County students work with MOAS dogs each week
Most kids spend Sunday afternoons in front of a TV or perhaps playing video games, but for one group of young people, Sundays mean an afternoon at the Madison-Oglethorpe Animal Shelter, helping homeless dogs find their way out of the shelter and into a permanent home.
'Tis the season: Madison Co. Christmas festivities ahead
'Tis the season for Christmas festivities in Madison County. A number of holiday activities are planned over the next two weeks in the county.
Walt's Place temporarily closed due to fire
Walt's Place Restaurant in Danielsville will be closed for the next few weeks after a Thanksgiving Day fire caused damage to the building.
Cannons named grand marshals of Comer parade
Harry and Ruth Cannon have been selected as the 2013 City of Comer Christmas Parade Grand Marshals.
Best of the blotter: Two men rob Winder convenience store at gunpoint
STORE ROBBED: On Nov. 20, a deputy was dispatched at 10:08 p.m. to the Shell Station at 1233 Atlanta Highway, Winder, where an employee said he had been robbed at gunpoint.
November hunt in Madison County was time for helping others
A light frost had just thawed when a band of hunters gathered on an chilly November morning on the outskirts of Comer.
Firemen recall explosion, offer thanks to community
Randy Wilson and Charlie Burroughs stood on the spot recently where the explosion happened.
Madison County blotter
GUN STOLEN: On Nov. 22, Deputy Larry Mackay was dispatched to a home on Georgia Highway 172 where a woman reported the theft of a Taurus 40-caliber pistol with two loaded 13-round magazines.
Martin promoted to rank of Army Colonel in Comer ceremony
It was a proud day for the family of Madison County native Mary Martin last Saturday, when they and other members of the community saw her promotion to the position of Colonel in the U.S. Army.
What's going on today?
Road Apple Trail Race: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Watson Mill Bridge State Park, 650 Watson Mill Road, Comer; this is a trail duathlon that includes a 3 mile run and a 10 mile bike race; the race will be held on the equestrian trails; this is a park fundraiser hosted by the Friends of Watson Mill Bridge State Park; open to all ages; cost to park is $5; ... (more)
Madison County blotter
THEFT: On Friday about 8:30 p.m., Officer Justin Hanley arrested Crystal Yvette Allen, 51, of Nicholson, and charged her with felony theft by taking.
The New MasterPiece Arms MPA570SST-SBR
MasterPiece Arms , manufacturers of the MPA MAC Line of semi-auto pistols, carbines, suppressors and MPAR Rifles, introduce the short barrel version of their popular MPA570SST rifle.
Warrenton woman arrested after incident mother's home
A Warrenton woman was arrested recently after she allegedly went to her mother's house and created a scene.