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Take a holiday break, get creative at Madison Public Library

MADISON – During the chaotic rush of Christmas shopping and endless chores, residents can take a relaxing break ... Read more | Add your comment

Fantasy Playhouse continues ‘A Christmas Carol,’ auditions for ‘Alice’

MADISON – Audiences can enjoy a timeless holiday performance now, while a new cast with Fantasy Playhouse Children’s ... Read more | Add your comment

Madison Academy’s Drew Blackston Signs Scholarship

MADISON- Madison Academy senior basketball player Drew Blackston signed a college scholarship with Trevecca Nazarene University of Nashville. ... Read more | Add your comment

Hand-In-Hand Father-Son Compete In Boston Marathon

 MADISON- Twenty years ago twin brothers Jason and Evan Osborn were born to Craig and Marsha Osborn who ... Read more | Add your comment

Digital Version

Digital version of The Madison Record – December 1, 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

2021 Holiday Events and Gift Guide

Click for cover below to open the digital version of our 2021 Holiday Events and Gift Guide. You can also download a pdf copy. Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Dr. Ed Nichols

Rezoning and new campus to ease overcrowding for middle schools

MADISON – Months of work have resulted in rezoning plans for Madison City Schools that will affect students at Discovery and Liberty middle schools. Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Madison

MCS hires three new principals to replace three who are retiring

By John Peck, Madison City Schools MADISON – The Madison City Board of Education today approved principals for three schools to replace three who are ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

entrepreneurship

Madison CEO youth to present ‘Frozen Flix and Family Movie Night’

MADISON – On Friday, an ambitious and energetic group of teenagers is coordinating an enjoyable evening out for the family. Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Lifestyles

Extension Service: Deck the halls with outdoor materials

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – It’s time to deck the halls! Instead of scouring the stores for decorations, why not utilize the natural décor of the ... Read more | Add your comment

by FROM STAFF REPORTS.

Madison

Peace on Earth: A Holiday Spectacular! to feature Voctave on Dec. 2

HUNTSVILLE – Peace on Earth returns to Huntsville, featuring the a cappella sensation, Voctave. The trending 11-member ensemble, Voctave, will offer a holiday symphony program, ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Madison

Polar Express Christmas Tree Trail lighting ceremony and Wassail Fest to be held Thursday

MADISON – The Christmas season in downtown Madison kicks-off this week with the first of several special events planned to celebrate the holidays. On Thursday, ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Bob Jones AFJROTC

AFJROTC cadets at Bob Jones react to unit’s stellar ratings

MADISON – Cadets in the Air Force Junior ROTC at Bob Jones High School remain in gratitude after their unit excelled in inspection assessment. Their ... Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Bob Jones AFJROTC

Bob Jones AFJROTC secures top rating in comprehensive inspection

MADISON – Achieving the highest rating for a unit, the Air Force Junior ROTC or AFJROTC Cadet Corps at Bob Jones High School earned an ... Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Digital Version

Digital version of The Madison Record – November 24, 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.

Alabama Consortium for Technology in Education Inc. or ACTE

James Clemens lands top slots in Team Programming Challenge

MADISON – Teams from James Clemens High School earned top places in the Team Programming Challenge, a fall virtual event coordinated by Alabama Consortium for ... Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Alabama Brain Bee Championship

Puja Chopade reigns as 2021 Alabama Brain Bee Champion

MADISON – Showing a mastery of the gamut of subjects, Puja Chopade has claimed the title of 2021 Alabama Brain Bee Champion. Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Barbie Peek

Huntsville International Airport recs travelers’ attention during holiday travel

MADISON – The good news is that travel is rebounding after the restrictions that COVID-19 required in 2020. However, with an increase in traffic, the ... Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Eurydice

Bob Jones Patriot Players take ‘Eurydice’ to state drama festival

MADISON – After winning kudos at district level, Bob Jones Patriot Players are taking their one-act play, “Eurydice,” to the state-level Walter Trumbauer High School ... Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Madison City Chess League

Midtown elementary hosts 130 students in Queen’s Quest Chess Tournament

MADISON – Midtown Elementary School served as the venue for the year’s first team and individual over-the-board tournament on Nov. 15. Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Bob Jones High School

Troy Fires Chip Lindsey As Head Coach- Bob Jones Product Released In His Third Season

TROY- Troy University has fired its football head coach with one game remaining on the 2021 schedule. Chip Lindsey, a graduate of Bob Jones High ... Read more | Add your comment

by Bob Labbe.

Alabama All State Choir 2021-2022

Liberty boasts 31 students qualifying for Alabama All State Choir

MADISON – A student group at Liberty has something to sing about. Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

FRONT PAGE FEATURED

Mustangs Win Round Three Of State Playoffs- Madison Academy Advances To Final Four For First Time Since 2006

GOOD HOPE- “These kids played their guts out and we made the big plays when we needed to,” said Bob Godsey head coach of the ... Read more | Add your comment

by Bob Labbe.

Engineering Academy at Bob Jones High School

Bob Jones students test KTECH Virtual Reality Academy from Kids to Love

MADISON – This fall, Kids to Love launched a new program, their Virtual Reality or VR Academy, and the first users of the technology are ... Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

downtown Madison

Downtown Madison Wassail Fest debuts after Christmas tree lighting

MADISON – A new tradition for the city will debut with the first annual Downtown Madison Wassail Fest on Dec. 2. Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Cory Wright

City recognizes Reserve Officers for Madison Police Department

MADISON – Current and charter Reserve Officers for Madison Police Department have volunteered for the last 11 years. The city recently recognized these individuals for ... Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Huntsville

EarlyWorks announces 2021 Holiday Event Nights of Santa

HUNTSVILLE – Nights of Santa is set to return to EarlyWorks Children’s Museum, bringing with it all the magic of the holiday season while keeping ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Emily Albert

National Space Club honors Emily Albert at von Braun event

MADISON –Emily Albert, who teaches math at Bob Jones High School, has been included in 2021 Teacher Scholarship Winners by the National Space Club of ... Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Ashley Strode

James Clemens hosts Color Run to help St. Jude

MADISON – In outreach to help a charity that is endeared by many Madison students, James Clemens High School is hosting the annual Colorful Virtual ... Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

American Legion High School Oratorical Scholarship Contest

Scholarships up for grabs in American Legion Oratorical Contest

MADISON – Youth in Madison County high schools can compete for significant scholarship money while showing their knowledge of the U.S. Constitution in the 2022 ... Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Madison

Galaxy of Lights returns to Huntsville Botanical Garden with traditional favorites, new surprises

HUNTSVILLE – Galaxy of Lights, an annual holiday light experience at the Huntsville Botanical Garden, kicked off its 26th season this weekend and will run ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Madison

Rocket City Christmas Light Show at Toyota Field is back

MADISON – The Rocket City Christmas Light Show and Winter Wonderland returned to Toyota Field for the second time beginning this weekend and will continue ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

FRONT PAGE FEATURED

Mustangs Hogtie Bulldogs; No. 1 Madison Academy Defeats Priceville In Round Two of Football Playoffs

MADISON-  The Mustangs hogtied the Bulldogs in a ferocious display of football in the second round of the AHSAA playoffs. The Class 4A top-ranked Madison ... Read more | Add your comment

by Bob Labbe.

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