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Need a lanyard? Madison City Community Orchestra can help

MADISON – Members of Madison City Community Orchestra are ‘playing their parts,’ not only in musical arrangements but ... Read more | Add your comment

Phillip Clark’s Army stint has ranged from Georgia, California to South Korea

FORT IRWIN, CALIF. - Chief Warrant officer (CW2) Phillip Austin Clark entered the U.S. Army, branch Army Aviation ... Read more | Add your comment

Kolenich, Gaines, Jones take MCS district’s top honors

MADISON –Kristin Kolenich, Jessye Gaines and David Jones received topmost, district-level awards for teacher and staffer for Madison ... Read more | Add your comment

City to mail postcards to voters who vary between two polls locations

MADISON – During the week of Aug. 10, the City of Madison will mail approximately 11,412 postcards to ... Read more | Add your comment

Madison

Digital version of The Madison Record – Aug. 5, 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.

Ivy Anderson

Nexstar Donates to Project Lifesaver in Honor of Ivy Anderson

HUNTSVILLE – Nexstar Media Charitable Foundation has donated $15,000 in honor of Ivy Anderson to the Project Lifesaver initiative in Marshall County. Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

‘The Greatest #Stayathome Videos’ series

‘The Greatest #Stayathome Videos’ features Garrett’s dance team from Madison

MADISON – A group of health care workers in Madison took a well-deserved break from the COVID-19 battle to film a dance video, which aired ... Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Dr. Ed Nichols

Nichols charges teachers at Institute Day to ‘step out’ in unprecedented year

MADISON - Institute Day 2020 for Madison City Schools had a different look and feel but persevered to encourage employees for the unprecedented 2020-2021 school ... Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Huntsville Literary Association

Numerous students honored in Young Writers Contest

MADISON COUNTY – Local students applied their creative skills to earn recognition in the Young Writers Contest, sponsored by Huntsville Literary Association. Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Madison

MPD shuts down illegal gaming operation in Madison, makes arrest

MADISON – The Madison Police Department shut down an alleged illegal gaming operation in Madison on Friday morning. MPD Police Chief Dave Jernigan said police ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Business

FCA Golf Classic Set For The Ledges Aug. 31

MADISON- The Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) is looking for a few golfers. The youth-Christian based organization is hosting its annual fundraiser Golf Classic at ... Read more | Add your comment

by Bob Labbe.

Business

Adult Fall Sports Leagues Now Forming

MADISON- Adult sports are alive and well in Madison this fall. The City of Madison Recreation Dept. will host its fourth season of Co-Ed Softball ... Read more | Add your comment

by Bob Labbe.

‘The Greatest #Stayathome Videos’ series

TV producers select Madison team to appear Friday on CBS’ ‘The Greatest #Stayathome Videos’

MADISON – A team of co-workers from Madison will be televised on Friday at 8 p.m. on ‘The Greatest #Stayathome Videos’ series on the CBS ... Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Samantha Selvidge

Selvidge serves aboard U.S. Navy warship in Spain

BLACK SEA - Petty Officer 3rd Class Samantha Selvidge, a native of Huntsville, serves aboard the USS Porter, a guided-missile destroyer. Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Madison

Trash Pandas will host Summer Bash and Superhero On-Field Movie Night this weekend

MADISON – While the sound of cracks of the bat are not heard and the daily aromas of hot dogs and fresh popcorn cannot be ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Madison City Community Orchestra

Edgecomb receives 2020 Madison City Community Orchestra Scholarship

MADISON – Susanna Edgecomb is the 2020 recipient of the Madison City Community Orchestra Scholarship. Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Madison

MCS to hold second school supply distribution, donations needed

MADISON – Due to popular demand, the school supply drive for Madison City schools students is getting a second launch. According to school officials, Tuesday’s ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

District 6

Denzine in race to serve District 6, Madison City Council

MADISON – Karen Denzine is a candidate for Madison City Council, District 6. Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Madison

Former Nine Inch Nails drummer and Madison resident Chris Vrenna to be Calhoun’s 2020 commencement speaker

MADISON – When Calhoun Community College honors its graduates on Friday, Aug. 7, through a virtual commencement ceremony, the commencement speaker will be Madison resident ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Bob Jones High School

Aug. 21 James Clemens and Bob Jones high school football games cancelled

MADISON – The upcoming high school football season will start one week later than planned. The Aug. 21 games for James Clemens and Bob Jones ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Madison

MPD says local residents received unsolicited seeds, which may be part of a scam

MADISON – The Madison Police Department says they have received multiple complaints regarding unsolicited packages of seeds being sent to residents from China. Police officials ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Huntsville

Historic walking tours for Oct. canceled

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has claimed another annual event, at least for 2020. The Huntsville/Madison County Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) has announced that the ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Huntsville

Virtual candidate forum for municipal elections to be held Aug. 11 and12

Madison and Huntsville candidates for the Aug. 25 municipal elections will have an opportunity to explain platforms next week. A virtual candidate forum that includes ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

COVID-19 pandemic

Registered nurse Lindzy Carter tops COVID-19’s learning curve

MADISON – Lindzy Carter’s job has changed drastically since the onset on the COVID-19 crisis. Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Camp McDowell environmental center

Camp McDowell adjusts to offer family camps, virtual study

MADISON – For many years, Madison youth have visited Camp McDowell environmental center to learn about nature firsthand. With the advent of COVID-19, Camp McDowell’s ... Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Surprise wedding

Tiffany Jordan, Louis Whitlow marry in ‘surprise’ wedding at Toyota Field in Town Madison

MADISON – People often plan a surprise party, maybe for a birthday or anniversary. At Toyota Field in Town Madison, Tiffany Danica Erika Jordan planned ... Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Madison

Severe weather likely to hit area later today and tomorrow

MADISON – Remember, strong to severe storms are expected today and Saturday. The U.S. Weather Service in Huntsville says the severe weather will likely hit ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Buffalo Solider

Rothacker Smith persevered as Buffalo Soldier in World War II

MADISON – Dr. Rothacker Smith, a Buffalo Soldier in World War II, served with the 366th Infantry Regiment. Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Business Today

Trash Pandas’ Jay Bell Meets With Baseball Fans

MADISON- Rocket City Trash Pandas’ field manager Jay Bell made a two-day visit to North Alabama for a special Meet The Manager luncheon and dinner ... Read more | Add your comment

by Bob Labbe.

Harvest

Weather service: Localized flooding possible the next 3 days

MADISON – The area could get more than 3 inches of rain during the next three days as severe thunderstorms move through north Alabama, according ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Madison

Madison man killed in wreck on Mooresville Road

A Madison man was killed in a single-vehicle crash Tuesday night near Athens, according to a state trooper. Joey Steven Ward, 44, was killed when ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Election 2020

Republican Women to host candidate forum on Aug. 6

MADISON – The Republican Women of Madison organization will sponsor the Madison City Candidate Forum on Aug. 6 as a venue for residents to learn ... Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Madison

Dublin Park outdoor pool closed after city of Madison employee tests positive for COVID-19

MADISON – Wednesday afternoon, Madison Parks and Recreation officials said Dublin Park’s outdoor pool will be closed to the public until Monday, Aug. 3, after ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

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