Rise to the moment of truth Tuesday, March 21, 2023


Devyn Keith
Accused shoplifter Devyn Keith removed from Huntsville City Council's finance committee, has travel request denied — 'It is easy to be guilty before proven innocent'

Huntsville City Councilman Devyn Kieth was removed from the council’s finance committee and had a travel request denied on Thursday during his first full council meeting since being arrested and accused of shoplifting from local Walmarts.

Embattled Huntsville City Councilman Devyn Keith's supporters take to social media after shoplifting charge — 'White supremacy culture'

Some offered encouragement and prayer while others tried to claim Keith was the victim of a racially-motivated arrest.

Devyn Keith
Huntsville City Councilman Devyn Keith issues formal apology, declines to comment on shoplifting charges — 'I promise to be a better man tomorrow than I am today'

"I didn’t come here to discuss anything. That's what court is for. What I've owed you is accountability, and I will never be distracting from the business of this great city.”

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Huntsville amends zoning ordinance to keep medical cannabis dispensaries inside city's medical district

On Thursday, the Huntsville City Council voted to keep any future medical marijuana dispensary within the city’s medical district.

Huntsville Police Chief Kirk Giles
Huntsville City Council president decries police chief appointment as a 'step backwards' — 'Stark contrast' to commitment to 'diversity, equity and inclusion'

The Huntsville City Police Department has new leadership after the city council approved the appointment of Kirk Giles to take over as police chief despite some objections from council members.