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Heritage qualifies as ‘Leader in Me Lighthouse School’

MADISON – Heritage Elementary School now can claim the distinction of “Leader in Me Lighthouse School.” Read more | Add your comment

FCA- Message From The Mound Event Postponed

MADISON- The Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) has opted to postponed the July 31 Message From The Mound ... Read more | Add your comment

U.S. Attorney Jay E. Town resigns to work for Huntsville defense contractor

BIRMINGHAM – U.S. Attorney Jay E. Town announced today that he will resign from the Department of Justice, ... Read more | Add your comment

1,850 people tested for COVID-19 this week at drive-thru testing site

HUNTSVILLE – Thrive Alabama and Huntsville Hospital said they tested 1,850 people for COVID-19 this week at John ... Read more | Add your comment

Madison

Digital version of The Madison Record – July 8, 2020

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.

Sponsored Content

Smartphones drive marketing decisions for businesses

Navigating the ever changing landscape of digital advertising can be difficult for the most seasoned business owner. Traditional advertising remains relevant, however being out front ... Read more | Add your comment

by Mark Mcgregor.

Business

Restaurants hit by COVID-19, forced to temporarily close

MADISON – The recent surge of COVID-19 in the Madison County area is making it hard for local restaurants. Champy’s in Madison and Rhythm on ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Harvest

Sheriff’s Office says “person of interest” in Powers case has become uncooperative, asks for public’s help

HARVEST – It will be 12 years on Sunday since Madison County Sheriff investigators say Jennifer Fay Powers was the victim of homicide at 148 ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Madison

“River of Hope” deadline extended through July 20

MADISON – There is still time to get involved in a project that is bringing the Madison community together in a unique way. The deadline ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Madison

Madison school system and city to receive bond refund

MADISON – The City of Madison announced the refunding of two bonds, one each for the Madison City Schools and the City. The school bond ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Madison

Lawmakers press agencies for answers on budgets, prisons, broadband

By Todd Stacy Alabama Daily News MONTGOMERY — Alabama’s General Fund remains healthy, the Education Trust Fund is uncertain, for now, and top lawmakers have ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Madison

Madison and Limestone counties report more COVID-19 deaths

Two more Limestone County residents and one more Madison County resident have died of COVID-19, according to data released this morning by the Alabama Department ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Madison

Madison City Schools release re-entry plan for upcoming school year

MADISON – Madison City Schools (MCS) released their plans for reopening schools this morning, which include offering traditional and virtual classes, utilizing face masks and ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Columbia Elementary School

Winkler honored as outstanding staff member at Columbia

MADISON – Pam Winkler was humbled when she learned that she is 2020 “Staff Member of the Year” at Columbia Elementary School. Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

District 4

Bartlett seeks District 5 slot on Madison City Council

MADISON – Ranae Bartlett has entered the race for Madison City Council for District 5. Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Madison

Nighttime delays possible on I-565

LIMESTONE COUNTY — The Alabama Department of Transportation advises motorists that further nighttime delays will be possible beginning next week on Interstate 565 eastbound east ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Madison

Madison City Schools’ first day of school changed to Aug. 10 with staggered start

The upcoming schol year will start a little later this year. The Madison City Schools Board of Education approved changing the start date from Aug. ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Madison

Madison City Schools: All students must re-enroll

MADISON – Madison school officials are reminding parents and guardians that all returning students must re-enroll. Registration for Madison City Schools remains open for both ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Madison

Marsh sends internet spending request to Ivey

By Mary Sell Alabama Daily News MONTGOMERY – Senate President Pro Tem Del Marsh on Tuesday sent Gov. Kay Ivey a proposal to spend $300 ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Madison

State break records for new COVID-19 cases, numbers in Madison and Limestone counties continue to be high

The Alabama Department of Public Health reported an all-time high number of new coronavirus cases today in the state. Statewide there were 2,164 new cases, ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Travis Brooks

Huntsville native Travis Brooks trains for Navy’s fight with COVID-19

FORT SAM HOUSTON, TEXAS - Hospitalman Travis Brooks, a native of Huntsville, is learning skills that will be vital in the ongoing fight against COVID-19. Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Madison

Part of Shelton Road will be closed July 16 for construction work

MADISON – The City of Madison will close Shelton Road between Old Madison Pike and Portal Lane to through traffic from 7 a.m. to 9 ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Madison

Fantasy Playhouse Children’s Theater not presenting in-person shows through 2020

HUNTSVILLE – The Fantasy Playhouse Children’s Theater and Academy (FPCTA) announced Thursday they are are canceling all in-person shows or camps through the end of ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Madison

Trash Pandas to show “Field of Dreams”at Toyota Field on Friday night

MADISON – The Trash Pandas will show “Field of Dreams” starring Kevin Coastner at Toyota Field Stadium on Friday, July 10. Gates will open at ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Madison

Madison Police officer tests positive for COVID-19

Madison Mayor Paul Finley said a Madison Police officer has tested positive for COVID-19. “In response to growing COVID-19 cases in Madison County, our local ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

District 1

Wroblewski in race for District 1, Madison City Council

MADISON – Maura Wroblewski is seeking re-election to Madison City Council to represent District 1. Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Madison

COVID-19 case update: Numbers continue to climb

MADISON – There have been a total of 46,424 confirmed cases reported across the state Wednesday morning according to the ADPH. At least 467,754 total ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Business

Ivey announces $100 million small business grant program “Revive Alabama”

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday announced the Revive Alabama grant program to support small businesses in Alabama that have been impacted by COVID-19. ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Madison

Trash Pandas issue ticket policies for cancelled 2020 season

The Rocket City Trash Pandas today announced policies for fans holding tickets to any of the club’s scheduled home games at Toyota Field, all of ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Madison

Madison Utilities closing lobby again due to rising COVID-19 cases

Madison Utilities (MU) is closing their lobby at 101 Ray Sanderson Road to the public and will require all transactions to be handled through the ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Madison

Senators, school nurses push expanded COVID-19 safety plan

By Mary Sell Alabama Daily News A bipartisan trio of state senators has for weeks pushed a statewide COVID-19 school safety proposal that includes thermal ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Election 2020

James Ross running for District 1 Councilman

MADISON – James Ross has announced his campaign for Madison City Council, District 1. Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Madison

Madison Police to form citizens advisory council

MADISON – Madison Police Chief David Jernigan said last week the police department will soon form a Citizens Advisory Council. “As the city continues to ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Nicole Orr

Rainbow employees name Nicole Orr as ‘Teacher of the Year’

MADISON – Faculty and staff at Rainbow Elementary School know that Nicole Orr is dedicated to her work and have recognized Orr as 2020 “Teacher ... Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

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