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Have a fun scare at library’s Mad Movie-A-Thon-O-Rama!

MADISON – “Mad Movie-A-Thon-O-Rama!” returns to Madison Public Library with thrills and chills for autumn evenings. Read more | Add your comment

Space Week takes Horizon students on aerospace, tech discoveries

MADISON – Space Week at Horizon Elementary School is one of Madison City Schools’ most comprehensive and interesting ... Read more | Add your comment

City urges caution as paving progresses on Hughes Road

FROM CITY OF MADISON: Crews are currently paving Hughes Road and working on the light intersection at Hughes ... Read more | Add your comment

Madison City Chess League forms new group for adults

MADISON – Across North Alabama and especially in Madison, the ballooning interest in the game of chess has ... Read more | Add your comment

Digital Version

Check out the September 2022 issue of Madison Living

You can download a digital copy of Madison Living Magazine each month. You can read it online or download a PDF copy of it for ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Digital Version

Check out the 2022-23 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

Madison City Schools named best Alabama school district

Madison City Schools is ranked the Best Public School District in Alabama for 2022-2023, according to a national education research group study released Tuesday. The ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

autism

Mercy Wolverton impressively masters hi-tech study, business

MADISON – Mercy Wolverton, 17, defies the stereotypical image of a teenager without ambition, action and goals. Mercy already has aced those attributes. Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

American Legion Post 229

At Madison Street Festival, veterans to show fighter helicopter from Vietnam War

MADISON – A bit of military aviation history will be on display for inspection at Madison Street Festival on Oct. 1. Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Madison

Local marching bands to be featured at “March on Madison” tonight

March on Madison is tonight at Madison City Stadium. Don’t miss this opportunity where local marching bands including Bob Jones, James Clemens, Discovery Middle and ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Cheri Volkin

MSF’s Community Showcase promises array of talent

MADISON – For a glimpse of small-town life at its finest, stop by the Community Showcase at Madison Street Festival. Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Lions Club

Brooms, mops in Lions Club sale to raise funds for vision projects

MADISON -- Madison Area Lions Club hopes to ‘clean up’ with its current fundraiser. Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Madison

Trash Pandas fall 4-2, Tennessee evens series

Series comes down to decisive Game 3 on Friday night BOX SCORE MADISON – The Rocket City Trash Pandas struggled offensively and were unable to ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

FRONT PAGE FEATURED

Athletic Hall Of Fame Accepting Nominations

MADISON- The Huntsville-Madison County Athletic Hall of Fame is seeking nominations for its Class of 2023. The newest inductees will be determined by a vote ... Read more | Add your comment

by Bob Labbe.

country music

Railyard BBQ Brawl and Music Festival returns Oct. 29

MADISON – Whiffs of hickory and mesquite smoke, twangs of a guitar and the best ‘cue around will lead people to the second annual Railyard ... Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Debbie Overcash

Tommy Overcash appointed to Madison Board of Education

MADISON – A former City Council member, Tommy Overcash now is serving with Madison Board of Education. Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

children's mental health

Children vulnerable for troubled mental health, Cook says

MADISON – You’ve taken good care of your children – You’ve fed them. Clothed them. And send them off to school, ready for another day. ... Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Madison

Fast start leads Trash Pandas to 9-5 in playoff game 1 win

By Aaron Cheris KODAK, Tennessee – The Rocket City Trash Pandas took the lead on the game’s second pitch and led from start to finish, ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Alabama Citizens for Constitutional Reform

Updating state’s 1901 Constitution on November ballot

MADISON – Two items related to the Alabama Constitution will be on the ballot in November. These items have already received unanimous support from members ... Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Alabama World Languages Association Workshop

Boynton champions languages with ‘A Seal of Biliteracy’

MADISON - Peggy Boynton was invited to present and serve as a panelist at the Alabama World Languages Association Workshop. Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Haunted North Alabama

Jessica Penot to discuss ‘Haunted North Alabama’

MADISON – Coinciding with the approach of Halloween, a local author plans to discuss her ‘haunted’ book. Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Amber Keyes

MSF shows artistic influences at Artist Alley, Crafters Cove and Student Art Tent

MADISON – Informal artisans, budding artists and purveyors of fine art all have a place at Madison Street Festival. Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

academic awards

Bob Jones, James Clemens command National Merit totals for Alabama

MADISON – Officials with National Merit Scholarship Corporation have announced the names of Semifinalists in the 68th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Madison’s high schools ... Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Chad McGehee

Coaches White and McGehee speak in ‘Sittin’ With the Supe’

MADISON - In “Sittin’ With the Supe” on Sept. 9, Dr. Ed Nichols, Superintendent of Madison City Schools, met Madison’s head coaches for high school ... Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Huntsville

Dr. Charles L. Karr named President of UAH

HUNTSVILLE – The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees has unanimously named Dr. Charles L. “Chuck” Karr president of The University of Alabama in ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Madison

Trash Pandas clinch second half title with 5-2 win, playoffs start next week

BOX SCORE MADISON, Alabama – The stars shined brightest at Toyota Field on Thursday night, as the Rocket City Trash Pandas clinched the second half ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Cyndi Lindblom

Master Gardeners set for Fall Plant Sale on Sept. 24

MADISON COUNTY – Healthy and hearty plants for inside or outside a home will be offered at the Fall Plant Sale by Master Gardeners of ... Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Levoneia Ayers

Senior center conducts food drive, ceramics sale

MADISON – Members of Madison Senior Center are busy with projects as they wait for a visitor. Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Children’s Area at Madison Street Festival

MSF doubles Children’s Area, changes shuttle stops

MADISON – When younger families arrive at Madison Street Festival on Oct. 1, they will find the Children’s Area in a new location – bigger ... Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Madison

POLICE: Two men arrested after injuring woman in burglary attempt

Madison Police said they made arrests on Monday in connection with a burglary. Two men are facing several charges, including kidnapping and attempted murder. According ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Business

The Matt Curtis Real Estate website recognized with international award

HUNTSVILLE – Matt Curtis Real Estate was recently in the international spotlight after winning bronze in the 2022 Top Summit Creative Awards for their website ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Madison

Madison Visionary Partners and Opera Huntsville to present free opera program at Home Place Park

MADISON – Madison Visionary Partners (MVP) and Opera Huntsville will present Opera in the Park, a free performance at Home Place Park, located at 100 ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Madison

Madison Boulevard paving scheduled for Thursday

ROAD WORK ALERT: Madison County District Two crews will be paving a portion of Madison Boulevard beginning Thursday, September 15.  The resurfacing work will be ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

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