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Williams appointed as Liberty assistant principal
Avis Williams is the new assistant principal at Liberty Middle School.
The Madison City School Board appointed Williams to the position. She succeeds Stevan Farris, who died of a heart attack in September.
Before becoming an English teacher at Liberty, Williams,33,coached and taught at Butler High School in Huntsville for two years. She holds a bachelor's degree and teaching certificate in physical education and English from Athens State University and a master's in physical education from Alabama A&M University. She has administrative certification from Jacksonville State University and an educational specialist degree in educational administration from The University of Alabama.
Helms reelected to state school board
Madison City Schools board member Sue Helms has been reelected to represent District 9 on the Alabama Association of School Boards.
This will be her second term and her last, since representatives are not able to serve more than two consecutive terms.
Helms has been a member of the Madison Board of Education for six years. She is the chairwoman of the AASB's Resolution Committee, which drafts the association's legislative positions for the coming year for approval by the Delegate Assembly. She also has served for several years as a member of the association's grassroots lobbying group, the ALERT Network.

Bob Jones High School

American Legion Baseball organizing for new season

Discovery Middle School

Gifted Specialists fill broad needs of 20% of students

Madison

Mill Creek Greenpower Team motors to first place in Oxford

James Clemens High School

James Clemens Competition Cheer Team takes fourth state title

Madison

The celebration continues: Madison Street Festival awards grants to 16 Madison educational programs

Events

The Loomis Brothers Circus returns this weekend

James Clemens High School

Wyche earns full-tuition scholarship from Cameron Education Foundation

Madison

ReadyFest returns to underscore need for preparedness

Madison

Winter Knights Chess Tournament sets record attendance

Harvest

Delta Sigma Theta plans exciting evening with ROUGE – A Go Red Event

Events

Burritt on the Mountain to host Shane Adkins for Coffeehouse Concert series

Bob Jones High School

Sponsors essential to achieving Madison Street Festival’s traditions

Madison

Registration opens to vie for seat in pre-kindergarten

Huntsville

Former doctor from Madison sued for overdose death

James Clemens High School

Donaldson piloting James Clemens as Acting Principal

Madison

Discovery of woman’s body in Hazel Green leads to investigation of possible murder-suicide

Huntsville

Rookie Rally Chess Tournament returns to Blossomwood

Huntsville

Arts Huntsville awards $280,000 in grants to area arts organizations

Bob Jones High School

Nichols’ podcast reflects on MCS’ 25th anniversary

Madison

Regions Bank on Madison Blvd robbed again

Madison

JAN. 20 DEADLINE: Madison Visionary Partners asking for nominations for first annual MVP awards

Madison

Damaging winds, flooding possible tonight

Madison

Community remembers Donald Spencer’s public service

Madison

Water main break postpones Bob Jones vs. Austin basketball games

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