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Summer Knights opens chess tourneys for school year

MADISON – Chess players can register now for the first tournament of the school year, the 2022 Summer ... Read more | Add your comment

Youngsters can act in Fantasy Playhouse’s ‘Little Annie’

MADISON – Put on a smile or you won’t be fully dressed, this musical insists. Children as young ... Read more | Add your comment

Flying on Instruments jazzes up routines of members, audiences

MADISON – Music, specifically jazz, has attracted a group of people that didn’t have much in common . ... Read more | Add your comment

Jude Wade Fearless In His Quest To Be The Best Gymnast

MADISON- For as long as his family can remember Jude Wade has been a natural at gymnastics-type acrobatics. ... Read more | Add your comment

Digital Version

Check out the August 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 Public Library to host newcomer fair on Saturday

Newcomers and longtime residents alike are invited to make connections and learn more about their (new) hometown by attending Huntsville-Madison County Public Library’s Newcomer Fair ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Madison

Trash Pandas shut down Biloxi bats in 3-1 win

Four pitchers hold Shuckers to three hits in road victory BOX SCORE BILOXI, Mississippi – Four Rocket City Trash Pandas pitchers were dominant on the ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

cancer in children

Rickabaugh pedaling in Great Cycle Challenge for children’s cancer research

MADISON – One determined person in Madison is following a mantra that also has great resolve: “When we’re done, cancer will have nightmares.” Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Elaine Oakes

Shotgun Salute to benefit Honor Veteran Legacies

ATHENS – A new recreational competition will gauge the marksmanship of competitors, while raising funds for a veterans’ organization. Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Madison

Trash Pandas edged in Biloxi 6-5

BILOXI, Mississippi – A five-run deficit proved too much for the Rocket City Trash Pandas to overcome in a 6-5 loss to the Biloxi Shuckers ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

CareerNAV

CareerNAV to inform women in tech job market

HUNTSVILLE – With thought-provoking formats, an upcoming free session at the University of Alabama in Huntsville can help women learn about the tech job market. Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Madison

Extension Service: How to deal with chiggers

By Cole Sikes AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – One of the peskiest outdoor insects may be crawling around your neck of the woods. Chiggers are nearly ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Business

New event announced: Christmas on the River at Ditto Landing

Ditto Landing Executive Director Brandi Quick and Madison County Commissioner Phil Riddick announced yesterday the establishment of a new holiday event in South Huntsville – ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Madison

Trash Pandas homer, hang on for 5-4 win in Biloxi

BILOXI, Mississippi – New catcher Logan O’Hoppe starred with a pair of home runs, and the Rocket City Trash Pandas bullpen protected a one-run lead ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Amy Thaxton

Nominations open for Bob Jones Hall of Fame

MADISON – Madison residents can honor individuals who enriched and boosted student life at Bob Jones High School. Nominations are open for the 2022 Hall ... Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

COVID-19

Nichols reminds families on COVID-19 procedures

MADISON – Madison City Schools has lessened the strict measures for COVID-19 that were necessary on campus during the last two school years. Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

fentanyl epidemic

Partnership giving away Fentanyl test strips

HUNTSVILLE - A recent spike in suspected drug overdose deaths has spurred Partnership for a Drug-Free Community to fast-track a new program to fight the ... Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Madison

Sheriff: Man flees from Limestone deputies in stolen ambulance, stolen fire truck

By Eric Fleischauer ATHENS — A burglar who stole a vehicle in Athens early this morning wrecked it near Pryor Field airport, then sought to ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

3D printing

Triana, Madison libraries offer Makerspace for hi-tech crafts and more

MADISON – Seven branches of Huntsville-Madison County Public Library, including Madison that has had equipment and Triana that recently received devices, have Makerspace Studio equipment ... Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Art Tour of Homes – Western Edition

Art Tour of Homes expands into Madison with Estes and Overcash houses

MADISON - Arts Huntsville is expanding an annual event. The “Art Tour of Homes – Western Edition” has added artistic designs in two Madison homes. Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Alzheimer’s disease

Neha, Puja Chopade’s research with Harvard mentors published in journal

MADISON – Neha Chopade and Puja Chopade again have collaborated in technical study. Their research led leaders in the discipline to publish an article in ... Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

injured military personnel

Wroblewski in 15-mile swimming challenge for Wounded Warriors

MADISON – A Madison resident, public figure, mother and wife will add another title for herself after undertaking a new, challenging venture. Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

ballet

Huntsville Ballet Company announces new season

HUNTSVILLE – A new season is underway for Huntsville Ballet Company or HBC with four major productions on the schedule. Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Madison

Madison teen charged with murder after allegedly shooting brother

MADISON – Madison Police said Monday they arrested a teen for the shooting death of the suspect’s brother. According to officials, 18-year-old Timmie Dewayne Thomas ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

John Emich

Madison Area Lions’ donations help school nurses

MADISON – The charitable spirit of a Madison civic club will ease the fright and uncertainty of sick children. Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Madison

EXTENSION SERVICE: Study up on healthy back-to-school habits

By Justin Miller AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – Grab the book bags and notebooks, school will soon be back in session. While it is important that ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Madison

Trash Pandas hang on, beat Lookouts 3-2 in finale

Rocket City earns split of six-game series in Chattanooga BOX SCORE By Aaron Cheris CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee – The Rocket City Trash Pandas used a strong ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Morning in America

NewsNation network lauds Rodney Smith’s free lawn care

MADISON – A Madison man who is teaching youth about generosity, honor and the value of hard work caught the attention of a national news ... Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Madison

UPDATE: Madison man accused of killing former girlfriend

MADISON – A Madison area man was arrested in Limestone County last week accused in the shooting death of his former girlfriend Thursday night, according ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

News

RD3 Legacy 3-On-3 Basketball Tournament Set For August 13

MADISON- Ryan Dupree continues to leave a legacy. The former high school and college basketball player died Sept. 4, 2021, of COVID-19 at age 24, ... Read more | Add your comment

by Bob Labbe.

Madison

Trash Pandas bounce back against Lookouts with 5-2 victory

BOX SCORE CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee – The Rocket City Trash Pandas evened up their series against the Lookouts with a 5-2 win at AT&T Field on ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Beautification Awards

Beautification board issues awards for well-kept sites

MADISON – Colorful flowers, edged lawns and handsome trees add to the pleasant atmosphere of a city. Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

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