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Donate on Oct. 17 for blood drive at St. John

MADISON – An upcoming, local blood drive will help with the needed supplies to deal with the persistence ... Read more | Add your comment

Partnership to present Recovery Resource Fair

HUNTSVILLE – In observance of National Recovery Month in September, the Partnership for a Drug-Free Community will present ... Read more | Add your comment

Audrey Edwards Handles Double Duty At Sparkman High

HARVEST- Dedication to athletics and what surrounds a sport has always been the forte of Sparkman sophomore Audrey ... Read more | Add your comment

M.A.’s Ryan Harness Signs Baseball Scholarship

GLENDALE, Ariz.– Madison Academy senior baseball player Ryan Harness stayed true to his word by signing with the ... Read more | Add your comment

Digital Version

Digital version of The Madison Record – Sept. 23, 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.

Madison

The Madison Record 2020 HS Football Preview

Check out our 2020 High School Football Preview. You can find it in stores throughout Madison later this week, or check out this online version. ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Gold Star Families Memorial Monument

Alabama Gold Star Families Memorial Monument now part of veterans park

HUNTSVILLE – An addition at Huntsville-Madison County Veterans Memorial Park hopefully can offer solace to families who have lost a close relative who was serving ... Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

James Clemens High School

Florence forfeits Oct. 2 football game against James Clemens

MADISON – The James Clemens Jets now has two teams forfeit their games against them in as many weeks. After three varsity football players from ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Madison

AHSAA makes changes to postseason volleyball format

The Alabama High School Athletic Association is changing the format for the state volleyball playoffs that begin Oct. 13. The AHSAA said the changes were ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Madison

COVID-19 case numbers likely underreported to ADPH

Alabama health officials say COVID-19 is likely being under-reported, due to false negatives for rapid tests, health care providers not reporting cases to the state, ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

COVID-19

James Clemens returns to campus Sept. 28, Bob Jones on Oct. 12

MADISON – Superintendent Dr. Ed Nichols released new information on Sept. 23 about Madison City School’s strategy for virtual versus on-campus learning. Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Bob Jones High School

Bob Jones recognized as National Blue Ribbon School for 2020

MADISON – U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today recognized Bob Jones High School, along with four other Alabama schools as National Blue Ribbon Schools ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Madison

Return to Theater: Calhoun staging scenes and monologues from Shakespearean plays

By Catherine Godbey, Decatur Daily After shutting down rehearsals twice due to positive coronavirus cases and deciding between virtual, outdoor and inside performances, the Calhoun ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Madison

No Labor Day holiday spike in COVID-19 cases in Alabama

By CAROLINE BECK, Alabama Daily News MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Alabama has not seen a significant increase or change in COVID-19 cases, deaths or hospitalizations since ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Madison

One week left in census counting, Alabama response rate still last in country

By CAROLINE BECK, Alabama Daily News MONTGOMERY. – The deadline for participating in the 2020 census is Wednesday and Alabama’s response rate remains the lowest ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Bonnie Davis

Davis clarifies confusing ‘language’ of COVID-19

MADISON – With the COVID-19 pandemic, people are dealing with a barrage of terminology about the disease. The correct response to a scenario can be ... Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Madison

Testimony: Madison woman paid $30,000 to have Hartselle man killed

By Michael Wetzel, Decatur Daily A Madison woman paid an alleged killer she met on Facebook $30,000 to fatally shoot the Hartselle man who was ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

National PTA Reflections

Reflections entries due by Oct. 14

MADISON – Do you know any students in Madison who have a knack at dance choreography, film production, literature, music composition, photography or visual arts? ... Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Congressman Mo Brooks

Brooks to speak at Republican women’s October meeting

MADISON – U.S. Congressman Mo Brooks will be the featured speaker at the October meeting of Republican Women of Madison. Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Madison

Madison school district quarantines 170 due to COVID-19

MADISON – Madison City Schools Superintendent Dr. Ed Nichols provided more details Friday afternoon following the announcement that nine Bob Jones High School football players ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Kevin May

May cited as ‘Sailor of the Day’ on USS Carl Vinson

BREMERTON, Wash. – Logistics Specialist Seaman Kevin D. May, a native of Huntsville, recently received special commendation aboard the USS Carl Vinson or CVN 70. Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Madison

Patriots football team hit with COVID-19, homecoming game cancelled

The start of in-person classes for high school students pushed back one week MADISON – Bob Jones High Schools was set to celebrate homecoming against ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

Madison

Robby Parker wins top state PTA superintendent award

MADISON – Former Madison City Schools Superintendent Robby Parker was presented the 2019-2020 Outstanding Superintendent Award by the Alabama Parent Teacher Association. Discovery Middle and ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Few.

FRONT PAGE FEATURED

Liberty Middle And Sparkman Ninth Grade Earn Sportsmanship Awards

MADISON- The Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) recognized schools from the 2019-2020 school year without a single ejection and no sportsmanship-related fines. Those schools ... Read more | Add your comment

by Bob Labbe.

Bob Jones High School

FCA Message From The Mound- Sunday

MADISON- Toyota Field will be transformed into a field of inspiration on Sunday, Sept. 20 as the new home of the Rocket City Trash Pandas ... Read more | Add your comment

by Bob Labbe.

Christian Job Corps

Christian Job Corps to livestream Circles event

MADISON COUNTY – Christian Job Corps (note the name) has changed two points inherent to the organization. Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

chess

Summer Knights stands as school year’s first chess tourney

MADISON – For the first time, youth will vie for bragging rights in an online format with the 2020 Summer Knights Scholastic Chess Tournament. Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Lay's chips

Smith takes smiles from lawns to Lay’s in new promotion

MADISON – A Madison man is expanding his commitment to help people at home so they can take a break and smile. Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Alabama Constitution

Amendment 4 on Nov. 3 ballot can streamline Alabama constitution

MADISON – The ballot in the general election on Nov. 3 will include Amendment 4, which will start the process to streamline and ‘clean up’ ... Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Community Rock Garden at Heritage Elementary School

Community Rock Garden at Heritage adds beauty, civic pride

MADISON – The Outdoor Classroom at Heritage Elementary School, already a source of pride, has an addition that allows students to exercise their imagination. Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

National Merit Scholarship Program

17 MCS students among National Merit Semifinalists

MADISON – The 66th annual National Merit Scholarship Program has announced its Semifinalists for 2021, and Madison City Schools is well represented. Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Republican Women of Madison

Orr to speak to Republican Women of Madison on Sept. 16

MADISON – State Sen. Arthur Orr from Decatur will speak at the Sept. 16 meeting of Republican Women of Madison. Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

American Legion Post 229

American Legion Honor Guard adds decorum, patriotism at events

MADISON – Members within American Legion, Post 229 have volunteered to participate in a small group that promotes the organization’s patriotism and tradition of honor ... Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

Dublin Park

Two more MARS buses benefit residents with transportation

MADISON – Two additional buses have increased flexibility in scheduling for Madison Assisted Ride System or MARS. Read more | Add your comment

by Gregg Parker.

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