the Bond Election, Back to School Safety, Zika information and more!

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Posted on: August 3, 2016

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Posted on: July 19, 2016

Disaster Preparedness Special Issue of This Week in Huntsville

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Posted on: July 1, 2016

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Posted on: June 13, 2016

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Posted on: May 5, 2016

Tourism Week Special Issue of This Week in Huntsville

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Be a tourist in your own community! Find out how in this special Tourism Week edition of This Week in Huntsville.

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Posted on: April 25, 2016

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