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City Unveils Community Revitalization Plan

October 27, 2015

City Unveils Community Revitalization Plan

Mayor Steve Williams unveiled more details about the City of Huntington's America's Best Communities​ revitalization plan during a press conference Tuesday, Oct. 27.

Huntington is one of 50 quarterfinalist communities in the nationwide competition and is vying to become one of 15 semifinalists, sponsored by Frontier Communications, DISH, CoBank and The Weather Channel, offers cash prizes to help small communities implement their revitalization plans.

Williams said Huntington will become America's best community by transforming neighborhoods and blighted spaces where the old manufacturing and coal-sector economy has declined into hip hubs for advanced making, innovative manufacturing and healthy community improvements --…

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February 3, 2015

“City Beat” Newsletter: February 2015


Building permits ensure properties are constructed properly

Utilizing the City of Huntington’s permitting and inspections process ensures that the investment you are putting into your property is safe and sound.

Building permits are required in Huntington when any time a property owner or authorized agent constructs, alters, repairs, demolishes or changes the occupancy of a building. They also are required any time an electrical, gas, mechanical or plumbing system is installed or altered.

Once a building permit has been issued, the City of Huntington has three inspectors – a building inspector, plumbing inspector and electrical inspector -- who work…

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“City Beat” Newsletter: January 2015

January 14, 2015

“City Beat” Newsletter: January 2015

New music festival coming to Huntington in June

A new music festival showcasing more than two dozen local and national acts is coming to downtown Huntington next summer.

The Jewel City JAMboree will run Friday through Sunday, June 5-7, 2015, at Harris Riverfront Park and will kick off the summer music festival season in the region.

It will feature an eclectic mix of nationally-traveling bluegrass and old-time acts such as The Rambling Rooks; Larry Cordle and Lonesome Standard Time; and Kenny and Amanda Smith. Local favorite The Bing Brothers Band has been designated as the host band for the festival…

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