September 28, 2023

Announcing the Winners of the 38th Annual Small Business Awards

The Huntsville/Madison County Chamber honored local small businesses and individuals during the 38th Annual Small Business Awards Gala, held at the Von Braun Center on Thursday evening. Congratulations to all the winners!
September 28, 2023

Announcing the Return of SHOP LOCAL-OPOLY!

The Huntsville/Madison County Chamber is excited to bring back SHOP LOCAL-OPOLY for the 2023 holiday season! It's easy -- shop among our 26 spots on the board and save your receipts, to turn them in for a chance to win great prizes.
September 27, 2023

2023 State of the City: Mayor Battle’s Presentation / photos from the event

Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle presented his 15th Annual State of the City Address on September 26, 2023. Here, you can watch the video and view the slides from the Mayor's presentation. 
September 21, 2023

Huntsville: #1 Best Job Market in the U.S.

SmartAsset examined employment, income, commute, benefits and affordability data for 340 of the largest U.S. cities and Huntsville ranked #1. Huntsville is fairly inexpensive to live in based on average job pay. On average, housing costs make up only 15.9% of the $70,757 annual median salary. Unemployment was 3.9%, compared to an average of 6.9% across all cities.
September 6, 2023

Small business owners, take 12 minutes to describe your past year

Owners and key financial decisionmakers of for-profit businesses, share your recent experiences. How would you rate the financial condition of your business? Did your business seek financing such as loans or lines of credit in the last 12 months? Within the past 12 months, did your business sustain losses from a natural disaster? Take the 10-minute survey now.
August 25, 2023

MSFC marks 50 years since launch of Skylab, plus additional work of developing and supporting space stations

This year, the Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) is celebrating 50 years of leadership supporting critical roles in the development and sustainment of America’s space stations. On May 14, 1973, the U.S. launched our first space station, Skylab, into orbit, using the third stage of a Saturn IVB rocket that was converted into an orbiting laboratory and habitation module.
August 20, 2023

Go Rocket City! Sports

VIDEO: The Rocket City is home to sports lovers of all kinds! From professional teams in hockey, soccer, basketball, and baseball to Division 1 & 2 college athletics and more, Huntsville offers it all. Learn more about the sports community in north Alabama at
August 17, 2023

Huntsville #1 Best Place to Live for Families in the U.S.

The City of Huntsville ranks #1 for The Best Places to Live for Families in the U.S. for 2023-24! The ranking from U.S. News and World Report was based on affordability, quality of life and the job market.
August 10, 2023

Announcing the 2023 Small Business Award Contenders!

Join us as we celebrate the diverse range of industries and expertise represented among the contenders – from technology startups revolutionizing the way we interact with the world, to local businesses and nonprofits that have become pillars of our community. We look forward to seeing you and celebrating Huntsville’s business community on Thursday, Sept. 28 in the VBC North Hall.
August 9, 2023

Drake State and Huntsville Hospital Celebrate Inaugural LPN Launch Program Graduates

Drake State Community and Technical College and Huntsville Hospital proudly announce the graduation of the first cohort of graduates from their groundbreaking Nursing LPN Launch program. The 19 students will now begin work at Huntsville Hospital, helping to fill a critical nursing shortage.
August 7, 2023

Huntsville, Ala. lands UCI Para-cycling Road World Championships in September 2026

We are pleased to share with you that Huntsville, Alabama has landed the UCI Para-cycling Road World Championships in 2026. The races will be held September 4-7, 2026, Labor Day weekend, in Cummings Research Park. This premier event will bring approximately 600 of the world’s para-cyclists, along with their support staff and families, to Huntsville.
August 1, 2023

Initiatives – August 2023

In our August issue, Dr. Clarence Sutton, the new superintendent of Huntsville City Schools, shares his plans for the district. Also, one company shares how they are engaging the sharp minds of young talent during their summer internships.
August 1, 2023

HREGI Profile: Huntsville International Airport

Butch Roberts, CEO of Huntsville International Airport, shares several updates with us including upcoming renovations to improve accessibility for travelers, marketing campaigns, and new pickup options, including a cell phone waiting lot.
July 31, 2023

Tennessee Valley Communities disappointed that the Air Force’s decision to locate USSPACECOM HQ at Redstone Arsenal has been reversed

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (July 31, 2023) – The communities of the Tennessee Valley region are disappointed to learn the White House has reversed a decision that would have moved Space Command headquarters to Redstone Arsenal, as two lengthy selection processes recommended. […]