Those that protect and serve.

Our Huntsville Police Academy is graduating 23 new officers this week and I couldn’t be more proud. We always kid the graduates that, eight weeks from now there will be a rise in traffic tickets because they’ll finally be on the road by themselves and eager to work and dive into their responsibilities. But, seriously, […]

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Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Tommy Battle raises more than $350,000 in June

HUNTSVILLE, AL – Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle, a lifelong Republican and staunch fiscal conservative, raised $356,133 during the first month of fundraising for his campaign to serve as Alabama’s next governor. “I’m so grateful for all of the support we’ve received so far,” said Battle. “It’s amazing what we’ve all done as a team in […]

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Blue Origin: The Art of the Deal

We were able this week to celebrate a major announcement that will benefit not just Huntsville but I think will have a ripple effect across the state of Alabama. Blue Origin, an aerospace company founded by Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, plans to build rocket engines in Huntsville in a new 400,000-square foot facility. This puts us […]

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Honoring Memorial Day

by Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle  Today is Memorial Day. A time for us to honor the hundreds of thousands of men and women who died in the service of our country. While this holiday entails a number of somber ceremonies and thoughtful reflection, it also gives way to a host of community activities that allow […]

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Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle announces candidacy for governor

Huntsville, Ala. – Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle, a lifelong conservative and small business owner, announced Friday morning he will run to serve as Alabama’s next governor in the 2018 Alabama Republican Primary. Combining the work ethic he learned as a 14-year-old working in his father’s restaurant with his experiences as a conservative small businessman and […]

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