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The Rotary Club of Madison County completed a handicap ramp Jan. 16 for Ida Sears who lives on Duncan Swindle Road, the club’s 766th handicapped ramp. She is 73 years old and has stage four cancer in her lungs, breast and has suffered a broken leg. She has lived in Madison County for over 32…

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Emmerson Nash, 6, is holding her semi-annual fundraiser for the Madison-Oglethorpe Animal Shelter (MOAS) on Saturday, Feb. 8, 9 a.m. to noon at Clark Glass and Mirror on Glenn Carrie Road in Hull.

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Keep Madison County Beautiful (KMCB) is holding its annual “Bring One for the Chipper” Christmas tree recycling event through Jan. 18 at the Madison County Transfer Station.

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The Rotary Club of Madison County constructed a 4x4 platform and a 12-foot handicap ramp Thursday Jan. 9 for Edna Hughes, who lives on the Rogers Mill Road. She is a native Madison County resident, and was a parapro teacher at Danielsville Elementary School for 20 years. She taught from kind…

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The Oglethorpe County Bee Club will hold its regular meeting Monday, Jan. 20 at the Farm Bureau, 925 Athens Road, Crawford.

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The Rotary Club of Madison County aims to give local youth a new option for summer fun: a splash pad at the recreation department. The club is planning to raise private funds for a 70’ by 30’ concrete pad near the batting cages and track at the Sammy Haggard Park off Hwy. 98 in Danielsville.…

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The Rotary Club of Madison County and its volunteer crew constructed a handicap ramp last week for United States Army veteran Wayne McElroy, a native of Madison County. He served for three years, including two assignments in Vietnam lasting over two years. He was injured and received the Pur…

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Clayton Adams and Donovan Nelson were recognized by county commissioners Dec. 16 for achieving master status in their 4-H project work. Pictured (L-R) are chairman John Scarborough, Lee Allen, Tripp Strickland, Adams, Nelson, Theresa Bettis, Brian Kirk and Derek Doster.

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The “Rotarian of the Month” award for October was presented to Mike Williams. “Mike is a relatively new member of Rotary but came in like a tornado with energy and new ideas,” said Rotary leaders. “He has been especially active in Rotary’s new Splash Pad project where he acts as chairman of …

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The Madison County Pilot Club participated in the Food Bank's 2019 Christmas Assistance program. “This is one of the club's most treasured annual community service projects,” Pilot leaders said. Pictured is Bobbie Rooker (L), of the Madison County Food Bank accepting the gifts delivered by J…

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A ceremony will be held Friday, Dec. 20 from 3 to 4 p.m. at the Comer Traveler’s Museum to recognize Anne Threlkeld, who is retiring as a secretary/administrative assist for the Madison County Cooperative Extension Service for nearly 22 years. The public is invited to attend.

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Parties are always delightful. But the Rotary Club’s annual Christmas party has an especially nice feature because this is where the annual awards are presented. This year was no exception as three of the club's four annual awards were presented.

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The Madison County High School Class of 1956 alumni will not meet for their monthly breakfast this month but will instead meet for Christmas brunch at the home of Alton and Ann Rowe on Moon’s Grove Church Road on Tuesday, Dec. 10, at 1 p.m. All spouses and friends are invited to attend.

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Cheryl Watkins, manager of the Danielsville branch of Oconee Lending Group, is pictured at a Nov. 22 celebration at the company’s new location at 385 General Daniels Avenue at the corner of Hwy. 29 and Hwy. 98 in Danielsville. For more information about the business, email cheryl@oconeelending.com

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Dave Ward, CEO of Medlink in Colbert, speaks at the Madison County Chamber of Commerce coffee Nov. 21 which was hosted by Medlink. To learn more about Medlink, visit http://www.medlinkga.org/index.cfm

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The Madison County High School Class of 1956 alumni will not meet for their monthly breakfast this month but will instead meet for Christmas brunch at the home of Alton and Ann Rowe on Moon’s Grove Church Road on Tuesday, Dec. 10, at 1 p.m. All spouses and friends are invited to attend.

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The Rotary Club of Madison County constructed a handicap ramp Nov. 21 for Kathy Morgan, who lives on Stone Ridge Road in Madison County. It was the club’s 762nd ramp. Members of the club and volunteers gathered at Morgan’s home and constructed a 24-foot ramp that will provide access using he…

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The Rotary Club of Madison County aims to give local youth a new option for summer fun: a splash pad at the recreation department. The club is planning to raise private funds for a 70’ by 30’ concrete pad near the batting cages and track at the Sammy Haggard Park off Hwy. 98 in Danielsville.…

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Larry Payton and his cousins visited the Madison County Library recently and donated a copy of his book "Payton/Peyton Descendants From Northeast Georgia IV" to the library. The book will be added to the Heritage Room collection in the near future. Pictured (L-R) are Gary Payton, Jennifer Iv…

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The Rotary Club of Madison County ventured into Jackson County Thursday Nov. 15 to construct an eight-foot handicap ramp for Mary Williamson, who lives on Lathan Road in Commerce. Williamson, 86, worked for Reliance Electric Company in Athens for 18 years. Her late husband, Kenneth Williamso…

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Polar bears do not live in Norway. Mathilde Bugge Gisholt smiled when she told Madison County Rotarians about some misconceptions her new American friends have about her home country.

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Calvin Ward (right) was recently recognized as the "Rotarian of the Month" for September. Ward has been an active Rotarian for many years and gives the inspirational moment at Rotary meetings each week. He is pictured with Neil Azevedo.

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Whitley Bryant and Ashby Booth were two of 20 students who performed Sunday, Nov. 17, at the Athens Music Teachers Association (AMTA) Fall Recital at Athens First Presbyterian Church. They each performed one piece from memory. Bryant and Booth are students of Sharon Reid, of Hull, who was on…