What is your favorite BIG Picture idea for Huntsville

Jobs for High School Soccer Sports players

Instead of kids working at McDonalds etc, how about kids on Sports teams like Soccer work referring Soccer for AYSO and other City sport programs. AYSO is real big on volunteers of parents but with single parents and work schedules it hard to do that at times but I am sure there are those out there that would pay a fee to fund High School players to referee games. It would be good for the students since it gives them ...more »

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Gig City RFI

City of Huntsville Solicits Proposals to Become “Gig City” March 18, 2015 (Huntsville, AL) – The City of Huntsville took a major step toward its vision to become a “Gig City” today by releasing a Request for Information for one or more partners to provide high speed Internet services through a city-wide fiber network. The goal of the Gig City initiative, led by Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle, is to provide Huntsville ...more »

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Internet Backgrounder (of sorts)

One of the things that I think ought to be highlighted in this discussion is that if Huntsville were to invest in a publicly owned fiber network, there potentially could be multiple Internet providers that can provide access to individual households and businesses. I’m hoping to shed a little light on how this “could” work, and hopefully not add confusion or get anyone's feathers ruffled. Also, this is just my opinion, ...more »

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High Speed Internet Connections to Washington DC

High-speed internet connections seems to be one of the common themes on this message board, and I am in agreement with the other people that have posted in favor of this sort of thing. (Larry Mason and a user called Scarface primarily) I think the one of the things that could give this the momentum it needs is to pay attention to the demographics of the businesses located here in Huntsville that also have significant ...more »

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