The Madison County Chamber of Commerce has recognized Madison County Ace Hardware as its “Business of the Month” for July. Chamber director Anna Strickland said the hardware store has served customers well during COVID-19, with online ordering, curbside pick-up and home/business delivery, wh…
The Ninth District Opportunity, Inc. is offering cooling CARES help for Banks, Barrow, Clarke, Dawson, Elbert, Forsyth, Franklin, Habersham, Hall, Hart, Jackson, Lumpkin, Madison, Oconee, Oglethorpe, Rabun, Stephens, Towns, Union and White counties.
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The Rotary Club of Madison County completed its 780th ramp Thursday, June 18 for Gary James Lester, who lives on Hwy, 281 in Madison County. He is 73 years old and has lived in Madison County for 18 years. He worked 33 years for Phillips Medical System installing x-ray equipment for doctors …
Frank and Bette Churchman, who live on Brush Creek Road in Colbert, were the recipients of the Rotary Club of Madison County's 778th ramp. The Churchmans, who have lived in Madison County for 38 years and attend the Riverside Baptist Church, needed the ramp. Bette is deaf and suffers from se…
A surprise drive-by birthday celebration for Annas Mathis who turned 87 was held Friday, May 29 at 6 p.m. The parade of well-wishers was led by Madison County Sheriff J. Michael Moore followed by Hull Mayor Paul Walton and his wife, along with Waggoners Grove Baptist Church and friends.
The Athens Regional Library System invites readers of all ages to enjoy a summer of reading fun for the whole family with the 2020 Summer Reading Program, “Imagine Your Story,” Monday, June 1, through July 31.
Kathryn Anne Frierson, pictured with her teacher, performed many of her favorite selections from the last few years of piano instruction Saturday afternoon, May 30, at the home studio of her teacher, Sharon Reid. The program included classical repertoire as well as contemporary and sacred. A…
Jackson Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) has named April Sorrow as Vice President of Communication, effective July 1, succeeding Bonnie Jones, who will be retiring at the end of July.
The Athens Regional Library System announced that its library branches started reopening in phases Wednesday, May 20, with the opening of library book drops for returning checked out materials.
The Rotary Club constructed a 32-foot ramp Thursday, May 13 for Bear Perkins, who now lives in the Colbert area. After 38 years living in Nicholson, Bear and Betty Perkins recently relocated to Madison County. Bear was employed by the Athens Clarke County Fire Department and DeKalb County Fi…
In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, researchers across the world are looking not only for a vaccine to combat the virus, but also better testing resources to find out both who is infected and how serious those infections may be.
The Madison County Rotary Club recently built a handicap ramp for William and Nina Hitchcock of Danielsville. It was a 5x4 platform and a 10-foot ramp. “We were very careful to follow all the precautions that are outlined for getting out because of the beast covid virus,” organizers said. “W…
Madison County’s Cortney Gunter took her sons to the Durhamtown Off Road Resort March 12 for a few days of ATV riding. But the trip was cut short when she started feeling terrible, with a sore throat, headache, coughing and sneezing.
The COVID-19 Community Response Fund, hosted by the Athens Area Community Foundation in partnership with United Way of Northeast Georgia, is deploying its first round of funds to nonprofits serving Northeast Georgia.
Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center recently held a Donate Life flag-raising ceremony to promote unity and hope as well as honor and celebrate the hundreds of thousands of donors and recipients whose lives have been affected by organ, eye and tissue donation.
Several Madison County students participated in the second-annual “Piedmont Symposium,” which was held online this year due to COVID-19.
As history unfolds during the COVID-19 pandemic, the University of Georgia Special Collections Libraries are collecting experiences and responses from Georgians to preserve for generations to come.
Julianna Nichols, President of the Anchor Club of Madison County High School, was awarded with one of only four $1,500 Georgia Pilot Foundation Scholarships in the state on Saturday, Feb. 29 at the 2020 Georgia Anchor Convention held at Great Wolf Lodge in LaGrange. The Anchor Club of Madiso…
As a result of growing community needs in response to the Coronavirus health emergency, the Jackson EMC Foundation board of directors held a special meeting March 31 to review applications for emergency support.
Brody Janson, a fifth grader at Comer Elementary recently collected art supplies, candy and Bibles to give to the ladies and gentlemen at The Gables at Cobb Village.
Dennis and Russ Moon of Colbert were recently honored among the nation’s highest-producing soybean farmers of their region in the 2019 Asgrow National Yield Contest. Dennis and Russ Moon (pictured center and right) won the award with a yield of 81 bushels per acre with Asgrow AG43X7 Brand. “…
The Ninth District Opportunity, Inc., offers cooling help for the elderly and medically homebound in Banks, Barrow, Clarke, Dawson, Elbert, Forsyth, Franklin, Habersham, Hall, Hart, Jackson, Lumpkin, Madison, Oconee, Oglethorpe, Rabun, Stephens, Towns, Union and White counties.
Will and Amanda Gretsch of Colbert announce the Feb. 3, 2020 birth of a son, Frederick William Gretsch IV, at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center. He weighed 7 lbs. 11 ounces. Grandparents are Fred and Anne Gretsch of Lexington and Patricia Bird of Carlton. Great-grandparents are Fred Gr…
The Northern Judicial Circuit Juvenile Court is continuing the tradition of its judge, Hon. Warren C. Caswell, in sponsoring a Law Day essay contest for local area students.