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Aubree White honored as Esports Coach of the Year

MADISON – After founding Esports at Bob Jones High School in 2019, Aubree White has been honored as ... Read more | Add your comment

At library, Cross to reveal new book, pro writing inroads

MADISON – A local author will give a dual-purpose session at Madison Public Library about her latest book ... Read more | Add your comment

Recruitment Night for Girl Scouts set for Aug. 13

MADISON – Girls can sign up for a year of adventure and camaraderie during Recruitment Night for Girl ... Read more | Add your comment

Elementary schools to host Open House on July 30

MADISON – Student families in all elementary schools in the Madison district can attend Open House on the ... Read more | Add your comment

Digital Version

Digital version of The Madison Record – July 17, 2024

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by John Few.

Events

Check out the 2024-25 edition of “Explore Huntsville-Madison”

Check out our new publication, “Explore Huntsville-Madison 2024-2025”. It explores many of the fun attractions, natural wonders, events, entertainment, shopping, and dining opportunities in our ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Kawanna M. Gardner

Quentin Turner to lead Rainbow as Principal

MADISON – Madison Board of Education has selected Quentin Turner to lead Rainbow Elementary School as Principal. Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Bob Jones High School Science Academy

Fourth-, fifth-graders can register for Bob Jones Science Academy

MADISON – An educational and upbeat opportunity for elementary students in two grades is open for registration for the upcoming school year. Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Madison

City of Madison first in the state to exempt hearing aids from sales and use tax

MADISON – Sales tax on hearing aids has been eliminated in the city of Madison following Monday’s Madison City Council meeting. The 2024-206 ordinance amended ... Read more | Add your comment

by SPECIAL TO THE RECORD.

FRONT PAGE FEATURED

Sparkman’s A.J. Causey Signs With Kansas City Royals- Dream Come True

HARVEST- Former Sparkman High All-State baseball player A.J. Causey is now on a trip of what most young baseball players only dream of, but never ... Read more | Add your comment

by Bob Labbe.

Madison

Rocket City Federal Credit Union establishes the “Detective Josh Moseley Fund” for assistance

MADISON COUNTY – The Madison County Sheriff’s Office is sharing a way the community can show some support and love to an officer injured in ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Business

Stores, parents gearing up for sales-tax holiday

School supplies, clothes and some computers and electronics will be tax free this weekend, and local parents and stores are already preparing for the state’s ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Linda Morton

Madison Senior Center assists in TARCOG’s ‘Live and Live Well’ launch announcement

MADISON – Top of Alabama Regional Council of Governments or TARCOG has launched a new campaign, “Live and Live Well,” and members of Madison Senior ... Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Bear the dog

Canine officer, Bear, joins Madison Police force to detect devices, offer therapy

MADISON – Madison Police Department has welcomed its newest recruit, Bear the dog. Bear is expertly trained in locating electronics and calming victims experiencing trauma. Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Assistant Principal at Rainbow

Tosha Swearingen now serving as Rainbow Assistant Principal

MADISON – Tosha Swearingen has accepted the position of Assistant Principal at Rainbow Elementary School. Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

innovations teacher

Holmes accepts Assistant Principal position at Midtown

MADISON – Midtown Elementary School’s administrative staff has increased with Nathan Holmes’ accepting the position of Assistant Principal. Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Madison Aspiring Assistant Principal or MAAP

Nedjra Russell named Administrator of West Madison Pre-Kindergarten Center

MADISON – People sometimes experience a full circle with their career’s jobs. Nedjra Russell has met one example of this career path. Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Business Over Breakfast

Space & Rocket Center CEO to speak at chamber’s ‘Business Over Breakfast’

MADISON - Dr. Kimberly Robinson, Executive Director and CEO of U.S. Space & Rocket Center, will be the featured speaker at the July session of ... Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Madison

Main Street Alabama presents revitalization potential for downtown Madison

MADISON – Tanya Maloney, Field Service Specialist at Main Street Alabama, a coordinating program of the national program Main Street America, gave a public presentation ... Read more | Add your comment

by Maria Rakoczy.

FRONT PAGE FEATURED

Sparkman Grad Picked By Kansas City Royals In Major League Baseball Draft

Sparkman High Grad A.J. Causey has been chosen in the Major League Baseball Draft by the Kansas City Royals in round 5, pick No. 138. ... Read more | Add your comment

by Bob Labbe.

FRONT PAGE FEATURED

“I’m Meant To Be Here”- Dell Pettus Signs With New England Patriots- Former Sparkman Player Goes Pro

HARVEST- On July 18, Dell Pettus will report to mini-camp as pre-season workouts officially begin for the New England Patriots of the National Football League. ... Read more | Add your comment

by Bob Labbe.

Lifestyles

Get those pumpkins planted: Halloween starts in July

By Justin Miller AUBURN UNIVERSITY — Halloween season starts in July, at least according to gardening standards. For those wanting to grow their own pumpkins ... Read more | Add your comment

by SPECIAL TO THE RECORD.

Events

CAFY Back to School event to be held Saturday at Calhoun’s Huntsville campus

HUNTSVILLE – Students and families who need a little extra help before the start of the next school year are invited to the annual Community ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Project Designing Instruction for Academic Literacies or Project DIAL

Teachers support DIAL Scholarship program at UAH

MADISON – Teachers in Madison City Schools are participating with the Project Designing Instruction for Academic Literacies or Project DIAL scholarship program at the University ... Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Events

Joe Davis Stadium to host UNA vs. Jax State collegiate soccer match Aug. 18

HUNTSVILLE – Women’s soccer will make its debut in Joe Davis Stadium on Aug. 18 as in-state rivals University of North Alabama (UNA) and Jacksonville ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Huntsville

UAH announces search for a master developer to enhance college-town experience

The former 58-acre Executive Plaza site sits between UAH and MidCity HUNTSVILLE, – The University of Alabama in Huntsville announced it is embarking on an ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Events

Huntsville Parks & Recreation to host inaugural Color Jam Family Fun Run & Walk

HUNTSVILLE – Lace up your sneakers and prepare for a burst of color at the inaugural Color Jam Family Fun Run & Walk, set for ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Accountability and Innovative Programs

Fernandez named Assistant Coordinator of Accountability and Innovative Programs

MADISON – A familiar personality in Madison City Schools has accepted a new position for the district. Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Madison

ALEA reports 9 traffic deaths, 3 drownings over July Fourth travel period

By Jean Cole, Decatur Daily NORTH ALABAMA – A North Alabama drowning as well as a statewide total of nine traffic fatalities and two other ... Read more | Add your comment

by FROM STAFF REPORTS.

Madison Chamber of Commerce

Management institute awards scholarship to Michelle Epling

MADISON – The Southeast Institute for Organization Management has awarded Michelle Epling, President of Madison Chamber of Commerce, with a National Institute Scholarship. Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

author Sarah Crouch

Sarah Crouch’s debut novel, ‘Middletide,’ sets whodunnit in Puget Sound

MADISON – Sarah Crouch of Madison is receiving rave reviews for her first book, “Middletide,” set in the Pacific Northwest where she grew up. Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Maria White

White named Secondary Instructional Technology Specialist

MADISON – Maria White believes learning should be dynamic, interactive and meaningful. That outlook will blend with her new work as Secondary Instructional Technology Specialist ... Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Annual Gala Awards

Nominations open for chamber’s Annual Gala Awards

MADISON – Each year at the Annual Membership Gala, Madison Chamber of Commerce devotes an evening to reflect on the dedication of chamber members. To ... Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

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