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Madison County Newswire

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  1. Madison Co. Holds Remembrance Event Commemorating the Flood of 1995Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | NBC29

    ... ran through Randall Lillard's mind when the first mudslide sent his home tumbling 35 feet down a mountain in Madison County. "And I could hear it coming and I looked out the window and I could see the water coming in, the rushing water. And I got ...


  2. Local Teen Wins 2015 Art Competition for Fifth District of VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | WCAV

    "[Madison County] and the people who share a bond with it have always been an inspiration to me, and my only hope is that I was able to communicate all that the community and land mean to me through the strokes of my paint brush," said Santinga. Santinga's acrylic painting will be on display in the Cannon Tunnel of the U.S. Capitol, and she will be honored at a reception in Washington, D.C. along with all of the first place winners from all the congressional districts across the country.


  3. Greene County Sheriff's Department patchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    The Greene County Sheriff is investigating a body that was discovered Monday in the Rapidan River. Sheriff Steve Smith says a fisherman found the adult male body several hundred yards from Route 29, near the Greene-Madison County boundary line.


  4. Greene Sheriff's Office Investigating Body Found in Rapidan RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | WCAV

    Sheriff Steve Smith says it was found by a fisherman several hundred yards from Route 29, near the border between Greene and Madison counties. The comments sections of are designed for thoughtful, intelligent conversation and debate.


  5. The rise of ros : From the stigmatized box to the respected bottleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | WTOP-FM Washington

    ... 52 acres to pick the grapes at their ideal wine-making temperature. Last year's harvest at the 3-year-old Madison County, Virginia, estate resulted in 6,000 cases of wine. And while most bottles from the harvest won't be released for several more ...


  6. 29 Lane In Madison Closed WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2015 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    A traffic alert for Route 29 in Madison County. A contractor is removing trees Wednesday.


  7. Project to plant trees in memory of Civil War soldiersRead the original story

    Apr 6, 2015 | PR Log

    PRLog - April 6, 2015 - NEW DELHI, India -- The Journey through Hallowed Ground will hold its first Living Legacy tree-planting ceremony of the year April 12, when it will add 500 trees to the Inn at Meander Plantation in Madison County, Virginia. National Guard members will join wounded veterans and descendants of Civil War soldiers for the planting ceremony, which will be on the 150th anniversary of Robert E. Lee's surrender at Appomattox.


  8. Center expands collection, ready for seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 |

    ... a The center also has put together a DVD of Powell Valley High's 1982 football state championship win over Madison County. The DVD lasts a little over 25 minutes and includes all of the game action itself. And Gilliam said, copies will be made for ...


  9. Both Chambers Approve Bill Dealing With Horse RacingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    Both chambers of the General Assembly have approved legislation that deals with Virginia's horse racing industry. Delegate Ed Scott of Madison County says it will help the Virginia Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association.


  10. GovSmart Named Fastest Growing Business in CharlottesvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | WCAV

    GovSmart is taking the IT industry by storm being recognized as the fastest growing business in Charlottesville and topping Forbes list of Most Promising Companies of 2015. Businessmen and best friends, Brent Lillard of Madison County and Greene County native Hamza Durrani, are the founders and creators of the highly successful company GovSmart.


  11. Madison County Sheriff's Office BadgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    A man who was seen leaving the site of a fatal fire in Madison County has been charged with various offenses. The incident happened last Thursday night on John Tucker Road.


  12. Crews Tackle Icy Roads, Brace For More SnowRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    VDOT has many of its employees and a network of workers with contracts for snow removal trying to clear icy back roads. Stacy Londrey of VDOT's Culpeper office says areas north of the bridge that divides Greene County from Madison County had more noticeable problems from the Arctic blast that socked Virginia on Saturday.


  13. One Person Dead After Structure Fire in Madison CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | WCAV

    Madison County Sheriff Erik Weaver described a structure fire and ensuing police chase as something he's not used to seeing in the small town. On Thursday night, authorities responded to a structure fire in the 500 block of John Tucker Road.


  14. Madison County Sheriff's Office Investigating Fatal FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | WCAV

    On February 2/12/2015 at approximately 8:50 p.m., the Madison County Sheriff's Office received a call of a structure fire in the 500 block of John Tucker Road. During the fire investigation a body was discovered in the back portion of the building.


  15. Ed Scott Wona t Seek Re-electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    Ed Scott of Madison County has decided not to seek re-election to the House of Delegates. Scott represents the 30th District that covers Madison, Orange and parts of Culpeper County.


  16. Schyner Jonathan A. Lester Ray Calvin 013015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    ... cher for the Culpeper County Sheriff's Office. Lester also has been a volunteer with Reva Fire and Rescue and Madison County Fire and Rescue.


  17. Central Virginians Prep For Potential SnowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | WCAV

    ... see what those in Boston and New York are going to see over the next several hours. In most parts of Madison County, it was hard pressed to find some snow until you reach the western part of the county near Rappahanock and Sperryville. A blanket of ...


  18. Virginia March For Justice in RichmondRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2015 | WCAV

    More than 50 people flocked to downtown Richmond in the Virginia March for Justice on Sunday, sending a loud and clear message, said Tristan James, a freshman at VCU and Madison County native. "The message is that we are supposed to be active we are supposed to be moving, and the message is that it is all about us," James said.


  19. Longtime Madison Prosecutor Will RetireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    It's a changing of the guard in Madison County. The Madison County Eagle is reporting longtime prosecutor George Webb will retire by the end of next week.


  20. Culpeper Police Seek Public Assistance in Investigation of 2005 MurderRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | NBC29

    As we reach the nine-year anniversary of a brutal crime that shocked our community, the Culpeper County Sheriff's Office continues to seek the assistance of the public with our investigation of the murder of Sheryl Warner of the Reva area of Culpeper County. The facts of this case were that on the evening of Sunday, December 18, 2005, around 6:30 p.m., 37-year-old Sheryl "Sherri" Warner was alone in her home located at 8445 James Monroe Highway, 29 South in Culpeper County, about three miles before the Madison County line.