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Mayor Finley, other volunteers, to go “Over the Edge” today and tomorrow for Kids to Love

HUNTSVILLE – Madison Mayor Paul Finley is once again going over the edge. He will join dozens of ... Read more | Add your comment

State’s unemployment rate continues to fall, Madison has one of the lowest among cities

MONTGOMERY – The city of Madison has one of the lowest unemployment rates in the state, Gov. Kay ... Read more | Add your comment

Harvest Pointe Methodist Church to host KC BBQ contest and Friends Day this Sunday

Harvest Pointe Methodist Church, 103 Gin Oaks Court in Madison, is hosting an official BBQ Contest by KC ... Read more | Add your comment

Kids to Love to benefit from campaign by Jack’s Family Restaurants

MADISON – Jack’s Family Restaurants has launched a charitable campaign to benefit the Kids to Love Foundation, based ... Read more | Add your comment

Digital Version

Digital version of The Madison Record – September 15, 2021

You can now download a digital copy of The Madison Record each week. Look for it every Wednesday morning right here. You can read it ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Digital Version

Check out the 2021-22 edition of “Explore Huntsville-Madison”

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

by John Few.

Madison

Hammerhead worms invading Alabama gardens

Editor’s note: First we were hit by armyworms, now it looks like we are being invaded by hammerhead worms. Makes you wonder what is next. ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

barbecue festival

Railyard BBQ Brawl and Music Festival brings new festival to downtown

MADISON – Get your appetites for good food and good music revved up for the debut of the Railyard BBQ Brawl and Music Festival on ... Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

National Merit Scholarship Program

National Merit Scholarship Program honors 37 Madison seniors as Merit Semifinalists

MADISON – High-achieving teenagers in Madison have claimed an impressive number of slots as 2022 National Merit Semifinalists with the National Merit Scholarship Program. Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Design Wars

‘Journey’ yearbook staff at James Clemens aces Design Wars contest

MADISON – The staff for “Journey,” yearbook for James Clemens High School, has won Design Wars, a national design competition that Walsworth Yearbooks sponsors. Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Madison

Letter to the editor: To our community from the Huntsville Hospital Foundation Board of Trustees

Our community is different. We have a history of creative solutions to tremendous challenges, and a tradition of taking care of our neighbors during crises. ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Johnny Gandy

Police Citizens Advisory Committee brings resident cross-section to the table

MADISON – Nine members of the new resident-police group, Madison Police Citizens Advisory Committee, will bring varied backgrounds to the table at the first public ... Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Madison

Monte Sano Art Festival returns Sept. 18-19

Over 130 local and regional artists, select local food vendors and musicians will be featured HUNTSVILLE – Breathtaking views and outdoor fun will complement one-of-a-kind ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Madison

NYC firefighters’ bravery on 9/11 still impresses Madison fire captain

Note: This article was published originally on Sept. 11, 2011, 10 years ago. It is still very relevant today as we look back on 9-11 ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

20th anniversary of 9/11 terrorist attacks

20 years after 9/11, ‘Chicken Soup’ author again thanks Madison police

MADISON – In retrospect of destruction by terrorists on Sept. 11, 2001, Dr. Steve Gorelick also remembers the resiliency of the American spirit. Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Fantasy Playhouse opens season with ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’

HUNTSVILLE – Fantasy Playhouse is opening its 61st season with a lineup of shows that will generate an exciting return to the stage at the ... Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Madison

Remembering 9-11: MPD officers answered the call to help in NYC after 9/11

Looking back and reflecting on 9-11 twenty years later MADISON – Marcus Adams, today working as Detective Sergeant in Madison Police Department, was among the ... Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Madison

Remembering 9-11: Morning ceremony, Tribute Night planned at Toyota Field

USA Patriots Softball Game Scheduled For 6:35 p.m. MADISON – On Saturday, September 11, Toyota Field in Madison will play host a special Tribute Night ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Madison

Jets stay undefeated with Class 7A Region win over Austin

MADISON — The James Clemens Jets remained undefeated Thursday night when they hosted the Austin Black Bears, racking up a 31-14 win at home. The ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Madison

Trash Pandas squander four-run lead, fall to Barons

BIRMINGHAM – Despite banging out 12 hits, the Rocket City Trash Pandas saw a four-run lead go by the wayside in an 8-7 loss to ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Arian Phillips

Phillips, Saha in prestigious foundation’s Top 300 STEM students

MADISON - Arian Phillips and Sahishnu Saha of Madison have qualified among the nation’s top middle school scientists. Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Business

Boeing expanding its Huntsville facilities; groundbreaking held

HUNTSVILLE – Renovations are now underway to expand Boeing’s facilities in the Rocket City. A groundbreaking ceremony was held to kick off the 9,000 sq. ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Madison

Athens man dies in one-vehicle wreck

ATHENS — An Athens man was killed when the car he was a passenger in left the road and overturned on Tuesday evening a few ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

chess

Excitement reigns as chess players return in Summer Knights tourney

MADISON – Chess often carries a subdued, stoic atmosphere, but the player rooms were filled with energy at the 2021 Summer Knights Chess Tournament. Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Alabama Fashion Alliance

Models McDonald, Moore volunteer for Sparkman student photographers

MADISON – Local models Denise McDonald and Jordan #ChillCity Moore shared their skills for a workshop with photography students at Sparkman High School. Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Madison

Speakers ask for fairness in redistricting as populations change in area counties

HUNTSVILLE – Fairness to counties and racial minorities was a concern for many speakers at hearings last week in north Alabama on redrawing lines for ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Madison

Oxygen monitoring urged as hospitals see jump in COVID patients over Labor Day weekend

Over the Labor Day weekend, hospitals in North Alabama say an increase in COVID-19 patients. Huntsville Hospital Health Systems reported yesterday they added 27 more ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Madison

Madison Academy coach Godsey gets career victory No. 200

By David Elwell It’s a time of celebrations for Bob Godsey. The Madison Academy head football coach turns 55 today. Madison Academy’s 53-17 win over ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Digital Version

Digital version of The Madison Record – September 8, 2021

You can now download a digital copy of The Madison Record each week. Look for it every Wednesday morning right here. You can read it ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Madison

Trash Pandas shut out In Birmingham 3-0

BIRMINGHAM – Although the Rocket City Trash Pandas put runners on base time and time again on Tuesday night, they were never able to drive ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Air Force Junior ROTC

American Legion, JROTC to hold yard sale at Bob Jones

MADISON – Members of American Legion, Post 229 and Air Force Junior ROTC are partnering for a Community Yard Sale to help in funding veterans’ ... Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Alec Waldon

For Eagle project, Alec Waldon builds benches for Horizon outdoor classrooms

MADISON – When Alec Waldon decided to work for his Eagle Scout rank, he returned to his elementary alma mater to improve furnishings for outdoor ... Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Bob Jones High School

COVID-19 Claims Life Of Former Bob Jones Basketball Star Ryan Dupree At Age 24

Rome, Ga.- Former Bob Jones High standout basketball player Ryan Dupree has died of COVID-19 related pneumonia. He was 24. Recently hired as an assistant ... Read more | Add your comment

by Bob Labbe.

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