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State Wrestling Championships- Sparkman Finishes 8th; Lawson Finishes Runner-Up

  BIRMINGHAM- Vestavia Hills unseated three-time defending state champion Thompson to capture the Class 7A State Championship at the 66th AHSAA State Wrestling Tournament held ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Bob Labbe.

Heritage’s First LEGO League ‘shifts gears’ to greenway

MADISON – For their FIRST LEGO League entry, the Shifting Gears team at Heritage Elementary School chose a project to help people continue an active ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Gregg Parker.

Kenli Myers Of James Clemens- Comeback Player Like No Other

MADISON- Adversity is a word Kenli Myers knows all too well. The junior basketball player at James Clemens has been through a number of physical ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Bob Labbe.

$32,000 donation to help local teachers attain National Board Certification

MADISON – Madison City Schools received a generous $32,000 contribution this week from the local Schools Foundation to help MCS teachers attain National Board Certification. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by John Few.

Chess league offers tournament just for kindergartners

MADISON – Kindergartners who have an inclination for the game of chess can enter an event custom-tailored for them. Read more

2 weeks ago by Gregg Parker.

Capitol Notebook: Kindergarten requirement bill advances with newfound support

By MARY SELL, Alabama Daily News MONTGOMERY – A bill to require Alabama public school students attend kindergarten or take an assessment to go directly ... Read more

2 weeks ago by John Few.

James Clemens outscores Black Bears in 71-68 win to advance in Class 7A, Area 8 tourney

MADISON — James Clemens edged Austin, 71-68, in the opening round of the Class 7A, Area 8 tournament on Wednesday. The Jets advance to the tournament ... Read more

2 weeks ago by John Few.

Area tournament scores and updated schedule

Here’s the complete list of scores from Wednesday’s games along with the schedule for the rest of the week. Because of COVID precautions, each game ... Read more

2 weeks ago by John Few.

Stringer serving as Acting Chief for police department

MADISON – Major John Stringer has been named Acting Chief of Madison Police Department. Read more

2 weeks ago by Gregg Parker.

Rezoning process begins for new schools in Madison

MADISON – Madison City Schools district is in the final stretch of the 2020-21 school year, which means something that fills parents hearts with dread ... Read more

2 weeks ago by John Few.

State Cheer Championships Have James Clemens And Sparkman Big Winners

HANCEVILLE- After a postponement date due to concerns over COVID-19, the Alabama High School Athletic Association held its 2021 State Cheer Championships in its recent ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Bob Labbe.

Parents examine adolescent behavior in ‘Youth Mental Health First Aid’

MADISON – Adolescents’ often unpredictable and even negative patterns of behavior can puzzle parents. To help, Madison City Schools is offering a popular one-day seminar, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Gregg Parker.

Knights of Columbus donate $9K to MCS Special Education

MADISON – Children in Madison City Schools will benefit from the $9,000 donation from the annual Tootsie Roll Drive of the Madison chapter of Knights ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Gregg Parker.

State Indoor Track Meet- Tyler Pitts Wins Hurdles Title

BIRMINGHAM- Tyler Pitts screamed “let’s go” as he crossed the finish line to win the gold medal as Class 7A State Champion in the 60-meter ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Bob Labbe.

Bob Jones Rocket League again claims state title

MADISON – After her team won the 2020 state championship, coach Aubree White with the Rocket League at Bob Jones High School found it “tempting ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Gregg Parker.

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