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The Madison Record

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By Staff
May, 2001
* Construction began on Madison's new Veterans Memorial Park in downtown Madison at the Village Green. A flagpole was erected and a Main Street monument was relocated to the site.
* Bob Jones High School juniors performed above state average on the new and tougher Alabama High School Graduation Exam (AHSGE).
* Lexington subdivision resident Andrea Landin voiced concerns to the Madison City Council regarded increased traffic in the subdivision and child safety, leading to the Keep Kids Alive Drive 25 campaign initiative.
* The Madison Police Department implemented new high-tech law enforcement equipment in order to remain state-of-the-art and ahead of the game.
* The Bob Jones High School Baseball Team received a warm community send-off as the team prepared for the 6A championship series in Montgomery. The team forced game 3 in the series but slipped late to Daphne.
* The Madison City Council approved pay raises making Madison police the area's highest paid officers. Pay step opportunities were also increased by four.
* The Madison Optimist Club recognized Madison Police Officer John Stringer as Law Enforcement Officer of the Year.
* Thrifty Car Sales opened its Madison location at 9290 Madison Blvd. The business recently changed ownership to become Avis Car Rental.
* Madison City School Board of Education member Dr. John Walters announced his resignation citing concerns of balancing time between family and work. Walters was later replaced by Julie Mills.
* Col. Ed Zompa rapped a set of education rhymes to honor retirees at the end of year Madison City Schools teacher and staff celebration.
* Veterans Memorial Park is named for Madison hero Jessie O. Wilke, Jr.

Madison

Trash Pandas pitching powers 3-1 Independence Day win

Madison

Florida man threatens Limestone police, gets arrested on I-65

Madison

Madison Area Lions collecting supplies for school nurses

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Lifestyles

The United States Declaration of Independence

Lifestyles

Group locates graves of Revolutionary War veterans

Madison

Trash Pandas take series in Tennessee with 4-2 win, return home for 4th of July

Madison

Trash Pandas win wild one in Tennessee 11-9

James Clemens High School

Yewon Lee chosen for Emmy Noether Awards, worth $25K

Madison

Madison City Schools district requires re-enrollment of all students

Madison

Citizens group promoting petition to place city manager decision on ballot

Madison

Home runs sink Trash Pandas in 4-2 loss

Liberty Middle School

Teachers, students motivate Latoya Whitehorn, Liberty’s top staffer

Madison

Authorities: Woman who had stillborn birth at Madison Hospital arrested, admitted using meth

Madison

Mazda Toyota Manufacturing awards $180,000 in donations to 10 local nonprofits

Madison

Trash Pandas prevail 2-1 in pitcher’s duel

Madison

Other celebrations for Independence Day in north Alabama

Madison

REMINDER: ‘Star-Spangled Celebration’ features cornhole, pickleball contests

Madison

Fireworks, festivals, crawfish and mullets on tap for 4th of July fun

Business

Local physician’s medical license suspended

Madison

Noon public meeting at library today to discuss city’s proposed city manager transition

Bob Jones High School

COVID-19 waiver expires; MCS students must qualify for free, reduced-price meals

Huntsville

“Miracle Bash, Swim For Melissa” proceeds to purchase high-tech respiratory equipment for regional neonatal ICU

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