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ChuckWagon BBQ returning to Madison

MADISON — After more than a decade serving Madison residents from its Madison Boulevard location, ChuckWagon BBQ closed ... Read more | Add your comment

Huntsville International Airport named #1 Best Small Airport in the U.S. By USA Today

HUNTSVILLE – Huntsville International Airport (HSV), has been named the “#1 Small Airport in the US” as part ... Read more | Add your comment

Knight named ‘Veteran of the Year’ for Alabama’s Vietnam vets

HUNTSVILLE – For Richard Knight, 2019 was an excellent year. Read more | Add your comment

Mazda Toyota expects to hire 7% of those who apply

GREENBRIER – A Mazda Toyota Manufacturing USA official said Thursday the application process for jobs at the plant ... Read more | Add your comment

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Madison

Mostly cloudy and mild through weekend with some scattered showers

According to the National Weather Service in Huntsville, mostly cloudy and seasonably mild conditions remain in place across the Tennessee Valley through the weekend (Highs: ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Bob Jones High School

Ministry pays entire meal debt of students in Madison City Schools

MADISON – A Madison faith-based group is paying the debt on all outstanding meal balances owed by students in the Madison City Schools system. The ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Madison

School board selects Terrell to serve as interim superintendent

MADISON – Madison City Schools assistant superintendent Eric Terrell was named the interim superintendent for the school district Thursday night. Terrell will begin his new ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Columbia Elementary School

‘Encouraging Words’ teachers boost morale at Columbia

MADISON - A dynamic group of teachers are demonstrating on Fridays at Columbia Elementary School. Demonstrating … not in protest but in generating positive messages ... Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Madison

MCSO: Deputies arrest suspects as they flee on stolen bikes

MADISON COUNTY – The Madison County Sheriff’s Office said they have arrested two suspects for breaking and entering a vehicle on Wednesday. They anticipate the ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Madison

Decatur Police arrest Madison man for soliciting child for sex

DECATUR – The Decatur Police Department said they arrested a Madison man yesterday for sex crimes involving a minor. Sean Tharpe, 31, of Madison was ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Madison

Traffic signal added at Dunlop Blvd and SES helicopter facility

Weather permitting, the intersection at Dunlop Boulevard and Science and Engineering Services (SES) helicopter facility near Wall-Triana will begin functioning as a signalized intersection on ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Madison

Part of Shelton Road to be closed over the weekend for utility work

MADISON – Weather permitting, beginning Saturday, Jan. 25, at 7 a.m., through Sunday, Jan. 26, at 6 p.m., contractors will close Shelton Road just north ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Lisa Blackmon

‘Once Upon a Winter’s Night’ to brighten imaginations

MADISON – At Madison Public Library, the “Once Upon a Winter's Night” after-hours event will bring beloved characters in children’s literature alive for boys and ... Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Madison

Parole denied to six violent offenders Tuesday, including two from Madison County

The Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles Tuesday denied parole to six violent offenders, including one sex offender and three convicted of robbery. Two were ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Madison

MCSO asking public’s help to identify suspect

MERIDIANVILLE – The Madison County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance with identifying the unknown offender depicted in these surveillance video photographs. The ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

mental health

The Enrichment Center, James Clemens host Mental Health Summit

MADISON - The urgent concerns about staying in sound condition mentally, particularly for young people, will be the objective of an upcoming community meeting. Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Madison

Judge Frank Barger launches assisted outpatient treatment program for mental illness

MADISON COUNTY – Madison County Probate Court JudgeFrank Barger is making good on his promise to focus on the mental health. The Probate Court will ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Blood donors

Emergency need of all blood types, LifeSouth says

MADISON - LifeSouth Community Blood Centers has announced an emergency need for all blood types and urges the community to donate blood to help patients ... Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Madison

HU warns of multiple power outages throughout Madison County

UPDATE FROM HUNTSVILLE UTILITIES: At 10:37am this morning, Huntsville Utilities experienced multiple substation breaker opens following TVA maintenance work at the Central Substation. While most ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Madison

Madison ordinance positions city for next generation of wireless broadband

MADISON – The Madison City Council unanimously passed a local ordinance last week to accelerate the deployment of small cell technology, helping pave the way ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Bob Jones High School

Madison City Schools hosting “Clearing the Smoke – Vaping Info For Parents” tonight

MADISON – Madison City Schools is sponsoring an e-cig/vaping workshop tonight to “Clear the Smoke” on issues surrounding their use, including how to detect, health ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

City Coin

Former Madison councilman Mike Potter honored with city coin presentation

MADISON – Former city councilman Mike Potter was presented a Madison city coin last week for his years of service to the city in multiple ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Distinguished Young Women

Local teen finishes in top 8 at state Distinguished Young Women program

MADISON – Brina Harden, of Madison, finished in the top eight at the Distinguished Young Women of Alabama program on Saturday in Montgomery. She represented ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Homicide

Homicide cases connected to Madison expected for trial in Limestone County this year

LIMESTONE COUNTY — About a dozen murder cases are awaiting trial in Limestone County, and District Attorney Brian Jones wants to resolve as many of ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Trash Pandas

Trash Pandas to hold job fair Saturday at Bob Jones

MADISON – If you’ve wanted to work for a professional sports team, here is your chance. The Rocket City Trash Pandas will hold a job ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Bob Jones High School

Two Local Players Will Be On The Rosters For Super Bowl 54

MADISON- Two players who played high school football in Madison will be on the rosters for the upcoming Super Bowl 54. Former Bob Jones star ... Read more | Add your comment

by Bob Labbe.

Committee of 100

The Schools Foundation eyes 2020 goals for education

MADISON COUNTY - The Schools Foundation is looking ahead to 2020 for projects to benefit education across Madison County. Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Madison

Parole hearings for 23 violent offenders set for this week

The Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles will hold 35 parole hearings for inmates this week, including three who were convicted for crimes in Madison ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Columbia Drama Club

Columbia engages 127 students in ‘The Lion King Jr.’

MADISON – Columbia Drama Club will interpret a contemporary classic of the Broadway stage and Hollywood films in their production of “The Lion King Jr.” ... Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Eagle Scout

Mendenhall brothers both earn Eagle Scout rank

MADISON - Two brothers in Madison, Zack Mendenhall and Brock Mendenhall, have earned the Eagle Scout rank by completing community service projects during the same ... Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

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James Clemens’ Drew Bell Up For National Coach Award

MADISON- The accolades continue to pour in for James Clemens head track coach Drew Bell as he’s been named the 2019 South United States Section ... Read more | Add your comment

by Bob Labbe.

Business

Redstone’s Letters to Santa campaign contributes cash and cheer for children’s charities

HUNTSVILLE – Christmas celebrations continued at Redstone Federal Credit Union last week when the organization presented checks for $9,000 to two children’s charities as part ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.