• 66°

Top Stories

Senior Spotlight — Charlotte Denson Bigelow

MADISON - Charlotte Denson Bigelow is a graduating senior at James Clemens High School. Read more | Add your comment

Karly Beavers named Discovery’s Teacher of the Year

MADISON – Karly D. Beavers, who teaches world history in standard and pre-advanced placement classes, is 2020 “Teacher ... Read more | Add your comment

Madison City Schools to hold high school graduations today and tomorrow

MADISON – Hundreds of James Clemens High School seniors will receive their diplomas today. Madison City Schools is ... Read more | Add your comment

School district transitions to volunteer support for food distribution program

MADISON – Incoming Madison City Schools Superintendent Dr. Ed Nichols joined MCS staff and volunteers last week in ... Read more | Add your comment

Madison

Digital version of The Madison Record – May 20, 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.

FRONT PAGE FEATURED

The Madison Record will start highlighting area high school seniors

We want to shine the spotlight on senior students who are missing their end-of-high-school experience. To celebrate their high school accomplishments and wish them the ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Rory Grace Smith

Senior Spotlight — Rory Grace Smith

MADISON - Rory Grace Smith is a senior at St John Paul II Catholic High School. Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Chess Camp

Chess league to change summer camp to online access

MADISON – Madison City Chess League or MCCL again will host its summer chess camp, but the league has changed the 2020 camp to an ... Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Madison

ALDOT may allow police cameras, plate readers; Orr worries about ‘Big Brother’

By Mary Sell Alabama Daily News The Alabama Department of Transportation is considering allowing law enforcement agencies access to ALDOT rights-of-way and structures to install ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Molly Kathryn Willis

Senior Spotlight — Molly Kathryn Willis

MADISON - Molly Kathryn Willis is a senior at James Clemens High School. Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Toyota Field

Ivey’s amended order means Toyota Field will soon host events

MADISON – With Governor Kay Ivey’s announcement earlier today regarding the amended Safer at Home Order for Alabama beginning tomorrow, the Rocket City Trash Pandas ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Jean Downs

American Legion, Auxiliary share poppies for Memorial Day

MADISON – Constraints from the COVID-19 virus threated to end a long-standing tradition for Madison American Legion, Post 229 for Memorial Day. Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Madison

State allows museums, theaters to reopen with indoor occupancy limit

MONTGOMERY – Entertainment venues such as museums, theaters, concert auditoriums and bowling alleys will be allowed to reopen with restrictions Friday at 5 p.m. under ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Huntsville

NASA invites public to be its guests to celebrate historic ‘Launch America’

NASA is inviting the public to help celebrate a historic milestone in human spaceflight as it prepares for #LaunchAmerica – the first flight into orbit ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Huntsville

Redstone Arsenal employees will return to work May 26

Employees on at the Redstone Arsenal will be returning to work on Tuesday, May 26. Officials made the announcement during the Team Redstone weekly town ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Madison

MCSO seeking public’s help with identifying theft suspect

Law enforcement investigators are asking for the public’s assistance with identifying the vehicle and suspect that’s depicted in these photos. According to the Madison County ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Madison

Modified Alabama Jubilee to carry on Memorial Day tradition

DECATUR – The annual Alabama Jubilee Hot-Air Balloon Classic will still be held this year in Decatur, but it will be limited to one day ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Isiah Darnell Rogers

Senior Spotlight — Isiah Darnell Rogers

HARVEST - Isiah Darnell Rogers is a senior at Sparkman High School. Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Blood donors

LifeSouth faces critical need after canceled blood drives

MADISON – Canceled blood drives during recent months have led to a significant drop in donations. The impact of COVID-19 continues to decrease the local ... Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Madison

Discovery teachers take bus tours to celebrate the end of the school year, say goodbye

MADISON – This has been a crazy year so far, and it has especially been challenging for educators and students. Despite the impact COVID-19 made ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Bob Jones High School

Dick “Pops” Clem Has Died- Longtime Wrestling Coach At Bob Jones Leaves A Legacy

MADISON- Pops is gone, but never forgotten. Dick “Pops” Clem, longtime volunteer assistant coach of the Bob Jones wrestling team, passed away on May 19 ... Read more | Add your comment

by Bob Labbe.

Brian Givens

Discovery, Rainbow named Distinguished School with Project Lead the Way

MADISON – Discovery Middle School and Rainbow Elementary School recently received the designation of a Project Lead the Way or PLTW Distinguished School. Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Madison

COVID-19 Impact: MCS school board considering three proposals for new 2020-21 school calendar

MADISON – Three versions of a new calendar for the upcoming 2020-21 school year are being considered by the Madison City school board. Because of ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Madison

Census Bureau will start delivering questionnaire packets in Alabama this week

The U.S. Census Bureau, in coordination with federal, state and local health officials, will begin to drop off 2020 Census questionnaire packets at front doors ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Madison

Wife of man charged with capital murder arrested in Madison

ATHENS — The man accused of fatally shooting his neighbor last week also faces drug charges, and his wife was arrested Tuesday in Madison and ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Sarah Katherine Lovett

Senior Spotlight — Sarah Katherine Lovett

MADISON - Sarah Katherine Lovett is a senior at James Clemens High School. Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Madison

Madison Municipal Court implements new regulations

MADISON – There will be some changes for people having to go to court in Madison. Madison Municipal Court will be implementing new regulations during ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Business

Bank Independent sews and delivers over 1000 masks to local hospitals

MADISON – Over the last few weeks, Bank Independent team members have sewn and distributed over 1,000 protective masks to hospitals across North Alabama to ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Mary Caton Davidson

Senior Spotlight — Mary Caton Davidson

MADISON - Mary Caton Davidson is a senior at James Clemens High School. Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

CLAS

Mill Creek, Liberty rated as CLAS School of Distinction

MADISON – Two campuses of Madison City Schools recently received the coveted “School of Distinction Award” for excellence from the Council for Leaders in Alabama ... Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Madison

Madison Police warning citizens about mail theft after arrests last week

MADISON – The Madison Police Department is urging citizens to be careful what they mail from their own mailboxes after a mail theft ring was ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Madison

Bob Jones and James Clemens to host graduations May 26 and 27

MADISON – Madison City Schools is holding graduations this year at Madison City Stadium — next week. After changing the date last month to June ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Huntsville

Joint operation in Madison County results in auto theft and drug trafficking arrests

MADISON COUNTY – STAC agents and the Huntsville Police Anti-Crime Team made two arrests Friday in connection to auto theft and drug trafficking in northern ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Ayden Raye ‘Addy’ Bias

Senior Spotlight — Ayden Raye Bias

MADISON - Ayden Raye ‘Addy’ Bias is a senior at James Clemens High School. Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

x