Madison County Newswire

Madison County Newswire

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

Results 1 - 20 of 425 in Madison County, GA

  1. Kenneth HattawayRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 12 | MainStreetNews.com

    Kenneth Eugene Hattaway, 62, passed away on Monday, December 11, 2017, at his residence. Mr. Hattaway was born in Royston, Ga., on November 23, 1955, the son of Iola Bridges Hattaway of Danielsville, and the late Milton Eugene Hattaway.

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  2. Theft reported at former daycare centerRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 10 | MainStreetNews.com

    A theft was reported at the former Elite Petite Pre-K on Hwy. 106 South last week.

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  3. Madison Co. highest in Mainstreet coverage area in per-student spendingRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 10 | MainStreetNews.com

    How much local school systems receive in funding and spend per student varies among the six school systems covered by Mainstreet Newspapers. Madison County had the highest total income per student at $10,285 in the area, ranking it 56th in the state.

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  4. Financing finalized for power plantRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 10 | MainStreetNews.com

    ... 72 in Colbert have been in the works for a couple of years. Now, the money has lined up to make it happen. Madison County State Senator Frank Ginn (R) said Tuesday that Georgia Renewable Power (GRP) closed last week on a $180 million loan for the ...

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  5. Athens woman shot multiple times; police searching for George F. JonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 8 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... arch took place, police set up a perimeter around the home, located in a northern area of the county near the Madison County line.

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  6. PHOTOS: The Parade of LightsRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 7 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... of Lights in downtown Athens, Ga. Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald) The Madison County flag girls take part in the Parade of Lights in downtown Athens, Ga. Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens ...

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  7. GEORGIA POWERGeorgia Power dedicates first Community Solar facility to serve customersRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 6 | Electric Energy Online

    Georgia Power dedicated the first of two planned solar facilities to supply its new Community Solar program. The two megawatt solar project, comprised of 8,200 panels and covering more than 10 acres in northeast Georgia, will deliver energy for the new program which gives subscribers a bill credit based on actual solar energy production at the facility.

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  8. Ben BurkhalterRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 6 | MainStreetNews.com

    Ben H. Burkhalter, 83, husband of Eulene L. Burkhalter, died Monday, December 4, 2017. A native of Athens, he was the son of the late David Burkhalter and Flora Mae Burkhalter Durden.

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  9. Parade of Lights in Athens to rock around the Christmas treeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 4 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... antique cars, and marching groups, including the high schools bands from Cedar Shoals, Clarke Central, Madison County and Oglethorpe County. "This is a great way we can honor those who served the community and who are an important part of the ...

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  10. Comer bank robbedRead the original story

    Monday Dec 4 | MainStreetNews.com

    ... the note, except to say that it was not a "regular note" and "contained some stuff they haven't seen before." Madison County Sheriff's Deputies responded to the scene initially, followed by the police and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI). ...

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  11. Mildred WhitlowRead the original story

    Monday Dec 4 | MainStreetNews.com

    ... She was born June 24, 1941, in Athens, Ga., the daughter of the late Coy and Rose Lane. She was a graduate of Madison County High School in Danielsville, Ga. She was a devoted homemaker, a faithful member of Immanuel Baptist Church in Pace, Fla., ...

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  12. Man gets five years for child molestationRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 3 | MainStreetNews.com

    A Rincon man was sentenced to jail time in Madison County Superior Court on a charge of child molestation. Hoyt Thomas Roberts was sentenced recently by Judge Thomas Hodges to serve five years of confinement and 15 years of probation on the charge.

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  13. Man arrested after stabbing womanRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 3 | MainStreetNews.com

    A Colbert man was taken into custody by Athens-Clarke County Police at an Athens housing authority complex last Friday after the Comer Police Department issued a "be-on-the-lookout" for his arrest regarding a stabbing at a housing authority in Comer on Nov. 22. Dwight Lamar Heard, 49, was booked into the Madison County Jail on charges of aggravated assault, two counts of cruelty to children in the first degree and two counts of cruelty to children in the third degree. Police Chief Kyle Roberts was dispatched to an apartment on Ivy Street Wednesday afternoon when he was approached by four juveniles who were crying and yelling saying, "Help her, she's been stabbed."

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  14. Madison Co. commissioners talk about taking partisanship out of local electionsRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 3 | MainStreetNews.com

    Madison County could scrap both the red and the blue when it comes to local elections. County commissioners briefly discussed making all county elections non-partisan during their short Nov. 27 meeting.

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  15. Live nativity ushers in Christmas seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 1 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Boone Johnson , 8-month-old Ila Johnson and Jenny Johnson were one of the five families that took center stage Thursday at First Presbyterian Church of Athens' sixth annual live nativity scene. 10-year-old Landon Reid keeps his flock in line as a shepherd Thursday night at First Presbyterian Church of Athens' sixth annual live nativity scene.

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  16. Madison County woman gets 31-year sentence for fatal collision with UGA studentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 30 | Athens Banner-Herald

    A Clarke County Superior Court judge recently handed a 31-year sentence to a Madison County woman, who while driving intoxicated struck and killed a University of Georgia student last year. Judge Eric Norris ordered Whitney Baker Howard, 32, to serve the first 25 years of her sentence in prison and the balance on probation, according to documents filed this week in Clarke County Superior Court.

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  17. Athens officers hand over man wanted by Comer policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 29 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... lice said. After discovering that a warrant for Moon's arrest was on file with the Comer Police Department in Madison County, local police drove him to the county line and released him into the custody of Comer officers.

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  18. Room to grow: Downtown Athens evolves with new hotelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 29 | Athens Banner-Herald

    A Hilton hotel under construction on East Broad Street near The Mark, student apartment complex. The newly completed Hyatt Place hotel on North Thomas Street in downtown Athens.

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  19. Athens traffic stop leads to drug chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 28 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... check on the woman, police said they learned warrants for her arrest were on file in Athens and Madison County. While outside the car speaking with police, Smith asked one of the officers to get her McDonalds cup from inside the car. A male ...

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  20. 'Bobby" FortsonRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 28 | MainStreetNews.com

    James Robert "Bobby" Fortson, 63, passed away on Monday, November 27, 2017, at the Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center in Athens. Mr. Fortson was born in Royston on February 16, 1954, the son of the late John Lace Fortson, Jr. and Betty Ruth Wallace Fortson.

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