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The Pilot Club of Madison County recently “wanted to show our appreciation to the staff at the Madison County Food Bank by providing small gifts to brighten their day.” Pictured (L-R) Pilot members Jayne Lackey and Karen Westbrook present Gina Belles Restaurant gift certificates to Bobbie Ro…

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The Madison County Library will hold a flag ceremony in remembrance of 9/11 Friday, October 1 at 11 a.m. Woodmen Life representative Lanier Burden will lead this program honoring the lives lost on September 11, 2001. “Woodmen Life and state Senator Frank Ginn generously donated new flags for…

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The Pilot Club of Madison County’s "Back to Pilot" meeting this month included centerpieces made by Pilot President Karen Fitzpatrick’s granddaughter. Fitzpatrick delivered the “Pick Me Up” gifts to teachers at Easterseals North Georgia Children Services, Danielsville. Fitzpatrick is picture…

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Madison County commissioners approved a resolution Monday presented by the Elijah Clarke Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution recognizing Sept. 17-23 as “Constitution Week.” County commission chairman Todd Higdon is pictured with DAR members Jane Reese and Clare Newcomer. Anne…

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Addie Mitcham, a junior at Madison County High School, was presented with a proclamation at Monday’s Madison County Board of Commissioners meeting to recognize her acceptance and attendance at 2021 ballet summer intensive programs at the Atlanta Ballet and The Joffrey Ballet in Chicago. Pict…

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Pilot Club of Madison County members Jean Ginn and Lynda Stevenson delivered supplies and monetary donations to Madison Oglethorpe Animal Shelter (MOAS) “to help with care of our special furry friends.” Accepting donations is Lorah Patman with MOAS.

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The Madison County Rotary Club ramp crew constructed a ramp for Lance Phillips Hwy. 72 in Colbert Aug. 26, the club’s 832rd. Phillips, who is pictured in the photo, accompanied by his wife, Regina, are life-long residents of Madison County where their families have lived for generations. Reg…

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Shiloh Fire Chief Butch McDuffie, second Vice President of Madison County Fire Fighters’ Association, reminded Rotarians how important volunteer fire fighters are to all rural areas, especially in Madison County.

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Members of the Rotary Club of Madison County and volunteers constructed their 831st handicap ramp, a 16-foot access ramp with a 4’ by 4’ landing Thursday, Aug. 19 for Lillie Johnson who lives on Hwy. 172 in Comer. Lillie and her husband, Gene, are long-time residents of Madison County who bo…

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Roy Zeh, vice president of business development and marketing for SPG in Commerce, speaks at the Madison County Chamber of Commerce’s quarterly coffee Aug. 19, hosted by SPG off Hwy. 98. SPG offers a wide array of construction services for projects across the county. The company has offices …

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The ramp crew of the Rotary Club of Madison County constructed ramp #830 on Thursday, Aug. 12 for Carlton Williams on Jot Em Down Road. Williams is a lifelong resident of Madison County and worked for Phil Griffeth, co-owner of Griffeth Brothers Tire in Danielsville which later became Univer…

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Oakley King is pictured with Neal Mathis, Neese-Sanford Volunteer Fire Department treasurer, donating money that was raised over the summer at a lemonade stand during baseball tournaments at the Madison County Recreation Department. This money will be used to purchase Milwaukee M18 flashligh…

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Hull Mayor Paul Walton received the Certificate of Achievement and Certificate of Recognition from the Harold F. Holtz Municipal Training Institute during the Georgia Municipal Association’s (GMA) Annual Convention in Savannah Aug. 10. The Harold F. Holtz Municipal Training Institute, a coop…

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Hull council member Marilyn Walton received the Certificate of Recognition from the Harold F. Holtz Municipal Training Institute during the Georgia Municipal Association’s (GMA) Annual Convention is Savannah Aug. 9. The Harold F. Holtz Municipal Training Institute, a cooperative effort of GM…

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The Madison County Chamber of Commerce has welcomed Jordan Smith to its staff. Smith, born in Apopka, Fla., is a 2020 graduate of Emmanuel College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and has professional experience working with people, businesses and communities. Some of Jord…

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Pilot Club of Madison County members recently attended "Platter Chatter," a once-a-month lunch when Georgia District Northeast Region Pilots enjoy fellowship and discuss events each club has planned. The July meeting was held at Gina Belles Restaurant in Danielsville. Georgia Pilot Club of M…

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The Madison County Chamber of Commerce has recognized SPG as its “Business of the Month” for August. “SPG is a high quality construction organization focused solely on process and heavy industrial capital projects,” said Chamber director Anna Strickland. “Based out of Commerce (15 Cody Fowle…

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Members of the Rotary Club of Madison County and volunteers constructed a 12-foot access ramp July 29 with a four-by-five-foot landing for Sharon Lyle on Paoli Road, the club’s 828th handicap ramp. Lyle is the assistant manager at the Dollar General store in Comer. Unfortunately, Lyle had a …

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The Pilot Club of Madison County held its first meeting of the new Pilot Year on July 22nd at the Madison County Senior Center and recognized its board of directors for 2021-22. Pictured (L-R) are Kathy Ferguson, Gail Edwards, Karen Westbrook; Treasurer - Terri Mobley; President-Elect Jayne …

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Members of the Rotary Club of Madison County and volunteers constructed their 827th handicap ramp, a 12-foot access ramp, Thursday, July 22 for Paul Skelton who lives on Helican Springs Road. Skelton recently had serious foot surgery, which included loss of a toe and his recovery will be rap…

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Madison County Extension Agent Carole Knight spoke recently to the National Ladies Homestead Gathering at the Madison County Senior Center. She covered the many resources available through the Extension Office. NLHG seeks to build community through homesteading skills.

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Jennifer Ivey, branch manager, Madison County Library was one of 38 fellows who graduated July 15 from the Appalachian Leadership Institute, a leadership and economic development program sponsored by the Appalachian Regional Commission. Members of the Class of 2021, along with their friends …

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The Madison County Rotary Club ramp crew constructed a handicap ramp for Walter Brown on Cheek Pulliam Road July 15, the club’s 826th ramp. Walter, and his wife, Brenda, both can use help getting in and out of their house. Walter is recovering from serious surgery and Brenda has chronic knee…

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The Madison County Democratic Committee will hold its monthly meeting Saturday, July 24 at 10:30 a.m. at the outdoor picnic shelter next to the tennis courts at the Madison County Recreation Department on Highway 98.

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Tabasco Mexican Grill (200 General Daniels Ave N, Danielsville, GA 30633) is the Madison County Chamber of Commerce’s “Business of the Month.” “Tabasco Mexican Grill committed to serving their guests and local community with delicious food and exceptional margaritas at an affordable price,” …

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A pair of 2-year-old sibling pitties named “Bert” (black) and “Ernie” (gray) are this week’s Dogs of the Week at the Madison-Oglethorpe Animal Shelter (MOAS). To facilitate the chances that these bonded brothers will find a home together, the shelter is offering the pair for $100 (adopt one,…

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The Pilot Club of Madison County donated school supplies and monetary donations to the Madison Area Resource Team (MART) for Madison County children back to school needs. Kathy Ferguson, Pilot Projects Coordinator, is pictured with Library Assistant Zach McCannon. Madison County Library is t…

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The Madison County Rotary Club Ramp Crew constructed a 12-foot ramp July 8 for Billy Manders and his family on Colbert Danielsville Road. Billy worked for Walmart for 25 years but has been forced to battle cancer in his retirement. As his son, Billy Jr., put it, “because of the cancer, my fa…

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The City of Hull will held its first “Educational Enrichment Fair” Saturday, July 10 at the pavilion of Hull Baptist Church at the downtown square. There were games, water splash, a storyteller, STEAM activities, food, ice cream, a school supply give-away and more. The event was sponsored by…

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Members of the Honey Pond Garden Club of Comer gathered on a very warm Saturday, July 10 to weed and spruce up around the 13 trees they planted in February 2021. All the trees, including the Weeping Peaches (as pictured), are doing well and should continue providing shade and color to downto…

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Natural health advocates and various medical personnel are gathering to provide a free health education and screening Expo at Cliff Yarbrough Memorial Park on July 25, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.