Madison County Newswire

Madison County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Madison County, AL.

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  1. Alabama State Troopers report 4 traffic fatalities & 3 boating...Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency investigated four traffic fatalities and three boating fatalities over the Fourth of July weekend. The holiday travel period began at 12:01 a.m. Friday July 3 and ended at midnight on Sunday, July 5. The deadly wreck in Madison County happened just before 2:30 a.m. on Sunday on Wall Triana Highway 12 miles north of Huntsville.


  2. Reward offered for vandal information at Hazel Green parkRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    The Madison County Sheriff's Office is looking for information on who vandalized Billy Hunter Recreation Park over the weekend. Graffiti was spray-painted on several buildings there, resulting in an estimated $2,650 in damage, according to the sheriff's office.


  3. Reward offered after Hazel Green park vandalizedRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... at the park that had been vandalized with spray paint. The spray paint was removed by Saturday afternoon. Madison County Sheriff Blake Dorning said the incident happened overnight Friday into Saturday. The vandals caused an estimated $2,650 in ...


  4. Rocket City Swim League keeps Coach Glenn Carr young at heartRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    ... He does it in such a caring way that's so impressive to witness." Belyea was inducted into the Huntsville-Madison County Athletic Hall of Fame in 2012. Carr and Belyea swam in the RCSL in the 1960s. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the RCSL ...


  5. Madison County Sheriff's Office investigating vandalism at Hazel Green ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    The Madison County Sheriff's Office is investigating vandalism found at the Billy Hunter Recreation Park. The incident is believed to have happened in the overnight hours of July 3 or early-morning hours of July 4. The park is located at 172 Carriger Road.


  6. BancorpSouth exceeding goals with pet food drive benefiting Huntsville Humane SocietyRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    ... line." In 2014, Kings Community Kitchen at GHHS distributed 30,000 pounds of pet food to Huntsville and Madison county residents that were in need of food for their pets. This kind of community involvement is nothing new at BancorpSouth. At least ...


  7. Church on Lake 2015 continues with football stars, singing cowboyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Alabama Live

    ... Retreat Center . Some of the speakers - including Alabama football chaplain Jeremiah Castille and retired Madison County Circuit Court Judge Billy Bell - are regionally famous. Others are less prominent, but no less inspiring -- like Glenn Wood, the ...


  8. TV reporter stops robbery, holds suspect until police arriveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | Alabama Live

    ... eat. I just did what I should have done." Grey was charged with third-degree robbery and is being held at the Madison County Metro Jail. Grey was convicted of attempted sexual battery in 1998, and is a registered sex offender.


  9. WAFF reporter foils attempted robbery by convicted sex offenderRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    ... as 59-year-old Leonard Grey. Grey was arrested for third-degree robbery and was taken to the Huntsville/Madison County Metro Jail. Records show that Gray was charged with a sex offender act and was accused of living too close to a child development ...


  10. Flood advisories issued in parts of north, west AlabamaRead the original story

    Friday Jul 3 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Forecasters say flash flooding is possible in southern Madison County and southeastern Limestone County as thunderstorms move through the region Friday.


  11. A group displays the Confederate flag last week in Huntsville.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    ... line with what Reverend Robert Shanklin believes needs to happen. Shanklin is the president of the Huntsville-Madison County NAACP. He just happened to be driving by last Friday's demonstration and told us he couldn't believe his eyes. So how does ...


  12. Elderly man's allergies improve after Nexus Energy Center upgrades his Huntsville homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Alabama Live

    ... not seem to get rid of. We were not aware that it had something to do with the house." King is one of several Madison County residents who have felt the impact of Nexus Energy Center's Comfort Project this year. The nonprofit, which worked with the ...


  13. Huntsville Utilities revenue bonds earn high marks from Wall StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Alabama Live

    ... treat 24 million gallons of water per day siphoned from the Tennessee River near Guntersville Dam. As Madison County's thirst for water grows, it can be expanded to churn out as much as 96 million gallons daily. Stowe has estimated the total cost of ...


  14. County Commission changes meeting timeRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | Greene Publishing, Inc.

    The Madison County Board of County Commissioners meet at the Courthouse Annex every second Wednesday at 9 a.m. and every fourth Wednesday at 4 p.m. At their June 24 meeting, they voted unanimously to change their 4 p.m. meeting time to 6 p.m. This will go into effect July 22. The second Wednesday of the month will keep its 9 a.m. meeting time.


  15. North Alabama's Twice the Ice burglary wave comes to an endRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Alabama Live

    ... otos. Warrants for the same charge were sworn out for Raymond Xavier Theriault, 45. Theriault was arrested by Madison County deputies on Wednesday.


  16. Northeast NE counties no longer conduct courthouse weddingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    While same-sex couples can now get their marriage licenses and get married in Madison County, nobody, straight or gay, can have their wedding at the Madison County Courthouse. That is the decision that Madison County Magistrate Lori Bohn and the three county court judges: Ross Stoffer, Michael Long, and Donna Farrell Taylor came to this week.


  17. Madison Co. Commission: Petition circulating for Confederate statue removalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | WTVM

    Madison County Commission Chairman Dale Strong said the commission has not debated whether to remove the Confederate monument outside the Madison County Courthouse, but he expects a discussion on the issue shortly. "I'll be looking to the Madison County Commission to see which direction we want to go," said Strong. 1 comment

  18. Madison County Commission to meet Wednesday morningRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    Acceptance of Right-of-Way Deed from Donald B. Cook regarding West Limestone Road Bridge Improvement over Copeland Creek Acceptance of Right-of-Way Deeds from Theodus T. Friend, Green Real Estate & Construction Company, Inc. and Tuskegee University regarding Winchester Road Widening Announcement of Appointment to Fill the Unexpired Term of Imran Hussain on Place 3 of the Huntsville-Madison County Convention & Visitors Bureau Board of Directors, for a Term Beginning Immediately and Expiring on April 19, 2018 Announcement of Appointment to Fill the Unexpired Term of Frank Riddick on Place 3 of the Huntsville-Madison County Mental Health Board, Incorporated, for a Term Beginning Immediately and Expiring on April 1, 2019 Appointment to Fill the Unexpired Term of Susan Loper on Place 2 of the Huntsville-Madison County Mental Health Board, Incorporated, for a Term Beginning Immediately and ... (more)


  19. Crews investigate whether lightning sparked large house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    Fire crews responded to the scene of a large house fire on Tuesday in McMullen Cove in south Madison County. Huntsville fire crews believe the blaze was sparked by lightning.


  20. Ukraine crisis threatens Decatur's reliance on Russian rocket enginesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Alabama Live

    Alabama Senator Richard Shelby speaks at the Huntsville/Madison County Chamber of Commerce Washington Update breakfast at the Von Braun Center North Hall Monday morning March 30, 2015. For nearly 15 years, a Decatur-based joint venture of Boeing and Lockheed Martin has had a monopoly on launching the country's spy satellites and intelligence monitoring equipment into space.